Mandy Arola

Mandy has been following developers & tech companies at meetups since 2016. She is NSS’s chief content wrangler, a.k.a. marketing manager. When she’s not writing blogs, managing social media, pestering instructors & graduates for content, or attending meetups, you can find her traveling the world or at home with her beloved dog Lola.
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Recent Posts

Amy Henderson Joins NSS As New President & COO
Jan 3, 2019
Nashville Software School (NSS) is pleased to announce the addition of Amy Henderson in the newly created position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Amy brings to NSS a deep understanding of the Nashville tech community, a strong commitment to what NSS stands for, and years of progressively greater responsibility as a software professional, manager, executive, and entrepreneur. Read More

Topics: News

Returning To Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
Dec 17, 2018
Michael Roberts’ love for technology began when his dad gave him a Commodore 64. He started his career as a web developer but moved to the infrastructure side of tech and eventually recruiting. After meeting a few NSS grads, Michael knew he was ready to return to development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

Building Relationships Is Key | Eric Denton - Cohort 14
Dec 4, 2018
Eric Denton graduated with Cohort 14 in November 2016. His journey with Nashville Software School (NSS) actually started with the UI & UX for Digital Product Design course. Eric is now a UX Designer / Junior Developer and uses the skills he learned in the full stack bootcamp and part-time UI & UX for Digital Product Design course. Read More

Topics: Alumni, UI/UX

Nashville Software School Is On The Move | A New Location in 2019
Nov 28, 2018
It seems like only yesterday that we moved into 500 Interstate Blvd, but in 3 short years, we have already outgrown our space. Our four classrooms are already in session 6 days a week and we are planning more classes to meet the needs of Nashville’s growing tech community but are limited until we have more classrooms and parking. Learn more about our new space. Read More

Topics: News

Persistence + Commitment: Key To a New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 27, 2018
Shuaib Sajid was an MRI technologist for 12 years, but he was ready for a new challenge where he could use his creativity, have a better work-life balance, and find a sense of purpose. Hear how the closing of one bootcamp led him to NSS where he was able to double his knowledge and learn back-end development, something he would have missed out on with a shorter bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Hiring?, Student Stories

It's Not Supposed To Be Easy | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 19, 2018
Lauren Richert worked in higher education administration as a college registrar. She loved being in a learning environment and working with data and reporting. When the college she worked for merged with another school, she began to explore her options. She heard about Nashville Software School (NSS) and attended an info session. Afterwards, she decided that learning more technology would be helpful, as education is becoming more technology driven and it could help advance her career in higher education. Read More

Topics: Hiring?, Student Stories

Cohort 26 Ends On A High Note
Nov 13, 2018
Cohort 26 graduated last week! By demo day, ten of the graduates had accepted job offers and several more may receive offers this week! This cohort was eager to begin their job search and their efforts are paying off. Read More

Topics: Hiring?

Deciding Between College And An NSS Bootcamp | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 1, 2018
Levi Schubert decided to attend NSS after his college credits wouldn't transfer to another program. A month after graduation, he's thriving in his first job as a junior developer. Read More
Do You Verify Education Credentials For Coding Bootcamp Graduates?
Oct 30, 2018
How do you know the applicant you're interviewing is actually a graduate of NSS? Here are a few key things to look for when talking with an applicant. Read More

Topics: Hiring?

Finding Your Path After Military Service | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 23, 2018
The transition from military life to civilian life can be challenging. When Dillan Teagle left the military he was struggling with PTSD and set low expectations for himself. But then he started to learn to code and found a career path that motivated him with continuous learning. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

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