Bryce Mullican, Coding Instructor, Joins Mississippi Coding Academies

The Mississippi Coding Academies are thrilled to welcome Bryce Mullican as a coding instructor for the Mississippi Coding Academies’ Jackson site. Born and raised by educators in Hattiesburg, Miss., Mullican went to the University of Southern Mississippi, where he got a degree in Advertising. After college, Bryce taught himself coding, eventually becoming a Senior Web […]

“Hack the Future” Event a Success at Choctaw Indian Reservation

The Mississippi Coding Academies were honored to be one of the partners for “Hack the Future,” the inaugural hackathon and advanced technologies event held in Neshoba County at the reservation of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The event, which was coordinated by the MBCI’s Office of Economic Development, was centered on the idea of […]

Javier Peraza, Classroom Instructor, Joins Mississippi Coding Academies

The Mississippi Coding Academies are proud to announce that Javier Peraza will be joining us an instructor at the Jackson campus as we plan to launch two new classes towards the end of June. Peraza comes to us with four years of experience teaching in Jackson Public Schools, where he also served as the debate […]

Columbus Dispatch Covers Golden Triangle Campus of Mississippi Coding Academies

We’ve just been alerted to some great coverage from the Columbus Dispatch of our Columbus-based Golden Triangle campus of the Mississippi Coding Academies. The Golden Triangle campus recently gained a new director for that Academy, Paul Luckett, who told the Dispatch that the academy is on schedule to graduate 10 new coders by November who could […]

WCBI Covers Mississippi Coding Academies on ‘MidMorning with Aundrea’

We’re thrilled with the coverage that the Golden Triangle’s class of the Mississippi Coding Academies received this month from WCBI in Columbus, serving North Mississippi. WCBI anchor Aundrea Self interviewed Mississippi Coding Academies coding instructor Andrew Stamps, along with two of the 2017-18 coders, Kingdom McGee and Leigh Jones. We’re very thankful to Aundrea Self […]

Senator Wicker on STEM Education, Coding Academies

Senator Wicker’s office release this press release that notes the potential of the Mississippi Coding Academies to close the “skills gap” and offer a way to take on the shortage of coders in the state and the country. We’re very excited to be working to expand Mississippi Coding Academies with encouragement from Senator Wicker and […]

Mississippi Coding Academies Topic of Testimony at U.S. Senate Hearing

Mississippi Coding Academies Topic of Testimony at U.S. Senate Hearing Mike Forster, chairman of Innovate Mississippi and a founder of the Mississippi Coding Academies, was invited by U.S. Senator Roger Wicker to testify in front of the Commerce committee of the Senate this past week. Forster focused on the opportunity that the coding academies offer […]

MSCA’s Herbert Brown Honored as a ‘Young Professional On The Rise’

Herbert Brown, the Jackson-based classroom instructor for the Mississippi Coding Academies—a member of our original team of Coding Academies pros—has been honored at the Young, Gifted and Empowered Awards as a Young Professional on the Rise. According to the organization, YG&E recognizes exceptional young African American professionals from Mississippi who are champions in the arts, business, […]

Mississippi Coding Academies Covered by WAPT News in Jackson

Mississippi Coding Academies received some great coverage from WAPT for the Jackson Mississippi Coding Academies, where reporter Earl Arms talked to instructor Herbert Brown and a number of the coders about their ambitions. Charlena Jackson, a coder, told Arms that doing this work makes her feel good. “It makes you feel like you’re smarter than […]