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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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California Community College Makerspaces are driving innovation in education and preparing students for STEM/STEAM careers.

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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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Mechatronics for Humanities Showcase

The Fall 2017 Mechatronics for Humanities student showcase featured eight student projects developed in the MECH 90 capstone class, designed …

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CCC Maker Weekly Webinar 6.0 Social Media Tells Your Story 12/7/17

Join Karen Fraser-Middleton, Peri Re and Maura Devlin-Clancy as they discuss the value of Social Media and offer many tips …

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Making Monuments

The theme for week eight of Sociology 379: Making Social Change was “memory” and its role in social movements. We …

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Laser Cut Kumiko

I’ve been working off and on for months on a furniture project, a set of cabinet door panels inspired by …

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Stanford University Innovation Fellow Connects Sierra College to Entrepreneurship

Savanna Turner, a Sierra College Engineering student, is introducing students to the exceptional innovation and entrepreneurship programs on campus as part …

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Get Started Using Social Media

Social Media is the topic of “Tap the TAP” weekly webinar on Thursday, December 7 at noon for CCC Maker …

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Sign Makers

Brandon (second from left) sharing his work on the lobby sign for FLC’s Career Education Center with fellow students.

AHC Makerspace @ Santa Maria’s Christmas Parade of Lights

  Santa Maria, California–on Saturday, December 2nd, the Allan Hancock College Makerspace, in conjunction with our community partners the Santa …

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Holiday Family Maker Night Engages Community

Sierra Makerspaces and Hacker Lab held a Holiday Family Maker Night on December 1 from 5pm to 8pm at the …

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CCC Maker Weekly Webinar 5.0 Recent Trends in Academic Makerspaces 11/30/17

This week Brie Lindsey, Senior Program Associate, California Council on Science and Technology presents the current research on Academic Makerspaces …

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