In pursuit of our mission to power careers through tech education, Udacity is excited to introduce the newest addition to our School of Data Science: the Data Streaming Nanodegree program. Data Streaming is a prime example of a cutting-edge skill that will give Data Engineers a significant advantage in their current role or in their pursuit of new opportunities, and there’s no better time to learn than now.
Today, Udacity is excited to launch a new version of the C++ Nanodegree Program. This program equips students with the C++ skills to launch and advance careers programming the most exciting technology in the world.
C++ is an efficient, high-performance programming language used to code everything from self-driving cars and robots to servers, media platforms, video games, and applications that require blazing-fast performance. It is one of the top five mostimportant computer programming languages.
Udacity signs the White House Pledge to America’s Workers, funding 100,000 tech and analytics scholarships for workers in the United States.
Today, Udacity is announcing our Pledge to America’s Workers. Over the next five years, we will fund 100,000 Udacity tech and analytics scholarships for workers in the United States, collaborating with local leaders and private sector businesses to support workforce development and build local learning communities. Udacity’s scholarships will equip America’s workers with the skills they need to succeed in high-paying, future-proof careers in fields such as front-end web development, mobile app development, and data analytics.
Udacity is excited to introduce the newest addition to our School of Business: the User Experience Designer Nanodegree program. According to LinkedIn, User Experience (UX) Design is one of the top five most in-demand hard skills today, and a position as a Product Designer has been ranked one of the top five Most Promising Jobs. Thus, there is no better time to learn the skills needed to land a job in this field.
What exactly is UX design? Shuang Liu, User Experience Designer Nanodegree program instructor, and UX Designer at Google, offers a great explanation of the value of the skill:
This program is now closed to applications. Visit our Scholarships page for current opportunities!
Bertelsmann is funding 15,000 scholarships in Data, AI, and Cloud-Computing in partnership with Udacity, and we are proud to announce that applications are now open. As we shared earlier this year, this new scholarship program–part of a three-year commitment by Bertelsmann to fund 50,000 scholarships–is an expansion of our partnership and of our joint efforts to increase learning opportunities in emerging technologies to students across the globe.
Thirty years after Tim Berners-Lee first proposed the idea of a globally connected information system (World Wide Web), software development for the web remains one of the fastest-growing and most in-demand careers around the world. Today, there are more than 4 billion internet users globally, and not enough web developers to build all of the websites and apps that companies need. This demand is a big part of why Udacity launched our first Nanodegree programs in web development, and it’s why we’ve decided to relaunch our Front End Web Developer and Full Stack Web Developer Nanodegree programs today. If you are want to learn front end web development or full stack web development, these programs are for you.
Today I am excited to welcome Gabriel Dalporto as our new Chief Executive Officer at Udacity. Gabe joins us from LendingTree, where he was instrumental in driving the company’s transition from a microcap, mortgage-focused marketplace to a multi-billion dollar, fully diversified financial services marketplace. He is highly strategic, with extensive experience in the consumer marketing space.