October 2010

Archives for October 2010.

Student Reports Being Raped Near Campus

Student Reports Being Raped Near Campus

Cal Poly Pomona police are seeking assistance from the campus and surrounding communities in a case involving a student who was raped near the university last week.

The victim was attacked around 10:15 p.m. on Oct. 20 while she walked to her car, which was parked on Temple Avenue near University Drive. The assault occurred in a brushy area near the vehicle. The attacker is described as a light-skinned male, 5-feet-11 to 6-feet-2, with an athletic build. He was dressed in dark clothing, possibly wearing a sweatshirt with a hood.

The victim, who has requested anonymity, notified University Police on Oct. 27 via email and the Anonymous Tip Line. She

Continuity Plans to Keep Campus Running with Few Interruptions

Continuity Plans to Keep Campus Running with Few Interruptions

Imagine that a thunderstorm knocks out power to three buildings, where dozens of classes are scheduled. Or, Los Angeles traffic snarls freeways, and about a quarter of the campus can’t arrive for at least several hours. Or perhaps a computer problem freezes up the credit card and BroncoCard systems during lunch, leaving hungry students waiting to pay for their food.

Responding to and continuing operations during unexpected disruptions requires detailed planning. Cal Poly Pomona’s Business Continuity Program is dedicated to positioning the campus to continue providing its services despite disruptive events. Departments across campus are developing plans to address a variety of disruption scenarios to ensure critical campus operations and