Below are recent press releases and articles referencing the CCC Maker Initiative. An assortment of news from CCC Maker colleges can be found on the College News page. Some of the CCC Maker presentations are listed as well. Colleges are making updates through blog posts found on the Resources page.
Makerspace Ecosystem Summit for College Educators April 24-26 in Irvine, CA (February 11, 2019)
CCST Press Release (August 3, 2018) CCST and California Community Colleges Welcome Makerspace Education Leaders to ISAM 2018 at Stanford
Publication of the CCC Makerspace Startup Guide (June 14, 2018)
CCC Maker Statewide Manager Recognized by Girl Scouts (March 16, 2018)
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (March 15, 2018) California Community Colleges Makerspaces Make Progress in First Six Months of Implementation in Preparing Students for Careers
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (August 7, 2017) Twenty-four California Community Colleges Move Forward with Makerspaces to Prepare Students to Contribute the Creative Economy
The League for Innovation in the Community College (1-2-19) Innovation Showcase — College Makerspaces Develop Innovation Ready Graduates by Karen Fraser-Middleton
Campus Technology (3/12/19) Makerspace Summit Coming to SoCal in April By Dian Schaffhauser
Gold Country Media (3-4-19) Loomis Soroptimist Club Education Awards empower women- Carol Pepper-Kittredge recognized with Ruby Award
NACCE Community College Entrepreneurship (Winter/Spring 2019) New Makerspace Summit on Tap page 10
Citizen Schools (2-11-19) Makerspace Ecosystem Summit for College Educators April 24-26 in Irvine, CA by Kaniah Dunn
Evolllution (12-31-18) Six Ways Colleges Can Think Differently to Meet the Workforce Needs in America by Van Ton-Quinlivan
Medium (11-7-18) Why Students Need These Skills to Thrive in the Future of Work by Van Ton-Quinlivan
NACCE Summer Fall 18 Entrepreneur magazine pg 24 “The #CCCMaker initiative has published “The California Community College Makerspace Startup Guide: Preparing Students for Jobs of the Future”
American Association of Community Colleges (9-6-18) The rise of the makerspace – Community colleges are investing in makerspaces to grow innovation, entrepreneurship and collaboration.
eCampusNews (8-23-18) Makerspaces a growing trend, but will they deliver? by Sandra Fyfe
IFAI Fabric Architecture Magazine (7-1-18) Recruiting the next generation of workers by Pamela Mills-Senn
Campus Technology (6-18-10) California Community Colleges Publish Makerspace Startup Guide by Rhea Kelly
Biz Journals (6-14-18) Sierra College Announces Publication of the CCC Makerspace Startup Guide
Roseville Today (6-12-18) California Community College Makerspaces Startup Guide
Make: Education (4-18-18) Learning, Makerspaces, and Community Colleges, April 18, 2018 by David Cole.
IFAI Specialty Fabrics Review (May 1, 2018) Help wanted: the next generation of manufacturing workers
IFAI Specialty Fabrics Review (April 10, 2018) California Community College Makerspaces offer work-based learning for students
Comstock’s (April 3, 2018) — Makers Wanted: As American manufacturing struggles and California employers face worker shortages, will investment in educational makerspaces help strengthen local industry?
Campus Technology (April 6, 2018) — California Community Colleges Mass-Producing Student Makers
Education Dive (February 26, 2018) How ecosystem mapping by colleges can help transform struggling communities
AACC 21st Century Center (March 17, 2017) California colleges embrace maker culture to close skills gap
State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI) (March 1, 2017) $17M California makers initiative creating community college model
EdSurge (February 14, 2017) CA’s Maker Initiative Spurs Innovation and Workforce Development Across 35 Community Colleges
Sacramento Business Journal (July 2016) Sierra College to manage $17 million in maker space grants statewide