Office of Admissions & Outreach Reorganization

The Office of Admissions & Outreach has been reorganized to assume additional responsibilities that support the university’s Student Success Initiative and augment enrollment planning efforts. Deborah Brandon serves as the executive director of the Office of Admissions & Enrollment Planning, which now includes the Test Center. Dawn Valencia serves as the director of the Office of Outreach, Recruitment & Educational Partnerships, which now includes the Pre-Collegiate TRIO Programs and the Early Assessment Program. These departments will continue to report to Kathleen Street, associate vice president, Enrollment Management & Services in the Division of Academic Affairs.

Technology Symposium Scheduled at CBA on May 13

Speakers from Disney, Tinder, Red Hat and Crowdstrike will headline the Technology Symposium on May 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the College of Business Administration. The annual symposium, held by Students with an Interest in the Future of Technology club, is open to faculty, staff and students with an interest in computer system administration, network administration and cybersecurity. Workshops and presentations by student speakers also are scheduled. For more information, go to club’s Facebook page.


Water Operations and Quality Sampling in Building 81

Cal Poly Pomona is regulated as a public water system due to the number of people on campus and the complexity of providing potable water. Routine water quality sampling is conducted quarterly at four locations to verify that the university is meeting quality standards.

In a recent sampling, levels of Total Trihalomethanes (TTHM) were found to exceed EPA guidelines by two parts per billion at one test location — Building 81, the Facilities Management offices on the southeast edge of campus. Tests at the other three locations were within the guidelines. (Results collected are averaged on a yearly basis for each respective sampling site.)

The abundance of rain in the

Nominations Sought for George P. Hart Award

The committee for the 2017 George P. Hart Award for Outstanding Faculty Leadership is now accepting nominations.

The faculty member chosen for the prestigious award will be someone who displays the highest traditions of academic life and Professor Hart’s outstanding personal qualities. The award, along with the $1,000 honorarium, will be presented at the Academic Affairs Fall Conference meeting. Visit for additional information about the award.

Take a moment to think about and nominate faculty colleagues who are deserving of this recognition. The Hart Award is a genuine honor that acknowledges contributions that sometimes go unrecognized. Consider a faculty colleague, in your department or college, who is always serving

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