Andrew Parsons

StartupBREW Fargo

NEXT EVENT About: Pursuit of Innovation is an organization that is challenging, inspiring, and teaching technology skills to students with potential. They are dedicated to empowering refugee and underserved youth to achieve success, garner influence, and gain stability in their families and communities.  About StartupBREW Fargo: StartupBREW Fargo is a weekly event on Wednesday mornings…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes Dana Peterson as Chief Strategy Officer

Emerging Prairie has added Dana Peterson to help lead its pursuit to improve the human condition.   Dana Peterson joins Emerging Prairie as a member of the executive management team (in collaboration with Emerging Prairie’s Co-Founder & CEO , Greg Tehven) and will articulate and implement a strategic vision for Emerging Prairie that focuses on…

Emerging Prairie Employment Opportunity: Student Life Coordinator

Emerging Digital Academy, powered by Emerging Prairie, is hiring a Student Life Coordinator. This position is responsible for the admission and onboarding process while ensuring our students are supported during their time in the program. This includes working with various team members of the organization, including marketing and social media, community engagement, instructors, operations, etc…

Emerging Prairie Employment Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant supports the Prairie Den operations, directors, and our sales teams. This is a new position within the organization that will play a significant role in project organization and efficiency. It requires someone who is a team player that will be able to work closely in support of the team, as well as…

Teammate Spotlight: Andrew Jason

A few days ago I sat down with Andrew Jason, Special Projects Coordinator at Emerging Prairie, to talk more about his career, life journey, and how he ended up at Emerging Prairie.    Andrew grew up in rural northern Minnesota and went to high school in Blackduck, where he was one of 55 in his…

Pops & Bejou Games Launches Kickstarter for CULTivate

Longtime Prairie Den member, Austin Foss, has recently jumped into his newest entrepreneurial venture with Pops & Bejou Games and their first board game, CULTivate.    Sitting at a desk surrounded by Lego Architect sculptures, architect Austin Foss has been working from the Prairie Den since 2019. Austin has watched the Prairie Den grow, weather…

Just How Affordable is Emerging Digital Academy?

Spoiler alert: it’s incredibly affordable.    Emerging Digital Academy Emerging Digital Academy is North Dakota’s only immersive coding bootcamp. It’s flagship program, the Full Stack Engineering Course, takes students through 20-weeks of an intensive, hands-on curriculum that mirrors on-the-job training. Thus, their students graduate with the knowledge they need to succeed in an entry-level Software…

Grand Farm Announces New Board Members & Partners

Grand Farm, led by Emerging Prairie, has added to its board of directors, welcoming Representative Cynthia Schreiber-Beck and Mark Watne to help guide the future of agtech.   Two New Board Members Cynthia Schreiber-Beck is a North Dakota State Representative, whose service has included four sessions as a member of the Agriculture and Education Committees. Schreiber-Beck grew…

Bank of North Dakota Creates Unique Emerging Digital Academy Student Financing Option

Bank of North Dakota has launched a new, unique, low-interest financing option specifically for programs like Emerging Digital Academy. The CEAL Program (Career Education & Alternative Learning) provides funds for North Dakota residents and prospective North Dakota residents pursuing career education through alternative learning training programs and certifications.   This is the first (and only)…

ISE December 2020 Issue

Recently, Grand Farm was featured in the ISE Magazine December 2020 issue. Click the link below, and head to pages 34 – 37 to read the full article on “Farmers Put the Byte Into Food Production”.     Click here to read the entire magazine!