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CARES Act Extends Emergency Relief Grant Deadline to May 29

Eligible individuals and organizations include those with a primary mission to promote and provide connections through creative expression.
File photo shows an Atantic bottlenose dolphin. Four of these marine mammals, born in captivity, arrived Wednesday at Coral World on St. Thomas. (File photo)

Coral World Ocean Park to Re-Open on Saturday, May 16

In addition to maintaining the highest health and safety practices, Coral World Ocean Park has increased sanitation and disinfecting routines with extra focus on high touch and high traffic areas.

RTPark Announces Second Cohort of Accelerate VI

The participants were selected from dozens of applicants from four different continents. Six of the eight founding teams are from or are based in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

UVI Class of 2020 Overcomes Overwhelming Odds, Confers Over 300 Degrees

UVI’s Class of 2020 will walk across the stage and celebrate their commencement in December. Students who have earned their degrees will receive their diplomas in the mail.

Coral World Reaches Across Atlantic to Videoconference Guided Tour for Autistic Children

Through videoconferencing, children on the autism spectrum and their families were able to see and learn about turtles, sharks and dolphins and discover ways they could help protect them in the wild.

UVI Graduation Ceremonies Rescheduled to December

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the University of the Virgin Islands has announced that graduation ceremonies will be rescheduled from May to December to afford students the experience of a traditional commencement celebration.
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

VI Council on the Arts Offers CARES Act Assistance to the Art Community

Commissioner Jean-Pierre Oriol has announced that the VI Council on the Arts (VICA) has received $200,100 in emergency funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virgin Islands Youth Shine in Online Art Gallery

The 12th annual Youth Art Month exhibition of student art from the U.S. Virgin Islands looked like it might have to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but instead the artwork has moved online where the whole world can see it.

VI Cultural Education Invites Students to Enter ‘Let Your Eagle Fly’ Competition

This is a chance for all students to research the significance of the flag of the U.S. Virgin Islands. More importantly, it is a chance for students to express what the V.I. Flag signifies to each of them.

National Endowment for the Humanities Gives CFVI $442,200

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands will receive $242,200 to provide emergency funding to USVI museums, libraries, archives, historic sites and other nonprofits impacted by the pandemic.

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