Annual open house at CSUSB’s School of Computer Science and Engineering set for Nov. 8


More than 440 high school and community college students, teachers and counselors are expected to attend the annual open house hosted by Cal State San Bernardino’s School of Computer Science and Engineering on Friday, Nov. 8. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.Technology_Illustration_

The open house will focus on technology-based programs at CSUSB.  Participants will be provided with information on programs ranging from robotics, computer vision, creation of smart phone applications, computer games and computer graphics to mathematical games and encryption, as well as on the history of computers.

The open house, which is free and open to the public, will begin with an orientation from 9-9:45 a.m. in the Santos Manuel Student Union Events Center on campus, followed by presentations by Cal State San Bernardino faculty in Jack Brown Hall rooms 356, 358, 359, 360, 390 and 391.

Kerstin Voigt, director of CSUSB’s School of Computer Science and Engineering, said prospective Cal State San Bernardino students will have the opportunity to meet with department faculty and students in a relaxed atmosphere, with the opportunity to win prizes in computer-related competitions. Lunch will be provided.

During the open house, faculty members from the school will make presentations about projects that are representative of the various computer science and engineering sub-disciplines, skills and techniques that students would be exposed to during their studies at Cal State San Bernardino.

In addition, officials from the university’s Office of Admissions and Student Recruitment, the Computer Science and Engineering Student Club and the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) student chapter will make presentations.

Among those schools expected to participate are Aquinas High School, Arroyo Valley High School, Barstow High School, Cajon High School, Don Lugo High School, Los Osos High School, Norco High School, Rancho Cucamonga High School, Rancho Verde High School, Rubidoux High School, Upland High School, Crafton Hills Community College, Norco Community College and San Bernardino Valley College.

For more information, contact Kerstin Voigt at (909) 537-5326 or by e-mail at, or visit the School of Computer Science and Engineering website.

For more information on Cal State San Bernardino, contact the university’s Office of Public Affairs at (909) 537-5007 and visit