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Mississippi Coding Academies producing graduates whose talents are in big demand

By BECKY GILLETTE Far too many Americans end up with staggering amounts of college debt for a degree that might not allow them to find a good job. One in four Americans has student loan debt owing an average of $37,172. An alternative path is the Mississippi Coding Academies, a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 2017 that provides a free 11-month ...

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Ben Hubbard joins Mississippi Coding Academies

The board of directors of Mississippi Coding Academies has announced the addition of Ben Hubbard to our growing team as the statewide director of development and outreach, serving the academies located in Jackson and Starkville. Ben is a native Mississippian who brings over 15 years of experience in the technology industry and international startup community to the Mississippi Coding Academies. ...

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Richard Sun named AITP Mississippian of the Year

The Mississippi Coding Academies and Innovate Mississippi proudly announce that Richard A. Sun, CFA, was named Mississippian of the Year for 2018 by the Jackson Chapter of CompTIA’s Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) on January 31 at Anjou Restaurant in Ridgeland. This award is given annually by AITP to a Mississippian who has had a significant impact on the ...

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There’s a code for jobs: With 1,000 unfilled positions in state, teachers look for students

By JULIA MILLER mbj@msbusiness.com From cell phones, to tablets, to smart watches, technology never seems to be out of reach. As it permeates every aspect of life, businesses are quickly following to improve customer experience and satisfaction, and with that, coding jobs are being posted nonstop. Today, more than 1,000 coding jobs remain unfilled in Mississippi. Innovate Mississippi has partnered ...

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