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Giving Opportunities

There are many ways to provide a gift to JHBC. You can also make a planned gift, a gift that will ensure income for you, but provide a legacy for the future. See this Web site for "Gift Planning". You can make a monetary gift, or a pledge, to CBPA. Please fax the "gift" or "pledge" form to (909) 537-7358 and we will contact you to finalize your donation.

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Jack H. Brown College Programs, Events and Centers

Entrepreneurship Program

The Entrepreneurship program offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as mentoring, workshops, lectures and other services to the community. The College would like to endow the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship for on-going operational funding to sustain and build its core programs such as Integrated Technology Transfer (ITTN) and Woman's Business Centers (WBC), thus enabling the nationally-recognized entrepreneurial outreach program to continue to transform businesses in our region; as well as establish an Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship in the Department of Management to attract a professor with successful experience as an entrepreneur and academic credentials. Sponsors are needed for the annual "Spirit of the Entrepreneur" award, as well as the fast pitch competition, dinner/lunch series with an entrepreneur, and other activities. Entreprenuers in the community are needed to guest lecture, serve on an advisory board, and mentor students. For more information visit the Inland Empire for Center for Entrepreneurship website.

PAES and other Scholarships

President's Academic Excellence Scholars from the top 1% of high school graduates in San Bernardino County are funded half at the University level, and half at the college level, depending on the academic major of the individual student representative. Students enter as freshmen and receive $5,000/year for 4 years if they continue to qualify. Additional scholarships are needed annually to continue to support deserving students over time. Endowed scholarships can be named.

Global Management Center

To endow a global management center for ongoing operational funding in order to sustain and build core programs that compliment both academic and external programs. To internationalize the CBPA curriculum through joint degrees, expanded international partnerships for joint degrees, faculty/student exchange programs, support for CBPA students to study abroad when the receiving country does not cover expenses; to provide expanded college orientation for international students; to co-sponsor research conferences; to facilitate CBPA international alumni networking; to support export activity; to sustain the Taiwan program.

Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet

The Annual Awards Banquet honors outstanding graduate students in every concentration, as well as two graduating students with inspirational backgrounds, and brings together continuing students who are scholarship winners with the donors of their scholarships. Funds provide awards for the outstanding graduate in each concentration as well as invitations, dinner, programs

College Excellence Endowment

The Endowment is designed to ensure competitiveness of the College in attracting top faculty and to provide long-term CBPA stability for on-going economic development of the region. Funds are used to provide summer research grants to new faculty.

Student Investment Fund

The Student Investment Fund is designed to allow students to have hands on experience in managing portfolios in a program that has faculty and advisory board oversight. Over 134 universities throughout the country have funds, and it is the desire of the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration to offer this educational opportunity. The fund, and program, would link to community businesses to serve as mentors, advisors, and partners for interns and employment.

Leonard Transportation Center

The Leonard University Transportation Center works to discover and implement transportation solutions for the expanding Inland Empire. CSUSB students learn transportation policy and management practices via multidisciplinary course work and research programs. The center focuses on research, education and transfer of the latest technology and methods to public and private users of regional transportation systems. Sponsorships of transportation conferences are available. Visit the Leonard Transportation Center website.

Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis

The Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at Cal State San Bernardino provides customized research and consulting services, and serves as a data repository for the Inland Empire. The institute advises in multiple disciplines, drawing knowledge through business, social and public policy research, surveys, marketing studies, and evaluations. Sponsorships, with naming opportunities, of the monthly Business Report and Annual Survey are available. Visit the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis website.

CBPA Discretionary Fund

Unrestricted gifts will be used to ensure that teaching, research and learning at the CBPA will remain first class, allowing us to move the Inland Empire forward and compete in the global academic market place. Discretionary funds are often the hardest gifts to solicit – but can be some of the most valuable. Your gift will be used for teaching, technology, research, facilities and scholarships.

Cyber Security Center

Cyber Security Center brings faculty and students together with government and industry leaders for the purposes of research, curriculum development, training and awareness in the area of cyber security. The center offers academic concentrations for BS, MBA and MPA degrees, as well as a cyber security certificate in computer science and criminal justice. Cal State San Bernardino was designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance education by the National Security Agency. The center also houses the Cybercorps: Scholarship for Service and Department of Defense IASP/NDU Partnership program for those seeking government employment. Recently, the center became a founding institution for CyberWatch West, a federally funded Advanced Technological Education center that provides cyber security opportunities for students and faculty across the western United States.

Call Center Training Program

In this certificate program, participants will develop the skills they need to begin as an entry level Call Center Representative or Customer Service/ Sales Representative. Theyl learn what these jobs entail and develop a working knowledge of selling, team playing, keyboarding and effective communication. Additionally, they get a solid grounding in job expectations, and learn interviewing techniques and resume/cover letter preparation.

VITA

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is a program sponsored by the IRS and Franchise tax Board (FTB). VITA Volunteers receive training, and prepare and electronically file income tax returns for low income, elderly, and disabled taxpayers, free of charge.

Walter T. Stewart Memorial Fund

Walter T. Stewart Jr, “Walt” passed on 30 December at his home in Beaumont, Ca, he was 63. Walt first came to CSUSB in 1984. He was a Professor of Information and Decision Sciences and co-Director of the Cyber Security Center. Walt was the second Department Chair of the Information and Decision Sciences Department and had been acting chairs of the Marketing Department and the Public Administration Department. He is survived by his wife, Marcia, his father, his eight children and 19 grandchildren. Walt contributed to the campus life in many capacities during his time here as an author, innovator, committee chairs, mentor, advisor and other positions as needed. He loved students and his passion was teaching them. He will be greatly missed. A Scholarship fund is being set at the university, the Walter T. Stewart Jr Scholarship Fund. Contributions will be accepted to help remember him in the coming years. A memorial service was held on 2 January (Saturday) and he is being buried in Benjamin, Utah this week.

Donate to the Walter T. Stewart Memorial Fund.

* (select “Please direct my gift to the following area: Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration”, check the “other” box and enter “Walt Stewart Fund”).

JHBC Development Office

For more information on giving to JHBC,  the programs listed above or other opportunities to partner with the College, please contact Julie Nichols, Senior Director of Development. Thank you for making a difference for our students.

CONTACT:

Julie Nichols
Senior Director of Development
(909) 537-5740
jnichols@csusb.edu

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