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Mildred Dalton Henry, CSUSB professor emerita, is honored by students at the elementary school named after herThe SunMarch 6, 2020 More than six years after San Bernardino City Unified opened an elementary school bearing her name, Dr. Mildred Dalton Henry, a retired CSUSB professor, was honored Friday, March 6, at an assembly celebrating Black History Month. The Arkansas native and longtime San Bernardino resident was named professor emeritus at Cal State San Bernardino in 2006 and was the first African American to become a tenured professor in the university’s College of Education. She also is the retired CEO and founder of the Provisional Accelerated Learning, or PAL, Center in San Bernardino’s Muscoy area.

Economic indicators look positive in Inland Empire, but coronavirus is causing concern, according to new CSUSB reportFontana Herald NewsMarch 6, 2020 Several economic indicators are looking positive in the Inland Empire, but the coronavirus threat is causing some concern among local manufacturing companies, according to a recent survey. The new Inland Empire Report on Business said that the local Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) registered 57.0 percent in February, up slightly from January's 54.4 percent. 'This is the fifth month in a row that the index has remained above the baseline 50 percent mark. Normally with these numbers we would feel relatively confident forecasting that the manufacturing sector and the economy as a whole are in growth mode. However, given the recent drops in the stock market and fears about the coronavirus hitting our shores, any forecast must be made with caution,' said Dr. Barbara Sirotnik and Lori Aldana, who compile the monthly report for the Institute of Applied Research at Cal State San Bernardino.

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