Cal Poly Pomona will hold its 54th annual commencement ceremonies for the 3,884 bachelor’s and 515 master’s candidates who will receive their degrees June 11-13.
Each of the eight colleges will hold its own ceremony, all of which take place in the University Quad, adjacent to the Campus Center Marketplace (Building 97). Tickets are not required, and guests are encouraged to arrive at least one hour prior to the ceremony.
Of special note this year, Cal Poly Pomona and the California State University will present honorary doctorates to Art and Sarah Ludwick. They will be recognized for their individual achievements, philanthropic work and many contributions to the university. The awarding of honorary doctorates to a couple is extremely rare in academia, and it is a first for Cal Poly Pomona.
An engineer by education, Art Ludwick has held senior positions at Rain Bird, his family-owned company known for its iconic sprinkler and numerous other irrigation innovations. He serves on the Board of Directors of Citrus Valley Health Partners hospital and the Los Angeles County Fair Association. He will be honored by the College of Science.
Sarah Ludwick has long overseen the Ludwick Family Foundation, chaired the YWCA San Gabriel Valley Women of Achievement event, served on the Board of Directors of Foothill Presbyterian Hospital, and currently serves at Fairplex on the Child Development Center board and the steering committee for the Career and Technical Education Center. She will receive her degree from the College of Agriculture.
Video of each ceremony will be streamed live and will also be available for on-demand viewing.
Visitor parking is $5, and permits may be purchased at the Information Booth on Kellogg Drive or at any pay station in the lots. They may also be purchased in advance online through Bronco Direct, at the Bronco Bookstore or at the cashier’s office. For more information about parking, visit http://dsa.cpp.edu/parking or call (909) 869-3061.
For more information about commencement, visit www.cpp.edu/~commencement.
Below is the schedule of the 2010 commencement ceremonies as well as recipients of the Julian McPhee Award for Student Excellence and mace bearers. Similar to a valedictorian, McPhee Scholars are chosen for their stellar work throughout their college career at Cal Poly Pomona. Additionally, each college or school chooses an outstanding faculty member to be the mace bearer.
Friday, June 11
4 p.m. – Collins College of Hospitality Management
Erin Mascho, McPhee Scholar
James F. Burke, mace bearer
8 p.m. – College of Science
Linnea Bartlett, McPhee Scholar
Mary Mogge, mace bearer
Saturday, June 12
9 a.m. – College of Business Administration
Connie Lynn Cairns, McPhee Scholar
F. Phillip Ghazanfari, mace bearer
4 p.m. – College of Education and Integrative Studies
Jared Steven McLeod, McPhee Scholar
Dennis R. Jacobsen, mace bearer
8 p.m. – College of Agriculture
Leo Holguin, McPhee Scholar
Gregory Partida, mace bearer
Sunday, June 13
10 a.m. – College of Engineering
Ronald Ghanim Salloum, McPhee Scholar
Michael T. Shelton, mace bearer
4 p.m. – College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences
Stacey Marie Overholt, McPhee Scholar
Faye Wachs, mace bearer
8 p.m. – College of Environmental Design
Stephen Eugene Frochen, McPhee Scholar
Julianna Delgado, mace bearer