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NASA's Virtual Outreach Programs Set to Engage Virgin Islands Students in STEM Learning Next Week; Registration…

Kyle Murphy | January 22, 2021

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will be offering a virtual outreach program for Virgin Islands students and teachers throughout next week. This event will be sponsored by UVI’s Math and Science Department in collaboration with the UVI Cooperative Extension Service.   Genger Benson Perez, a NASA Exploration Ground Systems Education (EGS) and outreach specialist, spoke to the Consortium about the program and said that students will be exposed to a range of topics that include but are not limited to the Artemis Mission,  NASA's program to return astronauts to the Moon by 2024, preparing the way for human missions to Mars, and Orion, NASA’s next great vehicle that will be launched in 2021. The Artemis Mission incorporates NASA’s plan to land the first American female astronaut on the moon.     There will be presenters…

Plaskett Announces Massive $69.7 Million in Funding…

Staff Consortium | January 14, 2021

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett has announced a massive amount of funding for the V.I. Department…

Education Announces Delay of Hybrid Learning Plan…

Kyle Murphy | January 14, 2021

The V.I. Department of Education controlled most of the floor during Thursday's weekly Government House…

Virtual Learning to Resume Jan. 7, Feeding Initiative…

Staff Consortium | January 05, 2021

The V.I. Department of Education will resume virtual learning for all public-school students on Jan.…

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