Students who are new to campus need make-up in-person Orientation Adventures, writes Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.
Pomona College is planning a slew of changes to its first-year orientation programming, designed to increase awareness of campus resources.
Pomona College is shortening its Orientation Adventure by a day and a half, and adding LA-based options which won’t require wilderness travel.
Pomona will keep next fall’s Orientation Adventure destinations within four hours’ driving distance from campus.
Pomona College shortened its orientation by one day — but kept Orientation Adventure the same length.
Through basic restructuring and more student input in the planning process, Pomona’s Orientation Adventure could be significantly more welcoming and helpful to new students.
Following several decisions made by the Harvey Mudd College administration without student input, the Associated Students of Harvey Mudd College and the college’s Division of Student Affairs have agreed to pursue a shared governance model, ASHMC president Julia Wang HM ’20 wrote in an email to HMC students Feb. 7.
After reversing her controversial decision last fall to move Pomona College’s Orientation Adventure to students’ sophomore years, Dean of Students Avis Hinkson has held three open forums this semester to collect feedback for the new temporary Orientation Committee. Hinkson, who arrived at Pomona in August, announced in December the school
Contrary to last week’s announcement removing Orientation Adventure from students’ first-year orientation, Pomona College is keeping OA as a first-year experience for fall 2019, Dean of Students Avis Hinkson wrote in an email to students Dec. 13. In a Dec. 5 faculty meeting, Pomona President G. Gabrielle Starr announced that
Orientation Adventure will still have the same trips, it will just be for sophomores — so moving it isn’t a big deal, right? Wrong: This simple move will completely change the dynamics of orientation, effectively cancelling OA and replacing it with a sophomore shadow of itself. The transition to college