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Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and other charitable organizations.

  • Philanthropic Purpose: Rundback Supports Student Success
    Carol Nevin Rundback does not measure her contributions to Cal Poly Pomona based on the dollar amount she gives. The value of her gifts come from the success of students who have received her work-study stipends and...
  • Sue & Steve Hess Pay it Forward
    Both retired industry professionals and donors to the college for more than three decades, husband and wife Steve ('76, mechanical engineering) and Sue Hess, who earned her bachelor's in math at UC Riverside in 1975, have pledged...
  • Alumnus and Wife Find Joy in Supporting the Programs They Love
    Donations are often as unique as the individuals who give them. That's certainly true for Gerald and Cybel Maio, who recently pledged a generous estate gift to support Cal Poly Pomona in two very different ways.
  • Patrons of Modern Architecture Secure a Legacy of Learning
    Not many people had a math class like the one Steve Dodge took in high school - the kind that connected numbers and design, sparking a lifelong appreciation of modern architecture.