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Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation

Young minds are inspired like never before in our new academic building, the Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation.

Our new academic building is a modern learning center designed to spark creativity, collaboration, and innovation for all Carondelet students and the East Bay community.

The center allows students to learn in collaborative and intrepid ways, giving them the skills to succeed in college and beyond. Carondelet launched its initiative to transform educational programming for young women with curriculum innovation and re-imagining utilization of space.

The Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation opened on November 14, 2019.


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Eight modern design studios, comfortable lounges similar to those at a college campus, and a giant media wall for professional presentation.

A place to build partnerships between schools, universities, businesses, and organizations.

An evening speaker series, educator workshops, college fairs, summer camps, and more.

Qualified, mission-aligned organizations can rent part or all of the 18,000 sq. ft. center for special events such as camps, conferences, banquets, fundraisers, and private meetings.

The construction of the Jean Hofmann Center for Innovation was made possible by our generous community. To learn more about naming opportunities and contributing, contact Lynne Kenny ’86, Director of Carondelet Fund.

Director for Center of Innovation

More Than High School.

Her School.

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