New chair of AIM Institute Tech Leadership Academy encourages representation, giving back

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In Todd Campbell’s home recording studio, a Fender Telecaster rests against a small amplifier in front of a green-screen wall that doubles as a backdrop for the tech leadership classes he teaches virtually. Whenever the application development senior manager for TD Ameritrade gets stuck on a hard technical problem and needs a respite from the […]

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First Callers to Coders cohort graduates

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Six local professionals graduated from the AIM Callers to Coders program on Friday.  This was an opportunity that Physicians Mutual provided for their employees.  Emily Matis, director at Tech Education at AIM Institute, said, “The people that you have are the people that you need to invest in.”  The year-long program was held entirely virtual […]

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AIM Institute and Omaha STEM Ecosystem Launch New STEM Community Platform

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The Omaha STEM Ecosystem and AIM Institute announced the launch of the online STEM Community Platform, presented by Cox. The mission of the STEM Community Platform, stemplatform.org, connects youth, parents, educators and professionals to an online hub of high-quality STEM programs, resources and events in the Greater Omaha area. The website is the first of […]

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LATEST CROP OF AIM CODE SCHOOL STUDENTS CELEBRATE GRADUATION IN VIRTUAL CEREMONY

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Last night, the AIM Institute held a virtual ceremony for students graduating from AIM Code School’s accredited courses, including Full Stack Java and Foundations of Web Development classes and the fourth module of the Callers to Coders program (a custom corporate training partnership developed between Physicians Mutual and the AIM Institute).  A diverse cohort of […]

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AIM Tech Awards celebrate impact of technology leaders during unprecedented year

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The role technology has played during the pandemic gave the 2020 AIM Tech Awards special meaning at the AIM Institute’s signature annual event on Thursday, Dec. 3. In a virtual format, the AIM Institute, a nonprofit organization committed to changing lives through technology, celebrated the contributions and dedication of tech leaders, educators, students and businesses […]

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Infotec 2020: a virtual conference bringing tech professionals together safely in the middle of a pandemic

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Who says a virtual conference can’t be a good substitute for the real thing?  Who says a virtual conference isn’t the real thing in the first place? Last week’s Infotec 2020 conference, hosted by the AIM Institute, proved the virtual conference is here to stay. The event offered a chance for the Silicon Prairie tech […]

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AIM’s second all-virtual Emerging Tech Leaders Academy cohort celebrates graduation

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More than 20 local and international tech professionals graduated from the AIM Institute’s fall Emerging Tech Leaders program on Thursday.  This was the second cohort held entirely virtually due to the global coronavirus pandemic. But the virtual nature meant the program’s footprint could reach overseas for the first time ever, with three participants from the […]

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Partnership with Urban League of Nebraska provides life-changing tech career readiness training

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A partnership between AIM Code School and the Urban League of Nebraska is developing the next generation of tech talent workers.  The Careers in Tech Program began in 2019, and combines AIM Code School’s accredited Foundations of Web Development curriculum with the Urban League’s professional bootcamp. So far, 14 students have graduated from the program, […]

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