It snowed at Cal State San Bernardino. OK, kinda …

It snowed at Cal State San Bernardino. OK, kinda …

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Last week about 1,500 Cal State San Bernardino students didn’t have to go to the mountains for winter play. It snowed on the lawn in front of the university’s John M. Pfau library last week, and it was icy enough for skating.

16-01-28-CSUSB-Sledding and other snow fun was the order of the day when CSUSB celebrated its annual Snow Day on Jan. 28 in front of the John M. Pfau Library. Photo;  Robert A. Whitehead/CSUSB

Sledding and other snow fun was the order of the day when CSUSB celebrated its annual Snow Day on Jan. 28 in front of the John M. Pfau Library. Photo; Robert A. Whitehead/CSUSB

OK, so 30 tons of snow was trucked in and the skating was done on a temporary ice rink, but it was still wintery enough for students to sled, throw snowballs and skate for the ninth annual CSUSB Snow Day.

The event was sponsored by the CSUSB Associated Students, Inc. and CSUSB Recreation and Wellness, with the help of the university’s Santos Manuel Student Union, said ASI executive director Shannon Stratton.

Snow Day also included food, a deejay and various information booths that included CSUSB Peer Health counselors and educators, the Veteran’s Success Center and the university’s Office of Community Engagement.

A slide show of the day’s highlights can be viewed at 2016 Snow Day.

Set in the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, CSUSB is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in inland Southern California. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015-2016, CSUSB serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.

For more information, contact the Contact the CSUSB Office of Strategic Communication at (909) 537-5007 and visit news.csusb.edu.

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