As 200 faculty, staff, students and distinguished guests looked on, Cleveland State University broke ground on Wednesday, August 20, for its new $36 million College of Education and Human Services building.
Scheduled for completion in January 2010, the year the College marks its 40th Anniversary, the 97,000-square-foot building will provide the College with a home of its own for the first time, a spectacular addition to the CSU and city landscapes. The building will have 20 instructional rooms; computer, math and science laboratories; an auditorium for public forums; outdoor gardens; and indoor general gathering spaces. It will be located on Euclid Avenue between Mather Mansion and Fenn Tower, east of East 24th Street.
The new building is part of Cleveland Stateís continuing $300 million construction plan that includes a $29 million recreation center, a $55 million student center, residence halls, parking garages, athletic facilities, administration and research centers, and more.
The College of Education and Human Services building will serve as a center for collaborative and innovative teaching and learning, and will stand as an iconic eastern gateway to the CSU campus. Its environmentally friendly and sustainable design will feature digital interconnectivity and be well suited for flexibility and future growth.
In its 40-year history, the College has developed to the point of:
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