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Senate OKs Bill to Establish Office to Prevent Gun Violence

The V.I. Senate on Wednesday approved a measure that, if signed by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., would create an office of gun violence, according to Sen. Myron Jackson, one of the bill's primary sponsors.

RTPark Seeks Zone Change to Develop ‘Tech Village’ Project on Ag Land

The Research and Technology Park on St. Croix requested approval to develop a 26-acre parcel of land zoned for agriculture for a development that would include non-agriculture projects, including new housing and a hotel.

UVI Class of 2020 Celebrates Resilience at Virtual Commencement

Real congratulations poured in virtually for graduates of the University of the Virgin Islands Class of 2020 as the school held its first virtual commencement on Friday.

UVI Cancels Spring Sports for 2021

The University of the Virgin Islands announced that in the best interest of its student-athletes it has canceled spring sports for 2021, curtailing athletic travel to and from the states.

UVI’s NABJ Chapter Opens Doors to Student Members

The National Association of Black Journalists welcomed its student chapter at the University of the Virgin Islands in October, opening doors to possible careers in communication, UVI student members said.

UVI’s New Men’s Basketball Coach Ready to Make an Impact

The first hire of the University of the Virgin Islands' new Athletic Director Jerel Drew is Alfonzo Duncan, who will be the next head coach of men’s basketball, bringing 30 years of coaching experience to the Buccaneers. 

Hazard Mitigation Experts: ‘This Is Not Granny’s V.I.’

Hazard mitigation experts say the USVI has developed dramatically in recent years and that human activity can directly impact the ability to cope with disasters.

Education, Parks and Recreation Announce Sports ‘In a Bubble’

As the government looks to open up leisure activities, a collaboration between Sports, Parks and Recreation and the Education Department will give 82 local student-athletes the chance to participate in a “Combine in a Bubble” program aimed at getting them into college.
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UVI Board Amends University’s Sexual Harassment Policy

The Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands voted unanimously on Saturday to amend the school's sexual harassment policy, bringing it in line with mandates from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Athletic Director Shares His Vision for UVI Sports

Jerel Drew started as the new athletic director for the University of the Virgin Islands on Sept. 1 and recently shared where he thinks he can take sports at UVI and how it can be done. 

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