Author Archives: Theresa Willingham

About Theresa Willingham

A professional writer by trade, I'm the recent co-author of the book, Makerspaces in Libraries , for the series “Library Technology Essentials” (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015). I am also the Regional Director for FIRST STEM education programs in Central Florida, and a creative partner at EurekaFactory.NET , which specializes in the development of creative spaces and programming in public libraries and other institutions.

Southeast Combot Championship at Gulf Coast MakerCon!

Last year, we were delighted to have light weight fighting robot competitions at Gulf Coast MakerCon, courtesy of the USF Robotics Interest Group.  This year, we’re excited to be able to kick things up several notches,  with new expanded space … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon Early Bird Tickets Now Available

We’re pleased to announce that Early Bird ticketing is now open for Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015! Early Bird Specials run through midnight March 31: $8 per person, ages 13 and up. $25 for a Family/Friend 4-pack (Early Bird special only!). … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 Makers Application Now Open!

Make stuff? Love sharing what you make? Love selling what you make? Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is the place to do both! Our Makers Application is now open, and we invite you to share what you make at our April 18th event … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Gulf Coast Makers!

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A Makers Thanksgiving

Hope you’re off to a lovely holiday season – a perfect time to be a maker, with opportunities to make everything from food to gifts, as well plans for the new year. We hope one of those plans you make will … Continue reading

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Celebrate Andrew Carnegie’s Birthday at the Hive Makerspace

Gulf Coast Makers are invited to join in the Andrew Carnegie Birthday Party & STEAM Fair at The Hive Centennial Celebration Open House at John F. Germany Library, at 900 Ashley Drive in Tampa, on Saturday, November 15th, from 1pm to 4pm. … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast Makers Making a Mark

Gulf Coast Makers were in abundance at the recent Maker Faire Orlando September 13 & 14. In addition to the ones captured in photos here – FreeFab 3D, Tampa Hackerspace, Eureka! Factory, Gabotronics, Nepchune’s Noise Circus, Tampa Bay Inventors Council, In10Did and … Continue reading

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