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viNGN Hosts an Hour of Code with “Minecraft: Hero’s Journey”


Code.org provides offline version of popular introduction to programming viNGN will host its 5th annual “Hour of Code” as part of Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 4-10, 2017) at the Charles Turnbull Library PCC on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 10am-3pm. Hour of Code is an international event held each year in honor of the … Continue reading

A Hackathon with a twist: “Disaster Hack” the theme of 2017 UVI HackFest


The University of the Virgin Islands, NEARix, EPSCoR, UVI RT Park and UVIdea will host its 2017 edition of UVI HackFest on both campuses November 17-18, 2017 with a twist. The theme will be “Disaster Hack”, inviting students to create apps we wish we had before, during and after the hurricanes. The focus is on … Continue reading

St. Thomas-based Girls Who Code Club Seeks Volunteers


Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building the largest pipeline of future female engineers in the U.S.A., has approved the establishment of a chapter in the United States Virgin Islands (Club Code VI728), hosted at the University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas campus. A call has been issued for volunteer Facilitators, 18 … Continue reading

viNGN Participates in Code Like A Girl! Public Forum


The SmartStart Initiative introduces girls to opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (August 12, 2017) – The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. participated in the first Code Like A Girl! Public Forum on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in the Chase Auditorium at the University of the Virgin Islands. … Continue reading

viNGN Provides Web Coding Class for “Code Like A Girl” Summer Camp


Interactive workshop introduces girls and young women to building web sites and encourages involvement in STEM educational opportunities ST. THOMAS August 09, 2017 – Virgin Islands Next Generation Network Public Computer Center Manager Anita Davis will be providing an introduction to coding Web Pages for the ongoing “Code Like a Girl” Summer Camp (August 7-11, … Continue reading

“Code Like a Girl” comes to St. Thomas August 7-12, 2017


(Official release) Come learn to code through this project-based, week-long camp! Learn about coding and cyber-security, and hear from industry professionals / university professors! Code Like a Girl will be hosted at All Saints School Monday through Friday, August 7-11, 2017 from 8:00am-12:00pm, with a banquet on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 6:30pm-9:30pm.

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