Of more than 1,800 participants, two students from the University of the Virgin Islands were presented awards for their posters at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students held in Phoenix, Ariz.
Genevieve Whitaker, co-founder and president of Virgin Islands Youth Advocacy Inc. has been selected among 15,000 applicants to be one of hundreds of civic leaders from around the world to take part in the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit.
Over 800 nominations of martial arts experts were received to be inducted into the AMAA Who’s Who Legends Hall of Fame. Grandmaster Jerry Otto was one of 250 who were selected for this honor.
The United States Senate has confirmed Deborah Howell to be the Regular Army rank of brigadier general.
St. Croix author Dr. Gloria I. Joseph now has an award-winning biography/anthology to add to her long list of internationally recognized literary works.
The Virgin Islands Transfer Centennial Commission will observe the centennial of the birth of the territory’s last appointed and first popularly elected governor, Dr. Melvin Herbert Evans.
As a former College of the Virgin Islands student, he has always felt an affinity with the territory and is very happy to be back once again.
IEKHS Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet Akimo Dawson received the Distinguished Honor Graduate Award at the second annual JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge Camp.
Washington, D.C. CW5 Randolph A. Bergan, a native of St. Thomas, retired on June 16, after an impressive 40-year career in the U.S. .Army.
Tai Camille Hunte-Ceasar M.D. has been appointed as the Department of Health’s (DOH) new medical director. She was, born and raised on St. Thomas.