The 2020 Analytics Summit Embraces The Virtual Experience
Sep 24, 2020
The buzz from this year’s Analytics Summit is still lingering in the virtual halls of NSS. On Monday and Tuesday, many of our Analytics + Data Science students had the opportunity to attend The Analytics Summit and learn more about data and the career paths they have chosen. Read More

Topics: News, Community, Analytics + Data Science

Help The Families of MNPS Get Online
Sep 9, 2020
We have two urgent volunteer opportunities with MNPS to help students, families, and teachers with their laptops for virtual learning. Very little technical experience is needed to volunteer.  Read More

Topics: Community

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

Wait, What - It’s June? When did that Happen?
Jun 30, 2020
In celebration of Nashville Software School’s 8th birthday, Founder and CEO John Wark reflects on key milestones in the past year, like graduating our 1000th student, and looks forward to what the next year might have in store. Read More

Topics: News, Community, 500 In 5

Do You Have Messy Data And Real-world Data Problems Our Bootcamps Can Learn From
Jun 1, 2020
In the last year, NSS Data Science and Data Analytics students have benefitted greatly from the generosity of companies all across Nashville. Organizations and their leaders have shared datasets, their expertise, and questions for analysis with four different cohorts to give them real-world experience. Read More

Topics: Community, Analytics + Data Science, Get Involved

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

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

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

Front-end Web Design/Development Cohort Teams Up With The Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition To Test App Idea
Feb 26, 2020
There are over 14,000 immigrants in Davidson County and 2,000 - 3,000 of them are ready to become a naturalized citizen of the United States, but many of them are intimidated by the process. Our Front-end Web Design/Development cohort took on the challenge presented by the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) to create an app to connect immigrants to mentors to help them through the naturalization process. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Community, UI/UX, Web Development

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