In this week’s video update, President Ortiz talks about the Graduation Initiative and its goal to increase overall graduation rates and find ways to decrease the achievement gap among students. The initiative is exploring ways to boost performance in bottleneck courses through enrichment classes. Departments are invited to submit proposals to the Enriching Courses Project.
The women’s basketball team learned last night that it will be competing in the NCAA Division II tournament. The Broncos’ first game is against Grand Canyon University on Friday at UC San Diego.
The president talks about the upcoming Pacific Coast Undergraduate Math Conference on Saturday, March 10. The one-day event at Cal Poly Pomona welcomes math majors as well as non-majors who use math in their studies. In addition to research presentations and workshops, representatives from various industries will discuss career opportunities for math majors.
The video also highlights the Collins College’s annual gala this past weekend, which raised $200,000 for scholarships and other college-based initiatives. The event celebrated the contributions of Sam Nazarian, founder, chairman and CEO of sbe, an award-winning hospitality and lifestyle destination company.
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