Aspirations

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
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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Apr
07

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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Mar
23

Becoming an IT Professional – MNAiC Honorees Prepare for their First Career Experience

On two recent Saturdays, Veritas Technologies and many other MNAiC partners banded together to offer this year’s version of the annual Professional Aspirations Workshops.  The workshops supported honorees to design effective and appealing resumes, build LinkedIn profiles, and interview for success. Learn more here

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Mar
23

SPARCing College Success — Illuminating the Path

SPARCing College Success — Illuminating the Path

A recent SPARCS event event hosted by the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) program provided a STEM passionate audience made up of high school students with an informative view of higher education. Panelists host questions about what comes next and how they should best prepare for the future.

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Mar
19

Teacher Honorees – 2021 Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards

2021 Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Award Ceremonies — two teachers from Minnesota high schools are recognized for their technology-related enthusiasm and love of learning.

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Mar
16

2021 Certificate of Distinction Honorees – Aspirations in Computing

43 Certificate of Distinction Honorees with strong scores, as evidenced by their outstanding engagement in a variety of technology and leadership experiences provided by their high school, community partners, and through online learning experiences

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