Author Archives: Janean Sorrell

Sprinkler Tests

State-mandated fire sprinkler inspections are scheduled in 28 buildings starting on Monday, July 26throughFriday, July 30from6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fire alarms and strobe lights could be triggered during the inspections. For more information, contact facilities customer service at 909-869-3030.…

Students Wanted for Nutrition Study

The Department of Nutrition and Food Science is looking for Cal Poly Pomona students 18 years and older to participate in a research study that compares vegan, lacto-ovo, and omnivorous diets in college students. Participating students will complete a seven-day…

Travel Ban on Five States

California will restrict state-funded travel to Arkansas, Florida, Montana, North Dakota and West Virginia due to new anti-LGBTQ+ legislation recently enacted in each state. The effective date of this ban varies by state and coincides with the effective date of…

Poly Pantry Pilot Reopening

The Poly Pantry pilot reopening will begin on Tuesday, July 20. CPP students in need can shop in person at the Poly Pantry’s temporary location inside of the Bronco Student Center, Ursa Major. Appointments can be scheduled through ASI Portal. The…

Steps to Returning to “Normal”

While some are looking forward to returning to the office, there are others with anxieties and questions about being back in-person. Alane Daugherty, a Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion professor and co-director of the Mind and Heart Research Lab,…

Outstanding Dissertation Award

The American Educational Research Association recently presented the Outstanding Dissertation Award to Taylor Allbright, assistant professor in the educational leadership department. Her manuscript, “Tough Conversations and Missed Opportunities: Implementing District Policy for Racial Equity” notes that while numerous district-level policies claim to…

Harvard Fellow Appointee

Álvaro Huerta, associate professor of urban and region planning, and ethnic and women’s studies, has been appointed to the inaugural cohort of Religion and Public Life Fellows 2021-2022 at Harvard Divinity School (HDS). The cohort is part of HDS’s Religious…

Whistleblower Protection

In accordance with the California Whistleblower Protection Act, President Soraya M. Coley shared with campus employees’ information about reporting the improper activities of state agencies, including what, where and how to report incidents of fraud, waste or abuse. California law…

University to Recognize Best in Team

The nomination period kicks off today for a new, campus-wide award that recognizes the achievements of cross-departmental teams. The inaugural One Team Award will be presented at Fall Convocation. The award seeks to honor projects and initiatives led by teams…