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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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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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Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. ... Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen. 

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2017-01-22 22:08:05
Beach Advisory for January 17-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2017-01-20 20:20:22
St. Thomas Starring in Upcoming HGTV Show

Two upcoming January episodes of the popular HGTV series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” are expected to feature St. Thomas and several local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
Community - Schools — St. Croix
St. Croix Student Awarded Salus University Alumni Travel Grant

The Salus University Alumni Association has awarded a travel grant to student Kelley Tison to attend the Association of Vision Rehabilitation Therapists Professional Development Conference.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 9:32pm
Using UVI Grant, Teachers Reduce Marine Debris, Educate Youth

Fifteen Virgin Islands educators have been awarded $26,648 for marine environmental projects that aim to educate and reduce pollution in the ocean.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 2:19am
UVI Welcomes New Vice Provost for Access and Enrollment

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has welcomed Kevin L. Williams Ph.D. as its new vice provost for access and enrollment services. Dr. Williams comes to UVI having served in leadership roles in enrollment management, admissions, retention and diversity.

Read entire articleJan 4 2017 - 10:32pm
Andrews School Transforms Auditorium into ‘Christmaslandia’

The Alfredo Andrews Elementary School auditorium was adorned with holiday decorations that were complemented by the bright colors worn by students, transforming the space into “Christmaslandia” on Friday, Dec. 16.

Read entire articleDec 21 2016 - 6:35am
The Caribbean Writer Volume 30 Announces Shortlist for Prizes

The Caribbean Writer has announced the 2016 shortlist for Volume 30 prizes. The winners will be announced in January 2017.

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The Caribbean Writer Announces Shortlist for Prizes

The Caribbean Writer has announced the 2016 shortlist for Volume 30 prizes. The winners will be announced in January 2017.

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CTEC Fair Stresses Occupational Opportunities for Crucian Students

High school and middle school students gathered at the St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) on Thursday, Dec. 9, for a day of learning and career exploration at the 19th Annual Career Fair and Open House.

Read entire articleDec 20 2016 - 6:49am
Cyberpatriot Teams Complete Round 2 of Competition

St. Croix’s four CyberPatriot teams completed Round 2 in the National Youth Cyber Education Program competition at the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) on Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10. The teams are awaiting the outcome of this round of participation.

Read entire articleDec 20 2016 - 6:19am
Wyndham Summit Gives Real World Experience to UVI Hospitality Students, Awards Scholarships

Senior executives from Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO) hosted the “Unleash the Power of Your Hospitality Career” panel presentation this fall for 65 students and guests of the University of the Virgin Islands Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) program at Chase Auditorium on the St. Thomas Campus.

Read entire articleDec 14 2016 - 9:37pm
Marriott’s Frenchman’s Resort Donates $20,000 to UVI Hospitality Program

Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Resort donated $20,000 to the University of the Virgin Islands’ Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) program this fall at a panel discussion.

Read entire articleDec 14 2016 - 9:32pm