CSUSB Entrepreneurs Lizette Velazquez and Gustavo Cruz Take First Place at Startup Competition with Revolutionary Handheld Chemical Sensor Technology

Team AxoTech, led by Lizette Velasquez and Gustavo Cruz is developing an innovative Handheld Chemical Sensor company that specializes in the development and deployment of advanced AI and Machine Learning technologies to address the growing concerns around hazardous substances, particularly Fentanyl.

Amazon Invests Over $25 Million Annually to Boost Computer Science Opportunities for SBCUSD, RUSD and 5,100 students across the IE

Victor Reinoso, Global Director of Philanthropic Education Initiative at Amazon, highlighted the company’s dedication to increasing access to computer science education, particularly in Title 1 schools. Title 1 schools are federally designated schools with a high concentration of students eligible for free or reduced lunch. Amazon seeks to work with districts that prioritize computer science education, focusing on schools that serve students from underserved communities.

Think Together’s powerful resources assist IE student Diego Martinez with pursuing higher education and a purposeful career

The discussion for this year’s summit centered on ways to improve education and workforce development in the Inland Empire, while focusing on increasing access to quality education, preparing students for the job market and creating equitable career pathways.