Colony plans to renovate, update living areas

CBU decides largest student living area will be next place for upgrades.  California Baptist University has been surpassing expectations with recent remodeling and construction of buildings across campus like The Village. However, according to staff and residential students, The Colony Apartments is in need of renovations and repairs. Students who live in Colony, the largest residential area on campus […]

Construction club serves homeless

The Associated General Contractors Student Chapter at California Baptist University partners with HomeAid, a nonprofit organization, to help fund homeless services in Riverside. HomeAid Inland Empire is the nonprofit wing of the Building Industry Association and includes the Riverside County chapter. The organization currently works with 13 different homeless shelter service providers to walk alongside […]

Bridge construction affects commute

The Riverside County Transportation Department closed Magnolia Avenue in both directions from Lincoln Street to Buchanan Avenue in Riverside on Jan. 20 to construct a bridge over the city’s railroad tracks on Magnolia Avenue. This yearlong project, estimated to be finished by February 2016, was started because of multiple car accidents caused by vehicles stopping on the […]

Riverside Reborn

After several years of starting a project that was deemed to be completed within five years, the Riverside Renaissance nears completion with a nearly $1.57 billion initiative. The project that was proposed in 2006 will soon come to an end after many of the final touches are done. The Riverside Renaissance is a project for […]

Construction on Schedule

Construction on the new Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business building is on track to be completed this August. All of the tilt-up style walls of the building are in place. Steve Smith, director of facilities and planning services, explained that the tilt-up method is much more time and cost-efficient than others. “Technically the […]

Students help build new major

Students on the California Baptist University campus will hear a new acronym while introducing themselves to classmates involved in the school’s newest program. The chances of finding a student with a Construction Management (CM) major on campus are slim, but the eight students enrolled so far in the program’s first year are pioneers of a new […]

Students react to campus changes

The campus changed drastically over the summer. Change can cause uneasiness but most students reacted favorably. “We hope students will react in a positive way to the increased parking that they can use,” Brenda Flores, facilities & planning department administrator, said. “We understand that there is a lot of construction around the School of Business […]

News Briefs Sept. 3, 2010

Post Moved To Adam’s Plaza Due to growth within CBU, school administration has moved the Post from the basement of the James building to Adam’s Plaza. Space was needed for growing programs such as Kinesiology. More labs and classrooms have been added for these programs in the old Post space. Safety was also a concern […]