Tech Education

AIM Upward Bound Summer Academy goes virtual with new online learning portal

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The AIM Institute’s Upward Bound Summer Academy is in full-swing online, serving 53 students during an uncertain summer that has upended the traditional model of after school programming and sent providers across the country scrambling to move their curriculum online.  Upward Bound is a federally funded program that provides outreach, student services and tech education […]

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“No one-size-fits-all approach to leadership” one of many valuable lessons learned by graduates of AIM’s latest Emerging Tech Leaders cohort

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Congratulations to the AIM Institute’s Emerging Tech Leaders 2020 Spring cohort for completing leadership training last week. A group of 26 IT professionals from various Omaha-based companies graduated from the program last Friday.  Emerging Tech Leaders is a two-month course to help tech professionals decide whether they want to pursue management opportunities in their careers. […]

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Filling the need for leaders: the latest cohort of Advanced Tech Leaders graduates from AIM Leadership Academy

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The latest cohort of AIM Institute’s Advanced Tech Leaders course graduated from the leadership academy last Friday. Congratulations to the 28 graduates! Advanced Tech Leaders is an annual management course for tech professionals, with the goal of enhancing leadership skills that are essential for current and upcoming managers in the tech industry.  Each session addresses […]

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Omaha South High School Grads Launch Tech Careers, Land Paid Summer Internships at Union Pacific 

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This summer, two recent Omaha South High School graduates, Suraj Poudel and Evelyn Espinoza Macias, will enter highly competitive paid internships at Union Pacific after participating in the AIM Institute’s pilot workforce development program that teaches high school students how to code.  Ashok Fichadia, Assistant Vice President of IT Development for Union Pacific, said the […]

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Developing Leadership in a Crisis

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No one knows how the coronavirus pandemic will evolve, how long the economy will stay underwater, or even what recovery looks like.  But the radical workplace upheaval and sudden ad hoc shift to remote technology over the past month suggest two truths:  We need more tech talent.   We need better leadership—especially IT leadership. Demand for […]

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KANEKO Welcomes You to Infotec 2020

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We’re not the only ones excited for Infotec 2020, the Silicon Prairie’s premier annual business tech community gathering. This year’s conference takes place November 13 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at KANEKO, an arts and culture nonprofit dedicated to exploring and celebrating creativity across all fields of human activity, including technology, the arts, business, […]

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