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May 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

$490,000 Raised at Hospitality Uncorked for The Collins College 


More than 600 distinguished supporters and friends of The Collins College traveled back in time to 1950s Havana during the Cuban themed event to celebrate the vibrant hospitality industry while honoring Robert D. Olson, president and CEO of R.D. Olson Development, with the Robert Mondavi Wine and Food Award.

Building 80

The Collins College's New Building Earns Prestigious LEED Gold Certification


Building 80 is the first academic building at Cal Poly Pomona to receive

LEED Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council.

Michelle Yoo

The Collins College Showcases its New Building's Latest AV Technology


The Collaborative Learning Environment Symposium featured a panel discussion about the planning and implementation of the technology.


Linchi Kwok

James A. Collins Distinguished Chair Receives Best Paper Award


Dr. MJ Lee was honored at the 2016 Korean American Hospitality and Tourism Educators and Industry Professionals Conference in Las Vegas.


Marriott GM Day

81 Hospitality Companies Attend Annual Career Expo to Recruit Collins College Students


The Collins College hosted its largest Hospitality Career Expo to date and 70% of the participating recruiters were from corporate companies.

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