Making in the CSU: Makerspaces, Fab Labs, and Innovation Centers


  • Creative and innovative CSU campus makerspace projects
  • Benefits of having a makerspace on campus
  • Makerspace project overview and student and faculty activities
  • Lessons learned and best practices


Sinem Siyahhan, CSU San Marcos, Building a Sustainable Maker Ecology by Connecting Undergraduate Students with Children in Afterschool Programs

Lynn Cominsky, Sonoma State, Dream, Make and Innovate: A Service-Learning Class

Chris Bachman, Cal State LA, Creating a Makerspace at Cal State LA

Andrea Medina & Bobby Hartsock, CSU Bakersfield, California State University, Bakersfield Fab Lab Best Practices

Erin Cole, Cal Maritime, Making a Makerspace: Finding & Fostering a Creative Campus Community

Mike DeMars​, Cal State Fullerton, Making it Work: Building a Makerspace During a Pandemic

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