Touro College Graduate School of Technology and Flatiron Business District Partner for Free Computer Coding Class

Date: August 03, 2016
Media Contact:

Deborah Anders
646-565-6178
deborah.anders@touro.edu

Learn the fundamentals of coding with an informative free workshop, Coding for Everyone, presented by Touro College Graduate School of Technology, (GST) Tuesday, August 9, from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Flatiron Plaza, East 23rd Street Between Fifth Avenue & Broadway in Manhattan. 

Prof. Irina Berman, Instructor at GST’s Web and Multimedia Design department, will highlight tips using Code.org −a website that supports computer coding in our classrooms− and Codecademy.com, a site that demonstrates how anyone can transform an idea using the fundamentals of coding.

This class is part of the Summer Series of free community programming on the Flatiron Public Plazas. “For years, the Flatiron District has been central to New York City’s tech sector,” said Jennifer Brown, Executive Director of the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership. “By teaming up with our great local institutions like Touro College (whose GST campus is located at 27 West 23rd Street) we're able to bring top-notch tech education to people who live, work and visit the neighborhood.”

“Coding for Everyone” is open to the public and part of the of the Flatiron Summer Partnership’s Tech Tuesday summer series. For more information or to register visit: www.eventbrite/flatiron.

Touro College Graduate School of Technology

The GST offers three industry-driven master’s degrees: Information Systems, with concentrations in Database Systems, Data Communications, Technology Leadership/Project Management, and Web Application Development; Web and Multimedia Design which integrates elements of design and programming; and Instructional Technology, for teachers who use the latest tech tools in the classroom.