Cal Poly Pomona will hold its 55th annual commencement ceremonies June 10-12 for more than 5,500 bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates.
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 beforehand.
Parking permits are required and may be purchased on the day of the event for $10. Permits may also be pre-purchased for $5 (until June 9) from the Bronco Bookstore or the university cashiers. Disabled parking will be available in Lot C. For more information about parking, visit www.cpp.edu/commencement/visitors.shtml#parking or call (909) 869-3061.
Details about commencement, including maps of campus and professional photography, are available online at www.cpp.edu/commencement.
Below is the schedule of the 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 10
4 p.m. – College of Environmental Design
Juana Huang Ma, McPhee Scholar
Gwen Urey, mace bearer
8 p.m. – Collins College of Hospitality Management
Gary Park, McPhee Scholar
Robert Small, mace bearer
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Saturday, June 11
9 a.m. – College of Business Administration
Tracey Carter, McPhee Scholar
Cesarius Yakub, valedictorian
Ruth Guthrie, mace bearer
4 p.m. – College of Science
Mary Aleli B. Clark, McPhee Scholar
Patrick W. Mobley, mace bearer
8 p.m. – College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
David Gillis Seymour, McPhee Scholar
Peter Ross, mace bearer
Sunday, June 12
10 a.m. – College of Agriculture
Jeannie Knuchell, McPhee Scholar
Peggy Perry, mace bearer
4 p.m. – College of Engineering
Adrian Yong, McPhee Scholar
Elhami T. Ibrahim, mace bearer
8 p.m. – College of Education & Integrative Studies
Audrey Hall, McPhee Scholar
Jocelyn Pacleb, mace bearer
(Top photo: Faculty and graduates file into the University Quad for the College of Education & Integrative Studies commencement ceremony in 2010. Bottom photo: Sakura Komuro celebrates during the College of Engineering commencement ceremony in 2010.)