Diageo USVI to Invest $150,000 in VI Workforce Development
St. Croix, USVI – August 12, 2015 – Diageo USVI announced today that it is investing $150,000 in the University of the Virgin Islands Process Technology program, a part of the College of Science and Mathematics. The funds will be awarded as $50,000 annual grants over three years, with a plan to review the investment at the end of the term for renewal.
“One of the core four focus areas for our community engagement is Education & Workforce Development,” explained Colman Hanna, vice president of operations at Diageo USVI. Colman assumed leadership of Diageo’s St. Croix distillery last fall and is looking to increase focus on internship and similar programs. “We believe the University of the Virgin Islands Process Technology program is an excellent source for talented employees for the Territory.”