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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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Oct
07

Faculty & Student Training Opportunities

Learn how to help Students discover internships, career options, increase work experience, sharpen their professional image, resume and interviewing skills!

By Janice Aanenson | College Faculty . Featured News . News
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Sep
27

Generating SPARCS with a Lasting Impact

SPARCS seeks business Partners who are willing to expose program participants to existing and emerging technologies, as well as diverse information technology roles and skills.

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Sep
24
Sep
18

Where Are They Now: Zoe Berg

Meet Zoe Berg, an aspiring mechanical engineer, Lakeville South High School senior and rockstar member of the Aspirations in Computing community with four awards to her name – 2018 National Honorable Mention, 2018 State Winner, 2017 State Honorable Mention, and 2016 Certificate of Distinction honoree. She first applied for the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) award in ninth grade due to the encouragement and support from her mom. Good thing she applied, because she has not only g…

By Russell Fraenkel | Featured News . K-12 Educators
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Sep
17

The Defining Differences between Big Data, Data Analytics & Data Science

Once upon a time, when mentioned in conversations or in the classroom, numbers in general were referred to as either Mathematics or Statistics. Now, data can be included to terms used to refer to numbers.

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Sep
10

Applying Emerging Big Data, Analytics, Infrastructure Curriculum to the Classroom

As many of you remember, at New Directions in IT Education Faculty (NDiIT) Conference in May 2018 we had a full half day dedicated to data. Our Keynote Speaker, James Harroun, SAS, gave a fascinating view into data visualization and exploration which was followed by a panel discussion with experts from Willis Towers Watson and  One 10 Marketing and Brick, Inc  joining in the conversation. The Data Analytics and Science panel discussion concluded Keynote Speaker, Joseph Indelicato, of S…

By Janice Aanenson | College Faculty . Featured News . News
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Aug
29

New and Improved 2018 ITX Curriculum

IT Exploration (ITX) offers market relevant educational materials to prepare secondary and postsecondary students for success in a fast-changing technological world. The program can be enlivened through the engagement of area employers and IT professionals. ITX prepares students for higher education and career success in high-demand technology jobs.

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