The last time Cal Poly Pomona held an Investiture on campus, in 1991, the Internet was something that would scarcely register in the minds of most people. It wasn’t until that year, in fact, that the World Wide Web was first made available to the general public.
The creation of Facebook wouldn’t happen for another 13 years. Twitter, 15 years. Instagram, nearly 20 years.
Things couldn’t be more different for University President Soraya M. Coley’s Investiture this year. With the Internet conveniently at the fingertips of so many people now, Investiture attendees and members of the campus community took to social media to share their personal take on the event with the world. What follows is a curated collection of the best of Investiture social media.