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Programs & Events

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Thursday May 7, 11:30 a.m. -- 12:50 p.m.

Engineering Meadow, between Bldg 9 & 17

We're continuing the Faculty Day tradition!  Meet new people and spend some time with old friends, listen to a little music, have lunch, and just take some time to think about and enjoy the reasons we all became faculty:  big ideas, passtionate students, and incredibly smart colleagues.  ALL faculty are warmly invited, full-time and part-time, retired, and new!  Come as you can -- leave when you need to -- and bring a faculty friend.

No need to register, just come on over to the Meadow!

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PolyTeach: Technology & the Innovative University

Friday April 3, 9:00 am -- 2:00 pm, Ursa Major, Bronco Student Center

All CPP faculty, staff, and students have access to, a library of high-quality instructional videos by industry experts. covers an impressive array of technology, design, and business skills.  Well, there is a real Lynda and she is coming to campus!  The 2015 PolyTeach event features Lynda Weinman, co-founder and executive chair of  PolyTeach 2015 features a “fireside chat” with Lynda, presentations by innovative Cal Poly Pomona faculty, the always-popular “technology speed dating," and Dr. Soraya Coley’s thoughts about her vision for Technology and the Innovative University.  

See for more information and to register.

The 'HERS' Institute:  Terri Gomez & Christina Chavez-Reyes

Tuesday April 7 OR Wednesday April 8, 12-12:50 pm, Faculty Center 1-228

The Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institutes offer intensive residential professional development experiences for women faculty and administrators in mid-level and senior-level positions in higher education. Terri Gomez & Christina Chavez-Reyes recently participate in HERS, and will share their experiences and what they learned.

Please register.

Studio 6 Open House

Thursday April 16, 11:30 am -- 1:30 pm, Bdg 1-205

eLearning's Studio 6 computer lab and helpful student assistants have moved to Building 1 Room 205!  In the classroom wing, look for the teal blue door.  Come see our beautiful new space, enjoy some refreshments, and maybe even get an update about the latest in Blackboard.  Drop by as you are able on April 16, then come back any time to use the resources.  Call us at x3099.

Creating Accessible Course Materials:  Word & Powerpoint

Tuesday April 21, 12-12:50 pm, Faculty Center 1-228

Creating course materials that are accessible for students with disabilities is not hard -- in fact, it's a lot easier to create 'em accessible than it is to go back and fix 'em after the fact!  This hands-on workshop will show you how to create Word and Powerpoint documents that all your students can use.

Please register -- so we can be sure to have enough laptops.

Teaching Happy Hour!

Tuesday April 28 OR Wednesday April 29, 12: 00 -- 12:50 pm, Faculty Center 1-228 or 227 (follow the signs!)

Get together with other faculty for informal talk about teaching. 

Please register. 

Creating Accessible Course Materials:  PDFs

Tuesday April 28, 12-12:50 pm, Faculty Center 1-228

PDFs are a staple of online course materials.  But they can pose special problems for students with disabilities.  This semi-hand-on workshop will help you identify some common problems with pdfs and introduce you to solutions.  Also, you'll see where to get more detailed information about dealing with pdfs.

Please register -- so we can be sure to have enough laptops.

Service-Learning and Semester Conversion

Thursday April 30,12:00 -- 12:50 pm, Faculty Center 1-228

The Center for Community Engagement & Dr. Lina Neto, Director of Semester Conversion, team up to discuss how semester conversion will affect classes which are designated as service learning.

Please register.

TurnItIn Workshop

Tuesday May 12 OR Wednesday May 27, 12:00 -- 12:50 pm, Faculty Center 1-228

TurnItIn is more than just a handy detector for potential plagiarism -- it's also a very effective teaching and learning tool.  This hands-on workshop will introduce you to using TurnItIn, including integrating it with Blackboard.

Please register -- so we can be sure to have enough laptops.

Mentoring Undergraduate Research Students

Thursday May 14 OR Friday May 15, 12:00 -- 12:50 pm, UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Faculty Reading Room (2nd floor)

Mentoring undergraduate students in research is incredibly rewarding and challenging.  Research students who are also under-represented minority students can especially benefit from careful mentoring strategies.  Dr. Winny Dong & Dr. Jill Adler discuss their experiences with this group of our fabulous Cal Poly Pomona students. 

Please register.

Teaching Happy Hour!

Tuesday May 19 OR Wednesday May 20, 12: 00 -- 12:50 pm, Faculty Center 1-228

Get together with other faculty for informal talk about teaching. 

Please register.