Category Archives: viNGN releases

Press releases and blog posts of the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN)

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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Summer Interns Discover Many Functions of viNGN


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Lianni Gardner and Brandon Joseph receiving certificates of achievement

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN, Inc.) welcomed four young Virgin Islanders as interns for the summer of 2019! We were pleased with their enthusiasm and focus on their goals, and put them through the paces, sharing a realistic look at what it takes to maintain the territory’s only 100% fiber optic network.

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