Transfer News

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Transfer News, Publications & Highlights 

Read about our awesome transfer students, alumni, faculty and staff along with information on key events and initiatives happening within the Transfer Center. 

Transfer Campus News

Transfer Center Assistant Director Selected as NISTS Awardee - Our inaugural Transfer Center staff, Heather Domonoske, was awarded the 2024 the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students Rising Star award for utilizing best practices and theoretical frameworks to guide her efforts, for her strong communication and collaboration skills to educate others and for challenging the status quo.

Deans' Firsthand Knowledge Helps Transfers Overcome Challenges - Read about our two current Deans of BCSM and OCOB who were transfers.  

‘Creating a More Welcoming Campus.’ Cal Poly Transfers Help Fellow Students Adjust - Learn about the transfer academic coaching program! A partnership between the Transfer Center and the Office of Writing & Learning. 

Next Phase of the Journey: Reflections on the Transfer Student Experience - New transfer Einstein Mwase shares about his transfer journey along with other CSU transfers in this CSU story. 

Transfer Students Highlights

Alyson Liang - A transfer architecture student who helped create designs to rebuild the town of Paradise after the Camp Fire.

Macey Hardridge - A business transfer from Cuesta who has created her own jewelry company called Lukcy Lukcy studio, 

Mara Reyes and Manuel Cruz - Two transfers from Allan Hancock who played key roles in creating the Educators of Color club. 

Rafael "Nicho" Velazquez-Ramos - The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science outstanding graduate in spring 2022 (also a transfer CP alum in spring 2021 with his BA in Agriculture Science). 

Sarah Scherzinger - A transfer student who was a member of the winning  Cal Poly concrete canoe team at American Society of Civil Engineers Concrete Canoe Competition at Louisiana Tech University on June 3-5 2022.

Tae Kim - A computer engineering transfer student who serves as a biomedical equipment technician in the Army Reserve. 

Transfer Alumni Features

Jackie Duerr - A transfer double Cal Poly alumna who leads UCSD's Transfer Student Success Center shares about her story and advice for current transfers. 

John Madden - A Cal Poly football legend, famous football coach, legendary sports announcer and Cal Poly transfer graduate. 

Sabrina Canady - A transfer double Cal Poly alumna from Santa Maria who is the Lead Advisor for the College of Liberal Arts here at Cal Poly. 

Yesenia Beas - A transfer double Cal Poly alumna and former undocumented student who hopes sharing her background will help her as the Coordinator of OCOB's Multicultural Business Program. 

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