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UVI Appoints Benjamin Kraft to Serve as Major Gifts Director

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Benjamin F. Kraft as the new director of major gifts. He is charged with garnering gifts and donations of $10,000 or more.
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V.I. Entertainers Are Touring Denmark

The Ten Sleepless Knights Production, under the directorship of Eugene Doc Petersen, has taken “A Virgin Islands Cultural Expose` and Extravaganza” on tour to Copenhagen, Denmark.
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AARP VI Appoints De Chabert-Schuster to Be State Director

AARP has named Troy A. De Chabert-Schuster – a distinguished member of the community, entrepreneur and educator in the Virgin Islands for more than 17 years – to be the state director for AARP in the V.I., effective Aug. 15.
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Esonica Veira, Miss Regal International USVI 2016, to Compete in Antiqua

Pageant veteran Esonica Veira will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the inaugural Miss Regal International, which will be held in Antigua in August, where she will compete against over 50 other delegates from around the world.
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Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Lucien Downes

Lucien Downes is a budding artist who recently moved back to St. Croix to make his mark in the creative arts and to build momentum for his home to become a “hub for the art world.”
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On Island Profile: Trotman Takes Transportation Up Another Tier

Perry Trotman was still a newcomer in the taxi and tour business when he received the highest local honor from the tourism industry, the Tommy Star Award, in 2011. Now, he's planning to expand his enterprise and branch into new territory.
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Military News of Virgin Islanders for March

Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.
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Bryce Pierre Named 2015 Petty Officer of the Year

Bryce Pierre, graduate of the Good Hope School Class of 2003, has been named "2015 Petty Officer of the Year" and was recently promoted to Petty Officer First Class in the United States Navy.
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UVI Dean of Students to Receive National African-American Award

Stephan Moore, dean of students on the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and acting vice provost of access and enrollment services, was nominated for and selected to receive this year’s African-American Knowledge Community (AAKC) Sankofa Award
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UVI Welcomes New Dean of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

This spring, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) welcomed a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLASS). Emily Williams Ph.D. brings a wealth of experience in teaching, writing and editing within the humanities. Her specialty focuses on Afro-American and Caribb
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