Author Archives: Janean Sorrell

FDA Approves the Pfizer Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine Monday. California State University (CSU) Chancellor Joseph I. Castro applauded the FDA’s approval and urged everyone 16 and older to be vaccinated in order to slow…

Welcome to Fall 2021

To help kick-off the academic year, President Soraya M. Coley sent a message to the Cal Poly Pomona community, welcoming students, faculty and staff to the start of the fall semester. Emphasizing efforts to keep the community safe and well,…

Bronco Athletics Are Back

Spectators are allowed to attend home soccer matches to start the fall season. (Masks are required, and social distancing measures will be in place.) However, fans will not be allowed to attend volleyball matches, which take place indoors, due to rising COVID-19 cases…

Safer Return Virtual Town Halls

Do you have questions about Safer Return, the vaccine requirement or weekly public health testing? During the fall semester, every Thursday from noon to 1 p.m., the Safer Return Task Force will host a Virtual Town Hall on Zoom for…

The Power of Giving

Story discusses the transformative gifts from MacKenzie Scott totaling $135 to Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Northridge and CSU Channel Islands. The gifts were given to “institutions Successfully education students who come from communities chronically underserved.” President…

Engineering Student Podcast

The latest episode of “The Engineering Student Experience Podcast” explores what it’s like to be an engineer at Desert Water Agency (DWA). Paul Nissenson, associate professor and associate chair of mechanical engineering, sits down with Steve Johnson (’93, civil engineering)…

Interim Police Chief Announced

Lieutenant David Hall has been selected as the interim chief of police at Cal Poly Pomona and started Monday, Aug. 16. Hall’s extensive experience in management and direction of department functions will be crucial during this period. He will provide support in this…