Entries by Karen

Maker Impact Publication Introduces College Students to Production Skills

In Manufacturing Stories online, an article was published about the impact of the California initiative to build makerspace communities at 24 California Community College campuses to close the manufacturing skills gap. Engaging students in using manufacturing tools in makerspaces to produce prototypes and working on collaborative teams to innovate gives them hands-on skills relevant to […]

December Education to Manufacturing Newsletter

To get an update on Education and Manufacturing activities in the greater Sacramento region, check out the December 2019 issue of the Edu2Mfg newsletter. In this issue: SkillsUSA California Region 4 Conference Coming January 11 Harris & Bruno International Visited Roseville High School in November US Department of Defense Project MFG™ Challenge Hosted at Sierra […]

Project MFG™ Accelerates Students’ Career Passion

On December 3-5, 2019, Project MFG™: Next Generation Manufacturing™ Challenge from the United States Department of Defense took place at the Sierra College Gene Haas Center for Advanced Manufacturing by Design in Rocklin.  Project MFG™ holds competitions across the country to address the need for a skilled engineering and shop floor manufacturing workforce in the United […]

North Region Advanced Manufacturing Work Plan

Work plan objectives for Edu2Mfg in 2019-2020 include: Increase number of students enrolled in manufacturing related courses  Increase students and businesses participating in student competitions, project-based learning opportunities and work-based learning opportunities Illustrate new education and career pathways in manufacturing Host a workshop for curriculum exchange between all K-16 instructors and industry partners Support onboarding […]

November Education to Manufacturing Newsletter

The Education to Manufacturing November newsletter inlcuded informtion on: Advanced Manufacturing in Agriculture Regional Advisory Meeting Jeff Briggs appointed as the New Regional Director for North Region Train the Trainer Sessions in January and February To subscribe to the Advanced Manufacturing newsletter for the north region, hosted by Sierra College, for California Community College Chancellor’s […]

October Advanced Manufacturing Education News

In October, the Education to Manufacturing newsletter covered: Design to Part Train the Trainer, Industry to School Material Donations, Benefits of Train the Trainer Sessions Offered by Advanced Manufacturing, North Region (Edu2Mfg) with the Sacramento Valley Manufacturers Initiative and Rocklin Mini Maker Faire at Sierra College Introduces Community to Manufacturing. To subscribe to the Advanced […]

Manufacturing Teacher Training has Positive Impact

Colin Denney, instructor with the Innovative Design and Engineering Academy at Pleasant Grove High School, previously attended the manufacturing teacher training organized by Steve Dicus for California Community Colleges Advanced Manufacturing, North Region (Edu2Mfg) with the Sacramento Valley Manufacturers Initiative (SVMI). I learned things that are going directly into the classroom “I learned things that […]

Educator Training Offered on Design to Part

Three sessions of Design to Part Training will be held on November 2, 2019 between 8:30 am and 2 pm in Rocklin. Dan Frank, Manufacturing and Engineering Instructor, Rocklin High School, will be teaching the workshops. The program is being co-sponsored by Sacramento Valley Manufacturers Initiative (SVMI) and California Community Colleges Advanced Manufacturing, North Region (Edu2Mfg). Session […]