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Coder Foundry Profiled in the Greensboro News & Record

Credit: Nancy Sidelinger

Credit: Nancy Sidelinger

Recently the Greensboro News & Record wrote a major story on Coder Foundry and ran it on the front page of their career section.

The newspaper profiled several of our students, our co-founder, and even an business in our Employer Network. We're proud of the impact our program is having on our students, and the impact they are having on the businesses that hire them.

Read a snippet of the story below:

Sean Szpunar became a third-generation law enforcement officer right after college. Then he went to graduate school and started working as a programmer, still doing law enforcement on the side.
When the economy soured, he turned back to steady law enforcement jobs, but something wasn’t right.
“I really missed the technology field and wanted to get back to what I had a real passion for,” Szpunar said. “I realized my skill set had become rusty. It had been a few years. If you want to get back into the tech field, you need to be on top of things.”
The 33-year-old opted out of spending a couple of years and tens of thousands of dollars at a traditional school, and discovered Coder Foundry. The three-month intensive coding bootcamp with Kernersville and Charlotte locations offers hands-on training for those who want to advance in professional web and software development.
Szpunar said bootcamp is like an internship. He’s learning what’s expected of him and doing real-world scenarios.

Read the full story here.