College Makerspace Implementation News
Sacramento City College & City College of San Francisco representatives will be speaking on Friday, May 21 at the San Mateo Maker Faire. Several colleges will be at the CCC Maker booth 65137.
Two colleges submitted papers for ISAM -
Allan Hancock College -- "Santa Maria's Central Coast Makerspace Collaborative: A Network of Internal and External Partners" and
Folsom Lake College -- "Making Across the Curriculum: Multidisciplinary Making at Folsom Lake College."
Sacramento City College held their Makerspace Grand Opening on May 4.
On April 28,
Moreno Valley College and several California Community Colleges joined to engage with the California Cyberhub to host the California Mayors Cup Cyber Competition, linking eight colleges with live video to compete in a 6-hour academic cyber challenge mitigating cyber vulnerabilities.
Butte College Create Space, a start-up chocolate company laser cut and etched a point of purchase display. The entrepreneur expects to hire interns from the makerspace next semester.
College of Alameda used the CNC router to cut parts for the Fab Lab workstations and incorporated the college's logo into the tables to promote campus pride.
The Krause Center for Innovation at
held a Peninsula/South Bay Maker Educator Meetup.
City College of San Francisco students from foreign language, architecture, interior design and graphic design applied design thinking to develop activities for the new collaborative library makerspace to engage students in world language learning.
Woodland Community College created an intern pre-survey to gather information that will assist staff in improving services and capture information to show interns' growth once they complete their internships.
Students showed their projects in the IE Accelerator makerspace booth when
San Bernardino Community College hosted 1 Million Cups San Bernardino, a monthly gathering that fosters small business development.
Folsom Lake College, a Making Social Change student, who is also an Innovation Center employee, is sharing the laser intaglio process with artists from the college's printmaking course; for example, students used Illustrator's Image Trace functionality to achieve a low-resolution abstraction of a photograph of a family pet.
Tahoe-Truckee Humanities instructor needed some large scrabble letters printed on wood blocks for a leadership activity so the Student Maker-in-Residence designed the letters in Illustrator and produced them using the laser cutter and router.