MHTA — The Minnesota Chapter of the ARCS® Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) has announces three new Scholar awards in Life Sciences as a result of backing from the Roche Foundation amounting to $42,000 in funding over the next three years. ARCS Minnesota will be holding their annual scholar event on October 13.
Roche Foundation funds Minnesota ARCS Scholars, Annual Event on October 13
New era begins for Acxiom IT Outsourcing business
Acxiom IT Outsourcing, LP (Acxiom ITO) has announced that its sale to Charlesbank Capital Partners (Charlesbank) and M/C Partners was completed on July 31, 2015. Jeff VonDeylen has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for driving the company’s growth and long-term returns for stakeholders.
SciTechsperience intern helps create the ultimate room with a view
MHTA — “Imagine a home where all your walls can be clear if you want them to be,” said Ryan Hunt (above left) R&D/Shop Manager at Hunt Utilities Group (HUG) in Pine River. Creating homes made entirely of windows was not what Hunt and others at HUG expected to be thinking about when their SciTechsperience intern, Danny Pavek (second from the left above), began his research on deep winter greenhouses earlier this summer.
Be the Match hosts Tech Experience Tour for STEP Up! and Revê Academy students
MHTA — Be the Match recently hosted a group of students from Achieve Mpls’ STEP Up! Achieve internship program as well as Revê Academy’s summer program for an excellent Tech Experience Tour at their Minneapolis campus. MHTA is partnering with ESP IT to provide these unique Tech Experience Tours for students interested in learning more about information technology and the high tech business world.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal announces 2015 Titans of Technology award recipients
MHTA — The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal has announced the recipients of their 2015 Titans of Technology awards. The Titans of Technology awards honor some of the Twin Cities’ outstanding technology professionals and advocates.