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Honored Alumni

Honored alumni Awards Celebration

For more than 60 years, the Honored Alumni Award has served as the highest honor bestowed upon Cal Poly alumni. The awards recognize alumni from each of the university’s six academic colleges, Cal Poly Athletics and the Cal Poly Alumni Association.

2023 Cal Poly Honorees

Honored Alumni Awards

Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Ronald M. Caird

(Ornamental Horticulture, '65)

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Architecture and Environmental Design 

Vicki Estrada

(Landscape Architecture, '75)

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bailey college of Science and Mathematics

Daniel jon Kostalnick, M.D.

(Biological Sciences, '96)

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liberal arts

Leanne Pittsford

(Political Science, '04)

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Orfalea College of Business

Sisi Pouraghabagher

(Business Administration, '94)

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Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award

Fred Brown

(Physical Education and Biological Sciences, '63)

Honored Alumni: A legacy of learn by doing

Through their contributions to their fields, to Cal Poly, and their impact in their communities and beyond, our Honored Alumni represent the best of Learn by Doing.

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