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Empowering Entrepreneurs: VVC Makes Big Commitment to Small Business
Empowering Entrepreneurs: VVC Makes Big Commitment to Small Business

It’s said that necessity is the mother of invention, and in the Inland Empire, innovation is always the answer to a tough challenge. So, when the economy found itself languishing in a “COVID slump” in February 2021, with the U.S. Labor Market at 8.5 million fewer jobs...

State of Entrepreneurship Report
State of Entrepreneurship Report

Statistics and trends in entrepreneurship in the Inland Empire, an inventory and assessment of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, and entrepreneurs share their opportunities and challenges.

Internship Program Benefits Students and Small Businesses
Internship Program Benefits Students and Small Businesses

A new virtual internship program in the Inland Empire/Desert Region will give students marketing and social media skills that are essential in today’s workforce, while giving the region’s businesses access to marketing talent to help them weather continued financial...

Virtually Unstoppable: CTE Resource Sharing Goes Remote
Virtually Unstoppable: CTE Resource Sharing Goes Remote

When it comes to finding silver linings in the pall of the pandemic, a recent Forbes article points to the proliferation of new connectivity solutions. The flurry of virtual workshops and training sessions, the author suggests, has become the great equalizer for...

Ajené Wilcoxson Earns Teaching Excellence Award
Ajené Wilcoxson Earns Teaching Excellence Award

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a worldwide organization, has selected Dr. Don Ajené Wilcoxson, professor, Business and Entrepreneurship as the regional recipient of its 2021 Teaching Excellence Award.