Cal Poly Pomona is closing out its 75th Anniversary with a bang!
The university community is invited on Friday, June 6 to watch fireworks, enjoy live music, play games and share a 6-foot-long birthday cake. Admission is free and open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.
The festivities will take place from 4 p.m. to midnight in Bronco Commons, which is the open field between the Bronco Bookstore and Kellogg Gym. The fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. Other activities include a pool party, water slides, food trucks, glow paint party and more.
Parking permits are required, and a daily permit may be purchased for $5.
“This has …
For the past two quarters, the graduate capstone studio course in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning has worked on a project to determine whether an east Los Angeles neighborhood can accommodate a university.
The students will offer a detailed response to that question about the Boyle Heights community from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 8, at a community workshop at an office at East Cesar Chavez Avenue and Matthews Street.
“It’s the capstone experience to let them use their education toward something and, as a strong polytechnic university, it asks for them to roll up their sleeves and be a planner,” says Rick Zimmer, the lecturer …
Cal Poly Pomona’s Formula SAE team has achieved a top ranking in an international race and design competition held in Michigan in May.
The team placed 14th out of 120 in the Formula SAE Series, beating out all other California colleges and universities. The team will next participate in a race in Lincoln, Neb. in late June.
Each year, the competition asks engineering students to design and build a formula-style race car from scratch. It is one of the largest engineering design competitions in the world and this year included teams from Germany, Austria, Singapore, Venezuela, Canada and India. Teams are judged not only on their racing performance, but the …
The university honored this year’s Outstanding Academic Advisers for their dedication to students with an awards reception on May 15. Awardees include eight faculty advisors, two staff advisors and two advising programs.
The awardees are:
- Michele Rash, Animal & Veterinary Sciences, College of Agriculture
- Hassan Hefzi, Accounting, College of Business Administration
- S. Terri Gomez, Ethic and Women’s Studies, College of Education & Integrative Studies
- Zekeriya Aliyazicioglu, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
- Crystal Yachin Lee, Art, College of Environmental Design
- Mary Yu Danico, Psychology and Sociology, College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
- Cynthia Anderson Sanchez, Biological Sciences, College of Science
- Margie F. Jones, Collins College of Hospitality Management
A Cal Poly Pomona architecture student has been awarded a top prize at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s second annual ECO Innovators Showcase competition for designing an eco-friendly public healthcare center.
Samantha Schieldge tied for top individual honors for the design she came up with for the Great Park Community Health Center, which would be located adjacent to Irvine’s Great Park. The facility would be solar powered and would feature water recycling, natural ventilation and drought-tolerant landscaping.
The showcase competition is just one part of the Metropolitan Water District’s larger Spring Green Expo, now in its seventh year. It included projects from 20 colleges and universities in Southern …
Faculty and students will read Shakespearean sonnets at a June 3 fundraising event to support the 10th annual Southern California Shakespeare Festival.
The sonnet reading will take place in the courtyard of University Plaza (the old stables). Among the faculty expected to participate in the readings are Assistant Theatre Professor Bernardo Solano, English and Foreign Languages Professor Edward Rocklin, and Political Science Professor David Speak.
The event will raise money for the Shakespeare Festival, which Theatre Professor Linda Bisesti founded 10 years ago as a way to give students an opportunity to work with and perform alongside stage professionals. It’s the only festival of its kind still performing in …
Do you have an interesting, funny or nostalgic story related to Cal Poly Pomona? The 75th Anniversary Memory Wall is accepting final thoughts from the campus community. We would love to hear your Cal Poly Pomona story. Go to http://publicaffairs.cpp.edu/services/share-your-memories/ to send in your memory. Photos are also welcome.…