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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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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Student and Faculty Data Report Shows Use and Value

Sierra College has a public-private partnership with Hacker Lab in the operation of the Rocklin makerspace, located approximately 1/4 mile …

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June Newsletter Shares Results of Initiative

In the June 2019 issue of the CCC Maker college makerspace update, read about California Community Colleges’ success in offering …

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MakerSphere Collaboratory: Home Page

https://library.ccsf.edu/collaboratory The MakerSPHERE is a collection of makerspaces in three locations on two different CCSF campuses: The Collaboratory (Ocean Campus), …

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Sociocultural Studies Department 3D Prints Homo Naledi Skull

Melissa Artstein-McNassar, an instructor in the Butte College Department of Sociocultural Studies, 3D printed this full-size skull of Homo naledi …

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Butte College hatches ‘maker space’ for jobs, skills

Butte College hatches ‘maker space’ for jobs, skills