Create Your Makerspace Community

California Community College makerspaces are creating and sharing a model to fuel job creation and strengthen regional economies.

CCC Maker Initiative

To prepare students for STEM/STEAM careers, California Community Colleges are building makerspaces, faculty are embedding making into curriculum and employers are providing internships.

Doing What MATTERS

The CCC Maker Initiative is funded by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office, Workforce and Economic Division under the Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework.

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The CCC Maker Initiative supports California Community Colleges in creating makerspaces, developing maker curriculum, encouraging hands-on student projects and offering internships that uniquely reflect their campuses and communities.

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Reinvent the Runway 2019 at Rocklin Mini Maker Faire!

Good Day Sacramento featured a few of the 36 artists who will be showing their work at the 2019 Reinvent …

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Sierra College & CCC Maker ISAM Papers

Two papers about the CCC Maker initiative will be presented October 16-18, 2019 at ISAM, being hosted at Yale University. …

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Look for CCC Maker Videos at ISAM

Several of the videos produced by the CCC Maker initiative will be shown at ISAM this year. Four of the …

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Faculty Maker Night Was a Success

On August 21, faculty members representing anatomy, construction, communications, math, photography, welding and others visited the college community makerspace in …

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From Maker to Manufacturing Career

Two CCC Maker colleges in the north region, Sacramento City College and Sierra College, as well as Yuba College are …

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ISAM Selects Sierra College Makerspaces Paper

The paper, Finding Middle Q: Sierra College’s Public-Private Makerspace Partnership as a Strategy for Workforce Development, written by Carol Pepper-Kittredge, Associate Dean, …

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Allan Hancock College with Discovery Museum Offers Camp

The Santa Maria Times reported on the STEAM Camp being offered at the Discovery Museum. Thanks to Robert Mabry, retired, …

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Artists – Submit your entry for Reinvent the Runway in Rocklin

The Arts Council of Placer County with Sierra College Makerspaces have announced the 2nd annual repurposed art fashion show — Reinvent …

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Faculty Maker Night Wednesday 8/21 at 6 PM

To inspire faculty to incorporate maker projects into their curriculum as well as encourage students to join the Hacker Lab …

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Summer 3D Printing Class Yields Prototypes

Sierra College’s Drafting & Engineering Support program conducted a 3D Printing course this summer, taught by Alan Ware (a founding …

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