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Saturday, December 10, 2022

Schools

M1 Enterprises Joins RTPark to Provide Healthcare and Technology Training Opportunities

This partnership of M1 and RTPark will provide healthcare technology resources through a hybrid in-person classroom and online instructor-led training model.

UVI Bulletin Board for December – February

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

The Center for Educational Growth Earns Cognia Accreditation

The center is currently accepting students for open enrollment in both virtual and in-person school settings through the 2022 semester and will begin enrollment for the spring semester on Dec. 20.

WAPA Team Visits Elementary School Students During Career Education Week

WAPA employees head to Juanita Gardine Elementary School on St. Croix and Addelita Cancryn Junior High School on St. Thomas to share with students the diverse career paths available within the energy and utility industry sectors.

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. 

UVI Seeks Ideas from Community for 2023 Afternoon on the Green Theme

To enter the contest, ideas must be submitted by Christmas Eve and the winner will be announced in the New Year.

Plaskett Announces $47+ Million in Grant Funding for V.I. Department of Education

The federal grant is from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Virgin Islands Department of Education.

Merchants Commercial Bank to Host an Informational Workshop on Employee Retention Tax Credits

The Employee Retention Tax Credit program is a refundable credit that businesses throughout the territory can claim on qualified wages, including certain health insurance costs.

USVI Tournament Shows Territory’s Growing Interest in Chess

Over the Nov. 12-13 weekend, the USVI Chess Association (USVICA) held a US Chess-rated tournament at the Research and Technology Park on the St. Croix campus of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Ocean Point Terminals Welcomes CTEC Students for Workshop and Tour

Ocean Point Terminals last week hosted a workshop for 27 students and their instructors from the St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center

Plaskett Releases Statement on Student Loan Repayment Extension

Congresswoman Plaskett released the following statement following the Biden-Harris Administration’s announcement of the Student Loan Repayment Pause Extension.

DPNR-DLAM to Display ‘I Am David Hamilton Jackson’ Student Art Show at Fort Frederik

After the art exhibit, the community is also encouraged to participate in the ‘Holidays in the Nighttime Skies’ Toy Collection Drive that will take place in the fort from 5-8 p.m.,

UVI School of Agriculture Invites Community to Annual 4-H Christmas Ornament Festival

The annual 4-H Christmas Ornament Festival is called "Unmask the Holiday Spirit" and will be held on Dec. 11.

V.I. Board of Education Announces Office Closures During Holiday Season

VIBE releases the dates offices will be closed during the holidays territory-wide, 2022 and 2023.

Access to Racial and Cultural Health Institute and UVI Receive Grant to Address Structural Racism

The grant helps communities use data to improve community conditions that have been shaped by structural racism.

CGL Reminds Public of Conference on ‘Inter-Island Connections in the Lesser Antilles’

The Caribbean Genealogy Library (CGL) reminds the public about the opportunity to participate in the upcoming conference: "Inter-Island Connections in the Lesser Antilles: Family, Friends and Institutions across the Sea."

International Men’s Day Summit to Be Held on Nov. 21 at UVI Great Hall

International Men's Day was designed to recognize men for their achievements and contributions toward the betterment of the communities in which they reside.

VIDE, DPNR Launch ‘I Am David Hamilton Jackson: Art for Activism’ Project

The project invites students in grades 7-12 to use a variety of creative forms, including poems, monologues, original songs, Tik Toks, reels and works of art, to depict how students see themselves embodying the life of David Hamilton Jackson today.

Two St. Croix Lawyers Establish ‘The Lawyers’ Scholarship Fund’ at CFVI

Two attorneys who formerly practiced law together on St. Croix back in the late 1980s, Lisa Harris Moorhead and Susan Bastress, recently joined forces again to set up the fund as a way of giving back.

D.H. Jackson Long-term Disaster Recovery Awards College Scholarships to 4 H.S. Students

The D. H. Jackson Long-Term Disaster Recovery Committee Inc, hosted its Annual Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 12. DHJ awarded $2500 in college scholarships to three public school students.
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