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Dugger digs out of tough situation with tech career support from AIM Institute

David Dugger is used to living one step away from homelessness. At his closest point, he was down to his last $70 and living in a crowded storage room of a mobile home in North Platte, Nebraska. Completely surrounded by boxes, he only had enough space to roll out his makeshift mattress — a six-foot- long by two-foot- wide […]

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Students graduate from Highlander Code Camp showcasing new web skills

The AIM Institute and Seventy Five North have teamed up to help increase the number of minority youth exposed to technology, specifically in the North Omaha area. According to a study by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, there is a lack of diversity in the high tech career field. The Highlander Code camp was created to help close […]

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Don’t Panic Labs and AIM Interface School announce partnership

Don’t Panic Labs and AIM Interface School Announce Partnership to Expand Software Education in the Silicon Prairie Lincoln-based software design and development company Don’t Panic Labs and Omaha-based AIM Interface School are proud to announce a partnership to provide continuing education for professional software developers in the Omaha area. Through this partnership, AIM Interface School and Don’t Panic […]

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Web Development Workshop provides opportunity for tech growth in Omaha

The AIM Institute is hosting a free workshop to teach web development skills to students of all backgrounds, ranging from new to professional web developers, using the curriculum from NodeSchool.io, a hands-on learning approach. Sandi Barr and Andrew Neely, who worked with the related Nebraska JavaScript Conference that concludes this Friday in Omaha, said the goal of the Nodeschool […]

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GenCyber Security Camp gets Council Bluffs students interested in tech careers

The AIM Institute and Council Bluffs Community School District have partnered to host Iowa’s first GenCyber camp. Attendees include female middle school students, as well as middle and elementary school teachers. The free, weeklong camp will build students’ knowledge of cybersecurity concepts and careers as well as the practice of correct and safe online behaviors. Teachers will gain […]

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AIM expands community reach with Interface Web School

AIM, a not-for- profit organization that grows, connects and inspires tech talent to ensure a world-class tech workforce for the region, has acquired the assets of Interface Web School. Co-founder of Interface Web School, Shonna Dorsey, has joined AIM as Vice President of Fundraising and Community Development. “Interface Web School creates for AIM another strong link in our […]

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AIM Brain Exchange to host free technology workshops for youth

AIM Institute, an innovative not-for- profit whose mission is to build thriving communities through technology, will host a series of free and fun technology experiences Dec. 5-8 for youth ages 7-17 at its Brain Exchange Building, located at 1902 Howard Street. The following sessions run 60-90 minutes, are introductory in nature and are based on interest and ability, not […]

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