Thursday, October 12, marked the beginning of the University of Nevada, Reno's year-long 100th anniversary celebration. The official groundbreaking ceremony for the new School of Business was a notable event highlighting the university's 150 years of growth.
“It will be a place where students can interact and engage with business leaders in the local community and around the world,” said Greg Mosier, dean of the College of Business. Other honorary speakers, including President Brian Sandoval, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, and Mayor Ed Lawson Sparks, also attended the celebration with the university.
As groundbreaking approaches, Mosier has revealed some interesting details about the new building. Guests and students enter through Gateway Plaza, an outdoor space for special events and activities. His highly anticipated five-story, 128,000-square-foot project will sit next to a hotel and conference center, all connected by Gateway Plaza. These conference and dining spaces host important regional events, and the hotel hosts world-class business leaders. After construction, guests will be able to experience an immersive campus experience. One of the key features of the new building is his 300-seat auditorium, which is dedicated to hosting lectures and business forums attended by industry experts, nationally recognized leaders, and students.
“Academics, industry players, entrepreneurs, and students are here to work together to challenge us to create a highly diversified, vibrant, and technologically enhanced economy for all Nevadans.” We pursue our guiding teaching, research and advocacy mission,” Mosier said. .
Scheduled to open in fall 2025, the new College of Business will embody all the hallmarks of a 21st century business school. The future of business will leverage familiar resources like the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship alongside new spaces like the Finance Suite. The suite includes finance-focused offices, laboratories, and classrooms. An attractive section within the Finance Suite is a fully equipped real-time trading lab where students can experience simulated investment trading. As well-known companies such as Apple, Microsoft, Panasonic, and Tesla relocate to the Reno-Tahoe area, the new building is optimized to utilize the latest technology, providing students with tools and configurations that add value to Northern Nevada businesses. It is important to provide
Another new area of the business building is a collaboration space curated for collaboration and social engagement. The collaboration space is located on the first floor and can be used for multiple purposes front and center.
“We are excited about the future and can't wait to see what the next generation of growth will blossom within this new building,” said Business Student Council President Gisele Zintzung. “This is a place where innovation, collaboration, and It is a place where personal growth flourishes,” said Business Student Council President Gisele Tzintzun. A groundbreaking event.