SPARCS

Sep
27

Cyber Security – Exploring Career Opportunities | October Event

Do you know a female high school or college student who is trying to decide if cyber security would be a good fit for them?

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Sep
27

Bright Ideas Hackathon | December Event

Bright Ideas Hack-A-Thon online event involves pitching the idea of a product or service that solves a social or business problem.

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Sep
27

SPARCS does Target Field – IT’s Live! | November Event

Back by Popular Demand! Learn about Target Field and the Minnesota Twins with an exclusive behind the scenes look focused on the stadium, the entertainment industry, and business technology.

By Russell Fraenkel | Front Page . SPARCS UPCOMING EVENT
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Sep
20

MNAiC Summer 2022 Internships Hit the Minnesota Mark

This summer 18 high school students who identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary, demonstrated their stellar technical and professional workplace skills, helping 7 companies fulfill numerous projects of high value.

By Russell Fraenkel | Aspirations . Front Page
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Apr
28

Students – College & High School Don’t Miss A Gals Guide to the Galaxy

Calling All High School Students – Social Justice Hackathon Saturday, March 13, 2021
10 AM CST – 4:30 PM CST
Price: Free

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Mar
23

SPARCing College Success — Illuminating the Path

SPARCing College Success — Illuminating the Path

A recent SPARCS event event hosted by the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) program provided a STEM passionate audience made up of high school students with an informative view of higher education. Panelists host questions about what comes next and how they should best prepare for the future.

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Feb
19

Calling All High School Students – Social Justice Hackathon

Calling All High School Students – Social Justice Hackathon Saturday, March 13, 2021
10 AM CST – 4:30 PM CST
Price: Free

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Dec
03

SPARCing Creativity with Securian Financial

On October 28th, Securian Financial’s Women in STEM Alliance along with six other female leaders within Securian Financial hosted 23 high school students from across the state of Minnesota for a two-hour virtual career readiness event with Minnesota Aspirations in Computing and Minn State I.T. COE SPARCS called, “Becoming the Imagineer”.

By Wilson | Front Page
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IT Center of Excellence

Midway Center
1450 Energy Park Dr
St. Paul, MN 55108

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The ITCOE is part of the Minnesota State College System, and is hosted by Metropolitan State University

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What is a Center of Excellence?

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.

OTHER CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE

TRANSPORTATION  –  HEALTHCARE –  ENERGY – ENGINEERING – MANUFACTURING - AG NORTH – AG SOUTH
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