In This Issue

2018 Distinguished Alumni

Each year, the university recognizes alumni from different colleges/units on campus. The Distinguished Alumni Awards program has been a tradition at Cal Poly Pomona since 1961. It is the highest honor given by the Alumni Association and recognizes individuals who demonstrate distinguished professional achievement, community involvement and service to the university. Here are this year’s […]

Beyond Borders

Every couple of months or so, Architecture Professor Pablo La Roche journeys to Cerro Azul, a small community just south of the U.S. border near Tecate, Mexico. The treks to work on the landscaping at the community center or to share his students’ ideas for shading options are not just about lending a hand. La […]

Fueled by Family

In the 1960s, “Star Trek” declared space “the final frontier.” In the decades since the Cold War race to the moon and the Mercury-Gemini-Apollo era, the frontier’s boundaries continued to expand, propelled by discovery and innovation. Cal Poly Pomona students and alumni have been part of that journey. Brian Robles, a graduating senior in mechanical […]

Paid to Play

Allison Servey fell in love with figuring out what makes things tick as a teenager on her high school’s robotics team. Her three years working on Rose Float, including a year as design chair, gave her a passion for being a part of managing a project from start to finish. So, when she was selected […]

Persistence Pays

Isaiah Shaw found more than just a university when he opted to attend Cal Poly Pomona. The first-year economics student also forged a deeper connection to campus through his involvement in Project SUCCESS, a program created to help first-year male students of color thrive academically and socially. Project SUCCESS connected Shaw with a peer mentor […]

The Big Give

The most generous day of giving in the history of Cal Poly Pomona raised $679,462 on April 24 and 25. Scholarships, programs, clubs and numerous initiatives across the university received an abundance of support from the 760 people who donated, a 135 percent increase in the number of donors from the previous year’s Giving Day. […]