Office of Academic Innovation
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The offices of Academic Innovation curate experiential learning, discovery and innovation opportunities for the Cal Poly Pomona community.

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Community Innovation Hub (The Hub)

Innovate. Empower. Thrive.

Empowering Pomona's Future: Innovating through Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the The Hub. The Community Innovation Hub is dedicated to invigorating Pomona's workforce through comprehensive Workforce Development initiatives. Learn more about our new entrepreneurial and community space located at the heart of downtown pomona!

Learn more about The Hub

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The hallmark of a Cal Poly Pomona education is Signature Polytechnic Experiences (PolyX). AI offers you a one-of-a-kind educational experience through experiential learning, multi-disciplinary perspectives, collaboration and professional readiness. 

Click any of the PolyX below to find out how you can participate!

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Faculty & Staff Opportunities

AI offers faculty and staff opportunities for experiential learning, creativity, discovery and multidisciplinary collaboration through institutes, sandboxes and innovative curricular. Click any circle below to learn how you can participate.

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Olukemi Sawyerr, Ph.D.

AVP Academic Innovation


Phone: 909-869-2427

Winny Dong, Ph.D.

Faculty Director, LTD Initiative


Phone: 909-869-2634

Kara Raymundo

Analyst, Academic Innovation


Phone: 909-869-2752

Caitlyn Kubulan

Communications Specialist, Academic Innovation


Josue Ruiz

Web Developer, Academic Innovation


Rachel Liu

Rachel Liu

Graphic Designer Student Assistant

Olivia Lee

Office Student Assistant

Camille McCurry

Marketing Student Assistant