K-12 Students

Female Tech Talent Abounds in Minnesota High Schools

Female Tech Talent Abounds in Minnesota High Schools – Announcing Award Honorees   Each spring season the Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence is delighted to announce the remarkable female technology talent that is flourishing in our state high schools and communities.  This year 116 of Minnesota’s finest students with technology interests and aspirations were […]

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2021 Rising Star Honorees – Aspirations in Computing

Chosen by the Minnesota Aspirations committee, these 33 Rising Star Honorees demonstrate engagement in a mixture of technology education and leadership experiences, showing strong promise of future success in their pursuit of a technology education and career path. Special thanks to MNAiC partner Minnesota Twins for hosting and leading an exclusive learning and recognition event [...]
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Feb
19

Calling All High School Students – Social Justice Hackathon

Calling All High School Students – Social Justice Hackathon Saturday, March 13, 2021
10 AM CST – 4:30 PM CST
Price: Free

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Jan
20

Minnesota Aspirations in Computing – Get Engaged!

Calling all individuals and businesses to lend your support to young women in Minnesota to become our next, best technology talent.  The Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) program seeks sponsors, virtual mentors, summer internship providers, skill development partners, and volunteers for many other meaningful engagement opportunities.   To learn more about the nearly 10-year-old partnership, […]

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Oct
07

Aspirations in Computing Summer Intern Program Succeeds Amidst COVID Disruptions

MNAiC seeks additional summer internship partners for 2021. Learn more about how internships can help your company achieve business goals, including opportunity to play a critical role in building and sustaining a Minnesota technology pipeline filled with diverse, high quality talent. For more information, email Russell.Fraenkel@metrostate.edu.

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Jan
14

Genesys Works is Currently Recruiting High School Juniors For Its 2021 Program!

WHY JOIN? Your senior year is one of the most important years of high school. Do you want to make the most of your senior year? Are you interested in earning money for college? Do you want help getting into, and paying for the college of your choice? Do you want a resume that stands […]

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Dec
03

Past Event- The Minnesota Twins SPARCS a Field of Dreams

The Twins’ team hit a technology home run with the SPARCS visiting team this past October. Young women who are passionate about tech took part in an exclusive “behind the scenes” tech tour of Target Field.

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IT Center of Excellence 

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The ITCOE is part of the Minnesota State College System, and is hosted by Metropolitan State University

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What is a Center of Excellence?

A COE is a dedicated team that works close with industry and educators to attract students to, and prepares students for, high demand industries in Minnesota that face workforce shortages currently and in the future.

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