When “Rebecca” Jiaqi Chen ’17 started at Pomona College, she did not have any experience with the theatre arts. Today, she’s wrapping up her senior project based on the play Trojan Women: A Love Story.
The Faculty Alumni Service Award honors faculty "in recognition of exemplary service to the alumni association over a period of years." This year, the award honors William Polk Russell Professor of Mathematics Shahriar Shahriari.
The Inspirational Young Alumni Award honors a young alumnus or alumna (graduate of the last decade) in recognition of their dedication, perseverance, and consistency in following the inscription on the College Gates.
Sefa Aina has mentored and inspired generations of students through his work at the Asian American Resource Center (AARC) and now he moves into his new role as interim director of the Draper Center for Community Partnerships.
Thanks to her $15,000 funding from the Napier Initiative, Jivika Rajani ’17 will create and run social innovation and entrepreneurship boot camps for almost 250 high school students in Dubai and Pune, India.