Comcast Doubles Support for Veterans Code Program at Mississippi Coding Academies

  In 2019, Comcast partnered with Mississippi Coding Academies to launch Veterans Code, which provides tuition-free coding training and certification to veterans and military spouses. In September, Comcast announced it would double its contribution to $40,000 this year, demonstrating its commitment to empowering our heroes with essential tech skills. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to […]

Mississippi Coding Academies Graduation

44 Coders Earn Certificates in 2023 Mississippi Coding Academies Graduations

Mississippi Coding Academies is pleased to announce a fresh cohort of certificated coders have graduated from our three campuses. Our mission since 2017 has been to equip individuals with the tech skills to thrive in a dynamic world. This year, we’re pleased to award certificates to 44 coders—a remarkable program milestone. The Class of 2023 […]

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Bob Buseck Named Executive Director of Mississippi Coding Academies

[Jackson, Miss.] Mississippi Coding Academies is pleased to announce the 2023 appointment of Bob Buseck as its Executive Director. Buseck is a well-respected IT leader with a wealth of experience and knowledge in the technology industry. As Executive Director, Buseck will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans, curriculum development, and fostering relationships with […]

The Knight Foundation Fund Awards $50,000 to Mississippi Coding Academies

Mississippi Coding Academies (MCA) has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Knight Foundation Fund, a Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) fund established by a generous contribution from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. In Biloxi and Gulfport, the Knight Foundation supports a more informed and engaged community by investing in entrepreneurship and […]

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Mississippi Coding Academies’ Celebrates the Golden Triangle 2021-22 Graduates

Students at the Mississippi Coding Academies’ Golden Triangle campus received their certificate of completion on July 15th, 2022. It was a well-deserved achievement after 11 months of training to become full-stack coders. EMCC president Scott Alsobrooks congratulated the graduates on their achievements. “Let’s go out and make new things happen. Let’s make some more magic. […]

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Mississippi Coding Academies Jackson Campuses Celebrate 2022 Graduates

On May 20, 2022, students from Mississippi Coding Academies’ Downtown and South Jackson campuses received their hard-earned certificates of completion after 11 months of learning front- and back-end “full stack” computer coding. Graduate Remilekun Odegbami delivered a thank you speech to the teachers and students by video from her home country of Nigeria. She attended […]

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Remembering Richard A. Sun, MCA Co-Founder

[Pictured left to right: Bryce Mullican, Richard A. Sun and Herbert Brown] With great sadness, the board of directors of Mississippi Coding Academies acknowledges the passing of our co-founder, Richard A. Sun. Rich was a founding member of the team that built MCA and Mississippi CodeWorks from ambitious ideas to an engine of change in […]

New Board members Willie Jones and Eric Hill

Willie Jones and Eric Hill Added to MCA Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that we have added Willie Jones and Eric Hill to the Mississippi Coding Academies Board of Directors this spring. President of the DSC Training Academy with 30 years of experience in workforce development Wille Jones is determined to create diversity in the job market and serve the needs of women […]