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Welcome Week

WELCOME BRONCOS! To make sure you have a great fall semester, the University Library has a series of fun and engaging library events to teach about the library and our many services. Please join us online for as many events as you can!

Welcome Week logo with a handwritten virtual sign to indicate virtual library

August 24 - 28, 2020

Program

 

Happening All Week

 

Cal Poly Pomona Library Digital Puzzles

Do you love working with puzzles and solving them? Please check out this Welcome Week website for daily digital puzzles using art from our own Cal Poly Pomona Special Collections and Archives. We will update with a new puzzle every morning during Welcome Week.

Monday Puzzle - W.K. Kellogg Historicals
Tuesday Puzzle - Jadaan and Rudolph Valentino
Wednesday Puzzle - Antez
Thursday Puzzle - The Three Graces
Friday Puzzle - Visitors at the Stables on W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Ranch

Take a screenshot of the completed daily puzzle and send it to Ariana Afzali (alafzali@cpp.edu) to join a daily raffle for $5 Bronco Bucks.

 

Scavenger Hunt

We have a Library Scavenger Hunt for you during Virtual Welcome Week 2020, complete the scavenger hunt for a chance to win a daily raffle of $5 Bronco Bucks.

Start your scavenger hunt here!

 

Monday, August 24, 2020

 

11:00am - 12:00pm -- Drawful 2 - CPP Library Edition

Join us for a CPP Library edition of the online party game Drawful 2! No registration or drawing experience necessary.

For the best experience, join the Zoom meeting from your computer and join http://jackbox.tv from your phone's web browser.

Join Zoom Meeting https://cpp.zoom.us/j/93819849733 Meeting ID: 938 1984 9733

Questions? Contact Julie Shen at jshen@cpp.edu. See you soon!

 

1:00pm - 1:50pm -- COVID-19 Library Research Workshop

Learn how to use Library databases to find news, scholarly research, and data about COVID-19. No registration is necessary.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://cpp.zoom.us/j/96658560433 Meeting ID: 966 5856 0433

Related LibGuide: COVID-19 Library Research Workshop by Julie Shen

 

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

 

12:00pm - 1:00pm -- De-Stress with Mindfulness Meditation

Feeling a little stressed out? Join this workshop to learn how meditation can be beneficial for one's physical and mental health and how mindfulness can assist with stress management. There will be a short meditation session to help get you started practicing different techniques to relax and relieve stress.

Cal Poly Pomona Faculty, Staff, and Students, please register here. For off-campus partners, just click on this link to join the webinar: 

Related LibGuide: Mindfulness in the Library by Library Staff

 

4:00pm - 5:00pm -- Drawful 2 - CPP Library Edition

Join us for a CPP Library edition of the online party game Drawful 2! No registration or drawing experience necessary.

For the best experience, join the Zoom meeting from your computer and join http://jackbox.tv from your phone's web browser.

Join Zoom Meeting to https://cpp.zoom.us/j/93819849733 Meeting ID: 938 1984 9733

Questions? Contact Julie Shen at jshen@cpp.edu. See you soon!

 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

 

12:00pm - 1:00pm -- Healthy Eating on a Budget Workshop

In this workshop, Dr. Ge from the Collins College of Hospitality and Management will discuss what healthy eating is, the common barriers to healthy eating, and some tips for healthy eating with a tight budget and busy schedule.

Cal Poly Pomona Faculty, Staff, and Students, please register here. For off-campus partners, just click on this link to join the webinar.

 

Thursday, August 27, 2020

 

11:00am - 12:00pm -- From a Galaxy far, far away; Star Wars the Virtual Exhibit!

For returning students who visited the Library, you may have seen it. For those attending classes for the first time, you haven’t seen it and for all of you; well you’re in for a treat!

Ever wonder where the Star Wars items inside the cases came from or when it was acquired or what historical relevance they hold in the Star Wars Universe? Well hold onto something, you’re about to find out.

Join Paul Hottinger and Larry Huizar for a live Virtual Exhibit and historical clarification of Star Wars, what’s inside those cases and what does it all mean. You will also get an opportunity to ask questions.

Cal Poly Pomona Faculty, Staff, and Students, please register here for the free event. For off-campus partners, just click on the link to join the webinar.

 

12:00pm - 1:00pm -- Resume and Job Search Essentials

Career Center staff provide you with tips for a stellar resume as well as Job Search pointers while searching for various job positions. For more information on Cal Poly Pomona's Career Center, click here.

Cal Poly Pomona Faculty, Staff, and Students, please register here for the free event. For off-campus partners, just click on this link to join the webinar.

 

2:00pm - 2:50pm -- Virtual Art Museum Tour

Join us for a virtual visit to three Southern California art museums!

This event will take place on Zoom: https://cpp.zoom.us/j/94796983463 Meeting ID: 947 9698 3463

Related LibGuide: Virtual Art Museum Tour by Julie Shen

 

Friday, August 28, 2020

 

12:00pm - 1:00pm -- Introduction to Scholarships and the Bronco Scholarship Portal

The purpose of this workshop is to inform students about the upcoming Scholarship Fest that will begin on October 1, 2020. The presentation will include how to access the Bronco Scholarship Portal, helpful tips on essay writing, requesting Letters of Recommendation, and general information.

Cal Poly Pomona Faculty, Staff, and Students, please register here for the free event. For off-campus partners, just click on this link to join the webinar.