Announcements

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McNair Scholars Program is Recruiting

Interested in research? Want to earn a PhD? Learn more about the Ronald McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program Scholars Program that gives undergraduates an opportunity to work with a faculty mentor, explore and conduct research and prepare to enroll in graduate school. The program is named after Ronald Erwin McNair, one of the first African-American astronauts, and is designed to increase the number of low-income, first-generation students, or underrepresented students in doctoral degree programs. It is funded by a U.S. Department of Education grant. Visit http://www.cpp.edu/~mcnair/index.shtml for more information.

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Spring Textbook/Course Materials Requisitions Due Jan. 27

Jan. 27 is Bronco Bookstore’s priority due date for academic departments to turn in Spring 2017 requisitions for all required/recommended course materials and confirmations for classes that do not assign books. In accordance with the textbook information provisions of the Higher Education Act, we are responsible for posting required textbook cost information at the time of student registration. It is very important for the university’s efforts to make textbooks affordable and accessible for all students to send in requisitions on time so the bookstore can provide affordable options, and the Disability Resource Center has time to provide accessible versions of materials for students with print-related disabilities. Professors who turn spring

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Travel Policy Changes

The Cal Poly Pomona travel website has been updated to reflect Assembly Bill No. 1887 and ICSUAM policy 3601.01 updates. This policy applies to all CSU employees, students and others traveling on official University business and where the University will be paying for the travel. Assembly Bill No. 1887 is the Prohibition on State-Funded and State-Sponsored Travel to States with Discriminatory Laws. The link to the Office of the Attorney General’s website regarding Assembly Bill 1887 State Government: Discrimination Travel, effective January 1, 2017 has been added to the Laws, State Codes, Regulations and Mandates in the Resources and Reference Materials Section of the Travel Policy.

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OUR Student Travel Fund Application

The Office of Undergraduate Research provides scholarship awards for students to present at conferences and professional meetings. Applicants must be a currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at CPP to be eligible. The current funding period covers travel from Oct. 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017. Students must submit an application with their travel budget by Friday, March 10 to be eligible. For more information, please visit the program website: http://bit.ly/our_sta.

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Poly Trolley Upgrade Coming in February

After sending the Poly Trolley off campus for routine maintenance, some major updates and enhancements were recommended to the Dining Services team. These upgrades will take a number of weeks to complete. We expect to debut the new and improved Poly Trolley at Cal Poly Pomona’s Homecoming on Saturday, February 25. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to serving you again in the near future. In the meantime, check out the other on-campus dining options at www.CPPDining.com.

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Amelia Hammond Valentine’s Day Fundraiser Begins Jan. 17

This fundraiser supports the Amelia Hammond Staff Scholarship. This past year, we were able to award four scholarships from the proceeds of this fundraiser. Opportunity drawing tickets are available beginning Tuesday, Jan. 17. One ticket is $1 or 6 tickets for $5. There will be great prizes. To purchase tickets or for more information please contact, Sarah De La Parra, president of Staff Council, at (909) 869-2216 orsddelaparra@cpp.edu.

 

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Campus Campaign for Cal Poly Pomona Begins Jan. 17

The Campus Campaign, the annual effort to raise funds among faculty and staff, runs Jan. 17 to Jan. 27.Donations benefit a wide swath of students, programs and departments. Gifts of any size can be designated toward any college, department or program with an eligible foundation account. Your gift is also a strong statement to other potential donors that Cal Poly Pomona is worthy of support. For more information, contact Kayhan Ahmadi at knahmadi@cpp.edu or call (909) 869-4970. To make a gift, visit www.cpp.edu/give.

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5th Annual Cal Poly Pomona Student RSCA Conference – Application Deadline Jan. 2

The CPP Student Research, Scholarship & Creative Activities (RSCA) Conference will be held on Friday, March 3. In addition to oral, performance, and poster presentations, there will be a creative works showcase highlighting art and design projects. Oral and performance presentations will be eligible to compete for nomination to present again at the CSU System-Wide Competition in April. The deadline to submit an online application for the Cal Poly Pomona event is Friday, Jan. 20. Visit the CPP SRC webpage for the application and conference information. The conference is open to the public, and we encourage anyone who is interested to register and attend. For more information, contact Elisa

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Student Intergroup Dialogue Application Deadline is Jan. 18

Intergroup Dialogue seeks to engage students in building a more socially just and inclusive community through sustained and meaningful dialogue. Sponsored by Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers, the dialogues are six-week discussions between different groups carefully structured to explore social group identity, conflict and community. Winter dialogues focus on race & ethnicity and gender. Students must apply to participate. The application deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 18.  More details and the application are available athttp://www.cpp.edu/~oslcc/intergroupdialogue.shtml. #CivilSpeak