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ITCOE Fall 2021 Newsletter

Aspirations Award Applications Are Open  Do you know a high school student who identifies as woman, genderqueer, or non-binary who enjoys computing-related interests? Encourage them to apply today for Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards. LEARN MORE HERE Github Training Would you like to learn more about an easier way to manage grading, track assignments, and even improve [...]
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Sep
21

Why Github For Educators?

What is GitHub? Used by over 87% of developers, Git was created by Linus Torvalds in 2005, as a distributed version control system.  This system allows all code and history to be accessed by all team members, allowing easier workflow and real-time collaboration. Github is a cloud-based for-profit hosting company and repository service that is [...]
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Sep
20

Minnesota Tech Training Pilot Program Grant

The I.T. Center has received a $300,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for the building of the Minnesota Tech Training Pilot Program (TTP). The TTP Program will train young BIPOC adults ages 18 to 30 in much needed technology career pathways with a final goal of permanent family-sustaining wage employment. […]

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Sep
20

MN State I.T. CoE Wins 2021 D2L Excellence Award

Congrats I.T. Center of Excellence! The D2L Excellence Awards recognize leaders who have used the Brightspace platform to deliver learning experiences that are innovative, collaborative, or have made an extraordinary impact on learning outcomes. The Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence’s Curriculum Project created online, easy to understand, and innovative training modules that align with […]

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Sep
13

Celebrating 2021 MNAiC Interns and Business Partners

The grand-prize for many Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) top-tier honorees is a summer paid internship provided by program sponsors. This marks the ninth summer where Minnesota’s high school students who identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary were given the opportunity to jumpstart their professional careers, while earning a significant amount of money to help [...]
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May
07

Summer Project Ramp Up

Summer Project Ramp Up!
May through August are our busiest months with different projects that allow faculty to engage directly with the Center and assisting us fulfill our mission.
This Summer we have 6 projects, engaging over 20 faculty, with the outcome of all directly benefiting Minnesota State System faculty or students!

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May
04

Minnesota’s High School Computing Stars Honored by General Mills

Minnesota’s High School Computing Stars Honored by General Mills

Technology passion & other achievements helped forty-three female high school students from Minnesota received the special honor of being named Certificate of Distinction recipients. Each young lady was selected by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) and the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Program (MNAiC). Special thanks to sponsor General Mills, who has been a highly engaged Aspirations in Com…

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Apr
07

Announcing Aspirations Awards Honorees

On the evening of April 14 join in to celebrate the 2021Top-Tier Aspirations in Computing Honorees at a high-quality virtual ceremony from 6:30-7:45pm. This year 116 of Minnesota’s finest students with technology interests and aspirations were selected by national and state review teams to be recognized as Aspirations in Computing honorees.

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