Nashville Software School Featured in cityCURRENT’s Virtual Non-profit Tour Series
Aug 19, 2020
NSS had the privilege of showing cityCurrent around our facilities last week in their Virtual Non-profit Tour! Check out the video of the tour to hear from NSS founder and CEO John Wark, alumna Caroline Brownlee, now with eviCore Healthcare, and community members who support and hire our students, Rich Rader and Andy Holt, also with eviCore Healthcare! Read More

Topics: News

There Should Be An App For That | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 18, 2020
Derek Buckley was a salesman looking for a new career when he was recommended NSS. Derek reflects fondly of the relationships and friendships he made during his time in Web Development Cohort 39 and shares his two capstone projects inspired by real issues he's experienced in his life. Now a junior developer, Derek is adding features to his back-end capstone project while searching for his first job in tech! He is open to any opportunities that will allow him to continue to grow as a developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Cohort 38 Graduates Finish Strong At The Knoxville City Hackathon
Aug 6, 2020
Four Web Development Cohort 38 alumni spent a weekend in July building a full stack Django app in the virtual Knoxville City Hackathon. As a team of junior devs, they gained confidence and were surprised when the results were announced. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Hiring?, Community, Web Development

Tweet Leads To A Job Offer | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 5, 2020
Landon Morgan has been coding on the side since he was 15 when he first saw programming language C++ and began to learn HTML, but it wasn’t until his wife encouraged him to pursue his “long neglected dream” that he decided to become a software developer full time. A graduate of Web Development Cohort 38, Landon Morgan now works as a full-time web developer after posting about his job search on Twitter, a good reminder that you never know where a job lead will come from. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Stories That Impact Decision Making  | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 3, 2020
After 30 years of work in film and television, David Mellow was ready for a steadier, more impactful career. When David discovered NSS had a part-time Data Analytics Bootcamp that would allow him to continue working while taking classes, he applied to Part-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 and started his journey toward his new career. Read More

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

Enriching Lives | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 30, 2020
Alyssa Nycum was ready to leave behind her job as a zookeeper for a career path with more stability when she discovered web development. After discussing the experience one of her coworkers had with NSS, she was ready to make the leap into full stack Web Development. Since graduating, Alyssa plans to learn C#/.NET, other JavaScript frameworks, and AWS while starting her search for her first job as a full stack web developer! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Finding The Right Streaming Service | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 28, 2020
As a part of NSS’s first full-time Data Analytics cohort, Diego Alvarez shared that his favorite part of bootcamp was learning the new technologies and specific skills and tools currently used in the industry. Since graduating Diego continues to practice and learn new skills with Codewars challenges and online courses while he searches for a job to apply his new analytical skills! Read More

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

COVID-19 Update - Mid-July
Jul 23, 2020
John Wark shares NSS's plans to stay remote through the end of the year as Nashville's Coronavirus cases continue to rise and the city remains progressing backwards in re-opening phases. Read More

Topics: News

Limitless Possibilities | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 22, 2020
Dustin Murdock first became excited about development when he was pulled in as the subject matter expert on a project to build a new software system. Now searching for his first job as a web developer, Dustin is excited for the limitless possibilities to continue learning in his career. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Storytelling with Data Analytics  | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 20, 2020
After discovering the information design work of Edward Tufte and the Nielsen Norman Group, Landry Butler found an interest in telling stories through data. He decided to pursue a career in data analytics and applied for the Part-time Data Analytics bootcamp at NSS. Now graduated, Landry is excited about the possibility to get back into a career in the healthcare field and help solve issues by telling stories with data analytics. Read More

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