Did you know, coding is the most important job skill of the future? According to reports from Burning Glass and The White House, The top 5 major job categories that use coding are, Information Technology (IT) worker, Data Analysts, Artists and designers, Engineers and Scientists Programming jobs are growing at a rate 12% faster than the […]

Eighty-eight students are now aware of a passion and career pathway they never knew existed: Coding. In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, December 7th to 13th, eighty-eight Usher’s New Look high school Leadership Academy students across our chapter cities, Milwaukee, Atlanta, Detroit and Brooklyn, participated in Hour of Code workshops led by their college UNL peers. Each […]

It’s Computer Science Education Week! Students all around the world are encouraged to try coding and become exposed to careers in technology.  At New Look, we’re hosting Hour of Code events for our high school Leadership Academy students in each of our cities: Atlanta, Milwaukee, Brooklyn and Detroit. Our goal is to have the most students from […]

Usher’s New Look Detroit participated in a hackathon at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center in partnership with #YesWeCode. New Look Detroit Program Coordinator, Jarvis Brown, Mogul in Training, Ciarah Lee, and Leadership Academy Senior, Dante Hollis, participated by helping lead activities for middle school youth including ‘Expressions’, a New Look tradition where students step out of […]

Usher’s New Look members participate in coding competition by Jay W, Rolling Out Magazine 12/13/14 “On Saturday, Dec. 13, 60 middle and high school students from Usher’s New Look headed to the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta to participate in a “Day of Code” sponsored by the School of Computing and the Higher Altitude Foundation.” Read […]

All young people, regardless of where they come from, should get the opportunity to learn technology! It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path. On Saturday, thanks to Georgia Tech’s College of Computing and the Higher Altitude Foundation, sixty New Look […]