Diana Castellanos '24 created the Plant Babysitters Club last year for Pomona students who needed someone to care for their plants during winter break. In its second year, nearly 40 faculty and staff have signed up to help.
Masago Armstrong helped thousands of students stay on track during her 30 years as registrar of Pomona College. Now, leaving a $1 million gift for scholarships at her passing, Armstrong will continue to shape students’ lives for years to come.
Where do the paths of the campus nurse, the chair of the Politics Department, and an assistant vice president cross? This past summer, it was on the women’s softball field, as faculty and staff participated in the Summer Softball League.
At a time when California was experiencing megadrought and landscape water restrictions lay ahead, Jacob Greene ‘23 saw opportunity. He created a plan for converting more than 17,000 square feet of grass to drought-friendly landscape.
Jeff Roth, an innovative finance leader with experience at top higher education institutions and the nation’s largest public library system, will become Pomona College’s vice president, chief operating officer and treasurer.