The University Advancement Division generates the external and internal resources that improve and support the delivery of exceptional education at Cal Poly Pomona.
Its efforts are dedicated to advancing the university through development, stewardship, fundraising, planned giving, governmental relations, alumni relations, public relations, communications, branding, and special events.
|Alum Gives Back to College of Business Administration
When Kathy Tully (’76 marketing management and ’80 master of business administration) moved from Florida to California to pursue a college degree, she believed life would be better for her on the West Coast. At the time, she had $1,000 in savings and a trunk modestly filled with the bare necessities.
Tully’s life in California has more than exceeded her expectations. She is senior vice president and wealth advisor for Morgan Stanley and is continually listed among the top 10 percent of financial advisors for the company. Read more...
|Donor's Gift Supports College of Business Administration
Alumnus and businessman Michael Entzminger has pledged $50,000 to support the new College of Business Administration complex. In gratitude, a department office will be named the Mach 1 International Business and Marketing Department Suite, after the international freight company Entzminger (’76, marketing management) founded in 1988.
“Cal Poly Pomona was a beautiful fit for me with the class sizes and the opportunities for hands-on learning,” Entzminger says. “Now, I’m trying to give back to the institution that was so wonderful to me.” Read more...
|Benefactors Pledge $210,000 toward CBA
Longtime benefactors Mickey and Lee Segal have pledged an additional $210,000 toward the College of Business Administration complex, bringing their total support of the state-of-the-art facility to more than half a million dollars.
"Mickey and Lee Segal have long believed in our vision of a new learning space that would transform business education in the region," CBA Dean Richard Lapidus says. Read more...
|Ag Alumnus Gives Back to Animal Science Program
Evanson (’63, animal husbandry) says he believes in giving back, and the Martin J. Evanson Endowed Scholarship will help an undergraduate who demonstrates financial need. Read more...
|Alum's Gift to Help Landscape Architecture Students
Every day, Hawaiians can see landscape architect Michael Chu’s designs and creativity in the newest Lowe’s home improvement store, seven Costco locations, and – Chu’s favorite – the renovated Hawaii State Library.
In fact, Chu, a ’77 landscape architecture alumnus, drives past the historic library building almost every day. “I eyeball it every time I drive by, and it’s looking great,” he says. Read more...
|Planned Ways to Make a Difference in Students' Lives
“You could die perfectly healthy, and you should plan for what to do with your resources. If you have a passion, I believe you should give back to that passion,” she says. “I wanted to make sure that if something happens to me or Marcel that everything we have worked for wasn’t for nothing.” Read more...
|Gift Provides Cutting-Edge Cyber Security Technology
Cyber defense education at Cal Poly Pomona has received a significant boost with a gift of nearly $350,000 from Southern California Edison, World Wide Technology and Cisco to establish the SCE Virtual Information Assurance Laboratory. The facility, coupled with a classroom in the new College of Business Administration complex, will significantly expand cyber security education and collaboration with academic and industry partners. Read more...
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