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Jul
23

Summer Bootcamps Are Officially Done! And, Did We Mention? They Were Awesome.

MN State IT Center of Excellence had a busy and fun June hosting Cyber Bootcamp at Metropolitan State University and the 1st Annual Data Bootcamp at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Both of these events brought together students from across Minnesota to explore cyber or data and advance their understanding and abilities.

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Mar
20

TOP 10 IT CAREERS FOR 2019

A number of organizations have completed Career Outlook surveys for 2018 and beyond. The summary of findings have a nice outlook for students in the data science, computer science and/or information technology areas. In 2018, Glassdoor (www.glassdoor.com) listed the 50 best jobs in the United States. Their job ratings included job satisfaction, number of job openings and base salary. Out of the top 50 jobs, fifteen (15) are in the technology arenas, with many being in the Top 10!

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Mar
13

Register now for the New Directions In IT Education – Minnesota State IT Faculty Conference

New Directions in IT Education is the annual Minnesota State Faculty Conference that provides an opportunity for educators and industry leaders to interact with their peers and influence the direction of education. This year’s conference will be held May 15-17, 2019 at North Hennepin Community and Technical College in Brooklyn Park, MN.

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Feb
01

New D2L Modules for Career Readiness … Coming Soon to a Campus Near You

In line with the Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence mission, we are excited to introduce new career readiness curriculum for IT and CS faculty to use in their courses. We are also excited to introduce Chad Eckes, a new consultant at the COE, who has helped us develop the new D2L Modules, and will be assisting with their launch. Read this article to learn more about the new Modules, our pilots happening this spring, and the broader rollout being planned for Fall 2019.

By Chad Eckes | College Faculty . News
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Jan
07

An Invite to Join Us at the Table

Info on upcoming Spring 2019 events for college faculty that are interested in IT

By Janice Aanenson | College Faculty . Featured News . IT Professionals . News
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Nov
13

2018 Study Guide to a Successful Final Exam Preparation

Much of the stress of Final Exams is trying to figure out how to fit in necessary studying and classwork in between family obligations, work schedule, and at this time of the year HOLIDAY events and parties. Here are a few suggestions to help you prepare.

By Janice Aanenson | College Students . Featured News . News
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Nov
06

2018 Cyber & Data Curriculum Development Project Update

There are plenty of opportunities for you to be part of this incredible project! As we move into the 2019 Calendar year, we will be seeking for your assistance in creating over 50 Cybersecurity and Data Science/Analytics curriculum modules.

By Janice Aanenson | College Faculty . Cybersecurity . Featured News . News
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Oct
13

Preparing for a Career in Technology

Its officially Fall! Leaves are beginning to change from green to an array of auburn, copper and orange; the excitement of Halloween and Zombie Pub Crawl is just around the corner, midterms and finals are unfortunately looming  and if you haven’t already secured your flight home for Thanksgiving… well… that’ll be an awkward conversation for you and your parents.

For the Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence, Fall also marks the start of industry even…

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