• August 24, 2016

CBU's Class of 2017 Arrives For New Student Orientation

RIVERSIDE (Aug. 30, 2013)—California Baptist University's Class of 2017 arrived Aug. 29 for New Student Orientation, five days before the start of the fall semester. The group promises to be the largest class in CBU history, although numbers will not be reported until registration is completed in late September.

Freshman and transfer students checked in Aug. 29, moved into residential facilities and attended a welcome dinner on the front lawn. Later, they participated in the traditional Kugel Walk. CBU tradition calls for newly enrolled students to touch the Kugel, a floating granite globe structure that symbolizes the Great Commission, as they begin their educational experience at CBU and again on commencement day. The evening concluded with dessert served on the front lawn.

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