The federal grants will help the program, which works with high school students, provide one-on-one academic support and guidance, individual and group tutoring, and access to college campus visits.
Working with the Girl Scouts of the San Gorgonio Council, the free five-day camp hosted by the CSUSB Cybersecurity Center was designed to stimulate interest in cybersecurity to a diverse youth population.
The GenCyber camp, set for June 13-17 on the CSUSB campus, is designed to stimulate interest and competency in cyber content and career development.
Meredith Conroy (political science) co-wrote a column on why Democrats’ strategy focusing on policy may be short-sighted, and Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) discussed CSUSB’s Cybersecurity Center being awarded a $3 million National Security Agency grant.
The grant from the National Security Agency will be used to build up cyber talent in the region through a variety of methods, including apprenticeships.
Gracie Torres (adjunct, chemistry) has established a scholarship for high school students pursuing STEM in honor of her grandmother, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about a man accused of killing his two young children and saying he was influenced by the QAnon conspiracy theory.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was part of a panel of experts interviewed about the increase in hate incidents targeting Asian Americans, and Michael Karp (history) coordinated and hosted the 16th annual Academic WorldQuest competition held virtually on March 4.
The competition is usually hosted by Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus in the Indian Wells Theater, but arrangements were made to hold WorldQuest virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CSUSB presents the Next Generation Conference, a program exclusively for prospective African American high school students, on Friday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to noon via Zoom.