September 2013 E-Newsletter
Alumni Weekend 2014
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Class of 2017 Welcome!
The College kicked off the academic year with its Convocation ceremony which included inspiring remarks from ASPC President, Darrell Jones, III '14 on the topic of "The Pomona Promise". Click here for video and more.
The offices of Annual Giving and Admissions are seeking alumni volunteers to assist in their efforts. Whether you help with your class' reunion gift or do your part to recruit the next class of talented Sagehens, your commitment is appreciated.
Pomona Athletics Update
Tyson Thomas '92
Alumni Association President
In June, Tyson began his year-long term as President of the Pomona College Alumni Association. He lives in San Mateo, California and was a double major in physics and economics at Pomona. Tyson went on to get M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from USC and was granted a scientific Chateaubriand Fellowship from the Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France to conduct research with Atmel Grenoble. Tyson is the chief scientist at Neural ID where he develops algorithms for pattern recognition. Previously, he was principal scientist at NovaSol in Honolulu doing hyperspectral image analysis and prior to that worked at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory doing research in artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic. He has one patent. Tyson has been an Alumni Association volunteer for a number of years, helping at several Alumni Weekends and served one term on the Alumni Council during the transition to the Alumni Board from 1997-99.
Pomona's Organic Farm Annual Report
Pomona alumna, Myrlie Evers-Williams spoke on August 28, 2013 in Washington, DC at the ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Click here to watch her speech.
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