Each year our Cal Poly Pomona affinity groups recognize individuals who have been a champion for diversity issues or efforts within our campus community at the annual Unity Luncheon. AdA Diversity Champions are students, staff or faculty who have demonstrated a commitment to increasing disability awareness and to promoting access and equity for individuals with disabilities throughout the Cal Poly Pomona campus community in one or more of the following ways:
- Has taken a visible role in reducing physical, virtual, or perceived barriers and stigma associated with disability.
- Has contributed to curriculum development, instruction, or educational programming aimed at increasing awareness and knowledge of issues regarding disability.
--Please check back in December 2017--
2016 Diversity Champions, Dr. Joanne Van Boxtel and Alfredo Cortez Valle
2017 - Mathew Rondney, a Psychology major and Non-Violence Studies minor (student); Dr. Shayda Kafai - College of Education and Integrated Studies (faculty)
2016 – Alfredo Cortez Valle, Management and Human Resources major, Psychology minor (student); Dr. Joanne Van Boxtel, College of Education and Integrated Studies (faculty)
2015 - Renee Estephan, Biology (student); Cathy Schmitt Whitaker, Student Health and Counseling Services (staff)
2014 – Doron Feuer, Industrial Engineering (student); Lea Manske, Student Support and Equity Programs (staff)
2013 – Micheal Lemus Diaz, Psychology (student); Debbie Jackley, Student Health Services (staff)
2012 – Paul Brooks, Mechanical Engineering (student); Chad Bowman, ARCHES (staff)
2011 – Kimberly Fuentes, Sociology (student); Dawn Finley, Career Center (staff)
2010 – No Unity Luncheon
2009 – Bronco Athletic Association (student group); Sonia Campos, Athletics Department (staff)