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First-gen college student, entrepreneur and AIM youth academy participant AnhPhu Nguyen lands scholarships to Harvard, Stanford

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AnhPhu Nguyen is going to Harvard. The 2021 Papillion La Vista High School graduate and entrepreneur recently received a full-ride scholarship to the university, where he’ll study computer science and economics. (He was also offered a full scholarship from Stanford, but opted for the Cambridge institution instead.) Getting to this point has been quite a […]

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Women in Tech: Evelyn Espinoza-Macias

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Growing up in a low-income, Spanish-speaking household in South Omaha, Evelyn Espinoza-Macias said she always struggled with a language barrier.  Her parents, though supportive, could not speak English or provide the same level of help on schoolwork that many of her peers received. The Latinx young woman remembers spending countless extra hours at school working […]

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New chair of AIM Institute Tech Leadership Academy encourages representation, giving back

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In Todd Campbell’s home recording studio, a Fender Telecaster rests against a small amplifier in front of a green-screen wall that doubles as a backdrop for the tech leadership classes he teaches virtually. Whenever the application development senior manager for TD Ameritrade gets stuck on a hard technical problem and needs a respite from the […]

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LATEST CROP OF AIM CODE SCHOOL STUDENTS CELEBRATE GRADUATION IN VIRTUAL CEREMONY

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Last night, the AIM Institute held a virtual ceremony for students graduating from AIM Code School’s accredited courses, including Full Stack Java and Foundations of Web Development classes and the fourth module of the Callers to Coders program (a custom corporate training partnership developed between Physicians Mutual and the AIM Institute).  A diverse cohort of […]

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Partnership with Urban League of Nebraska provides life-changing tech career readiness training

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A partnership between AIM Code School and the Urban League of Nebraska is developing the next generation of tech talent workers.  The Careers in Tech Program began in 2019, and combines AIM Code School’s accredited Foundations of Web Development curriculum with the Urban League’s professional bootcamp. So far, 14 students have graduated from the program, […]

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AIM Code School instructor Vanessa Kasun champions the transformational power of coding

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Vanessa Kasun is debugging some code. The gregarious AIM Code School instructor is finalizing her presentation for the upcoming Heartland Developers Conference on Sept. 24. The topic? How to build a React app from the ground up.  Kasun will take HDC attendees from installation of the Node.js open-source cross-platform Javascript runtime environment to launching a […]

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Code School congratulates latest crop of graduates in virtual ceremony Wednesday

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Congratulations to our recent AIM Code School graduates! On Wednesday, a group of code school instructors, students and friends and family members gathered together for a virtual graduation ceremony.  The event highlighted 35 graduates who had successfully completed AIM Code School’s accredited courses, the third module of the Callers to Coders program with Physicians Mutual, […]

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Support AIM through the TAGG mobile app and businesses will donate qualifying purchases to our programs—without costing you an extra cent

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You can now support AIM through TAGG, a mobile app that donates a portion of your everyday purchases to local nonprofits! You don’t have to spend anything extra, just keep buying what you normally buy. It’s easy as taking a picture of your receipt. Simply download TAGG from the App Store or Google Play today, […]

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