Author Archives: Dana Ekhtiar

Chávez Week 2017: César Chávez Silent Unity March

A César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education signature event. The fifth event in the week’s tribute to civil rights and labor movement activist César E. Chávez.  Calling all folks from all identities to come together to show solidarity and unity as students, staff and faculty march through the Cal Poly Pomona campus.  This serves as the culminating event of the week as a tribute to Chávez’ commitment to social justice and respect for human dignity. RSVP at Meet in CECCHE Bldg. 95 – 100 at 11:50 a.m. to pick up a sign, march will be start at noon in the University Quad.

Cal Poly Pomona History Exhibit: “Degrees of Change”

The Degrees of Change exhibit is a fascinating display of Cal Poly Pomona’s transition from an all-male school to a co-ed university, documenting the experiences of women on campus. The exhibit is located in Special Collections and Archives at the University Library (Building 15, 4th floor), open Monday throughFriday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Elizabeth Gomez at

Bookstore Offers Graduation and Award Items

Are you looking for certificate paper, holders or special award trophies for the upcoming graduation season? The Bronco Bookstore has a great selection of inexpensive certificate papers and holders in different styles and colors. We are also able to special order award trophies if you want to present awards in style this graduation.

Discovery Camps for Kids & Young Adults at Cal Poly in Summer 2017

The Cal Poly Pomona College of Science, Arabian Horse Center and Student Innovation Idea Lab are offering summer camps for kids and young adults. The camp offerings include horse, computer, robotics, science, imagination, leadership and entrepreneurship. Send your kids somewhere fun and educational this summer. The Horse camp has a discount for staff and faculty children. For more information, visit

Call for Workshops Presenters for Staff Appreciation Week, June 12-15

Staff Council is seeking staff, faculty or clubs interested in providing a workshop for staff members during Staff Appreciation Week ‘Rodeo Round Up.’ If you would like to showcase your department or division, or give a tour, a demonstration or hands-on activities, please contact Sarah Calderon (formerly Sarah De La Parra),, or Ja Taun Cezere, All ideas are welcome.

Cultural Graduation Celebrations Registration Deadline is April 21

Each year the Cultural Centers host five Cultural Graduation Celebrations honoring the achievements and successes of our students and their cultural heritages. The Lavender Graduation Celebration, Native American Scholarship & Graduation Celebration, Pan-African Graduation Celebration, Raza Graduation Celebration, and Pan-Asian Graduation Celebration will be hosted the weekend of June 1-4.  The deadline for graduating seniors to register is Friday, April 21. For more information, visit

Intergroup Dialogue Student Application Deadline is April 12

Intergroup Dialogue (#CivilSpeak) seeks to engage students in building a more socially just and inclusive community through sustained and meaningful dialogue. The spring dialogues on “Race & Ethnicity” are a six-week series of discussions between different groups carefully structured to explore social group identity, conflict and community. The series is sponsored by the Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers. More details and applications are available