SITREP Newsletter

Veterans Welcome Reception

VRC Welcomes Student Veterans

Every year, Cal Poly Pomona’s Veterans Resource Center hosts a Welcome Reception for new and returning military-affiliated students.

Fabricio Monterroso

CPP Alumnus Named Veteran of the Year

Cal Poly Pomona alumnus Fabricio Monterroso (’18, mathematics) has been named 2018 Veteran of the Year for the City of Pomona.

VRC team at the Therapeutic Community Garden in Pomona.

VRC Staff Staff Give Back at Local Community Garden

The Veterans Resource Center staff rolled up their sleeves and got to work volunteering at the Therapeutic Community Garden in Pomona.

Northrop Grumman representative speaking to students.

Northrop Grumman Facility Tour & Meet and Greet

Students toured Northrop Grumman’s Redondo Beach facility where they were able to see the James Webb Space Telescope and visit the Aerospace Museum on September 14, 2018.

Resource booths as Veteran Agriculture Day

Veterans Agriculture Day

The second annual Veterans Agriculture Day showcased career opportunties in agriculture, business, education as well as veteran resources. 

Student recieving resume advising.

VRC Ambassador Events

Veteran Ambassadors in the Veterans Resource Center play an integral role in creating connections between their respective colleges and military affiliated students.

Announcements & Calendar of Events

We encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities to connect with other veterans, to meet with representatives from veteran service providers from the local community, and attend workshops related to your academic and personal success.

Deadline / Event



Raytheon - Technological Tour

December 14

El Segundo, CA

Holiday Potluck

December 13

Veterans Resource Center

Tips to Advising Student Veterans

November 14

Bronco Student Center, Lyra Room

Bronco Scholarship Application will have new
scholarship opportunities available online.

November 13

Apply for CPP scholarships at:

Veterans Day Observance

November 8

Recital Hall (Bldg. 24)

U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Celebration

November 6

Bldg. 98 (CLA Tower), 8th floor, Heritage Room

Student Research Panel

October 26

Bronco Student Center, Lyra Room

Nutrition Workshop

October 24

Bronco Student Center, England Evans

Dress for Success Workshop

October 4

Career Center Classroom

FAFSA & DREAM Applications

October 1

Apply online at Department of Education

Toys for Tots - Toy Drop Off Locations

Department / College


Point of Contact

Huntley College of Agriculture

Bldg. 2

Penelope Fode

Biological Sciences Department

Bldg. 8

Nancy Buckley

College of Engineering
Maximizing Engineer Potential

Bldg. 9

Lily Gossage

Farm Store

Farm Store

Monica Salembier

Vice President of Student Affairs Office

Bldg. 98T, 6th floor

Ishia Barrajas

College of Business Administration
Student Success Center

Bldg. 164

Pamela Adams

English & Modern Languages Department

Bldg. 24, 2nd floor

Maria Rodriguez

The National Society of Leadership and Success

Bldg. 164 Room 1090

Desiree Caballero

Collins College of Hospitality Management

Bldgs. 79, 79B, 80

Lesley Butler

CPP Bands - One Night Only - Dec. 5   5-10 p.m.

Bldg. 25

CeeCee Cade

Apparel Merchandising & Management

Bldg. 45 Room 152

Patty Mutz

VRC Services of Interest


Day & Time

VA Vet Center Counselor Visit

  • Campus based readjustment counseling
  • Linkage and referrals to VA healthcare and services 

Mondays, 9:30 am- 1:30 p.m. at the Veterans Resource Center

CPP Veterans Club

The Veterans Club is currently accepting new members.
Military affiliated students are encouraged to join by
registering on myBAR.

Club meetings are held every other Tuesday, 12-12:50 p.m.

Contact Rosy Odgers, Club President, at for more information.

Life Skills & Stress Management Coaching
Drop-In Sessions

  • 1:1 life skills and stress management coaching.
  • Confidential sessions also available without an


Wednesdays, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Veterans Resource Center

Career Counselor Drop – In

  • Resume and cover letter reviews
  • Job search resources
  • Interview Skills

Thursdays, 4-5:00 p.m. at the Veterans Resource Center