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 […]

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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 […]

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Mississippi Coding Academies Launches Gulf Coast Campus, Enrolling for Fall 2021

The Mississippi Coding Academies board of directors is pleased to announce that enrollment is now open for a Gulf Coast-based cohort of coding students to begin classes in August 2021. The University of Southern Mississippi directly supports the new campus, which is already gaining interest from employers in the region. “We’re excited to get this […]

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Mississippi Coding Academies and DSC Training Academy Launch South Jackson Coding Campus

[Jackson, Miss.] Mississippi Coding Academies and DSC Training Academy are pleased to announce their partnership on a new coding campus in South Jackson. The campus, located at 3906 I-55 South Frontage Road, is convenient to potential coders from South Jackson, Hinds County, and the Jackson Metro area’s southern reaches. The downtown and South Jackson sites […]

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Mississippi Coding Academies Selected as One of the Qualified Teams to Compete in the $5 Million XPRIZE Rapid Reskilling Competition

Mississippi Coding Academies has been selected as one of the 10 Qualified Teams from four countries advance in the New Profit-sponsored competition, competing for a $1.5M grand prize; Teams competing in the next round will develop solutions to place participants into full-time jobs LOS ANGELES (March 8, 2021) — XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and operating […]