In the June 2019 issue of the CCC Maker college makerspace update, read about California Community Colleges’ success in offering over 800 makerspace-based internships and other metrics as well as the unique approaches colleges took to sustaining their maker communities with the CCC Maker grant ending in May 2019, in addition to other news.
- $7,933,451 in matching funds have supported the CCC Maker makerspaces
- 63,740 students have been engaged & makerspace visits average nearly 3 hours
- 1228 employers are involved and have attended 383 advisory meetings
- 838 students have completed internships
- 725 blog posts were written telling makespace stories
- 642 faculty participated and have experienced 1142 professional development activities
- 513 courses have been held at a makerspace and 2247 badges were earned
- Premiere of the final initiative video, The Impact and Potential of College Makerspaces and it is on the CCC Maker You Tube channel.
- The make/SHIFT Makerspace Ecosystem Summit videos produced by community college student, Truong L Nguyen, were posted.
- Students told their transformation stories of transformation at the CCC Maker Student Showcase at the Maker Faire Bay Area and these are posted on the CCC Maker You Tube. The initiative also had a booth at Maker Faire to engage the wider ecosystem.
- The CCC Maker Makermatic Workbook for Coaches was finalized. Download the Makermatic Workbook as well as the Startup Guide on the home page.
- Representatives from CCC Maker colleges and the leadership team made five presentations at the California State University Maker Convening held May 30-31 at CSU Sonoma.
- CCC Maker and Sierra College papers were accepted for the International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces (ISAM) to be held October 16-18, 2019 at Yale University in New Haven, CT. Five CCC Maker videos were are submitted for consideration.