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MNAiC Launches #MNGirlsDisruptTECH Campaign

The #MNGirlsDisruptTECH campaign was developed to challenge young women in grades 9 to 12 across the state to embrace their interests and aspirations in computing, step out into the limelight and join the movement to disrupt gender equity in Tech by applying for the Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Award — winners from the state and national level are awarded life changing opportunities that include scholarships, internships, job shadow experiences, mentor relationship, resources and much more.

By Russell Fraenkel | Aspirations
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Oct
30

Where Are They Now: Maria Sanchez Lopez

In the first publication of the “Where Are They Now” series, we meet with Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) Alumnae, Maria Sanchez Lopez, a 2014 Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards state winner. The powerful story of her accomplishments does not end at the recognition ceremony in the spring of 2014, it’s just beginning!

By Russell Fraenkel | Aspirations . Featured News
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Oct
18

Renewing the IT Curriculum – FREE PDF download

This report provides essential guidance for today’s IT faculty, in preparing tomorrow’s digital workforce.

By Janice Aanenson | General
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Oct
17

The Frightening Gap in Higher Education

It will be impossible for the number of graduates of current Minnesota data analytics degree programs to cover the growing data job needs of Minnesota employers.

By Janice Aanenson | College Faculty . Data . Data Boot Camp . Data Derby . Employers
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Sep
28

Recruitment

The Minnesota IT Center of Excellence, developed IT Connect, an online career tool for employers looking for top I.T. professionals in the state of Minnesota. The technology features of IT Connect gives employers the ability to conveniently search for, identify, and connect with IT college students throughout the entire state of Minnesota.

By Janice Aanenson | Featured News
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Aug
21

Processes around Competency Based (CBE) Module Creation

A curriculum framework provides guidance for implementing the competencies that industry desires from current and future employees.

By Janice Aanenson | Featured News
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Jul
14

Press Release: Students Gain Real-World Experience In Cybersecurity And Threat Analysis

It seems like cybersecurity threats are in the news every day. From the billion Yahoo accounts and passwords that were compromised, claims that Russian hackers tried to skew election results, or the dramatic increase in ransomware attacks, cybersecurity experts are in high demand.  Helping develop the talent of the next generation of Cybersecurity experts was [...]
By Janice Aanenson | Cybersecurity . Featured News . General
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Jul
14

Press Release: 2017 New Directions in IT Education Faculty Grant Winner Announcement

Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence is proud to announce the 2017 New Directions in IT Education Faculty Development Grant winners, whose proposed projects impact the areas of cybersecurity and data analytics.

By Janice Aanenson | Featured News
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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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