DePaul University Newsline > Multimedia > Grand opening of the Jarvis Student Center for Innovation and Collaboration
Jan. 12, 2023
The Jarvis Student Center for Innovation and Collaboration was unveiled this past fall and is located in the concourse level of the DePaul Center on the Loop Campus.
The Jarvis Center connects students with industry professionals, creators and experts-in-residence. It is a locus of interdisciplinary activity that inspires both faculty and student-led curricular and extra-curricular innovation.
The Jarvis Center provides nearly 8,000 square feet of open, collaborative space where students and faculty come together to ideate and innovate.
Students in the Schools of Computing, Design, and Cinematic Arts are all welcome to use the facility, which includes a media lounge for lectures and presentations, an XR creative studio, and private spaces and conference rooms for meetings.
Left to right, Salma Ghanem, provost, Lucia Dettori, interim dean of the Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media, and Eugene Jarvis, game designer in residence, at the grand opening celebration.
Talking with students at the event, Eugene Jarvis, whose landmark gift, the largest in DePaul's history, created the center.
Josh Tsui, director of innovation in the Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media, introduces Jarvis to attendees.
Allen Turner, senior professional lecturer of Game Development and Interactive Media, asks a question during Jarvis' remarks.
Eugene Jarvis spoke about his experience as a trailblazer in the gaming industry and the importance of innovation and collaboration during his career.