On Wednesday, Jan. 24, the Entrepreneurial Resource Center (ERC) in Temecula celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, featuring refreshments provided by local small businesses and congratulatory speeches by regional dignitaries.
The grand opening of the Entrepreneurial Resource Center, a collaboration between CSUSB’s Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship, the Riverside County Office of Economic Development and the city of Temecula, takes place on Jan. 24 from 3-5 p.m.
The partnership leverages CSUSB’s renowned expertise in entrepreneurship education and innovation alongside the city’s commitment to cultivating a thriving business environment.
Nathan Brunet (psychology) and Zachary Powell (criminal justice) published a study on whether “an individual’s trust in law enforcement affects their perception of the emotional facial expressions displayed by police officers,” and Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) was quoted in articles about the Entrepreneurial Resource Center in downtown San Bernardino.
Proceeds from the black-tie event go to the IECE’s Spirit of the Entrepreneur Scholarship Fund, which provides grants to the next generation of entrepreneurs.
The Entrepreneurial Resource Center, a partnership between the city of San Bernardino and Cal State San Bernardino, is designed to be an easily accessible hub for small business services, centrally located in the city’s downtown.
The center, an initiative developed by the city of San Bernardino and Cal State San Bernardino, makes its home in Studio D, located on the fifth floor of the Chase Building, 330 North D St., next to City Hall.
Carmen Beck (education) was on a panel to discuss the intersection of violence and education and its affect on Latino school children, Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2022 Impact Report, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about hate crimes against the LGBTQ community.
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2022 Impact Report that shows the positive impact IECE has on the regional economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice), was interviewed about the increase in hate crimes in the city of Houston.