Student and Faculty Support Endowment
Why our students need this funding:
- Value of internships
- Cost of internships - housing, travel and low or no income
- Value of contests, field trips.
- Presentation materials
- Trade Shows
- Industry meetings
FacultyWhy our faculty need this funding:
Most of these expenses were once covered by the State, but no longer.
What it will be used for:
- Internships, especially new faculty
- Travel, conferences & professional meetings
- New course development
- Grant preparation
- Special recognition awards
- New faculty financial incentives
Win - Win
- Industry gains students current in the industry and excited to become a part of it.
- Cal Poly Agribusiness faculty will remain at the forefront of the industry
- Students and Faculty develop relationships with industry contacts that enable a flow of research and opportunites in both directions