May 2004

Archives for May 2004.

Monday, 05/31/2004

Monday, 05/31/2004



Nate Schmidt of North Dakota State brushes the bar in the pole vault competition of the decathalon at the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships hosted by Cal Poly Pomona at Mt. San Antonio College.

President Pays Tribute to Outstanding Academic Advisers

President Pays Tribute to Outstanding Academic Advisers

All of the faculty and staff members honored this year with Outstanding Academic Advisers Awards have something in common, according to the students and colleagues who nominated them. These individuals are devoted to their students, passionate about academic success and always go above and beyond the job description of an adviser to make a difference in students? lives.
$1.3 Million Grant From Howard Hughes Medical Institute Expands Science Education

$1.3 Million Grant From Howard Hughes Medical Institute Expands Science Education

Cal Poly Pomona students will learn biology in new ways thanks to a generous $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). HHMI is helping colleges meet the challenges in teaching science today. New fields that blur the lines between disciplines are emerging, and biologists, chemists, physicists and mathematicians are forging interdisciplinary collaborations.
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Student Affairs STARS

Student Affairs STARS
The division of Student Affairs congratulates its STARS for the month of June ? Marcia Robinson, Career Center, and Rosemary Springer, Financial Aid. The STAR Recognition Program provides an opportunity to honor ?unsung heroes? of the division. For more information, visit www.cpp.edu/~dsa/STAR/index.html or contact Melanie Saracco at (909) 869-3714.

Early Career Faculty Focus on Learning and Teaching Strategies

Early Career Faculty Focus on Learning and Teaching Strategies

More than 40 faculty, staff, administrators and students gathered in the Bronco Student Center on May 13 to learn about new ways of representing teaching and learning. Eight junior faculty who participated in the 2003-04 first Early Career Faculty Learning Community presented course portfolios focusing on student learning as feedback to help them develop their teaching methods.