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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the second time in just over two weeks, Virgin Islands Police say they are investigating a possible drowning at a St. Thomas beach. Police officers were dispatched to John Brewer’s beach near UVI regarding the incident about 2:02 p.m. Tuesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Banana trees are a common feature of the U.S. Virgin Islands residential area landscape. They are primarily grown for the tropical look they bring with their green, elephant-ear-like leaves waving in our eternal summer Trade Winds breezes. In addition to their large, decorative foliage, most of the large-growing banana

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands announced today that the university will offer a Data Science Certificate Program beginning in the Fall 2021 Semester. The program is designed to help professionals advance their careers by leveraging applied data science.  The 13-credit certificate program comes on the heels of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Jackeima Flemming was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2021-2022 at the 41st Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Virtual Competition held on Saturday on St. Thomas after competing against three other contestants.  “I am absolutely elated and honored to have been crowned with the honorific title of goodwill ambassador to UVI. The journey was nothing short of

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The Virgin Islands are located close to 1106 miles southeast of Miami in Florida and between 40 and 50 miles on the eastern side of Puerto Rico and one of its highlights is the University of Virgin Islands. Founded in 1962, the university is the only public institution of higher

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The University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture unveiled two new varieties of sorrel to the public on Thursday, April 8, via Facebook Live. Sorrel varieties “Festival” and “Midnite” are a combination of Caribbean and African varieties (from Nigeria and Ghana), crossed with a Trinidad variety of Black Sorrel.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands Student Government Association invites the public to the 41st annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition on Saturday, April 24, at 6 p.m.  Themed “The Great Gatsby of the 21st Century,” the ambassadorial competition will be streamed online.  Tickets to the online event are $10 for the early bird special and $15 for regular admission. “This competition is a tribute to young women striving

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, recently awarded up to $4,123,164 to the University of the Virgin Islands to retrofit the dormitories and library on the Orville E. Kean Campus on St. Thomas. The wind retrofit of all five residence halls (North, South, East, West and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands Division of Student Affairs on both the St. Croix and St. Thomas campuses are working with Ascendium’s Project Success to offer paid internship opportunities for students to complete their course requirements for graduation. The program will be administered through the Office

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Reichhold Center for the Arts is launching a new project aimed at showcasing the artistic talents of Virgin Islanders. The concert series, dubbed RCA Sessions, will launch as a live streaming event on Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m. featuring local reggae band Dub Lab. Concert viewers will enjoy bi-monthly performances

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