“In the U.S. Virgin Islands, the 2010 census showed that 30% of adults do not have a high school diploma, (that’s 24,000 virgin Islanders) while the national average is 12%. High school graduates earn $10,000 more than those without their diplomas."
At the last meeting of the Board of the University of the Virgin Islands, on June 18, Karen Brown, Ph.D., Sharon Honore Ph.D., Barbara Flemming, Ph.D. and Nadia Monrose Mills, Ph.D., were granted tenure.
The community is reminded that Head Start recruitment continues. Visit the Head Start administrative office at Anna’s Hope on St. Croix or Knud Hansen Complex on St. Thomas to enroll a child, who must be at least 3 years old by Dec. 31, 2022, but not yet 5 years old.
In partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands Center for Excellence in Leadership and Learning (UVI CELL), the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections celebrated the second graduation of its Transforming Lives Academy.
Ocean Point Terminals (Ocean Point or Company), announced today that 14 2022 USVI high school graduates were awarded scholarships totaling $22,000 for the 2022-2023 school year in keeping with the Company’s strong commitment to education.
Since 1999 the Virgin Islands Source – the only online newspaper of general circulation in the U.S. Virgin Islands – has been providing the community with reliable, accurate and balanced local journalism.