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College of Engineering

Every day, on every continent, Cal Poly Engineers are putting the power of doing to work. That’s because Cal Poly College of Engineering prepares today’s students to solve tomorrow’s global challenges.

Our programs provide Learn by Doing experiences, leading to student projects that are changing the world even in the face of crises. Our faculty are attracting major research grants, leading to significant breakthroughs in applied research and engineering education. On any given day, we make a difference, but we can’t do what we do without donor support.

While any gift impacts the College of Engineering, our Dean’s Innovation Fund is our college’s top priority.

The Dean’s Innovation Fund is an opportunity for donors to directly impact the success of our students and faculty. This fund enables the dean to support immediate funding needs that arise over the course of the year to support research projects, leadership development and educational experiences for students. From creating our Summer Undergraduate Research Program to the Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series, the Dean’s Club for Innovation has an immediate impact and sustains the college on many levels.

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Contact Information

Amy Blosser Spikes
Assistant Dean of Advancement & External Relations
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