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VI Consortium: UVI’s Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship members and viNGN interns host ‘Hour of Code’

viconsortium-nov132015-uvideakirwanhoc(VI Consortium)  On Nov. 10, University of the Virgin Islands Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Association (UVIdea) members and viNGN Interns provided young residents of the Michael J. Kirwan Terrace community with an intro to programming called “Hour of Code.” The Hour of Code is an initiative of that highlights Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 7-13, 2015). Another session is planned for Tuesday, Nov. 17th at the Kirwan Terrace Public Computer Center from 3-4:30pm.


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The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia. The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit


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