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viNGN Coding Mini-Academy Introduces Teens to Programming


St. Thomas Health Care Management Students immersed in customized, hands-on STEM course

For Digital Inclusion Week (October 7-11, 2019), thirteen students successfully completed a Coding Mini-Academy hosted by the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN, Inc.) in conjunction with St. Thomas Health Care Management. The once-weekly training sessions were held at the Sea View Adolescent Unit from Sept. 26-Oct. 10, 2019. High-school aged participants learned using Arduino to build code and execute programs. Popular all around the world, Arduino is an integrated hardware and software platform used to develop interactive projects.

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viNGN PCC Manager Anita Davis, St. Thomas Health Care Management Program Administrator Kim Bourne-Vanneck, viNGN Network Engineer Dalma Simon: Digital Equity is for Everyone!
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Free Alpine SAT Prep and 1000 Words Challenge to Launch in September


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All juniors and seniors attending a public high school in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands are eligible to apply for Alpine’s SAT Prep & 1000 Words Challenge. The free sessions will be held at the Charlotte Amalie High School on Saturdays, September 14 and November 9, and 16, with a closing ceremony on November 23, 2019. The training is intended to help students become acquainted with SAT tests, improve scores, enable test-taking practice, and increase vocabulary and mathematical skills.

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