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Moko Jumbie Students Emerge as New Generation of V.I. Culture Bearers

Moko Jumbie Academy put on an electrifying showcase for locals and tourists in its finale summer performance held at Emancipation Garden, St. Thomas, on Aug. 1.

UVI Bulletin Board for September

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.
White patches on a brain coral at Black Point illustrate the rapid spread of the destructive SCTLD attacking reefs in V.I. waters. (Photo by Sonora Meiling)

UVI Researchers Seek Help From Public to Hunt for Coral Disease

Coral disease researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands Center for Marine and Environmental Studies are calling for the community to help hunt for coral disease. The VI Reef Response Hunt for Coral Disease will take place Aug. 24 through Sept. 7.

UVI RTPark Expands Global Footprint Through Partnership With Brinc

Brinc runs leading accelerator programs worldwide in Hardware IoT, Drones and Robotics, Food Technology, and Energy and Industrial IoT, according to their website.

Governor Hosts Ceremony for Valedictorian, Salutatorian Graduates

The students in attendance, representing each of the territory’s public, private and parochial schools, as well as adult continuing education, were awarded a token of appreciation from the governor and invited with their family members to join the governor for a luncheon at the close of Friday’s ceremony.

Canegata Memorial Scholarship Given to Four JROTC Students

Four students were the recent recipients of the Lieutenant Colonel David C. Canegata III Scholarship offered through the V.I. National Guard Association to students enrolled in the Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps program at local high schools.

Coral Reef Academy Begins Enrollment of Children With Autism

Parents with students in Kindergarten through high school who have a diagnosis of autism are encouraged to apply through Aug. 16, 2019.

Survey Focuses on USVI Self-Determination, Constitution

The University of the Virgin Islands is conducting an educational survey seeking to understand public views on self-determination and related issues and wants input from people who have lived in the territory for at least three years.

National Initiative Names CHS Teacher Achieve3000 PRO Educator

AP English teacher Joseph Bess was recognized as an Achieve3000 PRO Educator, the first in the territory, for his use of the online system “with the greatest consistency, innovation and dedication to yield the most incredible literacy growth for each and every student.”
The Research and Technology Park on UVI's St. Croix campus(File photo)

RTPark Board Announces Contribution Over $1 Million for UVI, Attracts Two Companies to USVI

The UVI Research and Technology (RTPark) has successfully attracted two new technology companies into the territory following recent board approvals and announced a milestone contribution of over $1 million for UVI scholarships and programs from current clients for fiscal year 2019, thus far.

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