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August 11th, 2013
Premier’s Office stripped itself of many subjects- 2012 Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- According to the 2012 Annual Report from the Premier’s Office, some five subjects have been removed from the Premier’s Office (PO) and placed within different Ministries of Government.

August 9th, 2013
UPDATE: Small contractors urged to come together to bid for Govt contracts

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – “Small contractors or any contractors are expected to bid on these contracts for the major road asphalting and overlay over the next two and a half years or so. You have to be ready to be able to engineer, supervise, manage and build a lot of drains and other preparatory work that we have to do.”

June 18th, 2013
UPDATE: Sandy Lane report surprises defendant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards read a drug treatment report from the Sandy Lane Centre that surprised drug accused, Jahsheed Scatliffe when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court recently .

June 14th, 2013
HLSCC creates history with largest ever batch of graduates

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – It was an evening of pride, honour, courage and inspiration as some 204 students graduated from the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) and whether they realized it or not their robes of green, which covered the already green lawns of the college, had its symbolism of a preserved earth and their significance in its future.

June 4th, 2013
Seven HLSCC Students Inducted Into Prominent National Hospitality Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Seven students of the HLSCC Hospitality Programme were recently inducted into the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH) which has grown tremendously from four visionary leaders at Cornell University in 1989, to over 1,000 students across the country that continue to set the precedent for the future leaders of the industry.

May 24th, 2013
HLSCC President lauds VI Studies Programme at college

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), Dr Karl Dawson, has lauded the Virgin Islands Studies Programme following a lecture done at the institution last evening, May 23, 2013.

April 17th, 2013
UMi making prom night wear more fashionable & affordable!

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – What to wear on prom night and other activities leading up to the final days of high school is always the most exciting time in the lives of students although for some the choice in line of clothing could be a challenge and the pressure is often transferred to the parents who are tasked with making the best pick.

April 16th, 2013
HLSCC’s Honor Chapter Captures Major Awards at U.S. Convention

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The Beta Omicron Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society achieved major recognition at the International Convention of 2013. The Convention was held from the 4-6 April and recorded 3,600 attendees. The Honors Program fulfills multiple dimensions of Phi Theta Kappa's purpose. It is designed to: foster a stimulating environment for intellectual growth and challenge; and create opportunities for leadership and learning as leaders through service and advocacy.

March 25th, 2013
VI student Kimberlee L. Smith tells inspiring story of trials & triumph!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “On the UVI campus I am known as Kim Possible because of my accomplishments. I am not here to boast about myself but I am here to let you know that you can do anything you put your mind to,” are the words of VIslander Kimberly L. Smith who was among a group of VI students recently inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society at University of the Virgin Islands.

March 17th, 2013
David Rudder stamps pedigree at HLSCC’s ‘Calypso Showcase’

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – David Rudder stamped his pedigree on an audience of Calypso lovers with incredible fervour as he played a compact but quality set at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) during the Calypso Showcase last evening, March 16, 2013.

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