Making the most out of the New Academic Year’s Event Calendar

Making the most out of the New Academic Year’s Event Calendar

Welcome back Minnesota State STUDENTS!


The Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence is excited to have you back as you prepare for the next school year! We are one of eight Minnesota State Centers of Excellences focused on promoting and advancing the connections between Minnesota Industries and Minnesota’s colleges and universities.


At the Information Technology Center of Excellence we offer a wide range of opportunities to assist MN State I.T. students and faculty increase their professional and technical skills through online and in person courses, experiential  learning, training programs, conferences and so much more. We l collaborate with industry and faculty to develop curriculum that attracts and prepare students for success in high-demand I.T. career paths.


There are a number of ways to keep informed of all we have to offer you:

Visit our site regularly for  the latest , workshops, learning opportunities, competition, conferences, career fairs, employer and faculty connections, and so much more. (

Aside from the IT Center of Excellence website, we also have an online IT Connect Community, where students, faculty and employers can connect, share and collaborate with each other.

  • Students: Sign-up to  join interest groups, access exclusive events and training, post your resume, explore career opportunities and connect with employers and faculty.
  • Faculty: Sign-up to access exclusive events and train and connect and collaborate with major industry partners. with an educator or employer.  
  • Employers: Sign-up to access a pipeline of talented I.T. students and professionals, post career opportunities, partner with faculty and their institutions and share brand events.   


Finally, mark your calendars with the below upcoming events:


Along with these planned events, there will also be a number of career fairs, industry conferences, and other events that may interest you.  Join the IT Connect Community to receive alerts about upcoming events today!


Good Luck on the Fall Semester and may this be your best year yet!


Don't’ forget to get involved and connected on IT Connect Community >>>


Formerly known as Advance IT Minnesota, the MN State – IT Center of Excellence engages employers, educators, technology professionals and learners to develop a more robust IT workforce in Minnesota. A Center of Excellence within the Colleges and Universities of Minnesota State (formerly MnSCU), it is located at Metropolitan State University, St. Paul Midway campus. For more information, visit the IT Center of Excellence.