August 2003

Archives for August 2003.

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Campus Road Work Continues Through Academic Year

The Cal Poly Pomona road rehabilitation project that began this summer is ahead of schedule and expected to reach completion by Oct. 9, nearly a month earlier than originally planned. The project, which consists of removal and replacement of approximately 1.8 miles of existing street pavement and sub-base material, will impact access to campus roads and the 10 freeway during Fall Convocation and the beginning of classes.
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Call for Submissions

The English & Foreign Languages department is accepting submissions from staff and community writers for the spring edition of Harvest, a literary anthology that features poetry, short fiction, drama, nonfiction and art. The final entry deadline for submissions is March 31. Cash prizes will be presented for the best work in each category. In addition, contributors have an opportunity to win the $200 Steve Whaley Memorial Poetry Prize, named after the first faculty adviser for Harvest, who died in Oct. 2002. The prize will be awarded annually to the contributor whose poetry most eloquently expresses the human condition while promoting greater cognizance of human interrelatedness. For more

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Cal Poly Pomona and Council of African American Parents to Co-host Educational Symposium

To prepare parents and students for the demands of higher education, Cal Poly Pomona and the Council of African-American Parents (CAAP) will co-host the seventh annual Education Symposium. The event will be Sunday, Sept. 7, from noon to 6 p.m., at the Bronco Student Center. A tour of the campus, available by reservation at (909) 860-0793, will begin at 11 a.m.
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Ceramic Sculptures Exhibit

The Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center is presenting a showcase of Georgette Unis?s ceramic sculptures of masks and the human body through Sept. 30, noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays. A special artist reception is Sept. 13, 6-9 p.m. at the center at 300 W. Second St. in the Pomona Arts Colony. For more information, call the center at (909) 469-0080.

Firms Selected for University Library Addition

Firms Selected for University Library Addition

As a direct result of Proposition 47 (2002), the project to fund the new addition to the University Library is now underway with the selection of two consulting firms. Carrier Johnson Architects and Rudolph & Sletten Construction Management Co. have been chosen, with more than 60 years of combined experience in the field.
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Communication Workshop

The ReEntry and WoMen?s Resource Center invites students, faculty, staff and members of the community to participate in an on-campus communication workshop on Friday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ?Understanding and Being Understood: Building Alliances in a Cross Cultural Environment? will be presented by Lillian Roybal Rose, a consultant and educator of cross cultural communication. Cost to attend is $75 for students, $125 for staff/faculty, and $200 for off-campus participants, and includes materials, refreshments and lunches. Registration is limited to 60 people, and reservations and a deposit are required by Sept. 26. Full payment is due by Oct. 1.

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CSU Will Preserve Fall Courses, Sections

Unlike many of the public universities around the country that are eliminating courses and sections as a result of state budget cuts, The California State University will largely preserve its academic offerings for the fall - despite a net 2003/04 budget reduction of $304 million. CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed, meeting with CSU campus presidents in Long Beach this week, commended the presidents for their careful planning in anticipation of deep budget cuts.
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Farm Store Web Site

Farm Store @ Kellogg Ranch is pleased to announce its new Web site at www.cpp.edu/farmstore. The new site features coming events, recipe of the month, featured products grown on campus and weekly specials. The Farm Store is open week days from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., weekends from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring your Bronco Card and take an additional 10 percent off purchases.