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Artist's conception of the COVID-19 virus. (Shutterstock image)

Disability Rights Center of VI to Host COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

Governor’s ADA Office and Disability Rights Center to co-host Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 vaccinations, Jan, 19.

Community Foundation Invites Nonprofits to be Considered for $1,000 Reimbursement Grants

To encourage the community to engage in volunteer service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the Community Foundation is inviting nonprofits to complete a form to be considered for reimbursement grants of $1,000 each to support service projects to take place on Jan. 18.
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

DPNR Monies Now Available for Funding Public Water Systems

Monies are available for infrastructure improvements to public water systems through a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund grant.

Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Award Goes to Two Caribbean Women

The Euan P. McFarlane Award was established in 1987 to recognize individuals demonstrating initiative, resourcefulness and leadership in promoting conservation and enhancement of the environment in the insular Caribbean.

UVI Appoints Charlene Navarro as Director of Medical Simulation Center

Slated to open this summer, the UVI Medical Simulation Center will provide an immersive medical simulation experience to UVI students, as well as continuing education and certification courses for local and visiting healthcare professionals.

Solarize St. Thomas Selects Installer for Affordable Solar Power Community Campaign

Embedded in the requirements are local workforce development requirements – a key objective of partner organizations.

Tyrone A. Simmons Dies

Tyrone A. Simmons, also known as “T-Bone,” of Estate Cane Carlton, Frederiksted, died on Dec. 21.

Special Education Seeks Parents, Guardians, Individuals with Disabilities for Advisory Panel

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires that each state establish an advisory panel for the purpose of advising the state special education staff regarding the education of eligible children with disabilities.
The Research and Technology Park on UVI's St. Croix campus(File photo)

UVI Bulletin Board for January

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Legislature Renames UVI’s St. Thomas Campus ‘Orville E. Kean Campus’

The Legislature has renamed UVI's St. Thomas Campus the Dr. Orville E. Kean Campus to honor the former president for more than three decades of service and contributions to the university.