Dr. Cheryl Love
Cheryl serves as a Career Counselor and Liaison to the College of Education and Integrative Studies and the Broncos Dreamers Center at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona’s Career Center. She has a Bachelor Degree in Liberal Studies and Master’s Degree in Counseling along with a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and Pupil Personnel Service Credential from California State University, Fullerton. Her Doctorate is from the University of California, Los Angeles in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling.
Cheryl has 30+ years of experience as a Counselor and Teacher in all four Higher Education systems (UC, CSU, Private and Community) as well as the Public School and Non-Profit sector. She has worked tirelessly over the years to encourage and support students in successfully completing their degrees and finding a career path that is a good fit for them. She is a strong student advocate and is committed to support students in and outside of the work that she has been involved with over the years. An example of this is her work with California State Polytechnic University, Pomona’ Diversity Ambassador Program, sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers - African American Student Center. This program educates students on the struggles this country has faced in providing equal rights for all. A hallmark of the Diversity Ambassador Program is the Annual Civil Rights Trip to the South. Dr. Love has served as a Facilitator on this trip helping students to become leaders in the fight for equality for all. And has recently received the following awards for her work serving the Cal Poly Pomona Community: Diversity Champion as part of the 25th Annual Unity Luncheon; Academic Advisor of the Year for the Student Affairs Division. And has assisted with an effort to bring a permanent food bank to Cal Poly Pomona as a member of the campus wide Food and Housing Security Task Force.
Cheryl is also involved in her community through her volunteer work with the Inland Empire Chapter of the Red Cross in the Community Involvement and Outreach departments and her work with a food distribution organization, All Gate Way to Unity Baptist Church Food Distribution that helps to feed families throughout San Bernardino County. And she is the recipient of the NAUW 2018 March Church Terrell award. Mary Church Terrell was one of the original founders of NAUW in 1910. She was an ardent activist for gender and racial equality. The award is given to people who have a passion for working towards gender and racial equality and African-American mobility. Cheryl continues to work to provide opportunities for young and old to reach their fullest potential.