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CCC Maker Colleges Apply for Implementation Grants

The CCC Maker Initiative is creating a network of California community colleges focused on producing creative, skilled, innovation-ready graduates. The CCC Maker project team led 34 colleges through a six-month long collaborative process of introspection, experimentation and communication to develop original makerspace implementation plans. At a CCC Maker culminating event on May 19, 2017, 28 […]

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Sierra College Mechatronics Students’ Projects Benefit Humanity

Originally appeared in the Colfax Record on June 5, 2017. Sierra College students invent for social good at makerspace Sierra College mechatronics students developed and presented projects designed to make a positive impact on the world at a May 22 showcase event at Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College. The students were supported by US […]


June 15 Newsletter Provides Initiative Updates

In May and early June, CCC Maker Colleges celebrated the completion of the seed grant makerspace planning phase. 28 colleges presented their implementation plans at the culminating event on May 19 Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor, Workforce & Economic Development Division, CA Community Colleges hosted a reception for participating colleges on the eve of the Culmination […]

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Join in the “National Week of Making”

The Maker Movement is celebrating the National Week of Making from June 16 to June 22, 2017. The week of events highlighting making is being led by Nation of Makers in collaboration with other organizations in the maker community. The purpose is to showcase the diversity, creativity and ingenuity of makers across the United States. CCC Maker colleges and […]

Sacramento Students Document Makerspace Planning Process

Sacramento City College students created blog posts and a documentary as part of their makerspace planning. This short documentary shows the process the college went through to develop their makerspace plan as part of the CCC Maker project. Our SCC Makerspace Documentary (7 min.) – SCC Maker Planning Team – Sacramento City College Check out […]

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Student Posters Build Awareness at Sacramento City College

To build enthusiasm for making, a student team designed posters that are being put up all over campus, explained Tom Cappelletti, Professor, Graphic Communication, Sacramento City College. “There are eight students on the makerspace team representing Graphic Communication, Engineering Design Technology, Computer Science, and the Art Departments,” said Cappelletti. “They are an integral part of our planning and […]