How Coding is Becoming Necessary Across Industries

How Coding is Becoming Necessary Across Industries

When most people think of coding, they tend to also think about STEM fields, the tech industry and individuals who are academically inclined and highly experienced with computers and other technology. While coding is definitely still connected to these things, thinking that its only application is to highly specific technological fields couldn’t be further from the truth. Coding is becoming an increasingly necessary skill in virtually any industry since technology is becoming more and more integral to our society as the years go on.

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Dev Catalyst Students Are San Francisco Bound!

Dev Catalyst Students Are San Francisco Bound!

Dev Catalyst is rooted in developing student coders who are marketable in today’s workforce and we offer three high school competition categories: Hardware Development, Novice Web Development, and Data Development. Over two hundred students submitted competition entries this year alone. Eighty students were named code leaders and invited to celebrate at Awardaganza hosted at theCO.

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Dev Catalyst Welcomes Christen Harper

Dev Catalyst Welcomes Christen Harper

Since it’s early stages Dev Catalyst has grown immensely, partly because of a great team driving and directing the program. Our newest addition is Christen Harper. We don’t consider Christen a new face around here simply because she’s been working with DevCatalyst as an intern for the past year. We’re excited to welcome her to the team full-time as Technology Education Coordinator for DevCatalyst in May.

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CO.STARTERS Spotlight: Trista Havner

CO.STARTERS Spotlight: Trista Havner

Chances are if you can dream it, Trista Havner can make it. As the owner of Hub City Love, she makes a business out of rescuing forgotten treasures and returning them to their former glory. “No piece of wood, old window, canvas, or even t-shirt is safe with me,” says Trista. If it will hold still, you can pretty much bet she is going to paint it.


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Member Spotlight: Adam Curl

Member Spotlight: Adam Curl

There aren’t many college students that get to work in their field of study while in undergrad, but Adam Curl is one exception. As a senior Computer Science major at Middle Tennessee State University, Adam works remotely as a web and software developer for Sodium Halogen at theCO, and has been a CO:member for the past two and a half years.

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CO:bots Students Invited to Smithsonian & Google Competitions

CO:bots Students Invited to Smithsonian & Google Competitions

Every Thursday night CO:bots students meet in the event space of theCO to practice building and operating their VEX Robots. At a glance, one might never know that the kids quietly tinkering and constructing in the back of the building are actually engineering some of the finest robots in the area and offer some fierce competition for other VEX students.

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A Recap of 2018 from theCO

A Recap of 2018 from theCO

It’s time again to reflect on all the goings on from the past year at theCO!  Last year we saw some impressive growth from many of our members’ businesses, and this year we tried to take a page out of their business strategy books. We have tripled the size of our team in 2018, adding many new positions and expanding theCO in some amazing ways.

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