The forthcoming CORE building, which includes the Hub for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, will be a destination for “high impact” learning that connects our students’ aptitudes and abilities with the needs of employers and California.
When students come to Cal State East Bay, they have already been challenged and proven to be resilient, driven and smart. As graduates, they will be successful and competitive in becoming the next generation’s workforce.
Cal State East Bay is grateful to the State of California for providing the majority of funding for CORE. The university has additional naming opportunities for private support to enhance the facility for our students. For more
This welcoming first-floor space will provide a nexus for inventors, entrepreneurs, start-ups, venture capitalist to engage
and explore the innovations and opportunities that will propel the creative and innovative economy into the next generation and beyond. It will be home to robust
The Collaboration Zone in the Hub will foster interdisciplinary team development, drawing on expertise from multiple fields to design new approaches, products, services and ideas, and place students in a position to “launch” the products of their efforts with financing and patent opportunities.
The second floor of CORE will be the customer service interface and traditional book stacks that comprise the University Library, including a service and information desk, study and technology rooms, and self-directed learning and
Students of all majors receive guidance and peer mentoring in writing, reading, math and other disciplines at the Student Center for Academic Achievement (known as SCAA to students). With more than 20,000 visits annually, the no-cost tutoring and other academic support services mean that all students have access to the resources that help them succeed in their classes. In fact, the students who attend the SCAA writing “boot camp” course have a 27 percent higher passage rate on the university’s writing proficiency exam compared to their peers who do not attend.
With its relocation into CORE, students will continue to have global academic and study resources in one building, including dedicated study spaces and access to technology.