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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands Sea Turtle Research and Conservation Program has received a generous donation in the amount of $60,000 from the National Save the Sea Turtle Foundation.  The purpose of the donation is to continue supporting research efforts surrounding the critically endangered Hawksbill sea turtles and lead to the creation of an action plan for the recovery of hawksbills in the U.S. Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For years, the University of the Virgin Islands through its Coastal Cleanup initiatives has picked up glass beverage bottles and other trash that littered Virgin Islands beaches and shores.   Through UVI’s Glass Crusher Project, the local higher learning institution is once again gearing up to accept glass waste from the community to improve recycling efforts here.  UVI will host a glass collection effort starting on the last Saturday

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The other day, I got a text from a Crucian friend, Vivian St. Juste, now living in North Carolina. The text was in reference to me taking out her two friends who were visiting St. Croix for the first time. On the top of their list was to see the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan. today named former Senator Allison DeGazon to take the position of Director of the Division of Economic Research effective Monday. The Division of Economic Research provides reliable and quality statistics to enhance the social and economic development of U.S. Virgin Islands through statistical analysis and reports

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March is Virgin Islands History Month. As a Virgin Islander, I find that we are ignorant to our rich history and culture that distinguishes us from any other people on Earth. We are nothing but a dot on the world map, yet we contribute to the world intellectually and culturally

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — There’s some good news for college basketball fans in St. Thomas — the Paradise Jam tournament will return to the territory this fall. Tournament organizers Basketball Travelers Inc. revealed that bit of news Friday, as well as the eight-team field for the 2021 Paradise Jam men’s tournament.

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