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Sunday, December 10, 2023


Miss Earth USVI Madison Ramsingh Arrives in Vietnam to Compete in Miss Earth Pageant

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, Miss Earth USVI Madison Ramsingh arrived in Vietnam where she will be competing in the International Miss Earth Pageant on Dec. 22.

D’Amour and Abernathy Win Medals at 2023 Pan American Field Championship in Argentina

In the shadows of more than 250 majestic waterfalls, 136 archers from Pan America competed in the Iguazú 2023 Pan American Field Championship in Argentina.

UVI Represented Among Prestigious Cohort of 2023 HBCU Scholars

The White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) has announced the distinguished scholars selected for its 2023 cohort, which includes two individuals representing UVI.

OMB: Friday is Deadline to Apply for Pandemic Social Security Stipend

Today is the last day for eligible seniors to complete their applications for the pandemic Social Security Stipends, whether through the government portal, in person or via email, the Office of Management and Budget announced.

D’Amour Remains Number Six in the World After First World Cup

The Hyundai Archery World Cup returned in style for the first stage of 2023 in Antalya, Turkey, with new teams, new champions and a new world record.

Deborah Dorsett Receives Network Legacy Award, Congressional Resolution

The Legacy Achievement Award recognizes exceptional leadership and career achievements in the Corps community.

VITFF Bulletin: Michelle Smith Sets New V.I. National Junior Record

Virgin Islands Track and Field Team member Michelle Smith, a high school Junior at Montverde Academy, competed in the New Balance Indoor National Championship in Boston, Mass., from March 9 - 12.

Nicholas D’Amour Wins USA Archery Indoor Nationals

Nicholas was not only the winner of his division (senior recurve), but with a score of 1171, he was the overall winner of all divisions, including those shooting recurve, compound and barebow at the Lancaster site. 

Nicholas D’Amour Wins Indoor World Ranking Event

After shooting a near-perfect second half, Nicholas D’Amour was the overall winner of a USA Archery Indoor-sanctioned event, part of the Hershey Winter Series held in Annville, Penn., on Jan. 8.

Senate Bill Honors and Commends Michelle Smith as V.I. Sports Ambassador

A Resolution will be passed by the V.I. Senate honoring Michelle Mycah Leonie Smith for her outstanding performance in track and field, and her contributions to the Virgin Islands community as a sports ambassador.

UVI Names Administrative Building in Honor of President Emerita Dr. LaVerne Ragster

In addition to authorizing the naming of the campus’ administrative hub in Ragster’s honor, the 34th Legislature of the Virgin Islands recognizes her contributions to UVI and the territory in research and science as well as her contributions to the children of the Virgin Islands. 

VITFF Bulletin: Rachel Conhoff 2nd at Regionals, Advances to NCAA Cross-Country Finals

With her performance, Conhoff has automatically advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship.

UVI Names Sports and Fitness Center After Sports and Community Hero Elridge Blake

The 34th Legislature of the Virgin Islands acted in 2021 to recognize and commend Blake for his “outstanding accomplishments in sports and contributions to the people of the Virgin Islands” by naming the facility in his honor.

AARP-VI Recognizes Beverly Biziewski for Dedication to Community Service

AARP-VI selected Beverly Biziewski for her remarkable service, which has greatly benefited the community, reflected AARP’s vision and mission and inspired other volunteers.

Nicole F. Angeli Receives Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ Mark J. Reeff Memorial Award

Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) congratulates Director Nicole F. Angeli, Ph.D., of the Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) on her receiving the Mark J. Reeff Memorial Award at the 112th Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies that was held from Sept. 18-21. in Fort Worth, Texas.

Chef Digby Featured in Nissan’s Hispanic American Month Celebration

Digby Stridiron of St. Croix was recently selected to participate in a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month by automobile manufacturer Nissan.

UVI Promotes and/or Gives Tenure to Four Faculty Members

At the last meeting of the Board of the University of the Virgin Islands, on June 18, Karen Brown, Ph.D., Sharon Honore Ph.D., Barbara Flemming, Ph.D. and Nadia Monrose Mills, Ph.D., were granted tenure.

Nicholas D’Amour Wins United States Open

At the end of two days, Nicholas D'Amour finished first, with America’s best archer, Brady Ellison, finishing second. He was declared the winner and number one seed for the United States Open. 

Frett-Gregory to Serve on National Governing Board of Women’s Legislative Network

At the 2022 National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Summit held Aug. 1 -3 in Denver, Colorado, Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory was nominated and elected as the Eastern Democrat Director on the Executive Board of the Women’s Legislative Network of NCSL.

Cardinal Health Gives Prestigious Award to Pharmacist/ Owner of STX Neighborhood Pharmacy

The award recognizes an independent pharmacist for outstanding contributions to its community.


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