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DHS Extends Deadline for Childcare and Regulatory Services Mini Grants to Aug. 31

Childcare and early childhood providers in the territory may apply and receive up to $30,000 in grant funding.

V.I. Student Awarded Aviation Scholarship to Train at RedTail Flight Academy

Anthony Gilbert, VI Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Inc. (VICTAI) member, was provided with an offer to join the RedTail Flight Academy inaugural class to begin on Sept. 8. The scholarship is worth $115,000.

Two UVI Students Awarded AROC Book Scholarship

Two University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) students, Shaynoah Bedford and Asil Abdalghani, are the recipients of a book scholarship in the amount of $750 through the AROC Scholarship.

Districts Announce In-Person Orientation Schedules for School Year 2021-2022

Schools in both the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts will host in-person orientations for students and parents on Aug. 2-5 and Aug. 9 on the school campuses.

Hotel and Tourism Association Awards Lorette Resch Scholarship to Omaira Rachid

Omaira Rachid, a senior at UVI, is a third time recipient of the scholarship, awarded by the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association’s Education and Training Committee.

Joseph Gomez Teacher Wins Disney Vacation in ViVid Streaming’s “Swag Call” Contest

Joseph Gomez Elementary School fifth grade teacher Roselyn Samuel-Hodge traveled to Orlando, Fla., July 18-24, with her daughter.

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Hosts JROTC Students From CAHS in Washington, D.C.

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett released the following statement regarding her recent visit with JROTC students from the Charlotte Amalie High School.

UVI Bulletin Board for July

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

Sen. Carrion Voices Concerns About Territory’s ESL Program

Sen. Samuel Carrión, a former student of the ESL program on St. Croix, became very concerned with the responses given by representatives from the V.I. Department of Education.

UVI Appoints Karen Brown Dean of the School of Education

She has more than 20 years of higher education experience and 14 years in higher education leadership.

UVI Appoints Pamela Moolenaar-Wirsiy as First Dean of Innovation and Student Success

This position will further UVI’s strategic plan, for “Greatness Through Innovation” goals, and it will help to position the university as an innovative institution and as a place that fosters innovation.

UVI Extends Condolences to the Family of Karen Hastie Williams

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) extends condolences to the family of Karen Hastie Williams, distinguished attorney, public servant, humanitarian and wife of UVI Trustee Reverend Dr. Wesley Williams.

Governor Challenges Grades K-6 to Read Five or More Books this Summer

In a video released online to encourage students to take the challenge, Gov. Bryan highlighted the experiences students can enjoy through books and expressed his own love of reading.

RTPark Launches Two New Workforce Development Initiatives

RTPark launched Virgin Islands STEM Talent Archive (VISTA+) and the Pre-Accelerator programs under its workforce development and entrepreneurship initiatives in an effort to support the territory’s goal to develop a more resilient economy.

Premier Project Selects UVI Student for Summer Internship

The students were vetted to help launch PROPEL, a virtual/physical campus that will serve as a global digital hub for leadership and career development for more than 100 HBCUs.

Berry-Benjamin Leads USVI Delegation at National Model Schools Conference

VIDE Commissioner Berry-Benjamin led a delegation of school administrators, content-area coordinators, and state and district leaders at the 29th Annual Model Schools Conference in Nashville, June 27-30, to re-examine the design, practices and educational outcomes of schools.

Thirteen Fire Services Members Complete UVI CELL Emergency Medical Response Course

The eight-week online course covered cognitive training followed by an intensive two weeks of classroom lectures, hands-on skills training, basic anatomy and physiology, response to emergencies, and treatment and transportation of sick and injured patients.

MBW Highlights the First Angel Investors of its New Main Campus 

My Brother's Workshop is highlighting the investors who are part of the first $1 million raised toward its new 30,000-square-foot St. Thomas campus.

Junior Achievement Offering Virtual Summer Programs

This summer, Junior Achievement (JA) of the U.S. Virgin Islands Summer Camp will be going virtual again. JA is offering two different virtual camp sessions for students of the USVI.

Central H.S. Guidance Counselor Receives Gen. Colin L. Powell Service Award

Elliot was nominated for the award by V.I. National Guard Staff Sgt. Rayanna Rawlins because of Elliot’s tireless efforts in exposing students to alternative career paths through the military.

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