Trinity College Hosts ‘Hour of Code Challenge’

December 8 Common Hour Event is Part of Computer Science Education Week

​Hartford, Connecticut, December 6, 2016 –


​Nku Patrick ’19, Tyler Wrenn ’19, and Brian Cieplicki ’19 at Trinity's 2015 Common Hour of Code.
WHAT: The Trinity College Computer Science Department is hosting a Common Hour of Code event as part of the Computer Science Education Week from December 5 to 11, 2016. All Trinity students, faculty, and staff members are invited to attempt the Hour of Code Challenge; no coding experience is necessary. The event is especially designed for beginners, and all participants need to bring is a laptop. A light lunch will be available during the event, and anyone who successfully completes an Hour of Code will be entered in a drawing to win prizes.

WHEN: Thursday, December 8, 2016, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

WHERE: Mather Hall, Washington Room  


Background:

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries designed as a one-hour introduction to computer science to show that anybody can learn the basics. For more information, click here.