An Update On Bringing NSS Online During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Mar 24, 2020
It’s been a little over a week since our first big update on how we’re responding to COVID-19 and we’re settling in to our new normal. We hope you are too! Students and instructors are feeling more comfortable with their new online tools. And they’re even finding the silver-lining in the situation. Read More

Topics: News, Community

No Experience? No Problem! | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 19, 2020
Having never touched a piece of code, Lwam Tekie was always curious about how the website she used at her job worked. This curiosity led to conversations with NSS alumni who inspired her journey into the world of web development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

April Analytics Jumpstart Canceled Due To COVID-19
Mar 18, 2020
Learn more about our decision to cancel the April Analytics Jumpstart. Read More

Topics: News, Analytics + Data Science

Did the Boston Marathon Get More Competitive? | Discovery Through Data
Mar 18, 2020
Data Science Cohort 3 student, Bettina Kozissnik, used to be an avid runner and hopes to return to the sport soon. One of her goals motivating her is to qualify and run the Boston Marathon. But has the marathon become more competitive over the years? Bettina wanted to find out. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

What is NSS doing about COVID-19?
Mar 16, 2020
It has been an interesting two weeks in Nashville. It started with a tornado that took lives and damages homes and businesses. Now we face the threat of the coronavirus, more formally known as COVID-19.  Here's what NSS is doing to help flatten the curve. Read More

Topics: News, Community

Finding Your Path | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 11, 2020
Every graduate has a unique story that leads them to a new career in tech. For Web Development Cohort 35 student Lauren Maxwell, it was a journey of trying different career paths that served others and advice from friends that led her to where she is today. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

NSS Awarded Best in Business Award by Nashville Business Journal
Mar 9, 2020
Nashville Software School selected by the Nashville Business Journal as this year’s winner of the Best in Business award for small nonprofits. It’s a real honor for us to be selected. It’s recognition that we cherish and appreciate, even if this week feels like a strange time to be celebrating ourselves when our community and friends are suffering. Read More

Topics: News, Community

NSS Community Responds: March 2020 Tornado
Mar 4, 2020
The early morning tornado on Tuesday impacted many in our Nashville community. While NSS did not sustain any damage, some of our students, staff, and alumni have damage to their homes and cars. Shortly after the tornado rolled through, the NSS Slack group came alive with students and alumni checking in on each other. By the time daylight arrived, our community was asking how they could help.  Read More

Topics: Community

Skills To Get The Job | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 2, 2020
After graduating with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science, James McClarty was struggling to find a job. James realized that education alone doesn’t land you a job. “I needed connections, a GitHub page, everything that shows I’m a qualified programmer,” he explained. “I knew I had to find a way to get my foot in the door, so I [could] work in software development professionally.” Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Does Adding Lanes Decrease Traffic Congestion? | Discover Through Data
Feb 27, 2020
As Nashville’s population continues to grow, traffic congestion has become a big concern for those who commute into the city. For her mid-course capstone, Data Science Cohort 3 student Dalila Paquiot analyzed traffic congestion on I-65. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science