Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) Alumni Network

14 Cal State LA alumni, students, staff and faculty posing with ECST Dean, Emily Allen, at the ECST Makerspace lab on 2/18/20.


The Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) Alumni Network is a professional network that serves as a platform for fellow graduates and industry peers to engage as a community and build fellowship. We connect for social, educational, and career development activities that create lifelong relationships, opportunities, and partnerships.

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Have an idea for a networking mixer, workshop, or seminar? Learn more about the network, or how to get involved and email us at [email protected].


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Daniel  D. Jarrous (’08)
President, Colonial Inc.
Daniel grew up in Southern California and helped in his family’s auto repair business before attending college at University of California, San Diego on a full scholarship. While attending the University of California, San Diego he worked at Staples for extra money. In May of 1999, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Studies and Planning. After that, he worked for a few different companies as an Architectural/Mechanical Designer in many leadership roles. Starting in 2002, Daniel started working as a Project Engineer for Nack and Associates, Inc. and it was here that he realized he wanted to return to school and obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
While at Cal State LA,  he won an internship at JPL laboratory working with MFDC laboratory doing work with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He was also on the Honor Roll and Dean’s List while raising his son. As senior project team leader, he united all the engineering disciplines to do one large project for the first time. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2008.
After leaving California State, Los Angeles, he went on to obtain my Master of Science Degree in Project Management from University of Southern California, Los Angeles in 2020 and then founded his own company, Colonial. Company projects embrace construction, engineering, and solar. 
He currently lives in Temecula, California, where he raises three children and all the stray animals they can bring home.

Past Events

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Link Up, Sync Up: Hired by NV Energy
Thursday, November 18, 2021
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. PST | Zoom Webinar

Cal State LA Alumni Association Conference 2021 - People, Purpose, and Passion

Southern California Edison's Pathway 2045 and Re-imagining the Grid
Presented by Anthony Johnson, P.E., Consulting Engineer, Southern California Edison (SCE)
Thursday, May 6, 2021
5:30-7:00 p.m. (PT) | Zoom Meeting



Hired by Google - Tuesday, February 23, 2021 via Zoom

Link Up, Sync Up: Hired by Google
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
6-7:30 p.m. | Zoom

ECST Alumni Network - Link up sync up on Thursday, September 17 2020 at 6 PM
Link Up, Sync Up: ECST Alumni Network Virtual Meet and Greet
Thursday, September 17, 2020
6 p.m. to  7p.m. | Zoom
ECST Alumni Network Reception on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. at Cal State LA.
ECST Alumni Reception
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
6 p.m. to  8 p.m.

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