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Orfalea Giving

Individual and corporate support provides our students with the tools they need to be “Day One Ready” once they graduate.

Shannon Fast and kelly Dye profile

Shannon Fast and Kelly Dye spearhead crucial initiatives at the Orfalea College of Business to equip students with the technology, resources, and expert instruction they need to thrive in today’s demanding job market. Your support directly provides students with cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art facilities, endowments, and global opportunities. Your investment shapes the future of business as our graduates emerge as confident, adaptable, and ethical leaders who have a positive societal impact.


Kelly Dye, our executive director of development and external relations, will explain how giving can benefit you.

To learn more about our current fundraising goals, read this feature introducing our Advancement leadership. Meanwhile, friends can always donate online.


Kelly Dye
Executive director of development and external relations, Orfalea College of Business, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
Office: 805-756-0740 • Email:

Kelly Dye


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Corporate investment establishes connections and a key pipeline to top Orfalea talent. The Orfalea Corporate Sponsor Program creates an opportunity for companies to participate in a mutually beneficial partnership program with the college, providing benefits that include branding, marketing, promotions, networking, engagement, public recognition, recruitment, and access to resources. Corporate partners fund research, participate in job fairs, sponsor classroom space and more.

Corporate Partners

The Orfalea College of Business also welcomes our corporate partners to visit campus, engage with students through classes and clubs, recruit our highly sought-after students and graduates through career fairs, sponsor events and experiential learning opportunities, and more.


Shannon Fast
Senior director of corporate relations, Orfalea College of Business, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
Office: 805-756-2695 • Cell: 559-972-5216 • Email:

About Corporate Partnership

Shannon Fast


The Orfalea College of Business maintains a strong network of alumni, who are actively engaged in promoting the success of future graduates. Alumni support our efforts with money, time and expertise.

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