San Diego State University announced Thursday that its Center for International Business Education and Research received a four-year, $1 million federal grant.
The award from the U.S. Department of Education will help pay for faculty research, opportunities for students to study abroad, outreach and development programs for the business community, and training programs for language and business faculty from institutions across the country, among other things.
“San Diego is on the edge of the Pacific Rim and shares a border with Tijuana and Mexicali — an ideal position that has made our region one of the top emerging regions in the world,” said College of Business Administration Dean J. Dennis Cradit.
“Our city is thriving in diverse fields like communications, environmental and biomedical research, software and electronics manufacturing, and they all involve international trade.”
According to SDSU, the center integrates international education into business programs and supports undergraduates majoring in international business.
The school said the center is one of 17 in the United States and the only one in California.
— City News Service