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Alumni Impacting California and Beyond

Across the world Cal Poly alumni are making a difference, giving back and having an impact on their communities. More than ever, we want to share their stories. 

Cindy and Rob Shurtleff smilng for the camera.

Alumna Makes $1M Gift to Sustain MATE Family Culture

Cindy Shurtleff was the first female to graduate from the Metallurgical Engineering Department — now called Materials Engineering — in 1980. Now, she's giving back to ensure the concept of ‘family’ stays at the heart of the department.

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Dr. Phil Bailey, along with William and Linda Frost, smiling after the Frost Center for Research and Innovation is Dedicated.

Frost Center Dedicated — And College Renamed for Phil and Tina Bailey

Cal Poly dedicated the William and Linda Frost Center for Research and Innovation and announced the renaming of the College of Science and Mathematics to the Philip and Christina Bailey College of Science and Mathematics.

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A father and son pose at Homecoming

Announcing the New Latinx Alumni Community

The new Cal Poly Alumni — Latinx Community is an identity-based affinity group connecting alumni to each other and the university — including current students. Complete the group's Interest Form to learn more.

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Mentor a Mustang

Alumni and students are joining Cal Poly Career Connections to make online networking easier! Now is the time to make a connection. Mentor a student or make new connections with fellow alumni, all in one free and easy-to-use platform.


Mentor a Mustang

Support Student Success

Give directly to students and Learn by Doing projects through Cal Poly Crowdfunding. Know exactly where your money is going and feel great about supporting Learn by Doing!


Student volunteering