Viasat named founding partner of engineering programme at California university CSUSM

Monday 12 February 2018 | 13:32 CET | News

Viasat was named the founding partner of the new Engineering Program at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). Viasat, together with several employees, will invest USD 1.5 million over a five-year period to support education and innovation in North County, San Diego. The donation will enable a campus space renovation, the purchase of key engineering equipment and instrumentation and also support faculty and student work. Viasat will have the opportunity to help shape the curriculum and experience of the CSUSM engineering programme.

The University will begin its Bachelor of Science in software engineering this fall with a degree in electrical engineering soon to follow. Construction of the new Viasat Engineering Pavilion is expected to begin in fall 2018.

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