Academic Innovation

About AI

The goal of the Office of Academic Innovation (AI) is student success. AI fosters a culture of innovation in teaching and learning. The office of Academic Innovation advances the mission of Cal Poly Pomona to cultivate success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation and supports Cal Poly Pomona’s strategic aspiration to be the epicenter of creativity, innovation and discovery. AI collaborates with faculty, staff and students to develop and implement innovative curricular aimed at nurturing engaged and life-long learning of the Cal Poly Pomona community.

The Office of Academic Innovation (AI) team includes the Center for Community Engagement, the Kellogg Honors College and the Student Innovation Idea Lab (iLab). In addition, AI is tasked with institutionalizing the Learn Through Discovery (LTD) Initiative which aims to provide EVERY Cal Poly Pomona student with a signature polytechnic experience as well as enable students to articulate their signature experience. Cal Poly Pomona’s NSF I-Corps Site is housed in the Office of Academic Innovation; the site aims to support faculty and students in translating their research into the marketplace.

AI’s portfolio provides multiple innovative opportunities to faculty, students and staff for integrative and applied learning. Faculty and staff can participate in winter and summer institutes addressing various innovative curricular in teaching and learning. Students can participate in the LTD Projects Hatchery or stay abreast of innovative developments in various disciplines through pop-up courses.

Office of Academic Innovation 
Building. 1, Room 110
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
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