Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the need for increase security around synagogues in light of a hostage incident in Texas on Jan. 15, and Francisca Beer (accounting and finance) was interviewed about low-interest credit cards and how consumers can obtain them.
The grant is expected to enable the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship to help approximately 250 business owners — a majority of which are owned by Black, indigenous and people of color — create or sustain about 650 jobs and create an economic impact of nearly $4 million.
The local economy was the focus of news coverage that enlisted the expertise of Daniel MacDonald (economics) and Barbara Sorotnik (information and decision science). MacDonald discussed economic inflation in a radio interview, and Sorotnik (with Lori Aldana) highlighted the latest report by CSUSB’s Institute of Applied Research.
Educator and administrator J. Tomás Gómez-Arias has been named to lead the college. He will begin in his new role on July 1.
Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) was quoted about the steady growth of inland manufacturing and the inland economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed in several outlets about the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol insurrection.
The donations included $1,500 in food and hygiene items for Obershaw Den and over $2,000 in toys, socks and blankets to low-income families and the homeless.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) said the threat of domestic extremism remains, Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about the role of a common theme in developing new friendships, and Peter Sturgeon and Mike Singer (Palm Desert Campus) were featured in the ‘Men in Philanthropy’ issue of Desert Charities News.
CSUSB’s Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration has been listed at No. 3 for the Best MBA for Human Resources and ranked in the Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2022.
Rigaud Joseph (social work) was one of the experts the personal finance website WalletHub featured in a question-and-answer section for its recent look at the “Neediest Cities,” and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote the latest column for his series on convenience and its effect on relationships.