Harrigan-Beagles devoted her entire professional life to advancing education in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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.
Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.
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
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.
The recipients of this first-time scholarship award were Neisha Bennett and Shazim Ajani Brandy, who each received $1,000 from the committee.
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.
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.
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 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.