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How David Dugger Went From Homeless to Project Manager

“In a total of about 16 months, I went from homeless, jobless, with just $70 to my name (and $50,000 in debt) to Web Development Project Manager at a multimillion dollar company here in Omaha.” – David Dugger 14 months before he applied to Interface, David Dugger was homeless, jobless, and down to his last $70.Continue Reading

Appsky Labs to Offer Post-Graduation Opportunities

Interface Web School is excited announce a partnership with Appsky Labs!  Appsky Labs, LLC is a unique business that focuses on developing high-quality software at affordable rates with quick turn-arounds. The company works with small- to medium-sized local businesses that are looking to grow their customer base through the use of software. Appsky Labs isContinue Reading

2016 Year in Review

Interface Web School has had an amazing year! Check out our infographic below to find some cool stats and incredible milestones.

Bianca Zongrone’s Journey to Becoming a Senior UX/UI Designer

“I have never been more grateful for the opportunities that I was afforded because I took a class at Interface.” – Bianca Zongrone Bianca Zongrone has had quite the professional journey. From a diverse background in business, management, and human resources, she has used her coding education to land various roles that bring all of herContinue Reading

How to Turn Interface Courses into a College Degree

“Tech isn’t going anywhere – it’s going to continue to grow and explode.” – Shonna Dorsey On the 50th anniversary of Bellevue University, Dean Mary Dobransky of the College of Science and Technology met with Shonna and me for a quick chat about our new credit transfer partnership and the future of the tech communityContinue Reading

From Welder to Web Developer

It’s not everyday that you meet a web developer who knows how to weld, but that’s exactly the case with Will Landolt. “I really like creating things from scratch,” said Will, A 2009 graduate of Roncalli High School. He explained that welders use blueprints and have to figure out how to construct a project. It’sContinue Reading

First National Marketing Manager Becomes a Programmer

“Evolving technology can be disruptive to business and it is critical for employees to update their skills.” – Josh McNeal After 13 years with First National Bank Josh McNeal was ready for a career change. He didn’t want to leave the bank because as he put it, First National treats its employees well. “I was lookingContinue Reading

A Letter to Fall 2014 Interface Students

Interface Students of Fall 2014, I wanted to congratulate you all on what you have just accomplished. Although I could only stay for a few presentations, I was thoroughly impressed with what you have created. Being a student in IT, I understand the technicality and difficulties that come with the projects you tackled. I completelyContinue Reading

Student Story: Learner + Dodge-Ball Fanatic: Brett Davis

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Brett Davis. Brett is participating in the 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank. Why did you join Interface School? “I joined Interface to have more exposure to computer programming.” What have been the most inspiring and challenging aspects of the 10Continue Reading

Student Story: Artist, Singer + Designer: Jenna Porterfield

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Jenna Porterfield. Jenna is participating in the 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank. Why did you join Interface School? “I decided to join Interface because I enjoy building websites. Previously, my skills were limited to very simple, front-end only construction. IContinue Reading

Student Story: Astrophysicist, NASA intern, + Maker: Cece Hedrick

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Cece Hedrick. Cece is participating in the 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank. Why did you join Interface School? “I was researching web development opportunities in Omaha, looking for the right environment to take my development skills to the next level.Continue Reading

Interface Web School + Grid Content Co. Join Forces

Today is a big day in Omaha design and code! We are very excited to announce that Interface Web School and Grid Content Co. will partner to lead the Spring 2015 Design and Development Hybrid Course starting March 2. Shonna Dorsey recruited Grid’s own Todd Cramer to instruct the web design portion of Interface Web School’s new hybrid course aimed atContinue Reading

Student Story: CFA + Opportunity Seeker: Christine Knezevic

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Christine Knezevic. Christine is participating in the 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank.  Why did you join Interface School? “I wanted to update my technology skills.” What have been the most inspiring and challenging aspects of the 10 week program? “TheContinue Reading

Student Story: Cook, Hiker, & Yoga lover: Amy Saklar-Behrens

We would like to introduce you to one of our 10 Week Web Development Program students, Amy Saklar-Behrens. Amy is a student and participating in the First National Bank 10 week web developer training program.  Why did you join Interface School? “I have read a lot about the success of code schools and their students. I believeContinue Reading

Student Story: Mother & Reading Enthusiast: Barbara Karpf

We would like to introduce you to one of our 10 Week Web Development Program students, Barbara Karpf. Barbara is a student and participating in the First National Bank 10 week web developer training program.  Why did you join Interface School? “I decided to join Interface School as a step towards starting a second career after stayingContinue Reading

Student Story: Father, Coach & Cook: Jake White

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Jake White. Jake is participating in the Interface Web School 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank.  Why did you join Interface Web School? “I know that coding is going to continue to grow in importance and I saw this asContinue Reading

Student Story: Shelly Xiong

We would like to introduce you to one of our 10 Week Web Development Program students, Shelly Xiong. Shelly is a student a part of the First National Bank program.   Why did you join Interface School? “I really wanted to become a full stack developer and develop my skills in programming. I knew some ofContinue Reading

From a Student’s eyes

I’m Shonna Dorsey, one of the co-founders and the Managing Director of Interface Web School.  I have thoroughly enjoyed the experiences related to developing this program and I wanted to understand what it was like for my students to manage a full time job while learning to code. To achieve this goal, I am takingContinue Reading