News • May 26, 2022

CBU signs memorandum of understanding with the California Air Resources Board

CBU signs memorandum of understanding with the California Air Resources Board

Riverside, Calif. (May 26, 2022) – California Baptist University has joined six other educational institutions in signing memorandums of understanding with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to promote learning and awareness of California’s clean air efforts.

The memorandum will provide students educational opportunities at CARB’s new Southern California headquarters in Riverside. The 402,000-square-feet facility—designed to be the largest Zero Net Energy building in the United States—offers expanded vehicle emissions and testing capabilities for various vehicles and engines, according to its website.

The partnership will provide classes, facility tours and educational opportunities to encourage students to learn more about air quality, climate change and efforts to clean the air. It will also encourage interaction through seminars and lectures between CBU faculty, staff and students with CARB staff.

The memorandum also will facilitate collaboration in applying for grants and industry sponsorship, promotion of science careers, and student internship and capstone opportunities. The agreement will lead to training programs and joint air quality and climate change research.

“The invitation to be a part of promoting academic development and community involvement on air quality and climate change issues at the newly established California Air Resources Board headquarters is a wonderful opportunity for CBU,” said Dr. Charles Sands, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. “We are excited for students, faculty and staff to become involved with this world-leading office that is headquartered right here in Riverside.”

The other educational institutions that signed are University of California, Riverside; Riverside Community College District; Riverside Unified School District; Alvord Unified School District; La Sierra University; and Riverside County Office of Education.

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