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Ruth Beagles attended her granddaughter Rudi’s graduation in 2008. (Photo provided by John Beagles)

Virgin Islanders Mourn Venerable Educator Ruth Harrigan-Beagles

Former educator and cultural advocate Ruth Harrigan-Beagles died on June 6 in Sun City, Florida, and Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. was one of the first to offer his condolences.

Registration to Open for New Public Preschool Classes in District

Children must be age four on or before Dec. 31 to be eligible for enrollment, which is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

UVI School of Business and Others to Host Webinar for Small Businesses

The University of the Virgin Islands’ School of Business, in collaboration with the U.S. Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center and Blacks on Wallstreet, will host a webinar for small businesses on Wednesday, July 22.

VI-PR Friendship Committee Awards Scholarships to Two H.S. Graduates

The recipients of this first-time scholarship award were Neisha Bennett and Shazim Ajani Brandy, who each received $1,000 from the committee.

JA Students Use Virtual Innovation Camp to Explore AI and Fresh Food Distribution

The camp is organized by Junior Achievement USVI and will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 22 to Aug. 5.

Governor Extends Condolences to Family of Ruth Harrigan Beagles

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. issued the following statement expressing his deep sadness and extending his heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of the longtime St. Croix educator.

Health Department Issues General Guidelines for Reopening of Schools

The guidelines follow a three-phased reopening to include 100 percent face-to-face instruction, a combination of virtual and face-to-face or 100 percent virtual instruction. The guidelines will apply to all public, private and parochial schools.

V.I. Native Establishes Endowment to Support UVI Computer Science Majors

Cora Richardson, founder of AROC and native Virgin Islander residing in California, identified UVI as the charitable beneficiary of the funds, which are intended to support students majoring in computer science.

UVI Bulletin Board for July

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

UVI to Resume Operations in the Fall; President Hall Announces Reopening Procedures

UVI President David Hall outlined plans to gradually resume in-person instruction this fall with restrictions and preventative measures to ensure the safety of students, employees and the public.

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