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!
Network with alumni from other CSUs at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live. Contact: email@example.com
The Collins College expansion groundbreaking will take place this fall. Contact Lisa McPheron at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The Collins Hospitality Society invites alumni to enjoy an evening to network and catch up with fellow alumni at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott on Nov. 25 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. A BIG THANK YOU to Collins Hospitality Society Board Member Michelle Tu ’13 for arranging the mixer. Parking will be validated for three hours at the hotels. Appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided. A cash bar will be available. Business attire recommended. RSVP on Facebook.
The Collins College will commemorate Cal Poly Pomona’s 75th anniversary with a wine dinner at the Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch. Contact Lisa McPheron at email@example.com for details.
Hospitality Uncorked returns to the JW Marriott Los Angeles on Feb. 8 for a retro glamorous evening celebrating Alan Fuerstman, Chief Executive Officer of Montage Hotels & Resorts with the Robert Mondavi Wine & Food Award. Visit www.hospitalityuncorked.com for details.
Enjoy breakfast with the Collins Hospitality Society before attending the college’s Career Expo. Contact Ann Lara at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Alumni are invited to guest lectured in classes during this annual event hosted by the Cal Poly Pomona Alumni Association. Contact Lisa McPheron at email@example.com for details.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. (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.