About the Faculty Center for Excellence

The CSUSB Faculty Center for Excellence (FCE) provides coherent and comprehensive support for faculty to reach their personal and professional goals in the areas of research, scholarship, and creative activities; teaching; community engagement; and leadership. Led and driven by faculty, the FCE seeks to enhance the faculty experience by fostering creativity, learning, inquiry, and exploration through community, collaboration, and collegiality in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive atmosphere. To this end, the FCE will:

  • Coordinate and provide professional development, mentoring, and funding to support faculty in research, scholarship, and creative activities; teaching; community engagement; and leadership;
  • Provide a welcoming space for faculty to gather for professional development, collaboration, networking and mutual support;
  • Provide an environment that values and promotes faculty initiative, exploration, innovation and advancement; and
  • Establish and maintain a central repository of information regarding resources and faculty professional activities.

What else does the Center Provide?

Equipment available for check out as needed;

Laptops (Both Windows and Mac);

iPads;

Noise cancelling headphones;
Charging stations;

Coffee, snacks, and a microwave;

Lockers to keep your belongings safe during your visit.