October 2004

Archives for October 2004.

Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 9

Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 9

Lt. Col. Jeffrey Douville, a Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) military science professor at Claremont McKenna College, will provide the keynote address during Cal Poly Pomona's Veterans Day observance ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at noon in the University Quad. Douville, who returned from Iraq in March after serving as a battalion commander, will discuss "Iraq: A Soldier's Perspective."
Alumni Return to Cal Poly Pomona as Professors for a Day

Alumni Return to Cal Poly Pomona as Professors for a Day

Nearly 70 alumni from business to engineering, plus a few friends of the university, came to campus Oct. 27 to share real world experiences with students as professors for a day. The Professor for a Day program, which began in 1997, provides an opportunity for alumni to highlight the numerous career options available to students after graduation and to reconnect with former professors and old friends.

International Center Hosts Brown Bag Discussion with Russian Scholars

Two visiting Russian university administrators will speak at a brown bag lunch hosted by the International Center on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in Building 1, Room 104. The discussion topics will include "Higher Education in Russia: Then and Now" and "Internationalizing Russian Higher Education." The campus community is invited to attend the discussions, which will be followed by question-and-answer sessions.

Rose Float Food Donations

Staff Council is accepting food donations for the Rose Float student workers as they work on the 2005 Tournament of Roses float entry entitled ?Elefun Time.? All food donations such as frozen foods, hot chocolate, coffee and bottled water are appreciated. To contribute food, contact Becky Pepping at (909) 869-6842. To view a rendering of the float, visit www.cpp.edu/~rose_float.

Fredericksen Lane Unveiled

Fredericksen Lane Unveiled

Fredericksen Lane, the newly named road that runs directly in front of the CLA Building, was unveiled at a dedication ceremony on Oct. 19 in the CLA's Heritage Conference Center. Gary and Ardyn Fredericksen were the winning bidders in a live auction for the street naming last spring at the Green & Gold Dinner, the Athletic department's annual fund-raising event.

Environmental Speaker

Carla Garcia Zendejas, an environmental attorney from Mexico, will speak about environmental issues on the United States-Mexico border on Tuesday, Nov. 9, noon to 1 p.m., in Building 1, Room 309. She will discuss issues related to globalization, trade, migration, human rights and the environment. The Economics department is hosting the event and invites the campus community to attend. For more information, call Nestor Ruiz at (909) 869-3972 or Greg Hunter at (909) 869-4888.

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November

The campus community is invited to participate in a series of events ranging from arts and crafts to a powwow in November to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Sponsored by the Native American Student Center (NASC), the commemorations seek to increase awareness of Native American culture, history and contemporary issues.