Students and Alumni Connect with Employers at Career Cafe
November 5 Students and alumni are encouraged to drop by for coffee and networking, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Career Center. Professionals from BCBG Max Azria, Disney College Program, Enterprise, Fluor, Panda Restaurant Group, RBF, Riverside County & Wells Fargo Financial will meet one-on-one to critique resumes, address job search concerns and answer career questions. Refreshments will be served. Visit http://dsa.csupomona.edu/career for more information.
2nd Annual NYC Alumni Mixer
November 9 Enjoy the company of fellow Cal Poly Pomona alumni while overlooking the heart of Times Square during the Second Annual NYC Alumni Mixer. The event will be Monday, Nov. 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the New York Marriott Marquis’ Promenade (9th floor), located at 1535 Broadway. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided. Dean Andy Feinstein of The Collins College of Hospitality Management is hosting. Please RSVP by Nov. 4 to Lisa McPheron at email@example.com or call (909) 869-3151.
Dia de los Muertos Celebration
November 12 Join in the annual Dia de los Muertos celebration. Procession begins at 5 p.m. at the University Quad. There will be special performances by La Santa Cecilia and face painting in front of the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education from 3 to 5 p.m. The celebration also includes multicultural alters, performances and food sales. The event is sponsored by the Chavez Center, Multicultural Council, La Union, Ethnic & Women’s Studies department, ASI B.E.A.T., ASI, Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers and Xicano/Latino Heritage Month. For more information, call (909) 869-5035 or visit http://dsa.csupomona.edu/cesarchavez.
Charles Lindsley Memorial Vocal Scholarship Fundraiser
November 12 "Anything Goes" features faculty, alumni and students performing solos, duets, ensembles, classical, pop and Broadway tunes. The performance is directed by Susan Burns with Janet Noll on piano. Showtime is at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall, and tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students. For more information, visit www.class.csupomona.edu/mu.
Theatre Department Presents 'Grapes of Wrath'
November 13-22 The theatre department will present John Steinbeck’s classic “The Grapes of Wrath” on Nov 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 and 22 at the University Theatre. The play is about a family’s pursuit of a better life during the Depression. The Nov. 13-21 showings start at 8 p.m. and the Nov. 22 performance begins at 2 p.m. A special group matinee will be presented on Nov. 18 at 10 a.m., and reservations are required. Tickets cost $15 for general admission and $10 for students, seniors and Cal Poly Pomona employees. Purchase tickets online at www.class.csupomona.edu/th/shows/ or at the theatre box office. For more information, call (909) 869-3800 or (909) 869-3900.
Boeing Hosts Employer Perspective Workshop: "Network Yourself"
November 19 This workshop will include tips on how to build a network of relationships, skills to master and typical points of failure. The event is from noon to 1 p.m. at the Career Center. Visit http://dsa.csupomona.edu/career for more information.
Mike Viola Holds Concert and Master Class
November 19 Songwriter Mike Viola returns to Cal Poly Pomona for a benefit concert and songwriting master class. Proceeds will fund scholarships for students in the music industry studies program. Tickets cost $15 for general admission and $10 for students. The master class is free. Read more...
Harvest Celebration 2009
November 21 The Collins College of Hospitality Management is putting a new spin on an old tradition. On Saturday, November 21, the college will host Harvest Celebration 2009 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa. The fundraising celebration is reminiscent of the Harvest Auction but will take on a new format. The college will continue to award the Robert Mondavi Wine & Food Award in addition to presenting the new Hospitality Leader of the Year Award and the college’s 2010 distinguished alumnus. Jay Rasulo, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts will receive the Hospitality Leader of the Year Award; Steve Slater, vice president & general manager of Southern Wine & Spirits of Southern California will be honored with the Robert Mondavi Award; and Margaret Bailey, senior vice president of Government Services for Capital Hotel Management, will receive the college’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Read more...