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Sunday, November 18, 2018
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New Higher Education Collaboration to Advance STEM Leadership

Four diverse and prominent institutions of higher education have joined forces to conduct research on proven leadership approaches to broadening participation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

President Hall to Speak at Prestigious Landon Lecture Series

University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall has been selected to speak on the Higher Education Panel at the Landon Lecture Series on Sept. 26. Kansas State University (KSU) is home to the Landon Lecture Series, one of the nation's most prestigious and well-known lectures.

Olympic Silver Medalist Homer Shares Path to Success With Sixth Graders

Olympic Individual Saber Fencing Silver Medalist Daryl Homer, a native of St. Thomas, spent the morning with sixth graders at the Bertha C. Boschulte (BCB) Middle School this week, answering their questions and sharing with them the path that led to his historic win at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

viNGN Offers Parents and Kids Tips on Digital Privacy, Internet Safety

With the theme “Invest to Protect,” the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) shared digital privacy and Internet safety tips with parents, faculty and students at a recent PTSG meeting. Parents who feel overwhelmed by technology and online threats can rest assured that they can keep themselves and their children safer on the Internet.

Conference Shows Culture Bearers How to Impact Student Learning

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education is poised to influence the way students learn and what they learn with the first “A New Vision: Traditionalist and Preservationist Culture Bearers Impacting Students Learning” Conference that was recently held in the territory.

Conference Shows Culture Bearers How to Impact Student Learning

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s (VIDOE) Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education is poised to influence the way students learn and what they learn with the first “A New Vision: Traditionalist and Preservationist Culture Bearers Impacting Students Learning” Conference that was recently held in the territory.

Federal Aid Applications Available to Students October 1

Students seeking assistance with financing their higher education will be able to apply for student aid rather than wait until the new calendar year. This year, students and their family members will be able to file a 2017-18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017.

UVI Launches Retention Program to Enhance Student Success

The University of the Virgin Islands is participating in the Student Success Collaborative, an initiative developed by the Education Advisory Board to examine the impact of every aspect of campus life on student retention.

School of Visual Arts & Careers Seeking Student Artists

The School of Visual Arts & Careers (SVAC) is recruiting high school students in grades 9 through 12 for its 2016 – 2017 after-school program.

Salvation Army, FirstBank Help Students Get Ready for School Year

The Salvation Army and FirstBank recently partnered on a Back to School Backpack Distribution to provide school supplies to students in need who would otherwise head back to school unprepared.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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