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Feb
22

Upcoming IT Exploration Info and Training Sessions

The ITX Curriculum is a free online computer science curriculum available to secondary schools from Minnesota State Colleges and Universities that teaches high school students  I.T. skills and prepares them for technology careers. For additional information regarding the IT Exploration Curriculum, Click Here Info Sessions IT Exploration Info Session Thursday, April 7 from 3:30 PM to [...]
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Sep
09

Hackathon Event Shines Brightly…..Again!

During August, for the second year in a row, the IT Center and the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing - SPARCS program hosted two-day Bright Ideas Hackathon for students in high school and college freshman who identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary.     We had a such a wonderful turnout!  Five small teams under the guidance [...]
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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
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…

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Mar
15

Achieving Resilience with Strength-in-Numbers

In our series finale and fifth Strength in Numbers feature, we speak with Sahar Ismail CEO & Co-founder of LegacyArmour and keynote speaker at the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing, 6th Annual Aspirations in Computing Awards Ceremony on April 17th.

By Russell Fraenkel | Aspirations . Featured News
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Feb
27

How to Maximize I.T. Talent Gain and Minimize Talent Loss

Minnesota Women Technologists weigh in on what MN Businesses can do to increase the number of women in tech roles while retaining existing talent.

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Feb
23

Microsoft Introduces SPARCS Students to New Innovation Center

Microsoft welcomed over 100 high school aged young women and I.T. professionals to an interactive day of learning and networking at their new Edina, Minnesota innovation lab.

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Jan
30

Strength in Numbers — Leads to Greater Entry at the Ground Floor

This month, in our third Strength in Numbers feature, we speak with Nicole James, Director of Financial Systems at CBRE.

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