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V.I. Board of Education to Hold Regular Board Meeting

The Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) will convene its regular board meeting from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, July 22, in the VIBE Conference Room in the Sunny Isles Professional Building.

Two St. Thomas Students Win Honors in National Poster Competition

The National Poison Prevention Week Council (NPPWC) has honored two local students with top honors for their artwork in the national poster competition. The. Sheniqua Spencer and Marleta Richardson, students at Wesleyan Academy, St. Thomas, placed 1st and 3rd respectively in the 2017 NPPWC Poster Contest’s K-2nd grade category.

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).

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