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CADENCE Defense Industry Manufacturing Internships will be Offered at Sierra College

Sierra College was selected to participate in the Governor’s Office Department of Defense (DoD) CADENCE grant student internship project. CADENCE project activities will focus on supporting California suppliers in the defense innovation and manufacturing base that are involved in the advancement of specific key technologies or supply chains including microelectronics, fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology, cyber, […]

March 2021 Edu2Mfg Newsletter

In the March 2021 newsletter, we report on the most recent Shop Talk where Randy Schuster, Design Hub, American River College, gave a presentation on using simulations for remote instruction and the Breakfast with a Manufacturer where Mike Bell discussed careers with Cordova High School students. In addition, Autodesk®, announced that Fusion 360® is now […]

CMTC Offers Shifting Gears Podcasts

The manufacturing industry is undergoing a revolution and CMTC can give you and your students as well as businesses insights through a series of podcasts. Featuring conversations from the field, Shifting Gears highlights manufacturers, consultants and industry experts from the modern world of manufacturing. These quarterly podcasts include trends, technology and experts’ perceptions to help […]

Partners Offer Training to Develop Manufacturing Employees

Several partnerships in the Sacramento region are preparing people, especially those who lost jobs during the COVID pandemic, to enter manufacturing careers. The California Mobility Center (CMC) and Charles A. Jones Career & Education Center have partnered to prepare workers for manufacturing jobs through the CMC Careers Pathways Program, supported by the Sacramento COVID Relief […]

Parallax Offer for Mechatronics Instructors

Teach Mechatronics? Parallax Inc. is offering Propeller 2 Developer Bundles to those teaching Mechatronics to sample and provide feedback. Parallax announced: “To support the professors with Fall 2021 course integration in mind, we’re sampling a half-dozen Propeller 2 Developer Bundles for evaluation, through March. The requirements of the program are basic: you’re a mechatronics professor; you’ll […]

March Manufacturing Webinars Offered by Partners

CMTC and Parallax announced these webinars which may be of interest to instructors and industry partners. March 9 – 11 AM CMTC 10 Steps to Preparing Your Manufacturing Business for a Sale March 12 – 1 PM CMTC California Manufacturing Technology Consulting Executive Talk | by TMA BlueTech March 16 — 10 AM CMTC How […]

Student Can Access Autodesk® Fusion 360® Works From Any Browser

Di Jin, Account Manager, Autodesk Education Experiences, Autodesk®, announced at the February Shop Talk that Autodesk® Fusion 360® is now available as a web app for all students and educators — no download required. Jin has been an amazing resource to educators during COVID, according to Jeff Briggs, Regional Director, Advanced Manufacturing, North Region. “Di […]

Cordova High School Joined the February Breakfast with a Manufacturer

On February 11, 2021, Cordova High School participated in the Breakfast with a Manufacturer series, arranged by Edu2Mfg in partnership with the Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Alliance. Twenty-seven students in Faith Caplin’s advanced engineering class spent an hour virtually interacting with Mike Bell, Mechanical Engineer.  Bell has a wide range of experience as an engineer and as a faculty […]

Shop Talk – Feb. 23 – Using Simulations

At the Shop talk on February 23, 2021 Randy Schuster, Design Hub, American River College, presented on using simulations for remote instruction. He demonstrated tools that enable students to experience milling, land surveying and drone flights. Even when COVID is over, Schuster envisions using the program for pre-training on the simulator before students actually get […]

Attend the CCCAOE Conference in March 2021

The California Community College Association for Occupational Education (CCCAOE) will be held remotely for three weeks during March, starting on the third. The theme is “Modeling Inclusiveness leads to a sustainable call to action.” This is a great opportunity to share best practices. The nine day interactive conference will take place March 3-5, 9-11 and […]