Nearly a thousand 5C students, faculty and alumni have signed a petition to remove Robert Millikan’s name from Pomona’s Millikan Laboratory.
Pomona, Pitzer, Scripps and Claremont McKenna are suing the federal government over a recent ICE ruling impacting international students.
Pomona College announced it will be online-only this coming fall, according to an announcement made online and via email this morning by President G. Gabrielle Starr.
Though the coronavirus threw the transition to college into uncertainty for many, the 5Cs have mostly assembled their classes of 2024.
Citing California’s coronavirus case spike, some of the Claremont Colleges have delayed official return plans for fall 2020.
While some Pomona professors wish to return to face-to-face instruction provided safety precautions are taken, many have already decided they won’t be teaching in person come fall semester, even if students return to campus. In interviews with TSL, faculty expressed concerns about bringing students back to campus, job security and potential furloughs.
In a departure from previous years, Claremont McKenna, Pomona and Harvey Mudd will not increase tuition for the coming academic year.
In a move to minimize the impacts of COVID-19 during the fall and winter months, the Claremont Colleges will start the fall semester one week earlier than planned, cancel fall break and end classes before the start of Thanksgiving break.
Decisions are likely to come in July. Dining halls would become 1C. Here’s what we know so far about the 5Cs’ plans for the fall.
As colleges start to make plans for the fall, the CDC has released guidelines that would change campus life in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.