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Have fun coding Minecraft in this year’s Hour of Code – even if you don’t have Internet!


The Hour of Code 2017 is centered around the popular Minecraft video game, where users and their software agents get to build, explore, and achieve goals together in Minecraft: Hero’s Journey. Hour of Code is an international event that is held each Computer Science Education Week (December 4-10, 2017), a celebration of the life and … 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

#ScratchDay with Y-Teens at St. Andrews Public Computer Center (via Twitter)


Y-TeensVI Girls Cyber Saturdays. Learning scratch@usviywca pic.twitter.com/hbTswURKfW — Donnalie EdwardCabey (@EDonnalie) May 13, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Read more about Scratch Day here!

viNGN Shares Cyber-Bullying Prevention Tips with All Saints Cathedral School Students


On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, viNGN was granted the privilege of sharing cyber-bullying prevention information with over 100 All Saints Cathedral School students. A series of messages by OnGuardOnline.gov stressed the theme, “Stop & Think Before You Click!” – followed by an interactive segment surrounding the NetSmartz video “6 Degrees of Information” which illustrates how … Continue reading

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