With the end of the 2019 Academic Year and the start of 2020 around the corner, it is important to evaluate the work the ITCOE has completed. It is equally important to see where we can improve and grow. By looking at the past we can better understand how to shape our future.
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.
Watch this 3-minute video to hear from students, employers, faculty, and ITCoE leadership, to understand why career readiness skills are valued, and how the new Career Readiness D2L Modules can help faculty deliver this important training in their courses.
Since the announcement of the Career Readiness Modules in February 2019, the ITCoE has worked closely with five faculty members to pilot the Modules in their winter 2019 courses. Read this article to learn about the pilots and hear what faculty and students are saying.
At the 2019 Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) Awards ceremony held on April 17, we recognized 37 young women for their technology-related interests and achievements. Among these honorees was Amiyah Hunter, a State Winner and the sole National Winner from Minnesota! Amiyah is a Roseville High School senior, Land O’Lakes intern, and upcoming University of Northwestern Saint Paul student whose experiences with technology have been greatly influenced by the Aspirations in Comput…