Project: Crosstown Engineering Design Manufacturing HUB


Cost: $600,000

Number of colleges participating: 4

Lead: Jan Swinton,, Glendale Community College

Participating Colleges: Cerritos College ($150,000) , Glendale College ($150,000) , Mt San Antonio Community College District ($150,000) , Pasadena College ($150,000)

Sectors: Advanced Manufacturing

  • Program TOPS Codes: Manufacturing and Industrial Technology (095600), Engineering Technology, General (requires Trigonometry) (092400)
  • Metrics: Number of Enrollments

Brief Narrative: The regional program is structured to provide a systematic, broad- based Engineering Design Manufacturing pathways that emphasize the most prevalent design, fabrication and manufacturing technologies such as CAD, detail drawings and print reading, mechanical literacy, measurement and inspection, product and process development, cost analysis and project management, manual and CNC machining, 3D printing, sheet metal, welding rapid prototyping, casting molding and forming for metal and plastic, lighting techniques, machine technology in artistic design, developing cross town teams for competitions and/or projects, alignment of curriculum to address industry needs, etc. We will use our collective programs for work based learning (paid internships), local and state maker fairs, design thinking all using of campus Makerspace/FabLab/Innovation Center concepts.

Status Update

Total Funded: $600,000.00


Jan Swinton
Glendale Community College