SPARCS

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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”.

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Feb
06

Past Event -Microsoft Tests New Approach to Experiential Learning

Through a range of initiatives and partnerships, similar to the one with Aspirations, Microsoft is helping young people discover a passion for tech.

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Dec
03

Past Event- The Minnesota Twins SPARCS a Field of Dreams

The Twins’ team hit a technology home run with the SPARCS visiting team this past October. Young women who are passionate about tech took part in an exclusive “behind the scenes” tech tour of Target Field.

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IT Center of Excellence 

Midway Center
1450 Energy Park Drive, Saint Paul

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.

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