Blog Category: Alumni

A Chat with Lighting Electrician Turned Software Engineer Byron Miller

A lighting electrician turned software engineer, Byron Miller rebooted his career by attending the Coding Boot Camp at UNC Charlotte. Get a sneak peek at what drew him in—and the true value he got from the three-month program.  How did you get interested in coding? I did a little bit of coding BASIC in seventh grade—I didn’t like it at…

5 Things You’ll Learn at Coding Boot Camp (Besides How to Code)

As a child, Corey Stagner frustrated his mother by taking apart electronic devices he found around the house. “I’ve always loved tinkering,” he said. “I just didn’t know how to put things back together.” So it was no surprise that when the mechanically minded Corey grew up, coding sparked his interest. A Google search led him to The…

Coding Boot Camp Graduates Demonstrate Their Skills

Coding Boot Camp Grads Article

Graduates of the inaugural Coding Boot Camp certificate program recently had the chance to showcase their final projects and portfolios for potential employers at a special networking expo. The Coding Boot Camp, part of UNC Charlotte’s Continuing Education programs, was launched in November 2016 to meet the Queen City’s growing demand for well-trained web developers. This intensive…