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26 Mar

Albany Businesses Turn To Web Amid COVID-19 Closures

Albany Businesses Turn To Web Amid COVID-19 Closures   via WAMC/Northeast Public Radio The coronavirus pandemic has essentially shut down everyday life for many in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered the closure of or restricted the operations of schools, restaurants, bars, gyms, and movie theatres across the state – forcing Capital Region residents and...

16 Mar

AlbanyCanCode to offer free pop-up online coding classes starting March 17

In light of the recent school closings in the Capital Region and beyond, AlbanyCanCode will be offering free pop-up online coding classes to the public. AlbanyCanCode is offering this service beginning tomorrow — Tuesday, March 17 to children and families in order to minimize the stress of figuring out meaningful educational experiences during this crisis. This week, participants can join by going to 

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02 Mar

We’re Hiring a Development and Outreach Coordinator!

Albany Can Code is proud to announce a partnership with AmeriCorps VISTA Program at Siena College to hire a Development and Outreach Coordinator. The Development and Outreach Coordinator will focus on growing ACC’s capacity to establish and promote pathways to tech careers by designing and implementing a successful strategy for raising funds; expanding and sustaining ACC’s outreach by managing and maintaining...

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20 Jan

AlbanyCanCode Receives Investment from Facebook to Jump-Start Expansion Across New York State

The organization will use $50,000 grant – Facebook’s first in the Capital Region –  to scale successful tech training and fuel workforce & economic development opportunities statewide Albany, NY – AlbanyCanCode, a nonprofit dedicated to creating a new generation of software coders, today announced a significant investment from Facebook that will accelerate its expansion across New York state. With the...

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11 Nov

Veteran Scholarship Program

AlbanyCanCode is committed to aiding our Veterans by providing access to quality training to those wishing to start a new career in the tech sector. We offer a range of classes at differing levels, taught by industry professionals. Local employers visit classes to serve as mentors, and provide valuable networking opportunities. Our staff provides career counseling, resume review, and guidance...

25 Oct

MomUp! Fall 2019

On Saturday, October 19, 2019 AlbanyCanCode partnered with Girls, Inc. of the Greater Capital Region to host one of our MomUp! events, thanks to a grant provided by The Schenectady Foundation’s  Barbara J. Vivier Fund for Women. The event was held at Girls, Inc.’s Schenectady location, and included six pairs of daughters and moms who came to learn more about...

21 Jun

First All-Girls Summer Coding Camp for Albany Students

AT&T and the Capital Region STEM Hub have partnered to provide a free opportunity for middle school students in the City School District of Albany.  Free two-week STEM camp designed to close the tech gender and diversity gaps The region’s first All Girls Summer Coding Camp is an initiative to encourage more women to enter the field of technology; an industry that...

18 Jan

AlbanyCanCode ‘Class of Fall 2018’ Graduation

Students and friends of AlbanyCanCode gathered on Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at the SEFCU Headquarters – Dora Maxwell Center for the graduation ceremony of our Fall 2018 Class. We celebrated the hard work of our new graduating Front End Web Development and Javascript Frameworks classes. In addition, they also presented the projects they had been developing for local organizations! It...

17 Jan

Laptop Lending Library

We found that several of our new students were in need of laptops for class. We are determined to make sure that doesn’t stand in the way of their learning! So we have launched the AlbanyCanCode Laptop Lending Library.  We have been fortunate to have one donated that’s ready to be prepared for student use, but we still are in...