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Zip Code Wilmington appoints first woman to its board of directors

Teri Quinn Gray, Ph.D, is the newest member of Zip Code Wilmington’s board of directors — and the board’s first woman. She joins cofounders Jim Stewart of Epic Research, Ben DuPont of Chartline Capital Partners and Porter Schutt of Brown Advisory.

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My 'by the bootstraps' story: From foster care to software engineer (opinion)

Zip Code alumnus Chris Nobles shares his emotional journey of aging out of foster care with little direction for his future to his fulfilling role as a software engineer at one of the biggest Fortune 500 companies in the world.

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When hiring, we look for far more than a degree (opinion)

Op-ed with Maureen Padgett is Vice President of Technology for CSC's Corporate & Legal Solutions (CLS) business unit.

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Zip Code Wilmington appoints first woman board member

Zip Code Wilmington has announced the appointment of Teri Quinn Gray, Ph.D. as the first female board member since the coding bootcamp launched in 2015.

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Good tech jobs are available in Delaware — and you don't need a four-year degree (opinion)

Op-ed with JPMorgan Chase senior leaders, Jennifer McDermott and Gary Moyer. 

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JPMorgan’s CEO Jamie Dimon talks trade war, U.S. economy and why the bank is hiring coders

JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon paid a visit to Wilmington on Monday to visit the bank’s extensive corporate offices, glad-hand amongthe state’s 11,000-strong workforce in a town hall meeting, and take in a coding boot camp it funds called Zip Code Wilmington.

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My daughter is thriving without a four-year degree. Here's how (opinion)

Op-ed with Sharon Eppes, mother of 2019 Zip Code alumna. 

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Opinion: Zip Code Wilmington is preparing students for good jobs in 90 days. Colleges, take note

Op-ed with Jim Stewart, Ben duPont and Porter Schutt are the founders of the Zip Code Wilmington software coding school.

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Zip Code Wilmington Offers High-Tech Training Through New Department of Veterans Affairs’ Initiative

Zip Code Wilmington, a nationally-recognized nonprofit coding school, is one of six training providers with technical training programs approved by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to receive tuition reimbursement under its new Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) program.

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Zip Code Wilmington approved for national VET TEC pilot program

The U.S. government has a new education program for military veterans: Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) helps eligible veterans enter the technology field by providing tuition for an approved technical training program, as well as housing assistance for the duration of schooling.

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Delaware in a Fintech Future

The rise of fintech–the use of technology and innovation to provide financial products and services–is transforming the financial services landscape and will be a key growth opportunity for the Delaware economy in the years to come. 

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Tech jobs are in huge demand — let's make Delaware a hub for them.

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Zip Code’s 300 grads help boost inclusion in the region’s tech industry

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Year Up Wilmington Announces Partnership with Zip Code Wilmington

Year Up, a yearlong workforce development program for underserved young adults, is proud to announce its Wilmington site's partnership with Zip Code Wilmington, Delaware's first coding boot camp. 

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Philadelphia Business Journal Names InterDigital's Desa Burton a "Veteran of Influence"

As a member of the Liberty USO Career Transitions Committee, Desa will lead a new initiative focused on STEM education for transitioning military service members and veterans. 

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New address, expanded offerings for Zip Code Wilmington

Zip Code Wilmington celebrated its move to a newly renovated space in The Mill. The new space will allow them to fill it with more students and more classes. 

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Innovation Delaware Company to Watch: Zip Code Wilmington

Participants in the computer-coding boot camp known as Zip Code Wilmington don’t quite work all day and all night for 12 weeks. The norm is more like 80 to 100 hours, says Melanie Augustin, head of the two-year-old school that recently moved into The Mill, a co-working space in the Nemours Building downtown.

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Delaware startup Textable helps businesses communicate with customers

"There are a lot of platforms out there that businesses can use to send out text blasts to their customers," Textable co-founder Joe Roddy, 27, said. "Our app does that but it also works the other way by making it possible for customers to text in and get a response."

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How a laid-off woman in her 50s learned to code and launched a whole new career

Initially, Reynolds-Titko went the self-teaching route, taking free online courses, watching videos, and reading books. But she soon realized she needed more hands-on training. 

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Catching up with Zip Code Wilmington’s Melanie Augustin

The coding school's top administrator talked about her first year on the job, new classes at Zip Code and a big move to The Mill.

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A New Kind of Jobs Program for Middle America - The Wall Street Journal

How coding boot camps, like Zip Code Wilmington, give people from all walks of life the skills to succeed in the jobs of the 21st century. Featuring Zip Code alum Heron Ziegel!

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Low-Income Students Will Soon Be Able to Get Federal Aid to Attend Coding Bootcamps - Tech Crunch

US Department of Education launches new initiative to provide federal grants for students attending only 8 non-traditional education providers - including Zip Code Wilmington.

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Zip Code Wilmington Receives National Recognition - Technical.ly Delaware

The federal (EQUIP) experiment program will allow  Zip Code Wilmington to offer students a semester’s worth of college credits through partner Wilmington University and to provide eligible students with Pell Grants.

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Wilmington: A Tech Mecca? - Out & About

Wilmington moves away from chemical companies and towards new initiatives like Zip Code Wilmington.

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The U.S. Just Made a Bold Move to Improve Diversity in Tech - Inc.com

The U.S. Dept. of Ed. selects Zip Code Wilmington as 1 of only 8 non-traditional education providers in the country to participate in the federal Educational Quality through Innovation Partnerships (EQUIP) experiment, with its partners HackerRank and Wilmington University,  which will allow eligible Zip Code students to receive Pell Grants.

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Life Reprogrammed: Boot Camp Begins to Build a Better Code (Part 1 of 4) - WHYY

This WHYY series follows two of Zip Code’s very first students through the 12-week program.

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Del. Employer-Backed School Quickly Trains Needed Programmers - The Philadelphia Inquirer

How Zip Code Wilmington's hiring partners solve their staffing woes with Zip Code graduates.

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Obama Administration to Fund Nontraditional Training for Students - The Wall Street Journal

The Department of Education provides $17 million in loans and grants to students who seek out non-traditional education at Zip Code Wilmington and 7 other entities around the country.

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Attend a Bootcamp, Get a Job - The News Journal

Delaware's TechHire model allows those seeking a coding education at Zip Code Wilmington to also get connected to future employers.

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Lessons Lead to High-Paying City Jobs – The Delaware News Journal

Attend school, live and work in Wilmington

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Meet Tariq Hook, Zip Code Wilmington’s Java Director – Technical.ly Delaware

The Zip Code Wilmington instructor talks about fear of failure, the ideal student and the demands of coding bootcamp.

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Federal Program to Help Low-Income Students Take Coding Classes in Wilmington - Delaware Public Media

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Pilot Program Pairs Colleges with Coding Programs and GE to Boost Jobs - USA Today

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Here’s How Delaware Has Come Together to Make TechHire Work - Technical.ly Delaware

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Series Offers a Realistic Look at What it’s Like to Graduate From Zip Code Wilmington - Technical.ly Delaware

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Zip Code Wilmington Grads are Making Bank - Technical.ly Delaware

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Zip Code Wilmington Achieves Full Job Placement for its First Graduating Class - Delaware Public Media

Discover what a day in the life of a student at Zip Code Wilmington is like.

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Inside Girl Develop It Wilmington’s First Class – Technical.ly Delaware

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Why Every Day Matters for Zip Code Wilmington’s Pilot Class (and its instructor) – Technical.ly Delaware

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JPMorgan Chase Adding 1,800 Jobs – The News Journal

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VIDEO | Zip Code Wilmington upgrades its home

The two-year-old school is now at The Mill, which is on the fourth floor of the Nemours Building in downtown Wilmington. 

The new space means more room to offer new classes in different technologies and more staff offices.

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5 Zip Code Wilmington Students are Building an App for TEDx Wilmington – Technical.ly Delaware

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Wilmington’s Female Techies Unite – The Delaware News Journal

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September’s Tech Meetup Brings Big News From Women in Tech, Girl Develop It, TEDxWilmington, and More – Technical.ly Delaware

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A Quick Peek at Zip Code Wilmington’s First Day – Technical.ly Delaware

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Why Girls Develop It Should Totally Come to Wilmington – Technical.ly Delaware

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Zip Code Wilmington Announces Programs – Delaware Business Daily

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Wilmington Code School Will Open Its Doors in September – Technical.ly Delaware

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What’s Next for Delaware – Delaware News Journal

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Amazingly Diverse Mix Learn Coding Basics – Technical.ly Delaware

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Zip Code Wilmington for Beginners Event – Technically Delaware

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Why Delaware Needs a Nonprofit Coding Academy – Delaware News Journal

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Code Workshop for Beginners – Technical.ly Delaware

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