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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, September 21, 2018
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Education Still Facing Teacher Shortage

V.I. public schools are still struggling with a shortage of teachers and inadequate maintenance budgets and need more money for textbooks, Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum told senators during budget hearings Monday.

EBI Summer Program Graduates 30 Students Interested in Business

The Entrepreneur Business Institute (EBI) Summer Program’s Closing Ceremony took place Friday, July 8, at the UVI Administration and Conference Center.

5 Island Nations to get First-Hand Look at UVI’s First Ph.D. and New Graduate...

University of the Virgin Islands alumni, political and corporate leaders, and others will get an opportunity to take advantage of career advancement opportunities offered by UVI. Namely, the University’s first Ph.D. and six master’s level programs in business and education. Representatives from UVI will visit five island nations between June 15 and 30.

La Roche College Names 7 Virgin Islands Students to Dean’s List

La Roche College, in Pittsburgh, Penn., has announced that seven students from the Virgin Islands were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. In all,

Public Conference on Literacy and Dyslexia to Be Held at UVI Campuses

The Dyslexia Foundation in partnership with the Virgin Islands Department of Education/Division of Special Education, Good Hope Country Day School and the V.I. University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) invite the public to a conference on Literacy and Dyslexia set for Saturday, June 18,

Junior Achievement Teams, Delta Airlines, VIPA Explore Careers in Aviation

High school students from St. Croix and St. Thomas participated in a “job shadow” experience on Thursday, May 26, at the Cyril E. King airport. Debra Ceronsky, a Delta Airlines’ station manager, initiated the program by reaching out to Junior Achievement VI.

Lockhart School Students Earn National Anti-Bullying Award

PACER Center’s National Bullying Prevention Center has honored the Primary Explorers, Artists and Future Architects Club and Performing Artists in Action Club of Lockhart Elementary School, on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, at the National Unity Awards on May 25 in Minneapolis, Minn.

NCATE Awards Accreditation to UVI School of Education

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Education has been awarded accreditation status from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Central High Closed Thursday and Friday

St. Croix Central High School will be closed on Thursday and Friday due to an equipment failure that has affected electricity in major portions of the school, according to the Education Department.

Peer Exchange Network Tackles Culture, Literacy in American Territories

A small, dynamic group of educators from the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) huddled on Tuesday, May 10, in a Peer Exchange Network (PEN) at the Albert Sheen campus of UVI.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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