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Fabricio Monterroso

CPP Alumnus Named Veteran of the Year

Seeing soldiers guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a youth trip to Washington, D.C., changed Fabricio Monterroso’s life. Though just 11, he decided to be a soldier when he grew up. “I have always loved being part of something greater than myself. I love serving, I love giving back.” In July, Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez (D-52) named him Veteran of the Year for the City of Pomona.
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Hilda Solis and President Soraya M. Coley

Hilda Solis Scholarship Honors Difference Makers

Eight high-achieving Cal Poly Pomona students were recognized for making a difference in their communities and awarded a $2,000 scholarship at the annual Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Dinner & Reception. During the event on Sept. 13, Los Angeles County Supervisor Solis (’79, political science) reflected on her time as a student and her career as an elected leader.
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Student volunteer handing out food in mobile food pantry

Permanent Food Pantry Coming to BSC This Year

This year, the Bronco Student Center will become the home for Cal Poly Pomona’s own permanent food pantry. The food pantry began with an initiative started by 2016-17 Associated Students Inc. president, Uriah Sanders, as a result of a California State University study that reported 41.6% of CSU students experience food insecurity, meaning they don’t have consistent access to quality food.
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CPP Named Leader in Awarding Bachelor Degrees to Minority Students

The publication Diverse Issues in Higher Education lists Cal Poly Pomona among its 2018 “Top 100 Degree Producers” in awarding bachelor’s degrees to minority students. The university was ranked No. 25 for total bachelor’s degrees awarded to minority students and No. 18 for the total bachelor’s degrees awarded to Asian-American students and to Hispanic students.
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"Participating in research can have a profound impact on a student. We want to engage students in research as early as their freshman year."

Professor Winny Dong, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research

A New Rose Float Lab

The new Rose Float Lab and Design Complex will break ground at the end of 2018. The lab will provide future Rose Float students a space to build beautiful, creative and innovative floats.

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Dreams Ignite

Cal Poly Pomona students and faculty have embarked on an ambitious journey to develop liquid-fueled rockets and establish the Liquid Rocket Lab, with the goal of being the first university to launch a rocket into space.

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