Luis Estrada ’22, Michelle Garcia ’22, Joanna Rodriguez ’21 and Fred Zucule ’21 are participating in a unique research internship at City of Hope thanks to a partnership with the Quantitative Skills Center.
Dwight Stirling '92 co-founded Veterans Legal Institute to help veterans in Orange County. Stirling majored in philosophy at Pomona College and went on to receive a law degree from the University of Southern California.
Taking the train to L.A. for an internship during the school year takes time – students often start work at 10 to allow for the commute – but many say the train beats fighting traffic even if someone has access to a car.
There’s a challenge in computer science – specifically, in face-tracking software that cannot read the faces of people with dark skin. Chinasa Okolo ’18, a computer science major, is working to fix that.
Alaina Woo ’17 stepped to the free-throw line hundreds of times during her basketball career with Pomona-Pitzer. But she had never stepped onto an athletic stage quite like the one at the NCAA Convention.
At the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Matt Wise '01 is one of the key detectives working to protect the public as deputy chief of the CDC's Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch.
"I hope that our contributions help Pomona continue its tradition of excellence, and make it possible for students to attend and graduate. Even if our individual gifts are not major gifts, collectively we can make a difference."