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WCSC Radio Drama on Child Sexual Abuse to Begin: ‘Silence Speaks, Secrets Revealed’

The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s (WCSC) new 26-episode radio serial and talk shows will premiere on 95.1 – Isle 95, Tuesday, Sept. 4.
The RT Park building on UVI's St. Croix campus. (File photo)

UVI to Lead STEM Research Through National Science Foundation Grant

The four partner institutions involved in the execution of the grant are the University of the Virgin Islands, North Carolina A&T State University, Fielding Graduate University and the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Rural Energy for America Offering Loans/Grants for Renewable Energy Systems, Efficiency Improvement

The program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

Interior Supports Schools in U.S.V.I. With $750,000 for Deferred Maintenance Needs

“Infrastructure and maintenance needs at schools in the U.S. territories outweigh the resources available,” said Domenech. “While Secretary Zinke and I are happy to provide this assistance, we acknowledge that the need is greater and will advocate for more assistance.”

Lucky Paws Foundation Commemorates 27th Annual International Homeless Animals Day

The Lucky Paws Foundation will hold an event from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Café Amici at A.H. Riise Mall, downtown Charlotte Amalie.

VI Student Tyrone Lake Wins FCCA Poster Competition

The 11-year-old Alexander Henderson Elementary School honor roll student topped the regional competition with a poster entitled “Present and Future,” which focused on disaster preparation and environmental preservation.

Governor Congratulates Senepol Cattle Breeders on 100th Anniversary

In 1918, Bromley Nelthropp began this new breed of cattle by crossing the N’Dama cattle, originally from Senegal, West Africa, with the Red Poll breed from England, resulting in animals that were heat tolerant, insect resistant, docile, high milk-producing and very good beef.

Education Responds to Open Letter About Modular Placement on CAHS Field

The Virgin Islands Department of Education recently received a letter penned by a delegation of past educational leaders in the St. Thomas – St. John District about the decision to place modular classrooms on the Charlotte Amalie High School athletic field. Five legitimate queries were enumerated and the Department wishes to respectfully respond.

USDA-WHIP Announces Natural Disaster Recovery Assistance for Farmers

Through the new Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP), eligible crops, trees, bushes or vines located in a county declared in a Presidential Emergency Disaster Declaration as a ‘primary county’ are eligible for assistance if the producer suffered a loss as a result of a 2017 hurricane or wildfire.

UVI Students to Participate in National Student Exchange Program in Fall 2018

Students learn about different cultures, different geographical locations, explore graduate school and employment options, enroll in courses not presently offered at UVI, expand their world view, and experience personal growth and enrichment.

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