The goal of this year’s camp, with the theme “Finding Your Cyber Career,” was to allow aspiring students to build connections with employers who will be seeking talented college graduates in the future.
Tony Coulson (cybersecurity), Liliana Conlisk-Gallegos (communication studies), Codi Lazar (geological sciences) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.
Lizette Velazquez, a dual graduate student, is the college’s Outstanding Graduate Student, while undergraduate John Lane is the Outstanding Undergraduate Student.
CSUSB is the first higher education institution to join the CHIRP program, which brings together government, industry and higher education to provide students a direct two-year pathway to a cybersecurity career.
The overnight GenCyber camp, June 11-16, will focus on cybersecurity awareness, training and career mentoring designed to stimulate student interest and competency in cyber content and career development.
Tony Coulson (cybersecurity) discussed the dangers of using public cell phone chargers, Kate Liszka (history) was featured in an article about the Wadi el-Hudi Expedition, Mike Kohout (geography) and Jeremy Murray (history) are coordinating a forum on the region’s warehouse industry, and Jason P. Jung (biology) was part of a team that recently published a study on the knuckle-walking Sahelanthropus tchadensis.
Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) discussed the need to train more cybersecurity professionals, and Mike Kohout, geography, and Jeremy Murray, history, were each quoted in an article about an upcoming forum focusing on the Inland Empire’s warehouse and logistics industry.
Chioma Nwagbala recounts her efforts as a graduate student that led to an MPA degree with a cybersecurity concentration as her second chance to excel academically.
Vincent Nestler (information and decision sciences) discusses his work with students at the CSUSB Cybersecurity Center, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband and the role extremism and social media may have.