With nearly 4,000 alumni around the country and the globe, the Collins Hospitality Society is striving to bring HRT alumni back to The Collins College family. As part of this continuous effort to build the network through increasing membership, the society offers a full calendar of events throughout the year.
Chartered in 1985, the society's mission is to promote networking with alumni throughout the hospitality industry. The society is a chapter of the Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association. Become a Collins Hospitality Society member today!
Alumni are encouraged to guest lecture in classes during this annual event hosted by the Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association. Contact Lisa McPheron at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Dean Andy Feinstein will host a dinner for alumni in Chicago during the National Restaurant Association Show weekend. Contact Lisa McPheron at email@example.com for more details.
The Collins Hospitality Society presents an alumni networking mixer hosted by Sodexo and CPP alumnus Aimee Sugita, ’06. The evening will feature hor d’oeuvres, wine, beautiful beach-side views and great networking opportunities to connect alumni with representatives from Sodexo who can connect you with great career opportunities. RSVP on Facebook.
Dean Andy Feinstein and The Collins Hospitality Society cordially invite alumni to the 2nd Annual Night at the Ranch, a member-appreciation dinner. Reunite with old friends while enjoying wine, beer and music at this fun outdoor BBQ catered by students and faculty of the Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch on Friday, June 7.
The society's membership has more than doubled in recent years and we would like to take the opportunity to thank our members for their support.
The dinner is free to members and $45 for non-members. Payments and new memberships will be accepted at the event. Please RSVP here, , by May 27. We look forward to sharing a great night at The Collins College! For more information about the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 909.869.3151.
This annual event returns for the fifth year. Tickets will be sold on eventbrite in coming weeks.
The Collins College is sponsoring its 3rd cultural tour of Europe visiting the regions of the Rhone and Provence in France. The tour will be led by Dr. Robert Small, emeritus professor and former dean of The Collins College, who has led the Collins/Cal Poly Pomona trips to Tuscany and northern Italy. Read more ...
Of 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 email@example.com. (Make sure to specify the Collins College Alumni Chapter.) Collins College alumni who join may receive discounts to future society events!
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.
The Collins Hospitality Society has raised more than $20,000 for a scholarships endowment by hosting the Collins Hospitality Society Scholarship Classic in 2011 and 2012.
Students who have benefited from Collins Hospitality Society scholarships are:
Since the college launched its alumni outreach program and the Collins Hospitality Society board reformed in 2008, there have been many local and out-of-state events. Details and photos of past events are available here.