Meet Dr. Teresa Vasquez | Full Stack Web Development Graduate
Jun 5, 2019
Dr. Teresa Vasquez was a part of Web Development Cohort 21, a six month, full-time, full stack bootcamp. She graduated in January 2018. Before Nashville Software School (NSS), she had been laid off from her job and was a stay-at-home mom. In this video, she shares about being Black in tech, Nashville Opportunity Tuition, and the NSS alumni community. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Student Stories, Web Development

Code That Hasn't Been Written Yet | Graduate Spotlight
May 30, 2019
Hannah Neal is passionate about science and thought her ideal career would be in a laboratory. After getting her foot in the door as a customer service representative she started working with data and was exposed to the development process. As she moved from customer service into the laboratory, she consistently saw a need for better software applications. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Court Reporter Transitions Back To Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
May 9, 2019
Bryan worked as a court reporter in New York City for 12 years before moving to Tennessee. He was seeking a career change and took a job in sales and marketing while he explored his options. It didn’t take long to realize that the job was not a fit. Bryan wanted to return to a career where he could combine his creativity and love of problem-solving – like his first job after college as a graphic designer and web developer. The change he had been seeking was right in front of him all along. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Learning New Tools Creates Desire To Build Tools | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 23, 2019
As a digital marketer, Kelly Morin loved learning new tools and digging into marketing technology. As her career progressed, she realized that she loved understanding the tech underneath the tools more than marketing and decided to take the leap into software development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Networking Leads To Job Offer | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 16, 2019
As a Systems Operations Analyst for a healthcare company, Rachel Daniel was managing a team of analysts and temporarily managed a team of developers. “I always loved analyzing and presenting data, but when I had the opportunity to supervise developers, I made it a point to get familiar enough with our code base so that I could be a first line of defense for questions about our software,” Rachel shared. “As a result, I fell in love with code and realized it was my true calling.” Learn more about Rachel's experience at NSS and how she landed a job before graduation. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Curd nerd Alert | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 9, 2019
Andrew Herring is no stranger to new experiences. Four years ago he bought a one-way plane ticket to Prague to become an English teacher. “It was the adventure of a lifetime and I saw and met people I will never forget,” he shared. After a few years abroad, Andrew was ready for the next adventure. He returned home to Nashville and his friends told him all about their experiences at Nashville Software School (NSS). “From the very beginning, I knew what I would always love about software development, infinite learning potential and the satisfying feeling one gets from creating something with their hands,” he explained. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Music, Jokes, and Code | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 4, 2019
Robby Hecht spent last summer on tour. He had a lot of fun as a singer/songwriter, but was burned out and ready for something new. He knew several musicians that had transitioned to development through Nashville Software School (NSS) and they were all happy with their experience and their new careers. Robby decided to give coding a try with Web Development Jumpstart before pursuing a bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

You Can Learn A Lot In Six Months | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 2, 2019
Nolan Little was skeptical when he first heard about Nashville Software School. Could you really learn front-end and back-end development in six months? After attending an Info Session, Nolan was eager to find out. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Making Magic | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 28, 2019
Daniel Combs met several developers at his prior job who encouraged him to give coding a try. They shared some resources with Daniel and he quickly became hooked. When he was ready for a career change, Daniel knew he wanted to become a developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Seeking Challenge | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 6, 2019
Leo Taylor was looking for a career where he could continue to learn and be challenged. One of his friends suggested web development so he started to explore coding with online learning platforms. He enjoyed it, but knew if he was going to make this a career, he would need a structured, hands-on learning environment. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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