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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.

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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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CCC Maker Newsletter Provides December Update

  The December issue of the CCC Maker newsletter highlighting recent initiative progress is now available. Recent progress includes: CCC …

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Mechatronics for Humanity 2018 Showcase

On December 6, five Mechatronics 90 (capsttone course) students presented at the fall 2018 “Mechatronics for Humanities” showcase at Hacker …

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Central Coast Makerspace Network’s Holiday Makerspace

Santa Maria, California—the CCMN held its 2nd annual Holiday Makerspace last Saturday.  Community members enjoyed a variety of led and …

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Holiday Family Maker Night Engages Community and Benefits Student Food Pantry

Sierra Makerspaces held its annual Holiday Family Maker Night at Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College on Friday, December 7, …

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Preparing for Campus Campaign

A Sierra Makerspaces team is preparing for a campus-wide promotion of student Makers (and our makerspace community) in spring 2019.  …

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Watch How the MakerMatic Internship Works

Anyone who has coordinated student internships knows how time consuming it is to identify potential employers and interns, prepare the …

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Short Video Previewing MakerMatic Internship

CCC Maker is excited to share this introductory video showcasing the MakerMatic cohort internship concept. Our thanks to Michelle Zamora …

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Math A Art: Tahoe Truckee Campus Math Faculty and Student Maker In Residence Pair Up

Sierra College Tahoe Truckee Campus’ Professor Rene Gottwig partnered with Student Maker in Residence Zoe Blythe to develop a new MATH-A …

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CCC Maker Symposium

College of the Canyons is hosting the CCC Maker Sustainability Fall Symposium, a one-day event that will promote the exchange …

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New Ways to Laser Engrave!

The laser engraver in the ARC Design Hub can be a learning process to new interns. During the first couple …

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