High demand for tech jobs creates new career opportunities in Omaha

April 1, 2020 As published in the Omaha World Herald During lunch every day over the past seven weeks, Shannon Sokolik has conversed with classmates, decompressing and discussing a variety of topics. This week, she was the topic of choice. As the eighth week of Midland University’s Code Academy began, Sokolik was the center of discussion after completing an interview …

Midland Code Academy graduates quickly filling jobs in an in demand tech industry

November 5, 2019 As published in the Omaha World Herald Job opportunities in tech growing, lack of qualified candidates leave many roles unfilled Nearly a decade after tech companies began leaving the coast for the Silicon Prairie, the Midwest continues to find itself at the heart of the growing tech industry. Along with the recent announcement of Google’s groundbreaking on a $600 …

Midland University Establishes First Application Development Apprenticeship Program in Nebraska

May 3rd , 2019 Following the consistent vision of relentless relevance, Midland University has established the first apprenticeship program in the state for application development, responding to the needs of the business community. The Registered Apprenticeship system will create a partnership between an employer and a learner, combining technical classroom instruction with on-the-job skills development. Apprentices will earn a wage …

Interview with Sycamore Education Manager Brock Ellis

With the vast expansion of technology in today’s world, coding is quickly becoming a vital skill in almost every industry. Even, it seems, in the world of education. For example, look at Sycamore Education. From daycares, preschools and grade schools to universities and colleges, Sycamore Education provides a valuable school management system, so education specialists can manage all of their …