Blog › "CodeVA News" Category

Free CS Courses and Resources Through Amazon Future Engineer

23 March, 2020

Attention school leaders, computer science teachers and parents! Amazon Future Engineer has made a whole suite of amazing tools and resources available for free to parents and students through at least August 2020. This suite of offerings includes a virtual robotics program, CoderZ, and Amazon Future Engineers’s Edhesive computer science high school courses for middle […]

Read More

“Betting Big on Tech” Fundraiser Featured on WTVR 6 Virginia This Morning

2 October, 2018

CodeVA joined Virginia This Morning on WTVR6 yesterday to talk about an upcoming fundraiser. Our Executive Director, Chris Dovi, as well as the Tiffany Jana, founder of TMI Consulting, and her daughter Saba shared the details. The “Betting on Big Tech” event is coming up November 8th from 6:00-9:00pm at the Hippodrome in Historic Jackson […]

Read More

CodeVA and InLight Richmond 2017

6 November, 2017

Organized by 1708 Gallery, InLight Richmond is a free, public exhibition of light-based art and performances. Each year, InLight Richmond features performances, sculpture, video, and interactive projects that illuminate pathways, walls, sidewalks, green spaces, and kicks off with the Community Lantern Parade. CodeVA was pleased to be asked to participate in InLight Richmond as a community partner.  Visually appealing light based […]

Read More

Virginia’s Family Code Night 2017

26 October, 2017

CodeVA was pleased to partner with Family Code Night, the Richmond Main Library, & the Slover Library in Norfolk to launch Virginia’s Family Code Night. ​Family Code Night is a whole-school family event that ignites coding and computer science learning at any elementary school, and in any family. Virginia, which has the highest density of computer science […]

Read More

Take A Trip Through Virginia, the Digital Dominion.

18 October, 2017

So much of Virginia’s history is tied to pioneering human advancement. This pioneering spirit has continued in the Digital Age powered by Computer Science. So much of our future will also be driven by even greater advances by Virginians in this field. From NASA Langley, which was featured in the story of Hidden Figures; to our […]

Read More

Betting Big on Tech

16 October, 2017

In celebration of its 20th year in business, Solvaria, an information technology staffing firm,  is calling upon its fellow members of Richmond’s tech community to give back to the future of our industry. Our goal is to raise $1,000 for each year we’ve been in business in order to make a $20,000 donation to CodeVA. […]

Read More

Sen. Warner Unveils Grant To Provide Teachers in Rural South & Southwest VA with Computer Science Training

16 August, 2017

United States Senate Washington FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wed., Aug. 16, 2017 CONTACT: Rachel Cohen (Warner) 202 306 3278 SEN. WARNER UNVEILS GRANT TO PROVIDE TEACHERS IN RURAL SOUTHSIDE & SOUTHWEST VA WITH TRAINING IN COMPUTER SCIENCE & CODING  ~ $361,000 Tobacco Commission grant will help prepare students for STEM careers ~ WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner […]

Read More

CodeVA and the Dominion Energy Charity Classic Birdies for Charity Program

9 August, 2017

  As part of our ongoing mission to bring equitable computer science education to all of Virginia’s students, CodeVA is pleased to announce our participation in the 2017 Dominion Energy Classic Birdies for Charity Program. The Birdies for Charity program gives charities an opportunity to raise funds two ways. Donors can choose a flat donation […]

Read More