In his weekly video message, President Ortiz shares good news about a $1.5 million grant renewal to continue supporting stem cell education and research. The grant is under the lead of Professor Jill Adler-Moore, who directs the Bridges to Stem Cell Research Training Program.
Pizza with the Presidents will be held Tuesday, April 24 at noon in the University Quad. President Ortiz invites all students to attend the lunch event and ask questions of him and ASI President Johnathan Jianu. Students will be asked to fill out a question card to jump-start the Q&A. Questions can also be sent in advance via Twitter using #askOrtiz or #askASI and the @calpolypomona Twitter account will be sending live updates.
The video message also highlights some upcoming events, including a master class with Grammy Award-winning songwriter Siedah Garrett on April 24. The Center for Community Service-Learning needs volunteers to help out at the annual Pomona Beautification Day on Saturday, May 12. Finally, the theatre department presents “New Playwrights Festival” on April 26, 27, 28 and May 3, 4 and 5.
To read the entire video message, download a PDF of the transcript.