Author Archives: Esther Chou Tanaka

Esther Chou Tanaka is the senior coordinator of digital communication in the Office of Public Affairs at Cal Poly Pomona. She writes about central administration topics, and works on 75th anniversary projects, the university's website redesign, marketing, digital communications and social media.

2019 Unity Luncheon

The Unity Luncheon is a tradition and a tribute to diversity and inclusion. This year’s luncheon, hosted by the disABILITY Alliance, will take place on Feb. 28. The keynote speaker will be Lydia X. Z. Brown, a disability justice advocate,…

Safety Recall on Samsung Note7 Smartphones

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced an immediate recall of all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones because the lithium-ion battery can overheat and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazards. Samsung has received 96 reports of batteries overheating…

Earthquake Advisory and Preparedness

Due to a recent series of small earthquakes near the Salton Sea, the California Office of Emergency Services has issued an earthquake advisory for the next week covering several counties in the region. Though the odds of a major earthquake…