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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Police Arrest Three in Operation Clean Sweep

Police arrested three men on warrants, detained a 17-year-old and issued wanted posters for three other suspects Friday in what it called Operation Clean Sweep.

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2016-09-30 23:47:28
Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

The V.I. Police Department on Thursday morning arrested 56-year-old Ethelbert “Bert” C. Benjamin of Christiansted and charged him with first-degree rape.

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2016-09-30 23:17:54
Fraud Experts Advise Seniors

Ponzi and pyramid schemes, Publishers Clearing House, mystery shopper and home repair scams have all been perpetrated on Virgin Islanders, and were the subjects of a fraud watch forum Thursday.

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2016-09-29 23:29:20
Community - Schools — St. Croix
McCollum Re-Affirms Commitment To Evaluation System

Acting Education Commissioner Sharon Ann McCollum Monday re-affirmed the department’s commitment to the new Teacher and Leader Effectiveness System, the VIDE-revised process for evaluating teachers and administrators.

Read entire articleMar 16 2015 - 9:35pm
UVI Appoints Associate Provost, Varsity Soccer and Basketball Coaches

The University of the Virgin Islands recently appointed a new associate provost. UVI also, for the first time, appointed new faculty members who will serve as head coaches for the university’s varsity soccer and basketball programs, and who will also have appointments in the School of Education teaching physical education.

Read entire articleDec 3 2014 - 12:35am
Education Releases Final 2014-2015 School Calendar

Gov. John P. deJongh Jr. signed the 2014-2015 school calendar on Tuesday, July 22, and it was officially released by the Department of Education. According to the calendar, opening and closing dates for school are Sept. 2, 2014 and June 19, 2015.

Read entire articleJul 22 2014 - 9:48pm
UVI Bulletin Board for July II

This is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJul 7 2014 - 8:24pm
UVI Alumni Join Recruiting Effort’s DART Program

The University of the Virgin Islands and its alumni have joined forces to increase new student enrollment with the launch of the Dedicated Alumni Recruitment Team (DART) program.

Read entire articleJun 4 2014 - 3:15pm
UVI Student Entrepreneurs Win $60,000 in 13D Competition

Three budding student entrepreneurs at the University of the Virgin Islands have won $60,000 to pursue their dreams at the annual 13D Student Entrepreneurship Competition held April 23 on the St. Thomas campus. High school students participated in their own 13D Competition.

Read entire articleApr 26 2014 - 10:49pm
UVI Communication Majors Make Big Splash in Territory, World

The University of the Virgin Islands communication program is making a resounding impact in the region and beyond. Many of UVI’s graduates of the program are now positioned in the communications industry as they provide news and information to the public.

Read entire articleApr 5 2014 - 4:53am
Education Announces Registration Requirements for School Year 2014-2015

Public School registration for school year 2014-2015 will begin on Monday, March 10, for kindergarten students only. Registration for grades 1 –12 will begin on Tuesday, May 27, at the Division of Student Services

Read entire articleMar 6 2014 - 7:38pm
UVI STEM Graduates Excel Beyond National Average

The University of the Virgin Islands’ Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduates are going on to seek doctoral degrees and achieving their goals at rates well above the national average.

Read entire articleFeb 21 2014 - 8:46am
UVI Mourns the Passing of Former Coach Eugene Werts

The University of the Virgin Islands community mourns the passing of Eugene Werts, who passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, at a hospital in the mainland United States after battling a heart condition.

Read entire articleJan 25 2014 - 12:41am