More than 3,500 students participated in Cal Poly Pomona's 52nd annual commencement ceremonies June 13-15.
The university held eight different ceremonies representing each of its colleges and school over the three-day span.
To watch a slideshow of graduation photos by university photographer Tom Zasadzinski, visit https://polycentric.cpp.edu/campus_news/commencement2008. For additional photos, visit https://www.cpp.edu/~commencement/photos08/index.shtml.
Streaming video of each of the graduation ceremonies is available at https://video.cpp.edu/streaming/commencement/comm_index.html.
Of special note this year, Nathan Michael Olson graduated from the College of Science and the College of Engineering and received the Julian McPhee Award for Student Excellence from both colleges. Olson double majored in aerospace engineering and applied math and finished with a 3.995 GPA.
In addition, Cal Poly Pomona and the California State University presented an honorary doctorate to Andrew J.C. Cherng, founder and chairman of Panda Restaurant Group, Inc., the parent company of Panda Inn, Panda Express and Hibachi-San.
For more information, visit the Commencement 2008 web site at https://www.cpp.edu/~commencement/.