August 28, 2017

San Diego Mesa College to Celebrate the Topping Out of the New Center for Business and Technology

By Office of Communications

San Diego Mesa College to Celebrate the Topping Out  of the New Center for Business and Technology

What: On Thursday, August 31st, San Diego Mesa College will host a Topping Out for the new Center for Business & Technology – one of Mesa’s final classroom building projects under Propositions S and N.  The 60,000 gross-square-foot, two-story building will include classrooms and laboratories for courses in the School of Business and Technology.


When: Thursday, August 31, 2017, 11:00 a.m.


Where: San Diego Mesa College, 7250 Mesa College Dr., San Diego, CA 92111


The San Diego Mesa College Center for Business & Technology (CBT) will be a new two-story, 57,800 gross square feet facility consisting of computer laboratory classrooms, fashion design laboratory, case-study type classrooms, faculty spaces and associated support space.  There will be a video display wall, and extensive hardscape and landscape improvements.  The building design features sustainable elements including daylighting, natural ventilation, cool roof, drought tolerant planting and on-site bio-retention.


  • The Program will begin promptly at 11:00am, with brief remarks, and end with the hoisting and placement of the beam.
  • The beam will be available for signature between 8:00am and 10:45am. All are welcome to sign (faculty and staff).
  • The Ceremony area will be on campus, in front of the Mesa Commons building (on the North side).
  • Parking with be available in Parking Lot 7 (Please see


President, San Diego Mesa College: Pamela T. Luster, Ed.D.

Board of Trustees: Mary Graham, Rich Grosch, Bernie Rhinerson, Maria Nieto Senour, Ph.D., Peter Zschiesche

Chancellor, SDCCD: Constance M. Carroll, Ph.D.

The SDCCD is governed by its Board of Trustees.

No oral or written representation is binding on the San Diego Community College District without the express approval of the Board of Trustees.

San Diego Mesa College • • 7250 Mesa College Drive • San Diego, CA 92111

Contact: Office of Communications • • San Diego Mesa College 


The $1.555 billion Propositions S and N construction bond program provides new state-of-the-art instructional and career training facilities, major renovations, and campus wide infrastructure projects at City, Mesa and Miramar colleges and six Continuing Education campuses throughout San Diego. For more information, please visit  For high-resolution images, contact Ursula Kroemer at

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