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Dr. George A. Franklin delivers the keynote address for the Islands In Between Conference while Dr. Chnzira Davis reacts. (Source photo by Denise Lenhardt-Benoit)

Tradition and Innovation Share Focus at Islands In Between Conference

While preserving the languages, and cultures of the eastern and greater Caribbean was the main focus of the “Islands in Between Conference,” there was room for a look ahead at how new means of communication are changing those traditions

CAHS Students Showcase Musical Talent With ‘An Evening of Ensembles’

“An Evening of Ensembles” featured student musicians performing in a variety of small and highly-skilled instrumental and vocal groups.

National Recognition Award Goes to Two V.I. Teachers

The National Science Foundation awarded Shernore Prince, a third grade math teacher at Joseph Sibilly Elementary School, and Crystal Vanterpool-Richardson, a science teacher at Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School, the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett speaks Tuesday at a news conference.

U.S. Agriculture Increases Rate for School Breakfast/ Lunch Program

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI) released the following statement regarding a reimbursement rate increase for National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program for the territory.

UVI Student Government Association Installs New Officers

The University of the Virgin Islands’ Student Government Association (SGA) Installed newly elected officers this fall at a ceremony held in the ACC Building on the St. Thomas Campus. This governing body will serve on the St. Thomas Campus for the 2019-2020 academic year.

UVI Hackathon 2019 Winners Present Solutions to Power

Consistent with tradition, on the final day, the students presented their app concepts before a panel of judges who determined the Best Hack, Most Creative Hack and Most Impactful Hack.

UVI Students Earn Top Scores, Full Travel Awards at Fall Research Symposium

Kervin Mathurin, J’Nique Ronan, Kiwanee Smith, Gerlinder Difo-Cheri, Makeda Mills, and Orian Stapleton were named winners at the symposium for their excellent research.

Wyndham’s Margaritaville Awards $20,000 in Scholarships to Two UVI Students

St. Thomas’ Margaritaville presented two $10,000 scholarships to two University of the Virgin Islands’ Hospitality and Tourism Management students at the resort’s annual scholarship award ceremony.

Young Scientists Wanted for STEMPREP Summer Program in 2020

The STEMPREP Project’s mission is to produce the next generations of minority researchers in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine (STEMM).
Isis Gell swaggers in her pirate costume. (Source photo by Darshania Domingo)

Pirates Give Instead of Take at Ricardo Richards Treasure Hunt

Pirates, buccaneers and wenches gathered at Positive Nelson's "Serenity's Nest" home on St. Croix's Northshore Road on Oct. 20 to have fun while raising money for Ricardo Richards Elementary School at the Pieces of 8 Treasure Hunt.

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