The Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums will celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month. The annual occasion is a time when the Virgin Islands Public Libraries join with the American Library Association (ALA) nationwide to ensure that every student has a free library card.
Researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) were awarded $99,411 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Marine Debris Program to fund marine debris education and outreach programs on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) - Office of Preschool Services - Head Start Program has announced the commencement of the new school year. The first day of school will be Tuesday, Sept. 6, for its operations on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.
Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.
The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Benjamin F. Kraft as the new director of major gifts. He is charged with garnering gifts and donations of $10,000 or more.
Registration is open for the General Education Diploma (GED) prep and Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses, which will be held from Sept. 12 through Oct. 7 at the Adult Education Center on Garden Street..
The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDOE) in conjunction with Partnerships in Hope -- a private, non-profit organization focused on improving the lives of children and families on St. John -- will reopen parts of Guy Benjamin School as a multi-purpose community center on Sept. 1.
The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) welcomed the inaugural cohort for its Ph.D. in Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change.
The Ten Sleepless Knights Production, under the directorship of Eugene Doc Petersen, has taken “A Virgin Islands Cultural Expose` and Extravaganza” on tour to Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is distributing 5,000 high-quality early childhood books to children, parents and hospitals, as part of CFVI’s Early Childhood initiative.