Recently, the Los Angeles County Public Health Department (PHD) informed the university that a student involved in summer programming and training between Aug. 11 and Sept. 6 had been diagnosed with Pertussis (whooping cough). All those who may have been exposed to this individual have been personally notified as to this situation. As a general word of precaution, now would be a good time to check your record for a current Pertussis (“T-dap”) vaccine. For more information on the disease and vaccine, please visit http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/ip/DiseaseSpecific/Pertussis.htm.…
Dolores Huerta, a pioneer of the farm-labor movement, feminist and tireless civil-rights activist, will visit Cal Poly Pomona and address issues involving social justice on Thursday, Oct. 23, as part of the Kellogg Distinguished Public Lecture Series.
The speaker series provides a forum for world-renowned speakers to educate the campus community about scientific, technological, cultural, political, ethical, philosophical and social problems confronting the world, thanks to a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Huerta will speak on “Weaving Social Movements: Transforming People and Communities” and will touch on topics including workers’ rights, youth, immigration, health and environment, economic development, and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
“We are …
University Police are seeking the campus community’s assistance in identifying a man suspected of burglary and theft in University Village.
The burglary occurred between 5:50 and 6:10 a.m. on Aug. 1. The suspect broke into a 24-hour vending machine inside a small structure near the village’s Community Center. He stole several food items and damaged wires and cables in the machine.
The suspect is described as a light-skinned man in his late 30s or early 40s, with brown hair and a possible goatee. He was wearing a gray hoodie, light-colored pants, and a white fabric belt. He also may be involved in three bike thefts in the village.
Anyone with …
Mary Holz-Clause, the University of Connecticut’s first vice president for economic development, will serve as the College of Agriculture’s next dean. She begins her new post on Monday, July 28th.
Holz-Clause comes to Cal Poly Pomona with an extensive background in agricultural and economic development. Her career has included serving in government and academia and also running her own farm business.
“Mary has the vision, knowledge and experience to lead our College of Agriculture,” Provost Marten denBoer says. “The college has a wide range of opportunities and programs that go well beyond traditional production agriculture and will benefit from Mary’s creativity, entrepreneurship, and business acumen.”
“I am honored to …
The Cal Poly Pomona Semester Conversion Steering Committee has begun high-level planning for the campus’s transition from a quarter calendar to a semester schedule.
Seven subcommittees have been identified in Administrative Services, Advising, Communications, Curriculum Coordination, Enrollment Services, Faculty Affairs and Information Technology. As the subcommittees begin to take shape, special care will be taken to include students throughout the process.
The target date for the semester conversion has been moved to fall 2018, which will provide academic departments and administrative offices more time for development, reflection and coordination. The news was announced in a joint email to faculty and staff from Francelina Neto, director of the Semester Conversion Initiative …
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ASI plans to hire more than 100 students to help staff the new Bronco Recreation & Intramural Complex when it opens this fall.
Clerical assistants, lifeguards, climbing wall attendants, BRIC operations assistants and supervisors, personal trainers and fitness instructors and intramural sports officials are all needed.
If you are interested, you must attend one of three BRIC Job Fairs to apply and interview for any of these positions. The job fairs will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Bronco Student Center, Ursa Major, on the following dates:
- Wednesday, May 28
- Tuesday, June 3
- Wednesday, June 4.
ASI will hold …
Staff Council is looking for talented employees to perform at its 20th annual Variety Show on Staff Appreciation Day.
The show will be held at the University Theatre from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 19. The deadline to enter the Variety Show is Friday, May 16.
For more information, contact Sandra Harper at 909-869-3355 or email@example.com.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued a smoke advisory, noting air quality may reach the unhealthy range or worse because of the Etiwanda Fire. The advisory is for Pomona and other areas in eastern Los Angeles County and western San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
The AQMD suggests that individuals who can see or smell smoke are urged to exercise caution and avoid unnecessary outdoor activities. To learn more about the smoke advisory, including tips on avoiding the health impacts of smoke, visit the South Coast AQMD web site.
The Etiwanda Fire started at about 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30, in Day Canyon, an area …
The campus community is invited to attend a Japanese Cooking Demonstration on Monday, May 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Collins College. For more details and reservations visit www.collinsdemo.eventbrite.com.…
The RKR is open for the spring quarter through June 6. Please call for reservations at 909-869-4700 or online at www.rkr.cpp.edu.…