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OC’s Top Universities To Reopen in Stages

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School is nearly out for the summer—though it has already looked that way for the past few months at the campuses of the area’s top schools.

Furthermore, when students return to Orange County’s largest universities this fall, it’s clear the education experience will look and feel dramatically different.

Plans to boost investment in software, technology, professional development and remote student services are well underway, in addition to virus prevention. At the same time, the top three local universities have reported revenue losses between $15 million and $45 million in student refunds for housing, dinning, parking and more.

Still, leaders of those trio of schools continue to prove their commitment to the OC community, and it’s their swift action that earned them spots on the latest edition of the Business Journal’s OC 50.

“I would say to students: come,” said Fram Virjee, president of California State University-Fullerton.

“There has never been a more important time for you to go to college, whether you’re starting or continuing. We will be back, face-to-face in the future. In the meantime, we’re going to create a vibrant education for you.” Continue reading in the Orange County Business Journal