Cohort 16 Wraps Up With Successful Demo Day
Mar 29, 2017
Last Friday, 23 graduates from Cohort 16 showcased their front-end and back-end capstone projects for prospective employers. The day started with the opportunity to present to their family and fellow students. By the time hiring managers started to arrive, Cohort 16 was energized and ready. Get to know these 23 graduates. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

Demo Day Recap And Interviews With Our Newest Graduates
Jan 12, 2017
This week Cohort 15 and Evening Cohort 3 graduated 43 full-stack developers, marking over 385 total graduates of NSS. We celebrated their graduation and introduced 32 of the graduates to the community at Demo Day. Get to know these 43 graduates. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

The Philosophy Behind The Mastery Learning Process | Stories From The Hackery Ep. 8
Dec 9, 2016
In Episode 8 of Stories from The Hackery, Steve Brownlee, Lead Instructor here at NSS, speaks with John Wark about the philosophy behind the Mastery Learning Process and fostering a learning environment that produces productive, inquisitive developers. Steve takes a deep-dive into how both students and local employers contribute to the continuous evolution of the core curriculum. Read More

Topics: Learning, Hiring?

Why It Makes Sense To Interview NSS Graduates | Stories From The Hackery Ep. 7
Sep 7, 2016
In Episode 7 of Stories from the Hackery we catch up with Daniel Green from VitalSource Technologies at Ingram Content Group. We chat with him about the products that VitalSource develops and why he felt it made sense to interview NSS graduates for his team. And we talk more broadly about the impact of the Nashville tech community on helping NSS become successful and how, in turn, NSS grads are impacting the community. Read More

Topics: Hiring?

Demo Day Recap And Interviews With Our Newest Graduates
Jun 30, 2016
Last week, Cohort 12 and Evening Cohort 2 graduated 37 full-stack developers, marking over 293 total graduates of NSS. We celebrated their graduation and introduced 32 of the graduates to the community at Demo Day on Friday, June 24. Get to know our graduates. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

Hiring And Growing Junior Developers | Stories From The Hackery Ep. 3
Jun 16, 2016
Many of our graduates come to NSS to change their careers. When they start their first job as a junior software developer, not only do they bring problem-solving and coding skills, they also bring their prior work experiences with them. Jared Fuller and Jesse Waddell both come from customer-focused careers. Their experiences in serving customers' needs will help them work with both clients and end-users as developers. Read More

Topics: Hiring?, Community

Thank You Nashville, For Another Successful NSS Demo Day
Apr 11, 2016
Last week, we graduated 28 new full-stack developers at NSS Demo Day. They are the 11th full-time class to graduate from our intensive accelerated learning program. Over 100 people visited Demo Day, including potential employers seeking developers, and other members of the developer community. Get to know these graduates. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, News

Demo Day Stories From Cohort 10 / Evening 1
Jan 13, 2016
Nearly 100 recruiters, alumni, and community partners met graduates from Cohort 10 and Evening Cohort 1 at Tuesday's Demo Day, which culminates the six-month day program and yearlong evening program. Get to know these graduates. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

Cohort 6 Demo Day
Jan 15, 2015
On Tuesday, graduates from our 6th cohort demonstrated their capstone projects to potential employers. Bryan Finlayson, a student from our newest cohort, shared what he learned as he visited with each student, as well as what employers are looking for from graduates. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

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