New offerings coming to Pomona’s Orientation Adventure this fall

Pomona College’s Orientation Adventure programs are slated to return this fall semester after a three year hiatus, but this time around, the college is focusing on inclusivity and proximity to campus.

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Pomona outdoor coordinator leaves for UC Riverside

The coordinator for Pomona College’s Outdoor Education Center Chris Weyant-Forbes has resigned from her position, according to an email from Weyant-Forbes and Dean of Campus Life Josh Eisenberg. Weyant-Forbes accepted an offer to serve as the coordinator of outdoor excursions at the University of California, Riverside, leaving Pomona effective Feb. 9, according to the email.

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Pomona moves Orientation Adventure to second year, shocks students, faculty

Pomona College is moving its four-day Orientation Adventure program from students’ first year to their second year, President G. Gabrielle Starr announced at a faculty meeting Dec. 5. The decision shocked and angered many students and faculty members, and within hours a petition asking for the change to be reverted

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Students unaware that Wilderness Remote First Aid program requires them to join Emergency Response Team

Some Pomona College students who participated in the Wilderness Remote First Aid program were unaware of the requirement to join the Emergency Response Team that subsidizes the cost of the course for Pomona students. The Wilderness Remote First Aid program run by the Outdoor Education Center started in 2013 and

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