Those who enjoy classic rock 'n' roll and fine food can indulge their senses and help local youth at the same time at the Concert Under the Stars on Saturday, Aug. 8.
Cal Poly Pomona is offering a Special Summer Session through the College of Extended University (CEU) beginning July 13. These fully accredited courses are open to all Cal Poly Pomona students as well as non-matriculated students (members of the general public) who meet the course requirements.
The California State University administration has urged the leadership of the California Faculty Association (CFA) to bring the concept of a two day per month furlough to a vote of its members. CSU has met with the faculty union three times to discuss the furlough option, but CFA has not yet scheduled a vote of its members. There are approximately 23,000 faculty members in the CSU; only dues-paying members of the CFA would be allowed to participate in a vote.
State Controller John Chiang has announced that he will have to issue registered warrants or "IOUs" as early as July 2 if the legislature and governor cannot find a solution to close the $24.3 billion state budget gap. CSU employees, however, will be paid as they normally are and will not receive IOUs.
Education doesn't end with a diploma. Sometimes, academic advisers need a little advising themselves. This summer, Thavery Lay-Bounpraseuth, academic adviser in Student Support & Equity Programs, will learn about the education policy-making process and research and funding opportunities during a two-week fellowship.
Rakesh Mogul remembers the day he knew he wanted to go into space. "I was in fourth grade, staring at a poster of an astronaut, and I thought, 'That's what I want to do.' " He never made it aboard the shuttle, but the Cal Poly Pomona chemistry professor found a challenging role in the rarefied air of space researcher and educator, scoring what College of Science Dean Donald O. Straney calls "a NASA trifecta."
Cal Poly Pomona has demonstrated its ongoing support of veterans and their education through the establishment of a campus-wide Veterans Services Initiative led by President Michael Ortiz and composed of working groups of faculty, staff and students.