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2014 Sierra College STEM Collaborative News

10/2/2014 15 Rocklin Today Events for National Manufacturers Day October 3rd

10/2014 League for Innovation in the Community College – Sierra College STEM Collaborative Releases Literature Review: Should Art Be Added to STEM?

9/30/2014 Sacramento Bee Cathie Anderson: Fortune 500 execs look to Colfax High alum for inspiration

9/22/2014 Placer Union High School District - Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) at Sierra College on Oct. 17

9/18/2014 NEW Nontraditional Employment for Women Event at Sierra College on October 17, 2014 NEW flyer & Labs Sierra College Oct 2014 NEW Program agenda Oct 17 2014 Sierra College Copy of Photo Release Sierra College CACT Link for students sign up for NEW and select the lab to make a project in NEW Oct 17 sponsors sought to attract Girls to STEM Flyer Sierra College final

9/14/2014 Auburn JournalManufacturing Day offers monthlong schedule of activities

8/26/2014 Rocklin & Roseville TodayHigh Marks for Sierra College Energy Tech Students

8/20/2014 Placer County OnlineSierra College seeks sponsors for NEW Girls in STEM event

8/15/2014 Sacramento Bee Sierra College Seeks Sponsors for NEW Girls in STEM Event

8/12/2014 Placer County Online SME and Sierra College plan National Manufacturing Day events

8/11/2014 Roseville Chamber of Commerce Series of Events kicking off on National Manufacturing Day

8/8/2014 Sacramento Bee SME & Sierra College Plan National Manufacturing Day Events 

8/8/204 San Jose Mercury News SME & Sierra College Plan National Manufacturing Day Events

8/2014 Sponsors sought for Nontraditional Employment for Women Event on Oct 17 at Sierra College in Rocklin CA NEW Oct 17 sponsors sought to attract Girls to STEM Flyer Sierra College final

7/31/2014 The Union Picking up STEAM: Sierra College collaborative says art should be added to STEM programs

7/25/2014 YubaNet.com Sierra College STEM Collaborative Releases Literature Review – Should Art Be Added to STEM?

7/18/2014 Rocklin Today Design Thinking in the Core Classroom Offered

7/10/2014 San Diego Science Alliance – CA STEM Weekly Summer of STEM - 
UEC summer camp enables makers to explore STEM and recycling careers 

7/2014 Flyer for Sierra College CACT & SME National Manufacturing Day and October 2014 Events SME No CA Manufacturing Day Oct 2014 emailweb

6/2014 California Community Colleges Chancellors Office – Special Populations Collaborative Project – How to Attract Women to STEM Careers

6/26/2014 The Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce - Roseville Utility Exploration Center Summer Camp

6/25/2014 Rocklin & Roseville Today Should Art be added to STEM?

6/25/2014 White Paper on Exploring STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics by Elizabeth Dayton, Ph.D. for the Sierra College STEM Collaborative

6/5/2014 Gene Haas Foundation THE GENE HAAS FOUNDATION PROVIDED MACHINING TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ROCKLIN HIGH SCHOOL

6/3/2014 Haas Automation, Inc. Google+ News +Gene Haas Foundation scholarships were presented to+RocklinHigh School students, who plan to enter the engineering field, yesterday evening – see the pic!

5/23/2014 Sacramento Bee Gene Haas Foundation gives Scholarships to Rocklin High School

5/23/2014 The Mercury News SiliconValley.com Gene Haas Foundation Gives $10,000 for Scholarships to Rocklin High School, a member of the Sierra College STEM Collaborative

5/23/2014 STEM Connector California STEM Weekly – Education K12 Gene Haas Foundation Gives Scholarships

5/22/2014 Webinar – Ignite your CTE Students’ Math Skills

5/16/2014 Ignite Your CTE Students’ Math Skills Webinar Offered by Sierra College CACT on May 22

Spring 2014 Community College Week –  Tech Update Technology Supplement Page 12 - Sierra College Finds Formula for Producing Technicians

5/9/2014 Distefano Technology & Manufacturing blog – RAMPING UP FOR MFG DAY 2014: YES, IT’S ALREADY HAPPENING!

4/17/2014 California STEM Weekly – Higher Education

4/16/2014 Rocklin & Roseville Today STEM Collaborative Teaches Critical Thinking

4/16/2014 San Jose Mercury News Sierra College STEM Collaborative Teaches Critical Thinking

4/16/2014 Sacramento Bee STEM Collaborative Teaches Critical Thinking

4/3/2014 STEM ConnectorSTEM Daily April 3, 2014 Industry News

4/1/2014 The League for Innovation in Community College High School STEM Students Experience “Quirky” Path to Inventive Careers 

3/28/2014 3D Printing Industry 3D Printing Turns High Schoolers into Real World Inventors with Quirky

3/27/2014 CTE Central Blog – Career Technical Education in California & BeyondQuirky Boots

3/25/2014 Campus Technology Colfax High Students Learn Product Development with 3D Prototyping Thanks to Community College

3/25/2014 Using Technology to Transform Learning Colfax Students Learn Product Development … Norton Gusky “Great example of real world problem-solving using technology.”

3/24/2014 Sacramento Bee Colfax High School Students’ Prototype Made on a 3D Printer

3/24/2014  Facebook 3D Printing on Campus ”A correction from her ski coach inspired this high school student to invent a tool to improve her skiing posture. This 3D printed device …”

3/21/2014 Auburn Journal Colfax students’ invention generates a buzz

3/21/2014 THE JournalTransforming Education Through Technology Colfax High Students Learn Product Development with 3D Prototyping

3/21/2014 Placer County Online Colfax students experience “Quirky” path to inventive careers

3/20/2014 International Business Times Colfax High School Students’ Prototype Made on a 3D Printer Supplied by Sierra College STEM Collaborative, Takes a Quirky Path

3/20/2014 San Jose Mercury News …Students’ Prototype Made on a 3D Printer … Takes a Quirky Path

3/19/2014 YubaNet.com  Sierra College STEM: Colfax Students Experience “Quirky” Path to Inventive Careers

3/12/2014 Ready Nation America’s Edge - Spotlight On: Harris & Bruno International

3/11/2014 Auburn JournalHillmen Foundation drums up support for Placer High (Sierra STEM provided 3D printer used by Robotics club)

3/11/2014 Community College DailySierra College finds formula to produce technicians

3/7/2014 STEM ConnectorSTEM Daily March 7, 2014

3/7/2014 Education Week Webinar Reshaping the College Transition – A Study of Early College Readiness Assessments and Transition Courses Elisabeth Barnett, PhD, Colombia University, Teachers College, Community College Research Center – pg 18 Sierra College is partnering with Whitney High School in Rocklin CA and Del Oro High School in Loomis, CA to pilot the Transition course. (Del Oro High School instructor Jeanne Villeneuve, who is teaching the transition course, is also a Sierra STEM Collaborative Hands-on Math Trainer)

3/7/2014 Manufacturing DailyEducation – League for Innovation in Community College

3/6/2014 STEM BlogInnovative Partnerships Build Advanced Manufacturing Pathways

3/3/2014 The League for Innovation in Community College Innovative Partnerships Build Advanced Manufacturing Pathways

3/2/2014 Rocklin & Roseville Today Common Core Focus of Teacher Workshops in Roseville

2/28/2014 Forbes – The 3D Printers Are Coming (References 3D Printing Paper by Neal de Beers produced by Sierra College CACT Additive Manufacturing Industry Evaluation and Recommendations)

2/14/2014 Placer Herald Sierra College finds formula to producing technicians

2/13/2014 Sierra College Physics and Engineering Clubs 2013-2014 Project. Sierra College solar powered boat to be entered in the SMUD Solar Regatta. 

2/12/2014 Sacramento Bee Sierra College and Harris & Bruno Fill Manufacturing Skills Gap

1/22/14 Rocklin & Roseville Today Sierra College and Sacramento Hacker Lab Team Up

2013 Sierra College STEM Collaborative News

11/16/2013 Sierra STEM Collaborative Report  prepared by Elizabeth Dayton, Ph.D. Factors that Influence Females’ Pursuit of STEM Fields – A literature review emphasizing psychological influences FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE FEMALES’ PURSUIT OF STEM FIELDS E. Dayton for Sierra College STEM

11/11/2013 Press Tribune STEM teachers see impact of Manufacturing Day tours

11/8/2013 Rocklin Roseville Today Lasting Impact from Manufacturing Day Tours

11/6/2013 Manufacturing Day @MfgDay Twitter STEM Teachers See Impact of Manufacturing Day Tours Organized by Sierra College

11/6/2013 NIST_MEP Twitter Manufacturers see Impact of #Manufacturing Day Tours

11/6/2013 Sacramento Bee – STEM Teachers See Impact of Manufacturing Day Tours Organized by Sierra College

11/6/2013 Mercury News Silicon ValleySTEM Teachers See Impact of Manufacturing Day Tours 

11/4/2013 Placer Herald Sierra College trains high school math teachers to meet Common Core requirements

10/25/2013 California Community Colleges Facebook Sierra College’s STEM Collaborative recently hosted a series of algebra classes for high school math teachers moving to teaching the Common Core

10/24/2013 Awesome Education Tutors Teaching Methods | Sierra College Trains High School Math Teachers To Take Action To Meet Common Core Education Requirements

10/24/2013 STEM Connector STEM Blog Sierra College Trains High School Math Teachers to Take Action to Meet Common Core Education Requirements

10/24/2013 San Jose Mercury Sierra College Trains High School Math Teachers to Take Action to Meet Common Core Education Requirements

10/24/2013 Sacramento Bee … High School Math Teachers to Take Action to Meet Common Core …

10/24/2013 My Mother Lode Sierra College Trains High School Math Teachers to Take Action to Meet Common Core Education Requirements

10/24/2013 Virtual Strategy Magazine Sierra College Trains High School Math Teachers to Take Action to Meet Common Core …

10/16/2013 Colfax Record RobbJack tour gives up-close view of math in manufacturing

10/7/2013 Press Tribune  RobbJack shows Colfax High students how math is used in manufacturing

10/5/2013 Sacramento Bee RobbJack Shows Colfax High School Students How Math Is Used in Manufacturing

10/5/2013 San Jose Mercury News RobbJack Shows Colfax High School Students How Math Is Used in Manufacturing During National Manufacturing Day 

10/3/2013 Placer Herald Sierra College celebrates Manufacturing Day

10/01/2013 Sacramento Bee National Manufacturing Day Is Being Celebrated in the Sacramento Region

10/1/2013 Inside Bay Area National Manufacturing Day … STEM Student Tours Organized by Sierra College

10/1/2013 San Jose Mercury National Manufacturing Day Is Being Celebrated in the Sacramento Region with STEM Student Tours Organized by Sierra College

10/1/2013 Loomis News Sierra students celebrate innovation

9/20/2013 Computer Aided Technology Inc. CATI Tech Notes 

9/30 Rocklin & Roseville Today Manufacturing Day Events in Roseville, Rocklin and Lincoln

9/18/2013 MRTplus Will the 3D printer become the newest “Machine that Changed the World”?

9/17/2013 Community College Times Funding Roundup California

9/16/2013 Community College Week Grants & Gifts

9/10/2013 Auburn Journal Sierra College to host new Arts and Innovation Day

8/29/2013 KNCO Sierra College Gets $300,000 for Advanced Manufacturing Education

8/27/2013 3D Printer World Sierra College Gets $300,000 Grant to Train Students In Advanced Manufacturing Techniques

8/27/2013 California Economic Summit Community college wins big grant to link students with manufacturing jobs

8/26/2013 The Union Sierra College awarded $300K grant to prepare advanced manufacturing workforce

8/26/2013 Sacramento Bee Sierra College Awarded $300K Grant to Prepare Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

8/26/2013 San Jose Mercury Sierra College Awarded $300K Grant to Prepare Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

8/26/2013 Digital Manufacturing Report  Sierra College Awarded $300K Grant to Prepare Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

08/25/2013  GRID Alternatives Sierra College Partners with GRID for Applied Math Curriculum! 

08/21/2013 Sacramento Bee Installing Solar for Families in Need Inspires Sierra College Faculty to Develop Real-World Math Applications 

08/19/2013 The Union Sierra College faculty teach hands-on lesson in solar panel installation

8/19/2013 San Jose Mercury Installing Solar for Families in Need Inspires Sierra College Faculty

8/19/2013 Inside Bay Area … Sierra College Faculty to Develop Real-World Math Applications

8/14/2013 Sac Bee Sierra College CACT Publishes Additive Manufacturing White Paper on 3D Printers for Teaching and Product Design

08/14/2013 San Jose Mercury  - Sierra College CACT Publishes Additive Manufacturing White Paper on 3D Printers for Teaching and Product Design

8/14/2013 Placer Herald Sierra College explores world of 3D printing – White paper explains uses of new technology

8/3/2013 Rocklin & Roseville Today Certified: Del Oro High School Welders Look to Future

8/1/2013 Loomis News Sierra College, Del Oro double certifications of high school welders

7/30/2013 Sacramento Bee Sierra College and Del Oro Double Certification of High School Welders

7/30/ 2013 The Mercury News Sierra College and Del Oro Double Certification of High School Welders

7/30/2013 Contra Costa Times Sierra College and Del Oro Double Certification of High School Welders

7/30/2013 International Finance Magazine Sierra College and Del Oro Double Certification of High School Welders

7/28/2013 Placer HeraldSierra College takes new approach to critical thinking

7/24/2013 Sacramento Business Journal Program at Sierra College helps instructors teach critical thinking

7/24/2013 Sacramento Bee Sierra College Breaks New Ground by Taking an Applied Approach to Teaching Critical Thinking

7/24/2013 The Union Sierra College offers teachers unique course

7/24/2013 The Mercury News Silicon Valley Sierra College Breaks New Ground by Taking an Applied Approach to Teaching Critical Thinking

7/24/2013 Inside Bay Area Sierra College Breaks New Ground by Taking an Applied Approach to Teaching Critical Thinking

6/23/2013 Yuba Net Sierra College Supported STEM Lab Turns Rocklin High School Students into Entrepreneurs

6/11/2013 CADDEDGE – CAD/CAM & CNC Machining News Blog High school student uses SolidWorks to start a business

6/6/2013 Digital Journal Sierra College Supported STEM Lab Turns Rocklin High School Students into Entrepreneurs

6/6/2013 Sacramento Bee Sierra College Supported STEM Lab Turns Rocklin High School Students into Entrepreneurs

6/6/2013 San Jose Mercury News Sierra College Supported STEM Lab Turns Rocklin High School Students into Entrepreneurs

6/6/2013 Silicon Valley Sierra College Supported STEM Lab Turns Rocklin High School Students into Entrepreneurs

5/10/2013 STEM Daily News AlertHigher Education Sierra College STEM Puts Additive manufacturing in Del Oro High School 

5/10/2013 Rocklin Today 3D Printing in Del Oro High School Class

5/9/2013 International Business Times Sierra College STEM Puts Additive Manufacturing in Del Oro High School Class

5/6/2013 Sacramento Bee Sierra College Nontraditional STEM Event Inspires Girls

4/26/2013 KNCO News Talk 830 Sparks Flying at Sierra College on Saturday

4/26/2013 Placer Herald High school girls get hands-on with non-traditional jobs

4/21/2013 Placer Herald Sparks will fly at Sierra College Weld Expo ’13

03/22/2013 Auburn Journal Our View: Schools on right track in building critical skills

03/19/2013 STEMDaily STEM Connector Sierra College faculty tour Northstar to apply math to jobs

03/18/2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune Sierra College faculty apply math to jobs at Northstar California  

03/13/2013 Lincoln Messenger Sierra College faculty tour Northstar to apply math to jobs

03/11/2013 Placer Herald Sierra College faculty tour Northstar to apply math to jobs

03/11/2013 Auburn Journal Sierra College faculty tour Northstar to apply math to jobs

03/6/2013 Rocklin Roseville Today Faculty tour Northstar to Apply Math to Jobs

02/28/2013 Sierra STEM Collaborative Overview and Accomplishments Feb. 2013 Sierra STEM Overview Feb 6 2013

02/27/2013 NSDL Network Sierra College STEM Collaborative launches new professional development program

02/25/2013 Auburn Journal Critical thinking to become a focus at local schools

02/22/2013 The Union Sierra College addresses Critical Thinking for STEM jobs

02/21/2013 Yuba.net Sierra College addresses Critical Thinking for STEM jobs

02/12/2013 Sacramento Bee Mechanical teacher has many busy grads

2012 Sierra College STEM Collaborative News

11/29/2012 Placer Herald Sierra College addresses skills gap by fusing math with welding article and movie

11/29/2012 Placer Herald Sierra College fuses math and welding photo gallery

11/23/2012 Sierra Sun Sunshine Letters – Thanks to STEM Career Fair Supporters (More than 200 TTUSD and Incline High School students and their parents attended the first STEM Career Fair at Truckee High School.)

10/31/2012 Colfax Record Sierra College supports Colfax STEM program

10/26/2012 Placer Herald Rocklin High tour of Harris & Bruno International

10/24/2012 AutomationWorld Real-World Mechatronics Training

10/22/2012 Sacramento Bee Report Card Golden Apple: Colfax students win with housing invention

10/22/2012 Placer Herald Grand opening of Rocklin High School Engineering Support Technology Lab set for Oct. 29

10/22/2012 Harris & Bruno International Rocklin High Students See Careers, Hear Advice at H&B Manufacturing Facility

10/22/2012 Sierra Sun STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Career Fair announced

10/15/2012 Community College Times Class projects fuse math with welding

10/10/2012 Auburn Journal Placer High tech class is gateway to industry

10/9/2012 KNCO Newstalk 830 Manufacturing Day is Manufacturing Month Thanks to Sierra College

10/5/2012 CabinetMakerFDM Pulling craftsmen out of the woodwork – Manufacturing Day hopes to attract students to a career in manufacturing

10/4/2012 Placer Herald Manufacturing Day celebrated Oct. 5

10/2/2012  NSDL Resource Center – Community Network IGNITE project at Sierra College infuses math skills in technical courses

10/2/2012 Community College Times – Reporters Notebook Showcasing manufacturing to students

10/2012 FF Journal for Metal Fabricating & Forming Technologies One fabricator uses his metal shop skills to forge a new career path

8/3/2012 The State Journal CA college adopts WVU Parkersburg’s model for infusing math into technical courses

8/2/2012 West Virginia University at Parkersburg California college adopts WVU Parkersburg’s model for infusing math into technical coursesSierra College of Rocklin, Calif., has adopted West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s IGNITE model (infusing general education into technical education). The Sierra team chose to infuse basic math skills into its welding curriculum based on WVU Parkersburg’s pilot of infused mathematics.”

7/20/2012 Sacramento Business Journal pg 24 America has a math problem - Another Voice Sandra Scott, Sierra College National Science Foundation (NSF) Tech-Explorer catapult project Prinicple Investigator

7/2/2012 AACC Community College Times Troubleshooting project affirms students’ interest in STEM

6/30/2012 Sierra College CACT Sierra College IGNITE Final Report, Conducted Under the University of West Virginia at Parkersburg National Science Foundation ATE grant award #1003709

Summer 2012 Community College League The News page 12 Architecture Student Inspired when Schools & Business Collaborate

6/26/2012 Roseville & Rocklin Today Troubleshooting Preps Students for STEM Careers

6/14/2012 AACC Community College Times A collaborative effort forges a path for aspiring architect

6/13/2012 Placer Herald Rocklin High student gains work experience as intern

6/7/2012 Roseville Chamber Architecture student inspired when schools and business collaborate

6/5/2012 Colfax Math You Tube 49er ROP Trees to Skis Colfax High School students in engineering class make skis

6/4/2012 Colfax Math You Tube Designing the optimum windmill Applied Math in Colfax High School Engineering class

5/24/2012 Colfax Record Engineers in training at Colfax High

5/24/2012 ColfaxMath You Tube Math for the Catapult Project Applied math lesson for the Sierra College STEM Tech-Explorer catapult project

5/24/2012 CTE Central Blog – Career Technical Education in California & Beyond — Catapulting Kids Toward STEM careers

5/14/ 2012 Sierra Sun Telefunken and Sierra College focus students on the future

4/2012 California Community College Chancellor’s OfficeTrain Today … Jobs Tomorrow Economic and Workforce Development Report (See pgs. 11-12 Sierra College CACT trains Veterans in Energy Efficiency)

4/19/2012 Loomis News Del Oro workshop hosts college and high school instructors

2/15/2012 Roseville Press TribuneRoseville High School students learn math by building a house

1/23/2012 Auburn Journal Returning veterans find career support with energy tech course

1/20/2012 Rocklin and Roseville Today Veterans graduate from Sierra College Energy Training

1/19/2012 Loomis News Grant catapults Del Oro students

1/6/2012 ColfaxMath You Tube Seven Essentials of Math

1/5/2012 Colfax Record Students get taste of engineering in tech class

2011 Sierra College STEM Collaborative News

6/16/2011 American Association of Community Colleges: Broadening Impact NSF Funded Projects at Two-Year Colleges (Sandra Scott, Principle Investigator NSF Tech-Explorer Catapult project participated)

6/3/2011 theunionnews YouTube Chicago Park School Catapult Project

6/3/2011 The Union Chicago Park gets new Charter School

6/2011 Style Magazine Roseville Granite Bay Rocklin Woman of Steel – Jennifer Johnson broke new ground in women’s welding

3/24/2011 Tech-Explorer – Instructional Strategies to Engage All Students CCCAOE Spring 2011 Conference in Oakland, CA

2/17/2011 Fraction Contraption developed by Jono Schwartz at Colfax HS movie posted on STEMposium

2/13/2011 Auburn Journal Auburn’s Placer is High-tech Highlights Placer High School Mechatronics program supported by Sierra College and Sierra School Works.

2010 Sierra College STEM Collaborative News

10/18/2010 US Dept. of Energy: Energy Empowers Green workforce development for youth kicks off

9/27/2010 Colfax Record Colfax High teacher adds up benefits of hands-on math Colfax High teacher adds up benefits of hands-on math

March 23, 2010 Rocklin Today Sierra College awarded at Economic Summit

 

2/25/10 Colfax Record Today’s vocational ed training breaking the mold describes the modern Career Technical Education courses offered at Colfax High School and the Sierra STEM supported Design Tech program that introduces product development skills in wood, metal, electronics and multi-media.

2009 Sierra College STEM Collaborative News

11/18/09 Auburn Today Sierra College Helps Nevada Union High School Teachers

12/09 Inventors Digest Sierra STEM Instructor Jonathan Schwartz of Colfax High School is profiled

in December 2009 Inventors Digest “Where Math Meets Design, Construction &

Marketing”

Fall 2009 National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC) Newsletter pg 4 South Placer Robotics Club makes semifinals at UCD Regional Competition

1/27/09 Rocklin & Roseville Today Sierra College CACT Tech-Explorer Project Inspires

2008 Sierra College STEM Collaborative News

12/16/2008 Rocklin and Roseville Today Lincoln High School students apply math skills to building catapults