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eSpotlight: Sacramento State

Welcome to another edition of eSpotlight, where we give our Partners, Members, Clients, and Preferred Service Providers (PSPs) a chance to tell their story about their work with the California Mobility Center (CMC) and what they bring to the future mobility table. This week we are happy to be featuring a post by Dixie Reid, senior writer at Sacramento State, one of our founding members.

Sacramento State, the capital region’s anchor university, is committed to creating and nurturing partnerships that help ensure our communities continue to thrive. Being a founding member of the California Mobility Center is one of the best examples of the University’s commitment. Their current work with the CMC, along with the prospect of the center eventually making its permanent home on University-owned land near Sac State, adds to anticipation of the great things to come.

Sac State’s strong ties to California Mobility Center show long-term commitment

By Dixie Reid, Sacramento State Senior Writer

Sac State leadership understands the importance of the University’s close participation in the California Mobility Center.

Playing a significant role in the CMC’s ramp-up factory, the University also looks ahead to the center eventually moving to Sac State-owned property and becoming another visible example of its “anchor university” achievements.

“Sac State is involved with the CMC because of the great partnership opportunities,” said Jonathan Bowman, the University’s vice president for Administration and chief financial officer, said. “Student interns will get hands-on experience with developing technologies, and CMC clients will benefit from those same students in the commercialization of their products.

“This could lead to the creation of Sac State programs specifically geared toward these emerging technologies, giving our students valuable experiences that are difficult to obtain elsewhere,” Bowman added.

In the meantime, CMC is set up at Depot Park in south Sacramento, where activity continues to grow following the center’s official launch in Ma