A blaze that erupted near Cal Poly Pomona north of the 10 freeway was knocked out by Los Angeles County Firefighters shortly before 3 p.m. on Friday. The fire started about 1 p.m., quickly consuming 10-15 acres of dry brush.
Vice president for Administrative Affairs Patricia Farris announced on Friday, June 30, that she will retire from her position as the university?s chief financial officer on Sept. 1. Farris said that she and her husband Bob have been considering retirement for quite some time.
A small fire consumed acres of dry brush near Cal Poly Pomona north of the 10 freeway. Flames erupted shortly after 1 p.m. on Friday. The Los Angeles County Fire Department is working to contain the blaze. University Police are stationed in Parking Lot R to monitor the fire?s movement. Traffic on the 10 freeway has been heavily impacted by the blaze. At this time the campus community should consider avoiding the 10 freeway at Kellogg Drive. In addition, University Police encourage the campus community to watch for ashes and embers carried by wind from the blaze and to immediately report any spot fires to University Police at (909) 869-3070 or calling 911.
The Ahimsa Center, located in the College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences, will host its annual nonviolence dialogue on Sunday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bronco Student Center's Ursa Minor Suite. The dialogue will be led by Dr. Alan Wallace, founding president of the Santa Barbara Institute of Consciousness Studies, which focuses its efforts on interdisciplinary research and education to advance understanding of the nature and potential of consciousness.
Students having trouble with the complexities of mathematics? Do they need help with coursework in business, engineering or science? Students can make an appointment with a tutor at Cal Poly Pomona' s Learning Resource Center (LRC) in Learning Module 13C and begin increasing their word power. Thanks to an increased allocation from Associated Students Inc. for the 2006-07 fiscal year, students now benefit from free tutoring.