A rendering of the new Engineering Student Center, which is slated to open early in 2025. (Image by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)

Powered by a $30 million challenge match grant from an anonymous alum, UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering has raised more than $74 million in gifts to transform the engineering student center into a vibrant hub of learning and discovery, cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship.

“The renovation and expansion of our Engineering Student Center reflects a transformation in the culture of engineering to be more welcoming and inclusive,” said Tsu-Jae King Liu, dean of engineering. “Berkeley Engineering students will go on to design and build the future; we want the place where they learn, collaborate and innovate together to support and inspire them to make our world more equitable, healthy and sustainable for all.”

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Original article written by Kirsten Mickelwait @ UC Berkeley News.