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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, August 14, 2020


UVI Mourns the Loss of Ruth Harrigan Beagles, Retired Chair of Education

Harrigan-Beagles devoted her entire professional life to advancing education in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

UVI Childcare Lab and Diagnostic Center Provides Virtual Childcare Services

In the morning, students and their parents log on to Zoom for virtual circle time with teachers to listen to stories, play games, practice counting and learn the alphabet.

UVI Bulletin Board for July – September

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

UVI Awarded $20M National Science Foundation Grant for VI-EPSCoR’s ‘Ridge to Reef’ Project

The Ridge to Reef project is a five-year, $20 million grant dedicated to addressing the impacts of changing environmental conditions on small-island social-ecological systems such as those in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Ruth Beagles attended her granddaughter Rudi’s graduation in 2008. (Photo provided by John Beagles)

Virgin Islanders Mourn Venerable Educator Ruth Harrigan-Beagles

Former educator and cultural advocate Ruth Harrigan-Beagles died on June 6 in Sun City, Florida, and Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. was one of the first to offer his condolences.

VI-PR Friendship Committee Awards Scholarships to Two H.S. Graduates

The recipients of this first-time scholarship award were Neisha Bennett and Shazim Ajani Brandy, who each received $1,000 from the committee.

Governor Extends Condolences to Family of Ruth Harrigan Beagles

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. issued the following statement expressing his deep sadness and extending his heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of the longtime St. Croix educator.

Health Department Issues General Guidelines for Reopening of Schools

The guidelines follow a three-phased reopening to include 100 percent face-to-face instruction, a combination of virtual and face-to-face or 100 percent virtual instruction. The guidelines will apply to all public, private and parochial schools.

V.I. Native Establishes Endowment to Support UVI Computer Science Majors

Cora Richardson, founder of AROC and native Virgin Islander residing in California, identified UVI as the charitable beneficiary of the funds, which are intended to support students majoring in computer science.

UVI to Resume Operations in the Fall; President Hall Announces Reopening Procedures

UVI President David Hall outlined plans to gradually resume in-person instruction this fall with restrictions and preventative measures to ensure the safety of students, employees and the public.





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