list of Cal Poly Pomona people includes notable matriculating students, and alumni that have graduated or are non-matriculating students of Cal Poly Pomona, a public university, and one of the 23 general campuses of the California State University located in Pomona, California.
Kellogg horse ranch. The first building to be erected on campus.
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Faculty [ edit ]
Active faculty [ edit ]
Michael Woo Dean of the
College of Environmental Design. Former Los Angeles city councilman and in 1993, with the backing of President Bill Clinton, he became the first Asian American to run for mayor of a major city. He garnered 46 percent of the vote but lost the race for mayor of Los Angeles to Richard Riordan.
Renford Reese Professor of Political Science, author, founder and director of the "Colorful Flags" program aimed at reducing ethnic and racial tensions, servicing 17 school districts and a variety of law enforcement, social service, and other agencies in Southern California.
Gabriel Georgiades Professor of Aerospace engineering and author. Georgiades has been the Regional Chair, Chair-Elect, VC of Education and Advisory Committee representative and was the former "Evolution of Flight" Program Officer for the San Gabriel Valley Region of the
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics [42 ]
Democratic United States Secretary of Labor under President Barack Obama, former member of the United States House of Representatives will serve as a scholar-in-residence starting in the winter quarter of 2014. [43 ]
Marc Schulitz ( de) Assistant Professor of Architecture.
He designed numerous international sports arena projects, including the [44 ] 2006 FIFA World Cup Arena in Hanover and the Lentpark ice and swim stadium in Cologne, Germany
Christoph Kapeller Architecture Lecturer.
Founding member of Norwegian firm [45 ] Snohetta and design leader for the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt. [46 ]
Louis Rosenberg American
entrepreneur, author, screenwriter, inventor, and professor.
Retired, deceased, and former faculty [ edit ]
Aaron Betsky Served as visiting instructor in the
Department of Architecture. [47 ]
Paul Caligiuri Head soccer coach and
National Soccer Hall of Fame player whose 1990 "Goal Heard Round the World" launched the United States into the (sic) FIFA World Cup for the first time in 40 years. Resigned as head coach after the 2008 season. [48 ]
Craig Ellwood Lecturer at the
Department of Architecture and influential Mid Century Modern architect.
Virginia Hamilton Adair
(deceased) Poet, author of "Ants on the Melon".
Ray Kappe Former faculty. Founding Chair of the
Department of Architecture and later founded the Southern California Institute of Architecture.
Saul Landau Director of Digital Media Programs noted internationally for his films and writing on domestic policy and cultural issues, he is the recipient of numerous awards, including a 1980 Emmy.
John T. Lyle Professor of landscape architecture;
the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona and the Lyle plaza at the entrance to Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies at [49 ] Oberlin College are named after him. [50 ]
Thom Mayne Former professor in the
Department of Architecture. Principal of Morphosis, Pritzker Prize laureate, and Co-Founder of Southern California Institute of Architecture. (SCI-ARC)
(deceased) Jazz guitarist and former member of the Music faculty.
Richard Neutra Lecturer in the early days of the
Department of Architecture and influential [51 ] Mid Century Modern architect featured on the cover of Time Magazine
Richard Saul Wurman Former Dean of the College of Environmental Design and Founder of the
TED (conference) and given credit for coining the term " information architect". [52 ]
Donald H. Pflueger Historian, educator, and author. Prolific author of local stories. A founding member of the Glendora Historical Society, the Pomona Valley Historical Society. Also served on the Board of Directors of the Historical Society of Southern California.
James Pulliam Noted Modernist, Instructor and Campus Architect. He designed the Bookstore, W. Keith and Janet Kellogg Art Gallery, and Student Union Building (Bronco Student Center).
Michele Saee Served as visiting instructor in the
Department of Architecture from 1998 to 1999.
Raphael Soriano Noted modernist architect who experimented with steel in residential construction. Appointed Special Sessions Instructor.
Takeo Uesugi Professor emeritus in Landscape Architecture noted for his work in Japanese gardens, Dr. Uesugi designed the garden at
The Washington Center in Washington, D.C., among other notable landmarks.
Martín Vásquez Assistant association football (soccer) coach in 1999 and 2000. He is currently the
head coach of C.D. Chivas USA, in the Major League Soccer (MLS). [55 ]
Bernard Zimmerman Architecture instructor for over 30 years and helped co-found the department along with
Ray Kappe. He was a noted [56 ] Modernist architect.
University presidents [ edit ]
The following people have served as presidents of Cal Poly Pomona:
Robert C. Kramer
Hugh O. LaBounty
Bob H. Suzuki
J. Michael Ortiz 2003–2014
Soraya M. Coley
Honorary degrees [ edit ]
Cal Poly Pomona has conferred 16 honorary doctorate degrees since 1969.
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