Results from our Career Readiness Badging Pilot, Project ELEVATE
The Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence recently completed its nine-month digital badging pilot, Project ELEVATE, resulting in over 170 badges being awarded to students from five institutions across the system.
New Career Readiness Modules and Badges Coming Soon
Five new Modules are being built and will be available for faculty to use in the fall 2020 semester. The Modules will cover the skills of creative problem solving, critical thinking, empathy, intercultural fluency, and resilience.
MNAiC Alumnae Stories with Afiya Ward
Host Katherine Myers closes the first season of Alumnae Stories with 2020 Aspirations in Computing State winner and recent high school graduate, Afiya Ward.
Podcast: Students Speak Out: Why Career Readiness Skills are Critical to Learn in College
In our third Career Readiness podcast episode, we hear from two Minnesota State technology students. Rose Dillon, a computer science major at Metropolitan State University, and Molly Clabots, a software development student from Minneapolis College, talk about why they and their peers feel that learning teamwork, communications, and leadership skills in their college courses is essential in preparing them for the working world.
MNAiC Alumnae Stories LIVE Chat Recap with Katelyn Jo France
In the month of May, series host Katherine Myers spoke with fellow program alumna and 2020 Collegiate Aspirations in Computing State winner, Katelyn Jo France.
Teaching Career Readiness Skills to Technology Students … How-To’s from Minnesota State Faculty
In our second Career Readiness podcast episode, we hear from IT faculty members Vickie McLain (Lake Superior College) and Brian Huilman (Minneapolis College) about their use of the Career Readiness Modules. Vickie and Brian talk about their experience teaching communications, professional writing, and teamwork skills in their courses, and the impact the Modules are having on students
MNAiC Alumnae Stories LIVE Chat Recap with Alumna and Industrial Engineer, Erin Mitchell
Alumnae Stories is a monthly LIVE Chat — the series provides program participants an online opportunity to connect with alumnae at various stages of their journey as #womenintech, as well as industry leaders and educators.