Thank you sponsor: Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

by The TECHdotMN Team

St. Mary's UniversityIt’s important to recognize those who financially sponsor TECHdotMN because their contribution helps to advance  Minnesota’s technology industry.

Thank you Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota for reinvesting and supporting the cause!

What is Saint Mary’s?

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is a Lasallian Catholic university located in both Winona and Minneapolis Minnesota. On the Twin Cities campus, the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs provides relevant and rigorous academic experiences for adult learners through an integration of practical, professional, and ethical education offered in dynamic and caring environments.

The university offers two technical degrees: an undergraduate degree in Information Technology and a graduate level Information Technology Management degree.

Where is your home base?

The undergraduate college is located in Winona, Minnesota. The Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs are headquartered in Minneapolis with satellite locations in Apple Valley, Minnetonka, Oakdale, and Rochester. The university also has centers in Jamaica and Nairobi, Kenya.

What is something unique about Saint Mary’s?

At this writing, Saint Mary’s University is the only local school offering cloud computing classes based upon Amazon and Microsoft platforms.

Why do you sponsor TECHdotMN?

While the Saint Mary’s University has always had ties to the local tech community via its students, the university is now committed to integrating more deeply with the Twin Cities technical economy. The mission is to provide talented critically-thinking leaders who can contribute to technology enabled economic growth. TechdotMN offers a truly unique opportunity to network with the technology leaders/thinkers in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area.

How could Minnesota’s tech climate be more conducive for what you do?

In a word, visibility. The Twin Cities has always been a hotbed of technical entrepreneurship. The game-changing ideas scribbled on our napkins need a higher institutional (universities, banks, ad agencies, etc.) profile.