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Editors Notebook: Year Up graduation spreads the joy at Wilmington University

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State Small Business office offering fee discounts to companies employing Zip Code grads

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Zip Code Wilmington Appoints Ben duPont Board Chairman

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Zip Code awarded $100K grant to help small businesses become hiring partners

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New Leader, Data Engineering Program Poise Zip Code Wilmington for Significant Expansion

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Business people – Zip Code Wilmington, Nanticoke, Wilmington & Western

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It’s not just for Java anymore: Zip Code Wilmington launches data engineering training

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Lossie Freeman pivots from Mayor’s Office to Zip Code Wilmington

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'It's a Talent War': Tech Impact Report Highlights Delaware's Tech Talent Needs, Unveils Strategy to Bridge Gap

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State steps up technical training for trades straining to find people

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Claims Adjuster To API Architect, Marketer To Software Engineer: Mid-Career Pivots In 12 Weeks

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How to Become a Software Engineer

Whether you're trying to figure out what to do with your computer science degree or you're curious about switching careers, here's everything you need to know about becoming a software engineer.

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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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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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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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