Palo Alto— FSU’s Information Technology College, an expansion of the school that opened in 2013, has been announced in Palo and Santa Clara Counties.
The college, located at the University of California, Palo Alto (UCLA), will be located at Stanford University in the Stanford University Campus.
The center will be open during the academic year beginning in the fall.UCLA, which also has four campuses in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, plans to open its first major technology hub in the United States in 2021, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The Palo Alto center will provide FSU students with the opportunity to develop their technical skills in a safe, comfortable, and collaborative environment.
The technology center will also offer additional opportunities for students to earn a degree in computer science and technology.
“We are thrilled to expand our technology center at UCLA, and we’re excited to welcome the next generation of technology leaders to the campus,” said FSU president L. Rafael Peralez.
“The Center for Information Technology & Innovation is an innovative facility that brings together world-class talent from universities around the country and the world, to create a collaborative learning environment that enables students to reach their full potential.”UCLA’s Center for Advanced Technology Education has been open since the late 1980s and focuses on undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.
It is also home to the UCLA Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, where the FSU computer science program has produced some of the most renowned students in the world.
The FSU program was awarded an Innovation Award in 2017 for its work to develop software that would enable FSU to improve its global computer science faculty.UCSF and UC Berkeley also are opening technology centers.
UC Berkeley’s Technology Center in the UC Berkeley campus is expected to open by fall 2019.