The Collins College Of Hospitality Management

Alumni Society

Collins Hospitality Society

Collins Hospitality Society - Est. 1984 SealChartered in 1985, the Collins Alumni Society is chapter of the Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association that fosters, maintains and supports a mutually beneficial network with the university and the hospitality industry. It is the largest and most active alumni chapter across the university.

With more than 5,500 alumni around the country and the globe, the Collins Alumni Society strives to bring Cal Poly Pomona’s hospitality management graduates back to The Collins College family. As part of this continuous effort to build a perpetual network through increasing membership, the society offers a full calendar of events and opportunities for alumni throughout the year.


Upcoming Events:

May 7-11, 2018 - Professor for a Day

Give back to your alma matter by guest lecturing at The Collins College during CPP's annual Professor for a Day program.

May 8, 2018 - Hospitality Management Master's Program Info Session

Learn more about The Collins College's Hospitality Management graduate program and how you can apply for the next academic year.

May 8, 2018 - Student-Alumni Speed Networking

Alumni are invited back to campus for a Speed Networking mixer with current Collins College students.

May 21, 2018 - Dinner with the Dean in Chicago

Dean Lea Dopson invites alumni to a complimentary dinner at Lawry's The Prime Rib in the Windy City.

June 6, 2018 - Senior Send-Off

Join us for our annual membership drive on campus with graduating seniors.

June 23, 2018 - The Bruery Tour

Join Collins College alumni for a tour and tasting at The Bruery in Anaheim.

July 28, 2018 - East LA Latin Flavors Experience

Experience the Latin core of Los Angeles on this walking tour and taste some of the amazing flavors that have graced family tables for generations!

Scholarship Endowment

The Cal Poly Pomona Office of Alumni Affairs maintains Alumni Connections, an online community where alumni may search for other alumni and keep their contact information up-to-date with the university.


Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association

Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association Logo of the Old Horse StablesOf Cal Poly Pomona's 105,000 alumni, many have remained active with the university by joining the Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association. Joining the Alumni Association is a way of showing support for current and future alumni as well as programs that are meant to help enrich the lives of students. And it's a great way to stay connected! Members receive benefits, services, invitations to events, university publications and may affiliate with an alumni chapter/society with no extra charge.

For details visit Cal Poly Pomona's Alumni Association or call toll free (866) CPP-ALUM or e-mail
(Make sure to specify the Collins College Alumni Chapter.)
Collins College alumni who join may receive discounts to future society events!


The annual events include:

  • Southern California Mixers
  • New York Alumni Dinner
  • Chicago Alumni Dinner
  • Alumni in the Outfield
  • Bagel Mixer/Hospitality Career Expo
  • Frank Lectureship Series
  • Professor for a Day
  • Senior Send-Off
  • Alumni/Student Speed Networking
  • Night at the Ranch Alumni Wine Dinner
  • ALIS Reception