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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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Richards Jr. H.S AVID Students Tour UVI to View College Life

Seventh grade students in the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program at the Arthur A. Richards Junior High School examined the educational opportunities offered at the University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix Albert Sheen Campus.

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2016-02-08 08:41:18
Virtue of the Week: Idealism

When you have ideals, you really care about what is right and meaningful in life. You follow your beliefs. You don’t just accept things the way they are. You make a difference. 

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2016-02-07 16:03:50
DPNR Advises Residents on Zika Virus

The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) urges the community to employ sound pest management practices that will prevent the breeding of mosquitoes in and around their homes.

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2016-02-06 01:22:43
Community - People — St. Croix
V.I. State Teacher of the Year Honored at Government House Ceremony

Monique Mari Motta, the Virgin Islands 2016 State Teacher of the Year, was honored before family members, and education and government officials Thursday, Jan. 14, at Government House in Christiansted, St. Croix.

Read entire articleJan 19 2016 - 10:16pm
VIPD of St. John Holds Officer Recognition Presentation

V.I. Police Department officers attached to the St. John-Leander Jurgen Command held their Quarterly Recognition Presentation, providing acknowledgement to those outstanding officers covering the period of October-- December 2015.

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 6:28pm
Marcus Norkaitis Offered $300,000 Scholarship to Attend U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Marcus Norkaitis has been offered a four-year scholarship to the United States Coast Guard Academy (CGA). Norkaitis was one of over 2,200 students to have applied for an appointment to the CGA, one of five federal service academies. Norkaitis’ attends high school at the Peter Gruber International Academy.

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 2:43pm
Local Student Completes NASA Internship

Fort Valley State University graduate Lucas LaPlace of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, completed an internship at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Stennis Space Center.

Read entire articleDec 22 2015 - 1:49pm
Black Retail Action Group Awards Scholarship to St. Croix Resident

St. Croix resident Lynette Cassius, who is a junior at LIM College, has been named as a recipient of a 2015-2016 Black Retail Action Group (BRAG) scholarship. The scholarship winners were announced at BRAG’s 45th Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner Gala, which was held on Oct. 15.

Read entire articleNov 18 2015 - 3:03am
St. Croix Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony Selects Monique Motta

Seventeen St. Croix public school teachers were lauded and bestowed with lavish gifts from their peers, school administrators and the Insular Superintendent’s Office for being chosen as their respective school’s teacher of the year during the District’s 2015 Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony.

Read entire articleOct 27 2015 - 6:21am
Hall to Receive Thurgood Marshall Educational Leadership Award

University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall will be honored with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) Educational Leadership Award. He will be presented with the award at a gala in Washington, D.C., in November.

Read entire articleOct 16 2015 - 11:01pm
USVI BIR Director Elected to Head Tax Administration Association

Marvin L. Pickering, director of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue, has been elected to serve as the president of the All Islands Tax Administrators Association (AITAA) for a one-year term.

Read entire articleOct 3 2015 - 11:35pm
UVI’s Davies Named to Baldrige National Quality Award Board

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Dr. Haldane Davies, vice president for Business Development and Innovation at the University of the Virgin Islands, to the Board of Examiners for the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Read entire articleAug 31 2015 - 10:13pm
Tom Bolt Elected Chair of ABA Law Practice Division

Tom Bolt, a prominent attorney from St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands, has been elected chair of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division. Bolt, who succeeds outgoing chair Bob Young, will serve a one-year term.

Read entire articleAug 20 2015 - 3:02pm