Cane Bay Partners Contributions to UVI Support New Data Science Minor Program

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CHRISTIANSTED, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The University of the Virgin Islands’ School of Science and Mathematics will now be offering a minor in data science, supported, in part, by donations provided by Cane Bay Partners VI LLLP.

Over the last 11 years, Cane Bay Partners has contributed more than $125,000 to UVI, with a focus on supporting initiatives around data science and analytics. Just last week the company donated an additional $10,000 to support UVI’s efforts in providing the data science minor.

“This is a very exciting milestone in the development of a core curriculum for those wanting to pursue a career in data science and analytics in the Virgin Islands,” said Kirk Chewning, co-founder of Cane Bay Partners. “We hope young people consider this field of study as there are many positions locally and globally that are

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Vancouver Minor Hockey Association unveils synthetic ice sheet for skill development

Normally, at this time of year, minor hockey teams across the province would be gearing up to hit the ice, but the COVID-19 pandemic has put a chill on the start of this season.

The Vancouver Minor Hockey Association has a synthetic solution that’s helping players maintain their skills while waiting until it’s safe to get going.

An artificial ice sheet, made of plastic, mimics the feel of real ice and allows players to use their regular hockey skates.

“It’s a bit hard and it sticks a lot. But other than that, it’s really realistic and fun,” said 12-year-old Jacob Amos as he and two teammates worked on their shots.

The synthetic surface is the centrepiece of VMHA’s new, state-of-the art training facility in a converted warehouse in an industrial park on Mitchell Island.

The space also includes a classroom area for off-ice instruction and a fully-equipped gym

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