SITREP Newsletter

Veterans Resource Center Welcome Reception and Open House

Veterans Resource Center Welcomes Fall 2019 Students with Open House

The Veterans Resource Center welcomed military-affiliated students to the Fall 2019 semester by hosting a reception and open house on September 5.

Students, staff, faculty and community leaders enjoyed a welcome by Veteran Resource Advisors Jailen Trinidad and Jamie Orozco-Campos. Cal Poly Pomona President Soraya M. Coley spoke to guests about the VRC's dedication since it's launch in 2012 and credited the centers' growth to its commitment to the success of Cal Poly Pomona's veterans and military dependents.


Horses for Heroes fall 2019 program

CPP Student Veterans Participate in Horses for Heroes Project

The Veterans Resource Center partnered with the W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center to pilot Horses for Heroes at Cal Poly Pomona. This program is focused on helping veterans learn how to care for Arabian Horses while enjoying the benefits of the horse-human bond. The program began on September 12 and will run through the fall 2019 semester.

Veterans at a Salute to Service game.

Veterans Resource Center Partners with Athletics for Salute to Service Weekend

Bronco Athletics, the Veterans Resource Center and Cal Poly Pomona Army ROTC partnered together to honor veterans, active duty service members and first responders by hosting Salute to Service weekends during the fall 2019 semester.

The first Salute to Service weekend took place from September 12 to 15 at the Kellogg Gym and dedicated the CPP's women's volleyball and soccer games to those who are military affiliated or who serve as first responders.


Discussion Leaders for California and the American War Experience Project

California and the American War Experience Are Focus of Public Cal Poly Pomona Series

California has played a central role in many military and cultural aspects of American wars, from building weapons to being the birthplace of most anti-war groups. The Cal Poly Pomona Veterans Resource Center (VRC) and the California Center for Ethics and Policy (CCEP) will use a $65,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to support five community conversations about the “American War Experience through California Voices.”


Veterans Resource Center hosted its first annual Future Forward event

Veterans Resource Center hosted its first annual Future Forward event

The Veterans Resource Center collaborated with colleges across Cal Poly Pomona to launch the inaugural Future Forward event on Oct. 11, affirming the university’s vision of The Future of Work by highlighting entrepreneurship, veteran resources, employment opportunities and education resources.


 

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

Dates

Location

CPP Fest - Video Game Tournament

August 21

Bronco Student Center

Veterans Resource Center Welcome Reception & Open House

September 5

Student Services Building Breezeway

Lockheed Martin Resume Review

September 5

Veterans Resource Center

World War I Discussion at Cal Poly Pomona

September 11

Bronco Student Center

Veteran Resume Advising Workshops

September 18-20

Veterans Resource Center

World War I Discussion at
Chapman University

September 24

Center for American War Letters

Future Forward

October 11

Student Services Building (West)

CyberSecurity Fair

October 24

Bronco Student Center

Lockheed Martin Facility Tour

October 25

Palmdale, CA

World War II Discussion at Cal Poly Pomona

October 30

Bronco Student Center

Veterans Day Observance

November 5

Recital Hall

U.S. Marine Corps Birthday Celebration

November 7

TBD

World War II Discussion at the
Japanese American National Museum

November 14

Aratani Central Hall

CBEST Test Prep

November 26

Career Center Classroom

VRC Services of Interest

Service

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 Joseph Amador, Club President, at jgamador@cpp.edu 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
    appointment.

 

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

Tutoring Drop-In Hours

  • Basic Math
  • Engineering
  • Physics

Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:30 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