Author Angela Golden Bryan relaunched of her book, “Fireburn The Screenplay: A story of passion ignited, based on the history of St. Croix,” in July to bring more awareness to the event known in Virgin Islands history as the Fireburn.

Briana Lettsome graduated from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City. She received her Master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology with a certificate in infectious diseases. She has accepted a job offer from Omnicom Health Group in New York. Briana is a 2012 grad…

The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes new and transfer students today with a week of orientation activities on both the Albert A. Sheen campus on St. Croix and the St. Thomas campus.

Project Promise begins service tour in NYC

For two weeks, future computer science professionals learned the skills they will need to be on the frontlines of cyber-based attacks. Acknowledging this growing issue, the Computer Science Department at the University of the Virgin Islands, held a cybersecurity workshop, offered by guest le…

The Education Department has announced the school start and end times for the 2019-2020 school year. With the earlier start times in the St. Croix District, the schedule allows students to take advantage of the breakfast program available a half-hour prior to the start of classes. Start/end …

In this 24-week Season After Pentecost, we encounter a great many parables attributed to Jesus. Importantly, since these accounts, rich with figurative language, are not chronicles of actual events but rather are specially crafted by Jesus as “true-to-life” tales that encapsulate the Master’…

Volunteer National Guard members were enlisted by the V.I. Education Department to help complete critical summer maintenance projects at four schools in the St. Thomas-St. John District in July.

Four students were the recipients of the Lt. Colonel David C. Canegata III Scholarship, offered through the Virgin Islands National Guard Association to students enrolled in the Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps program at local high schools.

The University of the Virgin Islands has announced student and faculty winners for the 8th annual UVI Research Day.

As we know from our touchstone, 2 Timothy 3:16, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, (and) for instruction in righteousness.”

St. Croix hiking club treks Jamaica

Dion Parson and the United Jazz Foundation presented a month of programming in June for their top music students, with performances and music camps around the U.S. to promote Virgin Islands talent.

Rotary club installs new board

The USVI Hotel and Tourism Association Education and Training Committee awarded a $2,500 Lorette Resch Scholarship to Omaira Rachid during a ceremony last week. Rachid plans to attend the University of the Virgin Islands, majoring in Hotel Management and minoring in Marketing.

The 11th annual Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge in the St. Thomas-St. John District was launched last week at the Yvonne Milliner-Bowsky Elementary School by the V.I. Education Department in partnership with the offices of the governor and lieutenant governor.

V.I. telecommunications provider Viya has announced that two USVI students were awarded 2019 Viya Scholarships for first-year college students in the territory, one in each district, who have already been accepted to a college or a university to pursue a degree in science, technology, engine…

The Charlotte Amalie High School invites incoming ninth-graders to participate in the CAHS Summer Bridge Program in preparation for their high school academic careers.

The Ruby Rutnik Scholarship Fund has announced the winners of its annual scholarship awards. Jada Jarvis and Vela Culbert are each recipients of a $2,500 award to pursue higher education.

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands announces the installation of the first Little Free Library on St. Croix, to be placed in front of the Frederiksted Health Care Center on Strand Street on Friday at 11 a.m. The public is invited..

ST. THOMAS — The Rotary Club of St. Thomas raised $6,000 at its “World’s Greatest Meal” event held at the Fort Christian parking lot last month. The club donated the money to Rotary International as part of its “World Without Polio” efforts.

Alexandra Starr of Christiansted, St. Croix, has been named to the University of Delaware’s dean’s list for the Spring 2019 semester.

Fine and decorative arts publication, “The Magazine Antiques,” features an article in its May/June issue about Christiansted, St. Croix’s 1760 Danish West Indian townhouse, En Nordgade (One North Street) and its exemplary collection of island-crafted antique mahogany furniture.

• Kyle Gonsalves of St. Thomas graduated from the University of Iowa with a Master of Science degree in interdisciplinary studies.

In years past, on or about Trinity Sunday, I have sought to inspire greater interest in and meditation upon the concept of a triune: a three-facet, ultimate metaphysical reality, “God in Three Persons, Blessed Trinity.”

ST. CROIX — The gifted and talented class of the Lew Muckle Elementary School on St. Croix held a book party recently in honor of their published book “Mystery in the Abandon Homes” in their classroom, where the students saw the hard copy version of their book for the first time.