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Candice Tirta

Spring 2010


I am nominating: Candice Tirta

Years of Service at Cal Poly: 4

Department: Admissions and Outreach

Position: Coordinator of Marketing and Communication

Why are you nominating this person?  Why do you think he/she deserves the award?: Ms. Tirta has done an exceptional job in her role as the Coordinator of Marketing and Communications for the Office of Admissions and Outreach. Candice has transformed the marketing materials for the office as well as developed a collaborative relationship for the development and dissemination of marketing materials for other offices committed to the enrollment of a highly diverse and high achieving undergraduate student body. Ms. Tirta has worked hard in her new role to organize, transform and facilitate clear and concise communication to prospective, admitted and enrolling students intending to enroll at Cal Poly Pomona for the Fall 2010. She has identified key communication gaps and strategies to take our communication and marketing pieces to new levels. Moreover, Ms. Tirta has been instrumental in the updating of our current and newly emerging prospective web site.  Ms. Tirta has enhanced our internal and external communications as well as developed several key marketing and communication pieces for the campuswide CCRAA STEM grant.

Ms. Tirta has a strong creative eye, a clear marketing sense and a strong desire to excel and collaborate. She is an intelligent young woman, highly committed to excellence with a healthy sense of ambition and focus. Ms. Tirta is the definition of a student affairs and university professional always striving to represent the department, division and campus in a manner that evokes excitement, teamwork and excellence.

Please select 3 of the 6 Division of Student Affairs values for which your nominee best exemplifies: Student-Centered Philosophy, Passion, Quality

Please share how your nominee exemplifies value #1: In addition, I would add that Ms. Tirta is enhanced and transformed our communications to ensure that prospective, admitted and enrolling students that Cal Poly Pomona is committed to students and their total university experiences

Please share how your nominee exemplifies value #2: In addition to the aforementioned, Ms. Tirta has approached her new responsibilities with a passion that is only outdone by the excellence in which she completes her job responsibilities.

Please share how your nominee exemplifies value #3: In addition to the aforementioned, I would like to mention that Ms. Tirta has done an excellent job working in collaboration with the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, Housing, Orientation Services, the College of Engineering and Academic Affairs.

In what way(s) does this person enhance or contribute to the Cal Poly Pomona campus community?: Beyond the information already presented, Ms. Tirta is committed to excellence and to the faculty, staff and students here at Cal Poly Pomona. She exhumes excitement, commitment and dedication. In all of her communications she strives to build consensus and confidence with an element of distinction.