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Manufacturing Club

The newly formed Manufacturing Club along with the SAME students and math and science students have been working on the Enable Hands this past semester. The students are close to finishing the three different hands. We started this project along with the help from the engineers from Swift Manufacturing in San Clemente. The students have […]

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Swift Engineering mentors Saddleback College students in the e-NABLE project to give back

Saddleback College students are gaining real world experience in creating devices through a collaboration with Swift Engineering that benefits e-NABLE, a group of volunteers from across the globe that use 3D printers to create free prosthetics for those in need.   Advanced manufacturing, computer science, and engineering students started creating the upper limb assistive devices under […]

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Raising Awareness of the Advanced Manufacturing Pathway

The Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Consortium Grant at Saddleback College has connected with 967 K-16 students since August 2016 through participation at over 40 outreach events in Orange County such as the Vital Link’s College & Career Nights, Manufacturing Week, and OCDE Annual Foster Youth College and Career Resource Fairs.  In addition, Saddleback College students toured manufacturing […]

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Vital Link and UC Irvine Host the Rescue Robotics Competition for High School and College Students

On a windy Saturday morning on May 20th, seven teams of students from UC Irvine (2 teams), Santiago Canyon College, Laguna Hills High School, Tesoro High School, Mission Viejo High School, and Irvine Unified School District arrived for Vital Link and UC Irvine’s Rescue Robotics competition held at UCI. Leading up to the competition, students […]

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STUDENT PROFILE: Rebecca and OC WIB

Rebecca enrolled in the Orange County Workforce Development Board’s Young Adult Career Program because she was struggling to attend school and find employment. Rebecca graduated from Caesar Chavez High School in Cypress and was attending post-secondary school at Everest College/CNI College in Tustin to complete the Medical Assistant Certificate Program. While attending post-secondary school, Rebecca […]

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Code Girl

Valencia High School senior Sana Talwar was featured in the documentary CodeGirl. Earlier this year, she responded to the Technovation Challenge and for 16 weeks, worked with her team mentored by Valencia teacher Natasha Ulibarri on determining which community cause they wanted to solve by developing an app prototype. Posted by Dough Schultz PYLUSD READ […]

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