Fall 2018 semester starts at CBU
Riverside, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2018)— Classes for the fall 2018 semester at California Baptist University began Sept. 4, capping a busy five-day start to the semester that included Welcome Weekend and the traditional Clash ‘n’ Roll event.
New CBU students moved into their living arrangements and began getting acquainted with life on campus during Welcome Weekend on Aug. 30-31. On Sept. 2, all CBU students had the opportunity to attend the Lancer & Beyond event, a private discounted shopping extravaganza at Bed Bath & Beyond. On Sept. 3, Community Life at CBU hosted the traditionally Clash ‘n’ Roll event that featured food trucks in addition to an evening of planned activities and games.
The fall 2018 semester brings a number of new additions to campus facilities, programs and activities. CBU enters a new era of NCAA Division I competition as the Lancers play their first season in the Western Athletic Conference.
The Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building opened its doors for the first time for students this semester. The 100,000-thousand-square-foot building is the new home of the Gordon and Jill Bourns College of Engineering. And now featured at Brisco's Café is the popular Habit Burger Grill, the newest eatery at CBU.
CBU also launched several new majors and programs this fall that include: Bachelor of Arts degrees in product design, production design, interior design, illustration and art therapy in addition to Bachelor of Science degrees in biomedical sciences, forensic chemistry and international business. Additionally, CBU now offers a Master of Science in Information Technology Management and a Doctor of Psychology program.