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Every Monday starting September 7th and going until the end of the semester CEHC's Makerspace and Drone Lab will host Makerspace Monday's! From 7-8pm you will learn about something in or from our labs. Then from 8-9pm we will have open work, where you can start or bring your own project and collaborate with other Students, Faculty, and Staff! The topics will change each week with two Monday's scheduled to have the Drone Lab take over and hold virtual flying sessions! Many of these events will be offered with training hours for EHC students! Take a look at the full schedule:

Schedule

Week 1 - Sept 7th: 3D Printing - Intro / Tinkercad

Week 2 - Sept 14th: Laser Cutter - Intro

Week 3 - Sept 21st: PPE Roundtable 

  • Host: Michael Leczinsky, Jen Goodall, George Berg, Matthew Tyler
  • Description: Join the CEHC team behind our college’s COVID response and learn how they used 3D printing to deliver over 5,000 face shields to front line medical workers!
  • Required Materials: None
  • Zoom Link: https://albany.zoom.us/j/94961163376?pwd=RWlLREJwd2wzeStqbUdjeThRTGw1UT09
  • Counts for 1 training hour in the Community Engagement tier

Week 4 - Sept 28th: DRL Sim / Intro / Race

Week 5 - Oct 5th: Drone building

  • Host: Matthew Tyler
  • Description: Learn about the parts that go into a quadcopter and the software behind them. Then stick around and see how a 3D printed drone is put together!
  • Required Materials: None
  • Zoom Link: https://albany.zoom.us/j/91726054471?pwd=RzBjNE9QRnNDZUVTNzBTb1dXMTFSdz09
  • *Counts for 1 training hour in the Community Engagement or Concentration-Specific (all) tiers

Week 6 - Oct 12th: George Berg 3D Printing / Danebot

Week 7 - Oct 19th: Michael: Games / Simulation

  • Host: Michael Leczinsky
  • Description: Join Professor Michael Leczinsky as he shares his experience and perspective on using Games and Simulation in higher education and beyond.
  • Required Materials:  None

Week 8 - Oct 26th: Fusion 360 for 3D Printing

  • Host: Matthew Tyler
  • Description: Learn the basics of the industry standard 3D design software to create your objects to 3D print. Create your own practical 3D design for print that can solve a real world problem.
  • Required Materials:  Free Fusion 360 Student/Hobbyist license
  • *Counts for 1 training hour in the Community Engagement or Concentration-Specific (all) tiers

Week 9 - Nov 2nd: Cricut Cutter Intro

  • Host: Matthew Tyler
  • Description: Come learn how to design your own vinyl laptop sticker using the Cricut design suite.
  • Required Materials: Free Cricut Account and design space
  • *Counts for 1 training hour in the Community Engagement or Concentration-Specific (all) tiers

Week 10 - Nov 9th: Graphic Design Roundtable / Inkscape / Photoshop

  • Host: Michael Liczinsky, Matthew Tyler
  • Description: Join our panel discussion to learn more about graphic design and how it can help you in your career 
  • Required Materials: None
  • *Counts for 1 training hour in the Community Engagement or Concentration-Specific (all) tiers

Week 11 - Nov 16th: Minecraft.edu

  • Host: Matthew Tyler
  • Description: Remember Minecraft? Did you know that you get Minecraft EDU free with your school’s Microsoft account? Join us in Minecraft EDU and learn how to survive in the virtual world with the help of coding.
  • Required Materials: Minecraft EDU installed on your system

Week 12 - Nov 23rd: DRL Race

  • Host: Matthew Tyler
  • Description: Come fly with us in DRL, a quadcopter simulator. Learn to fly a virtual drone and race with other CEHC students!
  • Required Materials: DRL Sim ($10), Computer compatible controller (Xbox, PS4, etc. Price Varries)
  • Counts for 1 training hour in the Community Engagement tier

*An additional hour of training can be provided if the student stays and completes a personal project using the resources and knowledge gained in the first hour of training. Not all Makerspace Mondays will have this opportunity

Most events will be help over Zoom, but some will be on our discord server. Our discord is a place where we can all come together and talk about all things Makerspace and Drone Lab! Join here: https://discord.com/invite/3MTNJRD

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