pasadena training center

May 8, 2000





Margie Yu
Public Affairs Asst.
(323) 343-3047


of Events

Cal State L.A. To Open
New Pasadena Training Center

Los Angeles, CA -- The Office of Continuing Education at California State University, Los Angeles is proud to announce the opening of its new Training Center on Wednesday, May 24, 2000. The center, located at 3500 East Colorado Boulevard, Suite 200, in Pasadena, will be home to the Center on Child Welfare--established in 1999 by the University's School of Health and Human Services. In addition, the center will provide business and professional training to residents of Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley during evenings and Saturdays.

The spacious new facility offers state-of-the-art equipment and furnishings, including modern computer labs, classrooms equipped with audio/visual resources, administrative offices, and conference rooms. Conveniently located near Rosemead Boulevard, the center is easy to access from the 10, 210, or 110 freeways. Cal State L.A. students and those enrolled in the Training Center programs may park free in the adjacent parking lot.

Proposed training courses include a variety of computer workshops (e.g., Visual Basic, Oracle, and Web design), an M.B.A. program, and accounting and tax seminars. For more information about the Cal State L.A. Pasadena Training Center, call (323) 343-4911, or visit the Web site at



WED., MAY 24 -- Members of the press are invited to a ribbon cutting ceremony with Cal State L.A. President James M. Rosser at 12:15 p.m. University dignitaries and other special guests invited to this opening include L.A. County Supervisor Michael Antonovich, Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, Pasadena City Manager Cynthia Kurtz, Pasadena Vice-Mayor Joyce Streator, President James Kossler of Pasadena Community College, President David Baltimore of Caltech, President Carolyn Denham of Pacific Oaks College, Cal State L.A. administrators and faculty including Tom O'Neil, dean, and James Kelly, former acting dean, Continuing Education, CSU Dean of Extended Education Edward McAleer, Mitch Aiken and David Crippens of KCET, and others. Media should contact the Public Affairs Office at Cal State L.A., (323) 343-3050.


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