Cal Poly Pomona Students Learn the Importance of Leadership with IEEE

Our Cal Poly Pomona IEEE student branch chapter hosted 2015's SPAx, or Student Professional Awareness Experience, to spread the importance of leadership on November 14, 2015. This is one of our most popular professional development opportunities that focuses on soft skills to help expand the competitive curve of Cal Poly Pomona's engineering students as professionals in their desired industry.

Jonathan Chew, who is a Project Coordinator at Walt Disney Imagineering, was invited back to present on the importance of leadership anywhere, anytime whether it be on the job, at school, or even around peers.

About 49 students attended, 13 of which were IEEE members, including 1 recent IEEE & CPP grad, and the other 36 being Cal Poly Pomona students representing some other engineering  majors, such as Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology, and even Computer Science. 

Overall, the day was filled with interactive events where students were provided the experiences and opportunities to develop their soft skills, including a behavioral styles workshop in which students got into groups sorted by their behavioral styles and presented in front of the entire audience on how they would solve challenges like increasing recruitment for IEEE members or spreading awareness & interest in STEM fields for elementary-level school children.

IEEE - Cal Poly Pomona would like to give its biggest thanks to its participants and industry supporters, including the IEEE Foothill Section, IEEE Region 6, and Northrop Grumman Corporation.

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We'd like to thank all of the sponsors, faculty, industry affiliates, members, and students who attended our annual ECE banquet on Friday, May 22, 2015. We hope you had an amazing time, and look forward to seeing everyone back for 2016!

Without further ado, IEEE - Cal Poly Pomona would also like to announce a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card! If you thought that our extremely large raffle was over, think again!

If you attended our banquet, please fill out the survey located at and enter your name & e-mail address, and you will receive a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card! 

The deadline will be Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by 12:00 PM, and the winner will be announced shortly within the week.

Prize or not, we'd greatly appreciate all the feedback from all of our attendees so that we can make the 2016 ECE Banquet even better!


Thank you everyone who attended our SPAx event this past April 11, 2015. We hope that all of you had something valuable to take away from this event!

We would like to give you all access to the presentation from our national speaker, Jonathan Chew, along with the presentation from the elevator speech workshop. 

For future reference, you can access these presentations at any time at the SPAx 2015 Gallery page. However, for your convenience, they will also be embedded in this news post below.

Save Your Spot for WD Tour 2015!

IEEE - Cal Poly Pomona is proud to announce the upcoming WD Tour 2015.

Last year was a success, and we were very excited to bring it back, and now it is here! Please be sure to RSVP as soon as possible to ensure you have a spot to tour this multibillion dollar company who most likely already has their product inside your current personal computer or laptop.

Date: Friday, April 17, 2015
Time: 1 PM - 5 PM
Location: 3355 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

Spots are limited to only 20, and will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Please view the full calendar event at this link for more information and the RSVP link.

For more information or questions, please contact our industry representatives at

Buy Your SPAx Tickets Today!

IEEE - Cal Poly Pomona is proud to announce SPAx, the Student Professional Awareness Experience. Organized by our talented and dedicated Program Chair, Brooke Neufeld, this event is a great chance to enhance your professional skills and network away. We will have a presentation by a current Disney Imagineer along with some fun workshops that will test your creativity and imagination!

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 12 PM - 3 PM
Location: Ursa Minor - Bronco Student Center
Price: $5 for IEEE Members and $10 for Non-Members

We will be selling tickets in the IEEE office located in Building 9, Room 522 this week and next week Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 4 PM March 30, 2015 to April 10, 2015. 

For more information or questions, please contact our program chair at

Welcome to CPP IEEE's New Website!

To all members and non-members, new and old, we would like to welcome you back to Spring 2015, but most importantly, we would like to welcome you to our new website for IEEE - Cal Poly Pomona!

This has been a long sought-after project, and we are very excited to be able to share our end product with you. 

Along with the new website, we have now standardized our main officer emails. You may view the complete list at our Leadership page. On top of that, our main IEEE contact email is now

As with any human-made product, there lies a possibility of bugs or unwanted features, so please feel free to send any feedback to our webmaster at

Happy Spring 2015!