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Hope Spadora

One Campus, One Family

Hello. My name is Hope Spadora and I am the Senior Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning & Management. In these trying and unprecedented times, a song from the late 1970s comes to mind: “We Are Family.” At Cal Poly…

CEIS Alumnae Talk Education in the Time of COVID-19

Anaheim’s Savanna Elementary School District Superintendent Sue Johnson and Ethel Anumba, an assistant principal with the Pomona Unified School District, are grappling with something they have never faced in their combined six-plus decades in education – a global pandemic. The CEIS…

Quarantine Buddies

Who has kept you company during quarantine? We asked the CPP community what has brought them comfort during these unsettling times at home and the answers ranged from pets to family members to stuffed animals … to insects. Yes, insects!…

Deciding to Go Out

If you’re planning to resume some daily activities, consider these safety measures and COVID-19 factors before going out. The more people you interact with, the higher the risk of infection. If your interaction is within 6 feet and indoors, where…

Free Science for Kids

Alumna Ramisha Ali (’17, biotechnology), a grad student at Keck Graduate Institute, led the production of a free science workbook for kids. Through illustrations, activities and quizzes, the workbook covers topics like oxygenation, antibiotics and diabetes. You can download a…

Safe Return

The upcoming fall semester will be predominantly online. However, we plan to offer 126 course sections with in-person components. Information about our plans for fall 2020, including instruction, housing and health, are available on the new Safe Return website.…

At-Home Hobbies

We received a variety of answers when we asked the CPP community to share hobbies they’ve enjoyed while spending more time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you don’t know what driftwood retique looks like, now you do thanks…

Summer Fun at LA County Parks

LA County Parks & Rec have proclaimed July as “Parks Make Life Better” month. Many county parks are introducing recreational activities that adhere to COVID-19 health guidelines, including swim beaches, fishing, camping, drive-in movies and hiking trails. For a complete…