On Saturday, April 27, 2013, as Celebrate CSUB got underway, President Horace Mitchell, President at California State University, Bakersfield, Provost Dr. Soraya Coley, Dean of School of Arts & Humanities, Richard Collins, and Art Department Chair, Joyce Kohl, as well as many individuals that were a part of making this project come to fruition came out to the ground breaking ceremony for the new Art department building this to be built behind the Music Department building.
Richard Collins begins the Art building ground breaking ceremony by welcoming guests.
Dr. Joyce Kohl speaks at the ceremony. Kohl is the current Art Department Chair at CSUB.
Art Department Chair, Joyce Kohl, Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, Richard Collins, Provost, Dr, Soraya Coley, President Mitchell, as well as alumni and current students from the Art department take their places as the ground breaking takes place.
CSUB Provost, Dr. Soraya Coley, putting away her hard hat after the ceremony.
Artist rendition of how the Art Department Building will look after it is built