MHTA — The Starkey Hearing Foundation has announced that George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States, and top singer, songwriter and actress Katy Perry will headline the 15th anniversary Starkey Hearing Foundation So the World May Hear Awards Gala. The event will be held on Sunday, July 26, at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Starkey Hearing Foundation announces headliners for the ‘So the World May Hear’ Awards Gala
Star Tribune: Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ 100th year is a smash hit
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.