With an eclectic mix of classy art and populist events, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts set an all-time attendance record of more than 750,000 visitors in the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Red Wing becomes a CoderDojo
MHTA — Red Wing Ignite has announced that it has become a CoderDojo. CoderDojo is a global movement providing a fun and social space where students (ages 7-17) can explore technology and get support from skilled mentors.
DEED Awards $3.18 Million for Youth Employment Programs
MHTA – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) recently announced that it has awarded $3.18 million to 22 groups that offer programs to help young people gain work skills and job experience. Some of these groups have worked with MHTA to engage with high-tech employers.
Prime Digital Academy graduates inaugural class
MHTA — The 20 students in Prime Digital Academy’s first cohort graduated on July 2. Prime Digital Academy was created by The Nerdery to re-engineer software development education; Prime is supported by nearly 50 employers and organizations who serve as student mentors, curriculum advisors and the school’s hiring network.
COCO to open next location in Northeast Minneapolis
MHTA — COCO has announced that it will be opening a new location in Northeast Minneapolis.