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UVI Bulletin Board for June

This is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

V.I. Medical Personnel Train for Possible Measles Outbreak

Doctors and other health care providers, including school nurses and administrators, were strongly urged to attend at training/update so that the health care response to this potential threat is unified throughout the territory.

Kean Forensic Science Students Showcase Investigative Skills

Parents, police officers and FBI agents listened as students displayed fingerprint lifting techniques, glass fragment analysis, luminol (blood) testing and other skills relative to the field.

Harvesting and Possessing Queen Conch Prohibited June – October

The commissioner also advises the public that harvesting and/or possession of mutton and lane snapper are prohibited territory-wide from April 1 to June 30.

Students Ignite Minds Through Innovations, Explorations at STEAM Day

Over 300 students from public, private and parochial schools in the St. Thomas-St. John (STSJ) District participated in STEAM Day (Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Mathematics) at UVI on May 24.

DLCA Advises Public of Food Basket Survey for Best Prices

The V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs notifies the public of its territory-wide food basket survey findings that were completed during the last week of May 2019.

Legal Services Encourages Residents to Secure Important Documents for Hurricane Season

Experience with previous hurricanes has shown that the courts and government agencies expect people to have copies of their important documents in order for them to access certain services. For example, FEMA required documents to prove homeownership and occupancy.
Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach explained how residents can recover claims owed by Real Legacy Assurance Company.

Roach Extends Deadline to File Franchise Taxes

Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach Esq. informs the public of an extension in the deadline to file franchise taxes for corporations (profit and non-profit), partnerships and limited liability companies using the Division of Corporations and Trademarks online Catalyst system.

Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing for/ Possession of Queen Conch Begins June 1

This annually recurring prohibition will take effect at 12:01 a.m., local time, on June 1, 2019. The queen conch harvest season will reopen at 12:01 a.m., local time, on Nov. 1.
The Research and Technology Park on UVI's St. Croix campus(File photo)

UVI Bulletin Board in May

VI University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) is looking for job coaches on St. Thomas and St. Croix to assist persons with disabilities in acquiring employment skills from July 22 to Dec. 2019.

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