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Wall of COOL winners

Tech-Savvy Faculty Receive COOL Awards

Faculty members creatively tapping into technology to teach courses were recently were added to eLearning’s virtual Wall of COOL at Cal Poly Pomona. The Wall of COOL (Celebrating Outstanding Opportunities for Learning) award celebrates excellent online, hybrid or technology-enhanced courses that improve the learning experience and promote student success.
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Susan Kellogg Bell

Kellogg Descendant to Receive Agricultural Achievement Award

A great-great-granddaughter of W.K. Kellogg will receive the 2019 Jim Hicks Agricultural Achievement Award from Cal Poly Pomona. Susan Kellogg-Bell, a longtime fashion industry executive and consultant, will be presented with the award at the Huntley College of Agriculture’s 5th Annual Farm to Table Spring Harvest Dinner on April 27.
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Jennifer Switkes

Professor Helps Students Discover the Beauty of Math

Cal Poly Pomona’s Jennifer Switkes was one of three college professors in the country to receive a prestigious award from the Mathematical Association of America in January. Switkes was honored with the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics at the largest mathematics meeting in the world, a joint meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the MAA in Baltimore.
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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
Alumnus Andrew Kopp

"What I’ve learned at the Petersen Automotive museum and what I learned at Cal Poly Pomona is, if you’re passionate about something, don’t hesitate to go for it."

Andrew Kopp
Archival and Metadata Technician at the Petersen Automotive Museum

Almna Connie Garcia

Giving Day

"I was an electrical engineering major presenting my senior project for a Smart Solar Charger, and now I'm a Sales Engineer where I advise and sell controls for building solutions." Connie Garcia, '18

Your support prepares our students to reach their academic and career goals, setting them on a path to make a difference in our community. Find out how you can help.

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Luca Bella food samples

Cal Poly Pomona Tasting & Auction

The Cal Poly Pomona Tasting & Auction is an unforgettable, open-air gathering in the Rose Garden and Aratani Japanese Garden. Guests mingle with friends, savor wines, sample craft beer and taste enticing cuisine, while enjoying lively musical and auction entertainment. Proceeds will benefit Cal Poly Pomona and its 24,000 students.

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Windows being washed

The Compass

Stay informed about news and real-time updates about construction projects, road closures, power shutdowns, mechanical malfunctions or maintenance work. The Compass also contains information about construction projects throughout the university. Visit the website to learn about the I-10 Kellogg on-ramp closure beginning in early May.

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Get ready to turn your tassels and leave Cal Poly Pomona with a sense of accomplishment and pride. Here’s what you need to know about the 63rd annual commencement ceremonies on May 17, 18 and 19.

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Students smile during the 2018 commencement ceremonies

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