Miles E. Delemos, formerly of St. Croix, died on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown, Penn. He was 94 years old.
Malcolm H. Francis, also known as “Pert,” died on Feb. 14.
Stephan Moore, dean of students on the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and acting vice provost of access and enrollment services, was nominated for and selected to receive this year’s African-American Knowledge Community (AAKC) Sankofa Award from the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators (NASPA).
Gifft Hill School students and St. John have a turn in front of the camera this week as a documentary company films at the school and around the island for a piece to air on PBS.
Nicholas Marius died on Feb. 14.
Juanita Hendricks died on Feb. 11.
James Richardson Sr., also known as “Dedrick,” died on Feb. 22.
This spring, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) welcomed a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLASS). Emily Williams Ph.D. brings a wealth of experience in teaching, writing and editing within the humanities. Her specialty focuses on Afro-American and Caribbean Literature.
George C. Williams, also known as “Cofield,” died on Feb. 11.
On Friday afternoon the Virgin Islands Department of Health announced that the territory’s second case of Zika virus has been confirmed in a 42-year-old man on St. Croix.