Pomona College is expanding its summer internship program to help ensure all students can afford to take unpaid summer internships for crucial work experience.
First-Generation Scholarships Promote Socioeconomic Diversity at Pomona College
Pomona Colleges is dedicated to increasing socioeconomic diversity, and the Daring Minds campaign seeks $65 million to expand support for scholarships. One recent gift of $2.5 million created four-year scholarships for first-generation college students.
Focus on Faculty: The Heart of the Pomona College Experience
At the heart of the Pomona College experience is its faculty. Here, we profile three professors—Donna Di Grazia, Ami Radunskaya and Fernando Lozano—who embody the remarkable education provided by the dedicated men and women who teach, mentor and do research here.
In October 2011, President David Oxtoby and his wife Claire, VP of Advancement Chris Ponce, and Major Gifts Officer Catherine Okereke went on an eight-day tour of Asia, which included alumni Campaign events in Tokyo, Singapore and Japan.
Pomona College has been awarded a $247,500 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation Science Education Program for the College’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP).
On October 1, 2011, the Pomona College community gathered to celebrate the opening of the College’s two newest residential buildings, Sontag Hall and Pomona Hall. Read on for a recap of the event and a photo slideshow.
Pomona College will celebrate the opening and naming of its two newest residence halls--Pomona Hall and Sontag Hall--on Saturday, Oct. 1, with a dedication ceremony at 3 p.m. and tours at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) platinum standards, the highest level of sustainable building, the new residence halls are among the greenest in the country.
Pomona College’s new Outdoor Education Center (OEC) will be the organizing force behind recreation and learning in the College’s environs, and will offer a three-level Outdoor Leadership Program certification.
Pomona College has been rewarded $600,000 from The Fletcher Jones Foundation for its Summer Undergraduate Research Program, which provides students with up to $4,000 in financial support for extended, focused research projects.
Janet Inskeep Benton '79 celebrated her passion for the visual arts and museums with a $5 million gift to the Pomona College Museum of Art, helping it to further several of its goals.