CBU engineering building receives Riverside beautification award
Riverside, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2019) -- The Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building at California Baptist University has received a beautification award from the Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful (KRCB) program.
CBU received first place in the category of New Construction with Landscaping. Mayor Rusty Bailey and Cindy Roth, CEO of the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce, presented the KRCB awards during the annual State of the City address on Jan. 24. Mark Howe, CBU vice president for finance and administration, accepted the award on behalf of the university.
KRCB is a community-sponsored program by the City of Riverside and the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce. Its mission is to foster a sense of community pride by creating partnerships that work toward the beautification of the city.
The engineering building at CBU first opened its doors for the fall 2018 semester.
The 100,000- square-foot building is the new home of the Gordon and Jill Bourns College
of Engineering at CBU.
The building is flanked by student residences known as the Cottages on the east and the Business and Music buildings to the west.
Inside, the Engineering Building hosts two blocks of classrooms, innovative labs, faculty offices and administrative spaces as well as a spacious, multipurpose design hall with room for labs, projects, exhibits, presentations and student collaboration. There is also an interactive studio lab designed to host K-12 STEM education programs.