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TLI's Class of 2023 Takes a Bow

Posted May 16, 2023

TLI's 2023 cohort celebrated the end of a long road Friday afternoon at the Graduate Hotel in Minneapolis. It was the first time in TLI's 36-year history that all three programs held their graduation reception together.

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The Art of Talking Through Difficult Subjects: Q&A with Patria Lawton

Posted May 2, 2023

ST Fellow and ST / MDI faculty member Patria Lawton answered our questions about talking through, rather than talking around, difficult subjects in the workplace. She also shared her insights about how companies can prepare to react quickly and effectively when events start to spin out of control.

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TLI, Biomerics Announce Training Partnership in Medical Device Manufacturing

Posted April 18, 2023

Created through a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), the partnership will train engineers in the growing medical device manufacturing field.

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Dr. Tariq Samad Named to Process Automation Hall of Fame

Posted April 10, 2023

Dr. Samad was named to the 2023 class of the Process Automation Hall of Fame by the editors of Control Magazine, which covers the process control industry.

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Khalid Kark Discusses the Role of the CIO at "Technically Speaking" Event

Posted April 10, 2023

Khalid Kark of Deloitte LLP shared results of an ongoing survey examining the role of the CIO in corporations around the world. His conclusion? Tech leaders need to be more engaged with executing the strategic goals of a company.

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Dean Alleyne Visits TLI, Chats About the Future of Tech Education

Posted March 26, 2023

Dr. Andrew Alleyne, dean of the College of Science and Engineering, spoke to TLI staff and faculty on Wednesday. It's one of a number of meet-and-greets Dean Alleyne is making across the college.

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TLI Launches Its First Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Technological Leadership

Posted March 12, 2023

The 12-credit certificate is open for enrollment starting Fall of 2023, and credits can be used later to ladder up to one of TLI's MS programs.

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TLI's Marcia Cole Talks Cybersecurity on KSTP-TV

Posted March 8, 2023

ST faculty member Marcia Cole was on KSTP-TV Tuesday night talking about the threat of ransomware. How do we avoid it? Change your passwords frequently, Cole says, and be careful of what links you click on.

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TLI Dishes Up Technical Leadership Training for General Mills Employees

Posted March 1, 2023

Nearly 30 General Mills employees learned the fundamentals of technical leadership and innovation in a crash course hosted by TLI

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Capstone Finalist Snapshot: Qiren Que

Posted February 20, 2023

Qiren Que chose the TLI program because it offers a better Security Technologies track than most tech leadership programs. He talked to us about his capstone project, wh

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