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The College of Agriculture


Cultivating, building, and fostering a culture of partnership and investment
We're extremely proud of our alumni.


Our Distinguished Alumna 2015

distinguished alumnus 2015

Teresa Becker

College of Agriculture, Class of 2007

Teresa Becker started an online apparel business while she was still a student at Cal Poly Pomona. Since its creation in 2005, Heart of Haute has grown to employ 16 people and sells to more than 400 boutiques and online businesses in the United States, Europe and Australia. Becker has maintained her connection to Cal Poly Pomona. She has volunteered on campus, donated to the university, and participated in and provided garments for the Apparel Merchandising and Management Fashion Show. Becker also has served on the Apparel Merchandising and Management’s Industry Advisory Board, and her company has provided internships to students and jobs for alumni. 

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Keep in Touch

We like to receive update from our alumni on where they are and what they have been doing. Do we have your  current contact information? Please submit the following to Deanna Stewart in the College of Agriculture ( or 909-869-5390):

  • Name
  • Address
  • E-mail address
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  • Current job title
  • Employer

Your information will be added to the invitation list for your major’s alumni events.