5 Reasons You Should Learn C#

February 27, 2017

Our lead instructor, Kamel Rushaidat, Ph.D., shares insights on why he loves C# and why others should learn the programing language. If you are looking for an explanation of what C# is, hop over to our blog 10 Things to Know About the .NET Programming Language. One question that comes mind when people are trying Read more →

Creating The New You: How To Stick To Your Goals All Year Round

February 24, 2017

The hardest part of any New Year’s resolution is sticking with it. As 2017 rolls along, it might be tempting to start slacking on that fitness routine you committed to back in January or begin skimping on your monthly financial savings goals. Luckily, with the help of some industry experts (and members of our team), Read more →

Our Grand Rapids expansion continues

February 3, 2017

2017 is already off to an exciting start. In December, we wrapped up our first Grand Rapids .NET(C#) Bootcamp and now our team is gearing up for our second full-time .NET(C#) Bootcamp. The bootcamp starts on March 20, with final applications due February 24. (For those who apply by February 16, you’ll save $1,000). As Read more →

Startup Spotlight: PhotoUp

January 19, 2017

The saying is true: a picture IS worth a thousand words. That’s why Grand Rapids area company PhotoUp knows how important images are to a company’s brand and public perception. Founded in 2012, the business provides photo editing solutions to help real estate photographers deliver stunning images that capture the attention of customers. With a Read more →

How to Start Your New Year Off Right

January 10, 2017

2017 is here and with it comes a host of new challenges, new connections and new opportunities. But in the midst of all the holiday craziness, it can be easy to lose sight of the goals and resolutions you’ve set for yourself in the New Year. So how can you start working toward your plans? We’re Read more →

What to Expect After the Grand Circus Coding Bootcamp

January 4, 2017

Taking a coding bootcamp can be scary; that’s why it’s so important to us that we provide the resources students need to be successful in their long-term careers. Student support from Grand Circus doesn’t end after you graduate and receive your certificate of completion. The support continues as you begin the job search, once you Read more →

Is a Coding Bootcamp Right For You? 9 Signs It Is!

December 27, 2016

At Grand Circus, our students not only learn the technical skills they need to earn great developer jobs, they also gain the soft skills needed to land and excel in new positions. With more than 600 developers trained in our programs, we know what it takes to turn your tech career dreams into reality. But Read more →

Startup Spotlight: Fathom Drone

December 13, 2016

What mysteries await below the waves? Thanks to a new startup in the Grand Rapids area, exploring the depths of the sea, or just your local pond, just got easier. Fathom Drone offers the world’s first affordable modular underwater drone, allowing users to explore depths of up to 150 feet with stunning 1080p quality video. Read more →

A Mission to Diversify the Tech Industry: DEVELOP(her)

November 30, 2016

I first discovered Grand Circus when I heard about the Apprenticeship Program, a course that provides non-traditional pathways to high-demand tech careers for those underrepresented in the industry. My first thought was, “Where can I find a job that allows me to make a real change that will impact my community?”. Lucky for me, Grand Read more →

Let’s Celebrate 2016

November 23, 2016

It’s hard to believe it that 2016 is drawing to an end. Whew, what a year – am I right? This year, we’ve have an awful lot to be thankful for. It has been a great year of growth for us… for our community… our city… our team.. and as a company. In January, I Read more →