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

NSS Announces The Access Scholarship for the Web Developer and Data Science Bootcamps in Second Half of 2024
May 21, 2024
The financial barriers to attend NSS are the highest we’ve ever seen. To help, we’ve created the $2,000 Access Scholarship to make starting a career in tech more affordable this year. Read More

Topics: News

Exploring the Bash Shell: Bash “One-Liners”
Apr 3, 2024
Former Nashville Software School instructors Charlie Penner and Andy Collins dive into the fundamentals of constructing Bash commands in this example-driven and witty talk. Read More

Topics: Learning, Web Development, Software Engineering

Exploring Tech Careers After Military Service
Nov 9, 2023
Last month, three of our alumni had the honor of speaking to retiring military personnel through Operation Stand Down Tennessee's Career Recon program. These veterans shared their journeys from the military to tech careers, and you won't want to miss their inspiring stories. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Student Stories, Learning, Community

Ann Howard Joins Nashville Software School as Director of Development
Oct 11, 2023
NSS is delighted to welcome Ann Howard to the team as our first Director of Development! 🧡 In this newly created role, Ann will guide NSS’s fundraising efforts including corporate giving and foundation grants. Read More

Topics: News, Community, Get Involved

Cyber Security: Breaking Down the Cyber Kill Chain
Jun 14, 2023
Discover the ins and outs of the cyber kill chain, thanks to Trevor Bakker, Cybersecurity Software Engineering Manager at Lockheed Martin and certified ethical hacker. Read More

Topics: Learning, Technology Insights

XSOLIS Partners with Nashville Software School to Offer Full-Tuition Scholarship
Apr 20, 2023
Volney Powlis selected as inaugural recipient of Xsolis Scholarship and will receive full tuition for software engineering program at Nashville Software School. Read More

Topics: News, Community, Get Involved

Building A Game With p5 - Part 3: Rhythm Game
Feb 2, 2023
It's time to finish building our Rhythm Game in our 3-part series on how to build a game with the powerful coding tool that is p5. Thanks to Christopher Cotton for taking the time to share this fun knowledge with our students and now with you! Read More

Topics: Learning, Web Development

Building A Game With p5 - Part 2: Animation
Feb 1, 2023
We’re on our way to the next step in creating a game with this powerful software - Animation! Come learn what Christopher Cotton shared with our students in part. 2 of our Building A Game With p5 series! Read More

Topics: Learning, Web Development

Building A Game With p5 - Part 1: Drawing
Jan 31, 2023
Learn how to create a game with p5 with Christopher Cotton, creator of Mr. Kitty Codes. This week we’ll be sharing the process in a 3 part blog series - the first of which focuses on drawing with p5. Check back tomorrow for part 2 - Animation! Read More

Topics: Learning, Web Development

Erin Thompson Joins Nashville Software School As Employer Engagement Manager
Oct 19, 2022
NSS is pleased to announce that Erin Thompson has joined the team as employer engagement manager. Read More

Topics: News

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