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WisconsinInno: Molson Coors taps i.c.stars alumni to help design innovation spaces in Milwaukee, Chicago offices – July 2022

2022-08-25T12:03:47-05:00August 25th, 2022|Chicago, Milwaukee, National|

By Will Romano – Editorial Intern July 26, 2022, 10:10am CDT

Molson Coors Beverage Co. expanded its partnership with technology training nonprofit Inner-City Computer Stars (i.c.stars) this month by soliciting ideas from i.c.stars alumni for new innovation spaces in Molson Coors’ Chicago and Milwaukee corporate offices.

The alumni competed in small groups to present their ideas for the space, which all focused on cutting-edge technologies, according to a press release. Alumni students Angel Delgado and Khalil Hall won the competition on July 15.

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IT program i.c.stars hopes to get underrepresented communities in Milwaukee the training, experience they need

2022-02-28T17:45:16-06:00February 28th, 2022|National|

Ismael Lopez was working at a restaurant in Chicago when he was laid off due to the pandemic. He moved home to Milwaukee to find another job.

Lopez, 38, spent most of his career in the restaurant industry. He also had a talent for solving issues on smart devices and decided to get serious about a career in IT and computer science.

While attending classes at Milwaukee Area Technical College, Lopez was approached by a recruiter from i.c.stars about joining its program in Milwaukee.

 “I thought it was a scam,” Lopez said, adding after talking to a few graduates of the program he decided to apply and is now halfway through the program.

Read more at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel…

iOpener Innovation Conference Milwaukee 2019: Inspire to Hire

2020-03-18T13:39:21-05:00March 17th, 2020||

i.c.stars |* Milwaukee is very excited to announce our second annual iOpener Innovation Conference – iOpener Innovation Conference 2019: Inspire to Hire!

This year’s iOpener Innovation Conference will bring together IT & HR leaders, entrepreneurs, tech service providers, and interns & residents  of i.c.stars |* Milwaukee to explore The Intersection of Technology with HR & Talent Acquisition. Our theme, INSPIRE TO HIRE, will be discussed throughout the day with featured speakers, roundtable discussions, a presentation by the recent graduated cycle of i.c.stars Milwaukee’s interns, and several networking breaks.

What: i.c.stars |* Milwaukee’s iOpener Innovation Conference

When: Friday, August 30th, 2019, 7:30am Doors Open, Conference 8am-12noon

When: Friday, August 30th, 2019, 7:30am Doors Open, Conference 8am-12noon

Where: ManpowerGroup, 100 Manpower Place 
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