Author Archives: Courtnee Owens

Our Commitment to Action

Our Commitment to Action

As an institution grounded in our values of inclusivity and social responsibility, we must continue to ask ourselves honestly and intentionally, “What has Cal Poly Pomona done to identify and dismantle institutional racism?” “What actions will Cal Poly Pomona take…
Travel Banned to Idaho

Travel Banned to Idaho

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has announced that California has restricted state-funded travel to Idaho, effective July 1, as a result of two laws, which directly authorize discrimination against the transgender community. The new restrictions on travel to Idaho are…
Equipped to Lead

Equipped to Lead

When 13 faculty members signed on to learn how to make video tutorials in February, they had no idea how urgent their mission would become once COVID-19 hit. They wanted to “change pedagogy” and experiment “with new models of teaching.”…
Living the Good Life

Living the Good Life

“The Transnational ‘Good Life’: Ecuadorian Social Clubs as Spaces of Resistance,” is the latest published work by anthropology and geography lecturer Linda Hall. The book is based on Hall’s research on social organizations created by Ecuadorian immigrants in politically contested locations…

How to Fall in Love—with Meetings

In the next live webcast of CSU’s Got Talent on July 30, Steven Rogelberg, author and chancellor’s professor at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, will present, “The Surprising Science of Meetings: How You Can Lead Your Team to Peak…
Engineering Podcast

Engineering Podcast

Episode 15 of “The Engineering Student Experience Podcast” is now available. In it, Paul Nissenson, associate professor in the mechanical engineering department, sits down with two Cal Poly Pomona colleagues, Nolan Tsuchiya in mechanical engineering and Jessica Perez in electromechanical…

Email Scam Alert

The university has seen a sizeable increase in spam emails and phishing attempts. Cyber criminals often use job offers, work-from-home opportunities or COVID-19 products to phish for credit card or personal information, spread misinformation or sell fraudulent products. IT recommends…
Fall Convocation

Fall Convocation

Mark your calendars for our annual Fall Convocation, which will take place and be streamed live online on Monday, Aug. 17. With fall semester 2020 being virtual, this event will be too. Visit the Fall Conference website for the schedule…
LGBTQ Safezone Training

LGBTQ Safezone Training

This workshop on July 16 is for students, staff and faculty to engage in understanding LGBTQ people’s experiences, including campus climate for LGBTQ students, creating an inclusive environment and understanding terminology. It will be led by Bri Carmen Sérráno, coordinator…
Summer Book Club

Summer Book Club

This summer, all students, faculty and staff are welcome to join the Office of Inclusive Excellence and Diversity to read and discuss “The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias.” The inspiring guide, written by the award-winning social…