MSU-Supported Detroit Apple Developer Academy Graduates Inaugural Class

July 1, 2022 - AP

The AP reported “the inaugural class of the Detroit Apple Developer Academy, a free program that teaches students the fundamentals of coding, design, marketing and project management, celebrated its unique accomplishment during a ceremony Thursday.” The academy “for people interested in a career in the app economy is the first in North America and was launched as part of Apple’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative.” The 90 grads range in age “from 18 to 64 and include a high school student, a pastor, and a mother and son.” The academy is “supported by Michigan State University, the Gilbert Family Foundation and Rocket Companies.” Michigan State “supplies the program’s instructors and mentors, while the Gilbert Family Foundation and Rocket Companies provide money and space.”

Also reporting are WKAR-FM, Bridge Detroit, WDIV-TV, WXYZ-TV, and Axios.

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