College of Engineering
College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science
Toni Toledo, MPH, RDN (Nutritional Science ’91) and fellow registered dietitian Jenny Pitcher launched a podcast called PATH — Positive Approaches to Health — with the goal of helping listeners identify ways to live their healthiest life and thrive. Now celebrating its 50th episode, the podcast spotlights interesting, inspiring, creative and practical things that are going on around across the country in order to promote health in a positive way. Toledo continues to feel “Poly Pride” because her son, Samuel is in his first year at Cal Poly.
Travis Wyrick (Agricultural Science ’08) was one of 18 national winners in the Harbor Freight Technical Educators Awards. He was awarded $50,000 for his program at VTECH High school in Visalia California — $35,000 for VTECH’s agricultural classes and $15,000 to Wyrick for his work with students in agriculture. This year marks Wyrick’s 12th year of teaching agricultural classes in California.
College of Science and Mathematics
College of Liberal Arts
Orfalea College of Business
Jeff Land (Business Administration ’80) has retired after a 40-year career. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of national real estate services at CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest healthcare providers in the country. He is looking forward to cruising around the world in 2022 (post pandemic), using his skills in ministry and fishing, and spending time with his family.
Jim McMorran (Business Administration ’83) retired from the electric and gas utility business after more than 30 years and is now the chief financial officer of Agape International Missions (AIM). AIM is a non-governmental organization that recuses young women from sex trafficking in Cambodia. He has been to Cambodia more than 25 times and recently spent two months there. He credits Cal Poly for giving him the tools to serve in this ministry.