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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. 

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Congratulations to the 2023 Honored Alumni Awards Honorees

The Cal Poly Honored Alumni award is the highest honor bestowed upon Cal Poly alumni. It recognizes alumni from Cal Poly's academic colleges, Cal Poly Athletics and the Cal Poly Alumni Association. Learn more about this year's honorees and watch their videos at the link below.

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Alumnus Fred Brown holding a photo of himself during his time at Cal Poly.

Honored Alumni Honoree Fred Brown Reflects on His Legacy at Cal Poly

Fred Brown has ties to Cal Poly that go back more than six decades. Over the years, Brown has kept Cal Poly close to his heart, through his lifelong bond with fellow survivors of the tragic 1960 Cal Poly football team plane crash, his career of coaching generations of student-athletes and his decades of fundraising efforts to support Cal Poly students.

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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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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!


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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.


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