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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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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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Tormach Lathe Arrived

We’re excited to announce our tormach lathe arrived, expanding the prototyping capabilities of Hacker Lab Powered by Sierra College. Students …

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Moreno Valley College will host the 2018 CyberCamp and Cyber Olympics

Moreno Valley College will host Air Force Association Cyber Camp 2018 and Coding Olympics on June 25, 2018 through June …

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Sierra teams up with Folsom Lake College to prepare student interns

Sierra Makerspaces and Folsom Lake College’s Innovation Center teamed up to prepare students for internships supported by CCC Maker and …

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Wonderful Creative Potential at Your Local Makerspace

Staff member, William, shows off his personally-built custom collection of posable Star Wars action figures at the Rocklin Hackerlab. A …

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Makerspace Festival of Los Angeles held on the College of the Canyons April 28, 2018

Thank you to all the staff, vendors, and community who helped make our first annual Makerspace Festival a huge success! …

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June Update in CCC Maker Newsletter

The June 2018 issue of the CCC Maker newsletter provides an update on the project including the announcement that the …

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Sierra Robotics Students on Good Day Sacramento

Congratulations to the Sierra College Robotics Club students and Mechatronics Professor, Tony Osladil, who appeared on CBS – Good Day …

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CCC Maker Releases Startup Guide

The California Community College Makerspace Startup Guide – Preparing Students for Jobs of the Future is now available to other …

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Director Gives Keynote at CSU Convening

On Friday, June 1, 2018 Carol Pepper-Kittredge, Statewide Director, CCC Maker, gave a keynote presentation about how CCC Maker built …

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Rocklin & Sacramento Camps Inspire Young Makers

Sierra Makers partner, Hacker Lab is hosting a series of camps for children this summer to inspire the next generation …

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