Center for Global Innovation opens with the start of 2019-20 academic year
San Bernardino, CA – With the start of the 2019-20 academic year, the Center for Global Innovation, Cal State San Bernardino’s newest building and home to the College of Extended and Global Education, is now open to students and the public.
A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for Nov. 14.
At 71,000 square feet, directly connected to Coyote Walk by a large outdoor shaded plaza, CGI is a three-story classroom and administrative office building that includes 24 classrooms designed to accommodate collaborative learning, reconfigurable multi-purpose rooms and casual study lounges.
CGI also includes a 250-seat auditorium, retail food services, and opportunities for indoor and outdoor hosting of special programs on the third-floor terrace, the exterior plaza and the large global gallery with a featured video wall.
The College of Extended and Global Education has scheduled guided tours of the new building:
- Wednesday, Sept. 25,
- Thursday, Sept. 26, and
- Friday, Sept. 27.
All tours will take place at 2 and 3 p.m. each day. Each guided tour is limited to 20 people; reservations must be made online at Center for Global Innovation Tour 9/25.
About Cal State San Bernardino
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master’s degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate program in educational leadership. Every one of its academic programs that is eligible has earned national accreditation. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. More than 80 percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.