The Kellogg Honors College (KHC) is a distinctive community within Cal Poly Pomona (CPP), a public university in Southern California and one of twenty-three universities in the California State University (CSU) system. With over 22,000 students, CPP is the second-largest polytechnic university in the United States. The university's goal is to provide a quality education that is accessible to California's general population. It is known for academic excellence, hands-on education, and affordable fees. Consequently, CPP is a destination for motivated and talented students from a diverse local population. Honors students choose CPP instead of more elite, less accessible schools for a variety of reasons that include strong ties to the region, family responsibilities, and lack of financial resources. They come seeking opportunities and a better life, and they feel comfortable committing to an inclusive, diverse university that they have known about for much of their lives. This article provides a description, of CPP, the values it holds dear, the school motto, and the culture of its honors education program.