November 2008

Archives for November 2008.

Carol Richardson Named Dean of CLASS

Carol Richardson Named Dean of CLASS

Provost Marten denBoer has announced that Dr. Carol P. Richardson, professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, has accepted an offer to become the new dean of the College of Letters Arts & Social Sciences. On Jan. 1, 2009, she will assume leadership of the college and begin a six-month transition from her responsibilities in Michigan.

University Announces Breach of Data

Cal Poly Pomona is notifying 675 former student applicants that their personal information was inadvertently accessed. The information includes names, addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers; no financial data was involved. After a comprehensive review, there was no indication that anyone other than the individual who alerted the university had accessed the data.

Holiday Gathering

Join Staff Council for a Holiday Gathering on Thursday, Dec. 11 at noon in the CLA Building, eighth floor. Light refreshments and prize giveaways will be available. Please bring a new, unwrapped stuffed toy to donate to the Children's Community Outreach Program. The toys are used by Pomona Police Officers throughout the year to comfort children in distress. For more information, contact Mary Salazar at (909) 869-3405.

Rose Day Kicks Off 61st Anniversary

Cal Poly Pomona will celebrate Rose Day on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University Park. The campus community is invited to play carnival games and buy food, merchandise and participate in a drawing. This year’s float, entitled “Seaside Amusement” will also be on display so students, faculty and staff can check on the progress. The 2009 Cal Poly Universities' float is the 61st consecutive entry by students from the Pomona and San Luis Obispo campuses. The float features a fun, lively and whimsical seaside boardwalk scene, fitting the 2009 Rose Parade theme "Hats Off to Entertainment." The float will include a rollercoaster, Ferris wheel, parachute

ENV Students Study China’s Transformation into Olympic Host

ENV Students Study China’s Transformation into Olympic Host

Rapidly growing and constantly changing, China is a perfect learning laboratory for students in the College of Environmental Design. With the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, students had a front row seat this summer at the city's transformation from a major metropolis into the Olympic host city for hundreds of thousands of international visitors.

Library Docents Needed

As part of the launch of the $62 million expansion, the University Library is looking for friendly, responsible and energetic people for its new Docent Program. Here’s your opportunity to meet and help students, serve as an ambassador for the new Library at the Concierge Desk and be at the intellectual heart of our historic, beautiful and progressive University. For more information, visit or call Lucy Garza at (909) 869-4402.