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“Anything can be found if you Google hard enough”

“I’ve always seen programming as a business thing, but this is an opportunity to try something new,” Jordan says.

“It’s a good chance to take a break from editing,” Brett adds. “I just thought it’d be fun”, Stevie says simply, inspiring laughter from the other two.

I’d asked Brett, Jordan, and Stevie why they’d decided to make a game instead …


Winter 2015: Best CodeDay Ever

Let’s talk about the huge success that we call CodeDay Winter 2015!

The Mayor of Phoenix stops by CodeDay, hosted at Co+Hoots foundation.

Like last time, some things happened that we at StudentRND HQ are very excited about. hosted CodeDay LA at his music studio, and was excited enough after meeting some of our participants to pop in …



CodeDay is an awesome Valentine’s Day date!

This season’s CodeDay happens to fall on February 14, and some people with significant others have been concerned about missing Valentine’s Day for CodeDay. It’s not actually a dichotomy: bringing an SO to CodeDay is a lot of fun!

Aside from the fact that “CodeDate” sounds cute, there are five seriously good reasons …


CodeDay Winter 2015

We’re really excited to partner with’s foundation,, by hosting CodeDay LA at’s brand new studio and office, the office.

I wish I had lots of photos to share of this awesome space, but I don’t. The only publicly released glimpses of this new studio are in this video:

It’s that new. No other events …


Help us build the future of StudentRND

“From my point of view… [at CodeDay] I was focused on the perspective of being a leader and showing the spirit that I was capable of.”

Stories like this one, from CodeDay attendee Rodrigo Argumedo, are why we’re building StudentRND.  

Research has shown friendship and social relationships formed through extracurricular enrichment programs — such as CodeDay — are key to youth …


StudentRND + Hacker Fund

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking about how we can expand our community by working with other organizations in the technology education space.

Our goal as an organization is to help spread CS to as many students as possible, and by working with other organizations with similar goals, we can help us all achieve greatness — and expand …