April 2, 2019 - Oceanit's Founder and CEO, Dr. Patrick Sullivan, joined host Lyla Berg on Island Focus to discuss Oceanit and our efforts in the technology community, schools, and coastal sustainability. Their discussion ranged from Oceanit's origins as an ocean engineering consultancy to our efforts to bring computer coding to all of Hawaii's teachers - and subsequently to its students.
March 7, 2019 - Since 2016, Oceanit has been working continuously towards the goal of training 5000 non-technical teachers to use coding in their classrooms. We are using the Altino coding system to increase coding language fluency and promote computer science education across the state. By training teachers, and helping them to build non-STEM curriculum around coding, we hope exponentially extend the reach of computer science in our state's schools.
March 4, 2019 - On Thursday, February 28th, Pacific Business News hosted the first annual Titans of Technology Awards. These awards celebrate those contributing to a culture of technology leadership and innovation in the state of Hawai'i. The recognition was divided into the categories of 'leader', for which Oceanit founder/CEO Dr. Pat Sullivan was nominated as a finalist, 'Company', which in which Oceanit was a finalist, and 'startup' which celebrated newly formed tech start-ups based in Hawai'i.
February 11, 2019 - Oceanit Chemical Engineer, Sumil Thapa, and Head of Marketing, Jay Andrews appeared on ThinkTech Hawaii's 'Likeable Science' show last week. They joined host, Ethan Allen, to discuss the development history of HeatX surface treatment and how it is making a big impact in Hawai'i.
February 7, 2019 - On January 30th, Mr. Se-yong Jung of SaeOn, the inventor of the Altino coding car, arrived in Honolulu to spend a week with Oceanit and to meet our coding education partners. Visiting along with Mr. Seyong Jung were five top coding students from Korea, who won the 2018 International Altino Competition.
In their week on Oahu, Oceanit and our Korean guests held multiple Altino scratch coding workshops to help spread computer science to educators and leaders in our community.