Jessica Grande

Recent Posts

Always be Learning | Austin Blade, Web Development Cohort 29
Mar 3, 2021
Austin Blade of Web Development Cohort 29 takes a moment to reflect on his time at NSS and the beginnings of his tech career. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Web Development

Keep Pushing Forward | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 1, 2021
When COVID-19 hit and everything went online, Jennifer Starkey realized it was the perfect time to take the leap into software development. What sealed the deal for Jennifer in choosing NSS was hearing from John Wark, Founder and CEO, at an info session and learning about the impact that NSS has had on the Nashville community. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Networking is King | Trevan Young, Web Development Cohort 30
Feb 26, 2021
After graduating in June of 2019 from Web Development Cohort 30, Trevan Young has now moved up the ranks as a cloud infrastructure engineer. In our latest Alumni Spotlight, Trevan reflects on how his first job after graduating ultimately prepared him for his second job and what he learned soft skills and building his network during that time. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Web Development

From Making Records to Making Apps | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 24, 2021
The moment Pete Stewart of Web Development 42 knew web development was the new career path for him was when he started using free, online resources to explore coding. He was hooked. Now a graduate of NSS, Pete is ready to find his first, full-time job in web development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Fishing for a New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 22, 2021
Hallie Rubel of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 shares that she has always enjoyed puzzles, strategic games and troubleshooting, so it’s easy to see why data analytics sparked her interest when she decided to make a career change. Since graduating, Hallie has been hard at work on DataCamp practicing her new skills, as well as continuing to tweak her capstone project. Read More

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

Blooming Into A Web Developer | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 18, 2021
Rebecca Parker of Web Development Cohort 42 is excited to begin her first job as a software developer for Change Healthcare. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Reading Through the Gerrymandered Lines | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 16, 2021
When the pandemic hit, Tanya Hoang of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 was a Pedal Tavern driver, now she's made the shift to data analytics. Tanya is continuing to practice her skills with DataCamp and looking for data sets to use in personal side-projects. Read More

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

NSS: The Online Experience - Emily Hartzell
Feb 15, 2021
Since the pandemic struck in mid March 2020, NSS has been operating remotely, moving all classes and career development events online. We’ve since graduated 16 cohorts virtually, 6 of which were fully online. We caught up with Emily Hartzell, a graduate of Web Development Cohort 42, to ask what her online experience was like at Nashville Software School (NSS). Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Learning

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles with Data Analytics | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 10, 2021
Lydia Tsang was introduced to Nashville Software School (NSS) while volunteering with a healthcare association. Curious about NSS’s teaching methods, Lydia enrolled in the Analytics Jumpstart in February 2020. Since graduating, Lydia is keeping her skills sharp by coding, exploring different datasets, and improving upon her Python knowledge. Read More

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

Building on Each Obstacle | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 8, 2021
Anca Simon of Part-time Web Development Cohort Evening 11 was working as a business analyst and worked closely with web developers when she decided to check out a career software development for herself. Now graduated, she is excited to start her first full-time position as a software developer for Maize Analytics. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

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