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viNGN Offers Parents and Kids Tips on Digital Privacy, Internet Safety

With the theme “Invest to Protect,” the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) shared digital privacy and Internet safety tips with parents, faculty and students at a recent PTSG meeting. Parents who feel overwhelmed by technology and online threats can rest assured that they can keep themselves and their children safer on the Internet.

Conference Shows Culture Bearers How to Impact Student Learning

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education is poised to influence the way students learn and what they learn with the first “A New Vision: Traditionalist and Preservationist Culture Bearers Impacting Students Learning” Conference that was recently held in the territory.

Conference Shows Culture Bearers How to Impact Student Learning

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s (VIDOE) Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education is poised to influence the way students learn and what they learn with the first “A New Vision: Traditionalist and Preservationist Culture Bearers Impacting Students Learning” Conference that was recently held in the territory.

V.I. Students Invited to Enter Essay Contest on Hispanic Heritage

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month 2016, Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, the Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education has announced the launch of an essay contest opened to students in grades 6-12.

Federal Aid Applications Available to Students October 1

Students seeking assistance with financing their higher education will be able to apply for student aid rather than wait until the new calendar year. This year, students and their family members will be able to file a 2017-18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017.

Miss UVI to Vie for National HBCU College Queen Crown

Miss UVI 2016-2017 Che-Raina Warner will compete in the 2016 National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame Queens pageant from Sept. 21-25, in Atlanta, Ga., at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

UVI-CES, VIDOA Offer Free Arborists Workshops

The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) Agriculture and Natural Resources Program and the V.I. Department of Agriculture Forestry Programs will hold free arborists workshops on Monday, Sept. 19, on St. Croix and Wednesday, Sept. 21, on St. Thomas.

UVI Writing Center Receives Stage Two Certification

The University of the Virgin Islands Writing Center, located on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, was approved for Stage Two, Level One certification by the College Reading and Learning Association’s (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) this past August.

UVI Launches Retention Program to Enhance Student Success

The University of the Virgin Islands is participating in the Student Success Collaborative, an initiative developed by the Education Advisory Board to examine the impact of every aspect of campus life on student retention.

Registration to Begin Sept. 12 for Adult Education, Literacy and GED Prep

Registration for first semester Adult Basic Education (ABE)/Literacy and GED Prep classes for School Year 2016-17 will begin on Monday, Sept. 12, at the Adult Education Center.

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