Press

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...

15 Oct

Employer Roundtable Fall 2018

Our Employer Roundtable on 10-15-18 was a success. Thank you to everyone who attended our morning. Your input on the in-demand skills and talent is crucial to building future programs. We were pleased to announce that we will be creating an Employer Portal to better place AlbanyCanCode graduates in jobs. Thank you to the Center for...

22 Dec

Thanks Key Bank!

KeyBank announced it would be providing a $75,000 grant to the organization through its charitable foundation, money that will go to support AlbanyCanCode’s employer engagement program. AlbanyCanCode, the Troy nonprofit focused on creating a new generation of local software coders, recently received two holiday presents. And AlbanyCanCode also announced that it will launch a new class at Hudson Valley Community College,...

02 Nov

From waxing floors to writing code, how Albany’s software bootcamp is building a talent pipeline

Nov 2, 2017, 7:53am EDT By Chelsea Diana, Reporter, Albany Business Review A software boot camp program meant to train people who are underemployed, unemployed and changing careers is starting another class after the first year of the program saw some success stories. The program, Albany Can Code, was started last year by Annmarie Lanesey, president of the custom software development firm Greane Tree Technology,...