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              UVI President David Hall FREDERIKSTED – The University of the Virgin Islands claims it puts $80 million into the local economy on a yearly basis. So you’d think UVI President David Hall wouldn’t have to accept a $70,000 donation from Cane Bay VI LLLP’s David Johnson, Kirk Chewning and Richard

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Head Start Program begins again anew on Tuesday. Started in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. The program has been administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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      Louise Wrensford ALBANY, Georgia – A graduate of the University of the Virgin Islands St. Thomas campus has been named the dean of the graduate school at Albany State University.  Louise Wrensford is also the new associate provost for Research and Sponsored Programs, the university said in a statement.

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FREDERIKSTED — Students at the Queen Louise Home for Children will start the new school year with the tools they need to succeed, due in part, to the University of the Virgin Islands “Backpacks for Success” outreach project. University students, faculty and staff donated school supplies to the 18 residents

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands as part of its efforts to boost college- and career-readiness for historically underserved students. The grants will help defray the costs

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CHRISTIANSTED – The University of the Virgin Islands Process Technology program, a part of the College of Science and Mathematics, received a $150,000 donation from Diageo BRAND USVI today. The funds will be awarded as $50,000 annual grants over three years, with a plan to review the investment at the

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CHRISTIANSTED – The St. Croix Archaeological Society and the St. Croix units of the National Park Service have the honor of being the hosts for the 27th biennial Congress of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology in July 2017. This was confirmed when the members and Board of the International

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U.S. Ambassador Thomas Daughton (right) presents the certificate while U.S. District Judge Curtis Gomez looks on in the background in Namibia. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – One of the two federal judges for the U.S. District Court in St. Thomas has been keeping busy by training 14 magistrates in Africa. U.S. District

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CHRISTIANSTED – The 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix kicks off this weekend. Representatives from Caribbean agricultural institutions, agricultural economists, and agriculture policymakers will meet from Sunday August 9 to Friday August 14 at the Buccaneer hotel in Estate

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Caribbean corals have declined by about 50 percent in the past 50 years. In 2005, coral reefs in the Virgin Islands were severely impacted by high temperatures and disease. “Coastal pollution, storms, and warm water can stress a coral out, which is why we’re looking at what’s

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