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PolyCentric is Cal Poly Pomona's communications hub. The online publication features breaking news, announcements, events and more. PolyCentric is also the online face of the Office of Public Affairs, the university's central communications office.

Eileen Sullivan speaking on video

Supporting Students During COVID-19

Eileen Sullivan, interim VP for student affairs, shares how the university is working to support and engage students in an online environment. Students can access online support services in health, wellbeing, community, career readiness and more. Students are also engaging…
Amalia Llombart at her desk looking at her laptop.

Credits for Continuity

“I want to thank Victoria Bhavsar, e-Learning and MediaVision for all the work you’re doing to keep us teaching — consistent checking-in and reminders, the teaching continuity website, the resources. Over the past few years, I’ve benefitted from all the…
Pictured: Hooman Kasraei, Dr. Paul Nissenson, and Robert Freeman on a Zoom Call

Engineering Adaptations

The College of Engineering has adapted its operation in two creative ways. One professor is working with his students to research production of ventilators to combat a potential shortage in hospitals while another professor put his typical engineering podcast topics…
Faculty zoom session with students

Staff Q&A with DeVoneia L. Jordan

DeVoneia L. Jordan Career Center Counselor liaison to the Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture What do you miss about Cal Poly Pomona and life in general? What I miss most about Cal Poly Pomona is the rich culture, connectivity…
group of students stay connected via zoom.

Staying Connected During COVID-19

Hey Broncos, we’re still here for you. Even though we’re physically separated, we can still connect via social media, Zoom meetings, video chats and more. Visit the Online Support & Engagement webpage for info on health and wellbeing, career readiness,…
Science Prete Fellows hold up signs of support

Finishing What They Started

Distancing isn’t preventing the College of Science Prete Fellows from sharing inspirational messages with Westmont Elementary School in Pomona, where they are still helping teachers deliver science lessons to their students. Said Prete Fellow María José Lopez, “The fellows and…
Students posing by the Cesar Chavez Center on campus

Virtual Community

Learning is far from the only thing happening in CPP’s new virtual space. The six Cultural Centers are providing a space for community, including virtual drop-in hours, events on zoom and access to people like the center coordinators and student…
three cloves of garlic on a table

National Garlic Day

Attention all garlic lovers: 2020 is the year to let loose and celebrate. Sunday, April 19 is National Garlic Day. Enjoy all the garlic fries, garlic ice cream, pickled garlic and garlic butter sauce that your heart desires. This year,…
ingredients on a table for making bagel pizzas

Quarantine Pizza

You might have pizza ingredients in your kitchen and not even know it. Chef lecturer Sheree Mooney from the Collins College explains how to make bagel pizzas using a few tricks and some simple ingredients in the first installment of…