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FREDERIKSTED — The public is invited to attend the 48th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the  Virgin Islands from February 16 to 18 at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex in Estate Lower Love. The theme is “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019!”  The entrance fee is $6 for adults, $4

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FREDERIKSTED — Students from St. Croix will have an opportunity to participate in the popular Youth Ocean Explorers (YOE) program this summer … for the first time. Based at the University of the Virgin Islands, YOE is a marine science-based summer enrichment opportunity that aims to increase students’ interest and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the disability community in the Virgin Islands will soon be equipped with emergency radios that could mean the difference between life and death in the face of a disaster, thanks to the efforts of the Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD).

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees approved policies that will help implement Act No. 8155, the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program, in a special session on Wednesday. What was approved requires that financial aid be granted to residents of the Virgin Islands for post-secondary education at UVI.  The Board voted unanimously to approve

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The picture of the man who allegedly hit a University of the Virgin Islands security guard with a rock has been released by police. Glasford Smith, 55, of The Knolls at Contant, was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Smith is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A campus security guard at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Thomas reportedly shot and injured a man Wednesday evening after being allegedly attacked with a rock. The incident occurred at UVI’s Charlotte Amalie West campus about 6:10 p.m., as the police officer escorted a

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FREDERIKSTED — The first president of the University of the Virgin Islands, Lawrence Wanlass, died in Gold River, California on Tuesday. He was 93. Wanlass is survived by his wife, Anita, and their four children. For nearly two decades – from 1962 to 1980 – Wanlass worked to establish the

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FREDERIKSTED — Limetree Bay Refining in conjunction with the V.I. Department of Labor and the University of the Virgin Islands will be hosting process operator information sessions. This event will take place at the University of the Virgin Islands Great Hall on Saturday. This is an opportunity for candidates who

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has received a $150,000 donation from The Coca-Cola Foundation to provide scholarships to students who represent the first generation in their family to attend college. The grant will fund four-year scholarships for four UVI students. The students selected to receive the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship are

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands has received $500,000 in funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Literacy Program (ELP) for its U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Storm Strong Program. The five-year project will create the territory’s first sustained, community-based, hurricane hazard preparedness program. Through new

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