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Recipients of the 2017 Reach Beyond Awards are Matthew Rodney, Cynthia “Cindy” Corrales, Joyce Emilio, Suzanne Bryant, Guadalupe Talavera Reyes and Frances Loya.

Six Recognized at Reach Beyond Awards for Making a Difference

The Center for Community Engagement bestowed awards to six individuals who “reached beyond” Cal Poly Pomona to serve the community and mentor students.

At the Reach Beyond Awards ceremony on April 27, President Soraya M. Coley noted that “If you want to feel that your life matters, it comes from investing in other people. … It’s ‘How did I add value? How is someone better off because I touched them today? How is someone better off because I said hello or I gave them advice or I opened a door for them?’

“Clearly, what your work represents is the transformation of lives,” Coley said. “We want to acknowledge and thank