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Fire Service Issues Temporary Ban on Burning Permits

A ban was placed on burning in the St. Croix District as of Friday, March 27. All previously issued permits…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.

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2015-03-29 19:35:58
V.I. Lit Fest Draws Readers and Writers

At the first Virgin Islands Literacy Festival and Book Fair, internationally known authors and publishers talk passionately about topics of interest to Caribbean readers, writers and students.

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2015-03-27 23:45:27
First Caribbean Clean Energy Symposium Wraps Up

Some 40 participants of the first Caribbean Clean Energy Technology Symposium wrapped up the four-day conference Friday with visits to St. Thomas’ three energy and utility facilities.

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2015-03-27 23:32:25
Community - Schools — St. Croix
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
UVI Bulletin Board for January

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

Read entire articleJan 8 2014 - 3:20pm
6th Grader Khaien Donawa Wins Markoe School Spelling Bee

 Sixth grade speller Khaien Donawa outlasted about 19 other competitors at the Claude O. Markoe Elementary School Spelling Bee on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Read entire articleDec 20 2013 - 2:39pm
UVI’s The Caribbean Writer, Volume 27, Focuses on Music, Visual Arts

 The University of the Virgin Islands has announced the December release of the latest edition of The Caribbean Writer, the international literary gem of the Caribbean.

Read entire articleDec 14 2013 - 2:00pm
Students, Parents Asked to Participate in Special Education Post-Secondary Surveys

 The State Office of Special Education (SOSE) has been working with 2012 graduates on a survey measuring post high school outcome success rate, and the division’s director is continuing to encourage participants to get the information in as soon as possible.

Read entire articleDec 10 2013 - 1:22pm
Students, Parents Encouraged to Participate in Special Education, UVI Surveys

 The State Office of Special Education (SOSE) has been working with 2012 graduates on a survey measuring post high school outcome success rate, and the division’s director is encouraging participants to get the information in as soon as possible.

Read entire articleDec 10 2013 - 1:19pm
Elena Christian Jr. H.S. Agri-Business Program Inspires Students

 Following their participation in the 86th Annual FFA (Future Farmers of America) National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, in late October, Elena Christian Junior High School Agriculture Class students returned to campus for serious business. About 13 students of the ECJH FFA Chapter, along with the agriculture class teacher, Stanley Farrelly, and the chaperone, Nubeltha Martinez, spent about a week participating in agricultural workshops and observing competitions in the 2013 FFA Convention.

Read entire articleDec 7 2013 - 9:06pm
UVI Mourns the Passing of Nelson Mandela

 The University of the Virgin Islands mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa and one of the world’s most transformative leaders. UVI President Dr. David Hall saluted Mandela’s legacy.

Read entire articleDec 7 2013 - 7:49am
UVICELL Certifies Eighteen Clinical Medical Assistants

 Today, in Frederiksted, 18 displaced Juan Luis Hospital employees stood at the UVICELL Center with family members proudly looking on as they accepted their certificates. The graduates are the first to successfully complete the first ever Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) program.

Read entire articleNov 20 2013 - 9:03pm
Twelve Students Receive Certificates in Process Technology

 Twelve students stood proudly on Tuesday afternoon at the UVICELL Center in Frederiksted. The students were the first to successfully complete a new certificate program designed specifically for individuals with experience in the industry but lacked formal credentials.

Read entire articleNov 20 2013 - 2:24pm