In observance of February as Black History Month, the Source is highlighting Virgin Islanders who've made outstanding accomplishments in various fields. Today we spotlight a man characterized by different people at different times as a racketeer, a philanthropist and a powerful black businessman who left his mark on the Harlem Renaissance, Casper Holstein.
Marvin L. Pickering, EA, PHR, director designee of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and Dr. Stephen Reames, dean of the School of Business of the University of the Virgin Islands, have announced the continued partnership that allows accounting students at UVI to provide a great community service to taxpayers
No one was injured Thursday in a brazen afternoon shooting at the intersection by the entrance into Cost-U-Less on Weymouth Rhymer highway, despite bullets flying around the roadway, damaging occupied vehicles.
A special meeting of the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, in Room 303 of the Administration and Conference Center on St. Thomas and in Room A-204, in the Great House on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.
Three young Virgin Islands tennis players are making a strong showing at the Junior Davis Cup (JDC) in El Salvador this week. Tomas Del Olmo, 15, of St. John has proven himself to be the anchor of the team, earning his number one slot. Alec Kuipers, 13, and Russell Armstrong, 14, of St. Croix are proving to be up-and-coming younger players.
During the week of Feb. 8-14, the Virgin Islands Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) will celebrate National FBLA-PBL Week. FBLA-PBL is the largest and oldest business student organization in the world committed to preparing students for careers in business and business-related fields.
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