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July 2016

A publication by The Collins College of Hospitality Management, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Robert D. Olson's family bidding during the live auction

Largest Class in Collins College History Graduated in June


This year, 473 workforce ready young hospitality  professionals graduated from The Collins College of Hospitality Management, including 13 who earned a Master of Science in Hospitality Management degree.


Faculty Presentations at the 14th Annual APacCHRIE Conference in Bangkok, Thailand


They presented scholarly research at the conference and networked with colleagues from other academic institutions.

Kirk Jones Distinguished Alumni

Benchmark Hospitality CFO Named The Collins College's 2016 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Kirk Jones, 1992 alumnus, was one of ten graduates with exceptional accomplishments who were honored at an awards ceremony.


Collins College NRA Show

16 Students Experience the Industry in Chicago for the NRA Show


Students were able to walk the show floor and immerse themselves in the largest annual gathering of the restaurant and foodservice industry.

Patrick Lee Collins College

Faculty Keep Up with Industry Trends through Professional Development and Scholarly Research


While students are away for the summer, faculty participatie in professional development opportunities, work on research projects and write scholarly papers.

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