Make It


Maker Space Challenge

Develop and manage makerspaces in the College of Innovation + Design and in the Library.

Experience Gained

Gain job skills, apply design thinking, and make things! Everyone is welcome to join, and no technology expertise is necessary. You will gain confidence using emerging technologies.

  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Design Thinking
  • Adult & Early Childhood Education
  • Active Learning
  • Audio & Video Creation
  • 3D Design
  • Aquino & Raspberry Pi Computing
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Project Management

Majors or Interests Needed

We’re looking for students with the following majors or interests and welcome all majors interested to apply!

VIP Coach Information

    • Amy Vecchione is the Head of Emerging Technologies and Experiential Learning and Associate Professor in Albertsons Library. She manages and leads emerging technologies team on user experience, emerging technologies, and the MakerLab. She also serves as the President of Idaho Library Association. She MAKES things happen! For full profile:

Student Feedback on Maker Space

I love the cutting edge technology and extremely knowledgeable and friendly staff. The energy which comes as a result of the students occupying the space is vibrant.

Course Information

    • Full semester course. 1-2 credits for VIP  200, VIP 400, or VIP 500 level.
      Team meetings TBD by participants.

Here is how to join the team

For more information contact Amy Vecchione  To register: search by Subject: Vertically Integrated Projects.

Or, if you are interested in offering an instructional session at the makerspace, please click here for more information .