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The College of Agriculture


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We're extremely proud of our alumni.


Our Distinguished Alumnus 2014

distinguished alumnus 2014

Marty Evanson

College of Agriculture, Class of 1963

After graduating with a degree in animal husbandry in 1963, Evanson worked for 6 months, saved his earnings and back packed around the world for one year. He visited 32 countries up and down the globe. Upon his return he joined his father in the distributing business. Throughout the years of success, Evanson has not forgotten his alma mater. In 2013, he pledged $100,000 to support an endowed scholarship for undergraduate animal science students who demonstrate financial need. Marty has been active in the North American Meat Association and sits as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Evanson also sits on Cal Poly’s Dean of Agriculture advisory board.  

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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):

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