URACCAN's First Technology Community starts at Las Minas campus
The rector Alta Hooker came to Siuna to personally congratulate the students who make up the URACCAN Technology Community.
José Garth Medina

Permanent management of Rectory and Vice-Rectory to strengthen the technological competences of the student

URACCAN's first Community of Technological Innovation is starting in Las Minas, as a space for creating, exchanging and applying knowledge about new digital and computer technologies for the design and development of websites and web applications, programming on Android and iOS, and cloud-native programming.

Anier Francisco Mayorga Flores, a member of the Technological Community, reported that 23 students are part of this novel initiative, mostly in Systems Engineering, Administrative Informatics, Accounting and Intercultural Communication. The idea is to share experiences by Java Full Stack Nicaragua, who are a community of programmers and technology experts.

URACCAN Rector Dr. Alta Hooker congratulated this group of students on their first URACCAN Technology Community, which is starting in Siuna. The rector showed great admiration for this effort and stated that she hopes to see its fruits in the near future.

"We thank the rector of URACCAN because she came all the way to Siuna to congratulate us and we have the accompaniment of Java Nicaragua, which allow us to know the new technologies in the country," said student Mayorga Flores.

There are other students from other areas, the idea is that from their point of view they can help computer scientists in their programming. In this sense, it is important that accountants can accompany computer scientists in the development of projects related to their field, and vice versa.

In the case of Students of Intercultural Communication, they can also collaborate for the promotion and dissemination of projects, applying their technological and communicative skills.

Joel Montenegro, coordinator of the innovation area of URACCAN Las Minas, said that students virtually exchange knowledge with other technological communities at national and international level, also participate in free courses with certifications, which allows the strengthening of professional skills, the development of soft and leadership skills, innovation and mentedurism through teamwork.

"It is hoped that with the knowledge gained in this community, students can have options to offer professional services independently in the territory," Montenegro said, adding that "we are promoting actions to participate men and women of the different ethnicities present at the university."

La PhD. Leonor Ruiz Calderón, vice-chancellor of the Las Minas campus, said that from the Kiulna Innovation Center and from the Innovation Directorate these processes of digital communities have been strengthened, providing "technological tools to our students and we have been supporting it from URACCAN Rectory and Vice-Rectory".