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Alane Daugherty, a Cal Poly Pomona lecturer and co-founder of the university’s Mind and Heart Research Lab

New Endowed Lecture Series to Focus on Student Wellness

A distinguished lecture series supporting the psycho-social needs of Cal Poly Pomona students will launch in February 2019, thanks to a $50,000 endowment to the College of Science provided by the Love Button Global Movement Integrative Research and Outreach Program.
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Engineering students working on the battery.

Students Pin UAV Hopes on Exotic Material

A group of engineering students are tapping into their technological expertise to try and make history. The goal? It is to best the world record for the longest flight by an electric powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The current record is one month. They hope to achieve that goal in a few years with the use of multiple sources of power, including a graphene supercapacitor — a more lightweight and more energy dense alternative to a lithium battery — that the students are manufacturing.
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President Coley

Annual Donors Recognized in The President’s Circle

Cal Poly Pomona launched The President’s Circle to recognize donors gifting $2,500 annually to strengthen more than 100 programs and resources that boost student success, including scholarships, classroom technology and the Veteran’s Resource Center.
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Lanterman Development Center

University Establishes Lanterman Advisory Committee

President Soraya M. Coley has established a broad-based campus committee to provide input as Cal Poly Pomona and FivePoint Holdings, LLC partner to re-envision and develop the site formerly known as the Lanterman Development Center. The ultimate vision is to transform the site into a vibrant university-oriented, mixed-use community that supports the academic mission, generates revenue and provides benefits to the surrounding area.
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Christian Martinez
Christian Martinez

"This was the turning point in my college journey and life. Project SUCCESS gave me a sense of belonging at Cal Poly Pomona that I had never had before."

Christian Martinez
Lead Intern for Project SUCCESS

CPP Magazine Philanthropy Edition

In this issue: Learn how Jim Collins’ innovation and philanthropy have inspired a generation of students in The Collins College of Hospitality Management in Man with a Vision.

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Jim Collins
Student decorates the 2017 Rose Float

Cal Poly Rose Float

Over the years, the Cal Poly Universities' Rose Float program has become an institutional icon of the “learn by doing” polytechnic model. Students are continually pushing the float building boundaries with innovative ideas and succeeding, just like Don Miller did back in 1949. The two Cal Poly Universities, Pomona and San Luis Obispo, will continue to work together to build award winning floats for decades to come.

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