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  • Aspirations in Computing Summer Intern Program Succeeds Amidst COVID Disruptions
    MNAiC seeks additional summer internship partners for 2021. Learn more about how internships can help your company achieve business goals, including opportunity to play a critical role in building and sustaining a Minnesota technology pipeline filled with diverse, high quality talent. For more information, email Russell.Fraenkel@metrostate.edu.
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  • Protect Yourself From Cyber Crime - Webinar October 15
    There is a very high risk of cyber-attacks due to increased need for info about Covid-19, Stimulus Checks, Job Postings, and general web searching at home. Criminals posing as IRS agents ask for bank information to deposit a stimulus check or someone poses as a potential employer offering a sign on bonus to be deposited into your checking account. These cyber crimes are on the increase. So, how do you stay safe? Start by understanding the threats by attending this webinar.
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  • A Future Brighter Than Ever
    On August 13th and 14th the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Program (MNAiC) offered a Bright Ideas Virtual Hackathon. MNAiC participants gathered with mentors and they had the greatest time coming up with ideas to positively change the world.
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  • Tomorrow- DONT MISS! Dr Manjeet Rege hosts "Artificial Intelligence – A World of Devices That Think and Learn"
    SIGN UP AND SHARE! https://itconnect.workoutloud.com/Event/mn-state-it-coe-academic-webinar-series-3 SIGN UP AND SHARE! https://itconnect.workoutloud.com/Event/mn-state-it-coe-academic-webinar-series-3 Dr. Manjeet Rege is an Associate Professor of Graduate Programs in Software and Data Science and Director, Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence at the University of St. Thomas. An author, mentor, thought leader, and a frequent public speaker on Big Data, Machine Lear...
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  • Results from our Career Readiness Badging Pilot, Project ELEVATE
    The Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence recently completed its nine-month digital badging pilot, Project ELEVATE, resulting in over 170 badges being awarded to students from five institutions across the system.
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  • New Career Readiness Modules and Badges Coming Soon
    Five new Modules are being built and will be available for faculty to use in the fall 2020 semester. The Modules will cover the skills of creative problem solving, critical thinking, empathy, intercultural fluency, and resilience.
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  • MNAiC Alumnae Stories with Afiya Ward
    Host Katherine Myers closes the first season of Alumnae Stories with 2020 Aspirations in Computing State winner and recent high school graduate, Afiya Ward.
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  • Podcast: Students Speak Out: Why Career Readiness Skills are Critical to Learn in College
    In our third Career Readiness podcast episode, we hear from two Minnesota State technology students. Rose Dillon, a computer science major at Metropolitan State University, and Molly Clabots, a software development student from Minneapolis College, talk about why they and their peers feel that learning teamwork, communications, and leadership skills in their college courses is essential in preparing them for the working world.
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  • MNAiC Alumnae Stories LIVE Chat Recap with Katelyn Jo France
    In the month of May, series host Katherine Myers spoke with fellow program alumna and 2020 Collegiate Aspirations in Computing State winner, Katelyn Jo France.
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  • Free Online Happenings For Professionals From the ITCOE
    Free Online Happenings For Professionals From the ITCOE New Directions I.T. Conference Monday, May 18th - Wednesday May 20th, 2020 Webinar Series - Cyber Threats During a World Pandemic - Thursday, May 14th, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:00
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