SHPE Cal Poly

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Mission Statement

The California Polytechnic State University Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers shall exist to:

  • Educate and develop the Hispanic community through academic excellence
  • Provide a support system for academic, professional, and personal growth
  • Increase the number of professional Hispanics through recruitment and retention, as well as being nationally recognized as an outstanding chapter
  • Provide members with various services and opportunities encouraging community involvement, leadership, outreach, culture, professional development, and academic development


SHPE is a leading technical organization whose primary function is to enhance the potential of Hispanics in engineering, math, science, and the professional world.

  • We value excellence in education, professional pursuits, and leadership
  • We obtain excellence through integrity, empowerment, achievement, diversity, and continued improvement
  • We are brought together by heritage, social responsibility, and the desire to improve the equality of all people through the use of education
  • We are proud to be one of the largest multicultural interest organizations on campus and the largest Hispanic interest organization

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