Jessica Grande

Recent Posts

Discovering New Opportunities through Data Science | Graduate Spotlight
Jun 27, 2022
James Gilbert of Data Science Cohort 5 was ready for new opportunities when he decided to gain new skills with our Statistics for Data Science course. “That was the first time I had ever seen Python code and honestly I fell in love with it.” Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Analytics + Data Science

Cultivating Nashville’s Grassroots Tech Community - 10 Years | 2000 Journeys
Jun 16, 2022
There are dozens of individuals who have helped shape the community we see today. On this episode of 10 Years | 2000 Journeys, we hear from Tommy Norman, Bill Israel, Deanna Vickers, and Jason Myers, all who have made an impact on Nashville’s thriving tech scene, as we take a look back on why the grassroots tech community is so vital. Read More

Topics: 10 Years | 2000 Journeys

A Team Experience | Graduate Spotlight
May 31, 2022
“The NSS experience is very much a team experience and allows you the opportunity to develop real friendships” Check out what Parker Hanna of DDA6 had to share about his online learning experience with NSS: Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

The Confidence to Sojourn On | Graduate Spotlight
May 24, 2022
Before Doug Silvera was a member of Full-time Web Development Cohort 53 at NSS, he was leading many teams within the service industry. After his family welcomed their second child, Doug decided that the work hours in his industry were too demanding to sustain a healthy work-life balance and he needed a change. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Building Great Connections | Graduate Spotlight
May 19, 2022
Ronit Rapoport’s analytics capstone project compared outcomes of births in hospitals versus freestanding birth centers in the U.S. Learn how she gathered the data and what she learned from the project when you listen to her podcast in our latest Grad Spot! ( Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Analytics + Data Science

Ability Is Nothing Without Opportunity -  10 Years | 2,000 Journeys Podcast
May 4, 2022
From day one, Nashville Software School saw the need for more local tech talent as a way to create paths for individuals to access high-paying careers who are financially disadvantaged or are from under-represented groups in tech. In this episode, host Clark Buckner sits down with two NSS alumni who have made the most of the opportunities available through NSS. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Get Involved, 10 Years | 2000 Journeys, Web Development

10 Years | 2000 Journeys: NSS Launches New Podcast Series
Apr 28, 2022
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new podcast called 10 Years | 2000 Journeys: Celebrating 10 Years of Tech in Nashville. The series coincides with our 10th anniversary and looks at the growth of the tech community in the last 10 years and a look ahead on what to expect in the next 10 years. Read More

Topics: 10 Years | 2000 Journeys

Challenge ACCEPTED! | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 19, 2022
In her previous career, Candace Ntembo of E15 worked closely with developers which helped her decide that she’d like to make a change and learn software development for herself! Learn more about Candace in our latest Grad Spot! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Not Ready For Retirement | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 12, 2022
After retiring from serving in the Air Force as a chaplain, Kevin Lockett of Cohort 52 decided it was a bit too early for “the rocking chair” for him & took on a whole new challenge, learning to code! Learn more about Kevin by listening to his podcast! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Helping Others Overcome Addictions | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 5, 2022
Tatiana Johnson of E15 is a DJ & was a Digital Content & Customer Experience manager. But working with web developers inspired her to learn more about the tech field! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

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