Blog Category: Alumni

How Bianca Hodges is Merging New Cybersecurity Boot Camp Skills With Her Clinical Mental Health Experience

Before enrolling in Vanderbilt Cybersecurity Boot Camp, Bianca Hodges acquired a wealth of experience in the mental health field. After earning a Master’s degree in clinical psychology, she worked as a quality assurance and utilization review specialist at several residential facilities in Nashville, Tennessee.  Over time, Bianca became curious about emerging technology within the mental health field. She…

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Charles Gedeon

After selling the tech start-up he co-founded, Charles Gedeon wondered what to tackle next. While handling operations at his company, he’d always been fascinated by the work done by the coders on his team, so that seemed like a good place to start.  “That whole process pulled me in,” Charles said. “So I started dabbling…

Joshua Latour Has Driven Semi Trucks All Over the Country—But He Finally Parked at Coding Boot Camp

Joshua Latour has always been passionate about coding. Whether he was building computers, setting up Linux servers, or practicing JavaScript, he has always put himself in front of new technological challenges. For most of his life, Joshua believed it would be unreachable for him to get the credentials needed to succeed in the software engineering field. “Most fields in computer…