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Cal Poly Report — Nov. 18, 2015

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Legislation Signed to Increase Access to Open Resource Materials and Improve Textbook Affordability

A new bill signed by the Governor will give CSU students greater access to free open educational resources (OER) and enable CSU faculty to create OER for their students. The College Textbook Affordability Act empowers CSU campuses and faculty to expand the use of OER – freely accessible and openly licensed textbooks, course materials, modules, videos, tests and any other tools, materials or techniques used to support open access to knowledge. The bill also establishes the OER Adoption Incentive Fund to provide financial support for professional development programs that enable faculty to modify curriculum to include OER, affording students significant savings on course materials. For more information, visit the CSU website.

University Marketing Announces New Brand Guidelines, Marks, Resources and Processes

New university seal and text announcing the new campus graphic standardsUniversity Marketing has announced updates to Cal Poly’s graphic standards and brand review guidelines. Consistent use of the institutional presentation will reinforce the Cal Poly brand. Updates include the university’s official wordmarks, logos, typefaces and color palettes, an enhanced editorial style guide, and new process for review and approval. Resources also include the campus photo library, an audio-visual release form, digital stationery, email signature template and PowerPoint templates. For more information, visit the University Marketing website.

President to Host Holiday Reception for Campus on Dec. 10

President Armstrong and Mrs. Sharon Armstrong invite the campus community to join them for a holiday reception from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Rossi Grand Lobby of the Performing Arts Center's Christopher Cohan Center. All faculty, staff and spouses/partners are welcome. Guests are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County. For more information, contact the Office of the President at ext. 6-6000 or presidentsoffice@calpoly.edu.

Submission Guidelines Revised for Cal Poly Report

Cal Poly Report (CPR) is Cal Poly's official employee newsletter, designed to communicate information about officially sanctioned university news or events to faculty, staff and administrators. A new policy has been developed to help ensure CPR continues to contain only relevant and approved information. Submissions are now required to come from, or be approved by, the employee designated to approve submissions in the respective colleges, units and work areas. A list of designated approvers is available on the Cal Poly Report index website. Entries submitted by those other than the designated approver must be accompanied by an approval form signed by the unit's approver. The approval form is available online in fillable pdf format and a Microsoft Word format. CPR is published weekly during the school year, except during academic breaks, and monthly in the summer. The deadline for each weekly issue is 12:30 p.m. the Thursday prior to publication.

Faculty & Staff

Student Affairs Announces New Dean of Students

Kathleen McMahonKathleen N. McMahon, Ed.D — a 25-year veteran of higher education teaching and administration — has been named the new assistant vice president for student affairs and dean of students. McMahon, currently associate vice president for student life and Title IX coordinator for Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., will begin at Cal Poly in February. In her new role, she will assume responsibility and management of all departments within the Dean of Students office, which include the Center for Leadership and Service, Cross Cultural Centers, Center for Service In Action, Clubs and Club Sports, Student Rights and Responsibilities, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and the Safer program (which focuses on sexual assault prevention). McMahon will also serve as the point of contact for all crisis intervention with students and represent the university at select governance meetings, on campus and in the community. For more information, visit the Cal Poly News website.

Candidates for the Office of University Diversity & Inclusivity Program Director to Visit Campus

Four finalists for program director for the Office of University Diversity & Inclusivity have been invited to campus. Cesar Margarito, assistant director, Gear Up, UC Santa Cruz, has completed his visit. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the remaining forums:
— Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2 to 3 p.m., UU 207: Kari Mansanger; founding director; Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education (C.A.R.E.); UC Merced;
— Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2 to 3 p.m., UU 207: Nizhoni Chow-Garcia, research associate, Future Stewards Program, Rochester Institute of Technology;
— Thursday, Dec. 3, 9 to 10 a.m., Engineering West (No. 21), Room 105-A: Everette Brooks, assistant director, University Clubs and Organizations, Cal Poly.

Forums to Cover Significant Travel Policy Changes

The Chancellor’s Office has revised the CSU travel policy to include a number of changes that will provide more flexibility in terms of the types of travel expenses that can be incurred and reduce documentation requirements for travel reimbursement. Fiscal Services-Accounts Payable will lead four open forums to discuss the changes as part of the Administration & Finance Business Connection (ABC) program. Travelers, administrative personnel and approvers are encouraged to attend in order to assist with the preparation and approval of travel reimbursement requests. The changes include an increase in the dollar threshold over which itemized receipts are required, an increase in the hotel rate requiring written justification, and elimination of the travel pre-authorization requirement for certain types of domestic travel. The forums will be held on:
— Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1:10 to 2 p.m., Science Building (No. 52), Room E-27
— Thursday, Nov. 19, 11:10 a.m. to noon, Business Building (No. 3), Room 213
— Friday. Nov. 20, 9:10 to 10 a.m., Engineering IV (No. 192), Room 106
— Friday, Nov. 20, 3:10 to 4 p.m., Baker Center (No. 180), Room 101

Nov. 18 Talk on Change in Use of P-Value and Implications for Research

Ron Wasserstein, executive director of the American Statistical Association, will give a presentation titled "The p-value: The Misunderstood, Misused and Maligned Statistic" from 11:10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Advanced Technologies Laboratories (No. 7), Room 1. The p-value has been widely used to assess statistical significance in scientific studies. Wasserstein will address the recent controversy over a psychology journal's move to ban the use of p-values in the scientific research it publishes. Wasserstein will describe the origins of the controversy and its importance and will suggest ways to effect positive change for better statistical inference in all disciplines of scientific research. Faculty, staff and students are welcome.

CLFSA to Hold General Membership Meetings Dec. 2

The Chicana Latino Faculty Staff Association (CLFSA) will hold a general meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the English Building (No. 22), Room 211. The CLFSA is open to faculty, staff and administrators who have an interest in Chicana Latino issues in education and who are committed to promoting the goals and objectives of the association. To have your name added to the email list for notifications about meetings and events or for more information, visit the CLFSA website or email Debra Valencia-Laver at dlvalenc@calpoly.edu.

Grant Writing Workshop to be Offered Winter Quarter

A nine-week workshop on grant writing will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon Thursdays starting Jan. 14 in the Erhart Agriculture Building (No. 10), Room 203. The workshop is for faculty and staff interested in research or research administration and will be team-taught by Sue Tonik, grants analyst in CAFES, and staff from Grants Development, Sponsored Programs and University Advancement. The seminar will be a hands-on overview covering grant writing and research administration. Topics will include sources of funding, types of awards (grants, contracts and gifts), marketing ideas, how to approach sponsors, reading RFPs (requests for proposals), what to include and not to include, abstracts, budgets and justifications, indirect costs, payroll and purchasing, and intellectual property and review processes. Writing and analysis will be done every week, and participants may bring their own examples for assistance and critique. By the end of the quarter, participants will be able to complete the majority of a proposal and will have knowledge of related contacts and resources at Cal Poly. For more information, contact Tonik at stonik@calpoly.edu or ext. 6-7241.

Catastrophic Leave

Brittani Taylor, custodian in University Housing Planning and Logistics, has qualified for catastrophic leave. Those wishing to donate leave credits to help her remain in full-pay status during an extended leave of absence should contact catastrophic leave coordinator Breanne Bielawa at ext. 6-1585 or bbielawa@calpoly.edu  to request a donation form.

Retirements

Previously Announced Retirements
Johnny Rios
, interim custodial manager for University Housing, will retire Tuesday, Dec. 1, after 42 years of dedicated service. A retirement reception will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 30, in the Poly Canyon Village Conference Room (No. 171, Room A-7).

In Memoriam

Phillip Moore DoubPhillip Moore Doub, a Cal Poly alumnus and retired CAFES professor and associate dean, passed away at the age of 74 following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Doub retired from Cal Poly in 2009. He was instrumental in starting the college’s Wine and Viticulture Department, coached eight winning National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) teams, and was awarded the university’s Distinguished Teacher award. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Mary, and their four children. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Phil Doub Learn by Doing Endowment to support student projects in Wine and Viticulture. 

Students

Society of Women Engineers Brings Home Multiple First-Place Awards

Students and faculty advisor with airplane modelThe Society of Women Engineers (SWE) celebrated another banner year, with three first-place awards and special recognition of two Cal Poly chapter alumnae at the national society’s conference, held Oct. 22-24, in Nashville, Tenn. Cal Poly SWE captured the event’s highest honor: first place and $5,000 for its winning entry in the Team Tech Competition. The yearlong, multidisciplinary, industry-sponsored project involved almost 30 Cal Poly students spanning eight disciplines. For the fifth year in a row, the Cal Poly chapter received the Outstanding Collegiate Section Gold Award, the highest possible collegiate recognition. It was also a recipient of the Boeing Multicultural Award for “best multicultural program to increase and retain a diverse membership.” Chapter alumni were also honored with the Distinguished New Engineer and the Outstanding Collegiate Member awards. For more information, visit the College of Engineering website.

Campus Announcements

Updates to Driver Authorization Forms, Van and Power Cart Driver Training

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) has updated the Request to Operate Vehicles on University (State) Business (ROVUB) form to include check boxes for passenger van drivers, power cart operators, and campus drivers with commercial driving licenses. Forms may be accessed in the same location on the Administration and Finance website. Any forms printed previously should be updated. Also, new online training courses are available on the Skillport system for van drivers and power cart operators. Skillport is the CSU-wide online training program accessed through the portal. New van and cart drivers will automatically be enrolled in the appropriate training when the corresponding box is checked on the ROVUB form. EHS requests all current cart and van drivers submit updated ROVUB forms so that training can be assigned.

First Aid and CPR Training Held Monthly

Environmental Health and Safety offers monthly American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) training on campus. To view course offerings or enroll, visit the Instructor Led Courses section of Skillport, the CSU-wide online training program accessed through the portal. Departments may also schedule training for groups of up to 10. The cost is $29 per person, which covers the Red Cross certification fee and materials used in the course. For more information, contact Vivian Longacre at vlongacr@calpoly.edu.

Keynote on ‘Building the Library of the Future’ to be Presented Nov. 18

Keith Webster, an expert on envisioning future academic environments and redefining library and information science professions, will give a keynote presentation, “Building the Library of the Future,” at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Kennedy Library, Room 111-H. Webster is dean of libraries and director of emerging and integrative media initiatives at Carnegie Mellon University. His talk is part of a one-day colloquium on polytechnic libraries hosted by Kennedy Library and the Kennedy Library Advisory Board. Webster’s talk is open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit the Kennedy Library website or contact library administration at ext. 6-2345.

Park Service Rep to Talk on Aztec Ruins National Monument Nov. 19

Ruins from Chaco Canyon, in the New Mexico desertGary M. Brown of the National Park Service will give a presentation on the Aztec Ruins National Monument from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Performing Arts Center Pavilion. Brown will describe the architectural history of Chaco Canyon and discuss the role that Chacoan influence and other colonization played in the dynamic cultural history of the Four Corners region. Brown will also talk about how Chacoan colonists used religion and large communal rituals to spread their influence across the region. For more information, visit the Cal Poly News website.

Law Professor to Speak on 'Race Citizenship in the Constitution' Nov. 19

USC law Professor Ariela Gross will present “Race Citizenship in the Constitution” from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Advanced Technology Laboratories (No. 7) in observance of Constitution Day. Gross will discuss key aspects of her book, “What Blood Won’t Tell: A History of Race on Trial in America,” which unearths the legal history of race by recounting stories of racial identity trials in American courts, from the early republic into the 20th century. The racial identity trials – court cases that determined a person’s race as well as their rights and privileges – help explain the history of race and racism in America. Gross will sign books after her talk. Constitution Day is celebrated Sept. 17, but because of Cal Poly’s academic calendar, the university is recognizing it in November. For more information, visit the Cal Poly News website.

Events to Continue Through Nov. 20 for Geography Awareness Week

Kennedy Library and the San Luis Obispo GIS Users Group will highlight the role of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) across academic disciplines with events through Nov. 20. An event for SLO GIS Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the San Luis Obispo County Library. The event will feature a map gallery, exhibits, and conversations with professionals and students in the local GIS community. A reception for local GIS users will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Community Gallery on the first floor of Kennedy Library. Maps from student and faculty projects will be displayed in the gallery through Friday, Nov. 20. For more information, visit the Kennedy Library Website.

International Education Week Events Continue Through Nov. 20

The campus community is invited to attend events celebrating International Education Week through Nov. 20. Events will highlight the benefits of international education and exchange, and include the International Film Night, Faculty International Opportunities Workshop, Study Abroad Scholarship and Grants Workshop, and more. For more information, visit the International Center website.

CIE Opens Incubator to Local Startups; Applications Due Nov. 22

For the first time, the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) will accept community startups into its SLO HotHouse Incubator program. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 22. Startups applying for the program must submit a business plan and answers to a series of questions that a committee will review. The committee will look for companies with technology innovation, scalability and high growth potential. Up to four ventures will be accepted into the intense 24-month Incubator starting Jan. 11, 2016. For more information, visit the Cal Poly News website.

Recreation Center to Host Free Rec Fridays in December

The Recreation Center invites members of the Cal Poly community (alumni, employees, retirees/emeritus, and spouses/registered domestic partners) to use the Recreation Center for free on Fridays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18. Admission includes group exercise classes, use of gyms, weight rooms, racquetball courts, pools, and the climbing park. To learn more about Recreation Center programs and activities, visit the Recreation Center website. Photo ID and proof of eligibility (Cal Poly ID or Alumni Association card) are required for entry. For more information, contact membership services at ext. 6-1366 or memberships@asi.calpoly.edu.

Former Nuclear Exec to Discuss Industry's Unlearned Lessons Dec. 1

Arnie GundersonThe Electrical Engineering Department is hosting Arnie Gundersen for a talk on “Expect the Unexpected: Nuclear Power’s Unlearned Lessons,” from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Forbes Building (No. 20-A). Gunderson served as an industry executive who coordinated projects at 70 nuclear power plants across the U.S. until he reported botched inspections to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Inspector General. He will discuss unresolved safety issues for older plants, like Diablo Canyon, and proposed new designs. He will also discuss the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and how, five years later, most of the technical issues that caused the meltdown still plague the industry. His talk is presented by Fairewinds Energy Education, which strives to educate the public and legislators about nuclear power and other energy issues.

Dec. 4 Event to Feature Speaker from SLO Wellness Center

The Rec Center will host the Rec Center Huddle, an event featuring Dr. Rex Stevens from the SLO Wellness Center, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 4, in the Recreation Center Training Room. The drop-in social seeks to connect members with wellness resources and create a sense of community. Stevens will speak at noon with advice on how to be motivated to stay healthy during the holiday season, incorporate exercise into travel plans, and maintain good eating habits when sweets and treats abound. There will also be a raffle, giveaway, and information about Recreation Center programs, services and amenities.The event is open to faculty, staff, retirees, alumni, and their household members. Recreation Center membership is not required. For more information, contact membership services at ext. 6-1366 or memberships@asi.calpoly.edu.

International Center Seeking Hosts for Local Activities

The International Center is seeking faculty and staff for the Poly Host program. Volunteers will host international students for various activities, such as an informal dinner at a Poly Host's home, seeing a movie, meeting at a coffee shop, or celebrating holidays or family occasions. The commitment will help international students experience the community outside of the traditional academic setting. Poly Hosts will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of other cultures while sharing their own. To learn more about becoming an International Poly Host and for an application, visit the International Poly Hosts website.

Free Legal Consultations Available on Campus

ASI has contracted with San Luis Obispo attorney Jeff Radding to provide free, 15-minute legal consultations to the campus community. During fall quarter, appointments will be available in the ASI Business Office (UU 212) from noon to 2 p.m. Fridays, Nov. 6 and 20 and Dec. 4. To schedule an appointment, call ext. 6-1281.

Campus Dining Changes Name of Sage Restaurant

Vista Grande Restaurant type with square around itCampus Dining has changed the name of Sage Restaurant to Vista Grande Restaurant to align the restaurant name with its location. The Vista Grande facility was originally named for the great views the location provides. A contemporary new logo references a window, representative of the dynamic view from the restaurant. The menu will continue to feature local ingredients and international flavors associated with the venue.

 

Events

Theatre & Dance Department to Present ‘The Little Prince’ Nov. 19-21

Two performers on set, next to a plane and with stars in the backgroundThe Theatre & Dance Department will present its fall production, “The Little Prince,” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 19-21, in the Spanos Theatre. The play is based upon Antonie de Saint-Exupéry’s popular French novella. First published in 1943, “The Little Prince” is the most-read and most-translated book in the French language. The story is about an aviator that crash-lands in the desert and is visited by the Little Prince, who helps him survive the ordeal. The performance features 12 actors and five handcrafted puppets articulated by four puppeteers. Tickets are $20 for the public and $12 students, seniors, children, faculty and staff. For more information, visit the Cal Poly News website.

Tour the Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach on Nov. 21

Cal Poly student with a youth looking at a starfishBring the kids and the camera and tour the Cal Poly Pier in Avila Beach from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 21. The fall open house will feature interactive displays, including special touch tanks full of live marine creatures, microscopes for viewing ultra-small sea creatures, a “Discover Scuba” experience and more. Cal Poly professors and students will be on hand to explain their ongoing research into local marine life, including protecting Morro Bay's ecosystem, sustaining local fisheries, and mapping ocean currents on the Central Coast. For more information, visit the Cal Poly News website.

Arab Music Ensemble to Perform with Guest Artists Nov. 21

Belly dancers on stage, in front of musiciansThe Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble will be joined by the Chookasian Armenian Folk Music Ensemble and violinist Adel Eskander in its Fall Concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Performing Arts Center. The program will feature music and dance from Lebanon and Egypt and music from Armenia, Greece, and the extended region. The Chookasian Armenian Folk Music Ensemble won first place in the Best Traditional Armenian Folk Music category at the 10th annual Armenian Music Awards for its “Passage to Armenia” CD in 2009. The ensemble was also presented the National Gold Medal award by Armenian President Robert Kocharian in 1999. Guest artist Eskander is a critically acclaimed violinist who has performed with many contemporary Arabic musicians and directs the Layali Zaman Orchestra. Dancers will perform well-known Egyptian and Lebanese folk dances, and members of the audience will be invited to participate in an Eastern Mediterranean line dance called the “dabke.” Tickets are available through the Cal Poly Ticket Office.

Symphony to Perform Music Inspired by Nature on Nov. 22

Symphony in background with Music Professor Antonio Barata to side of imageThe Cal Poly Symphony will perform three works inspired by nature at its Fall Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, in the Performing Arts Center. Titled “Back to Nature,” the concert will begin with Felix Mendelssohn’s overture to “The Hebrides.” The main melody was sketched at the beginning of a visit to Scotland's Hebrides Islands and depicts the undulating sea. The concert will continue with a new work by Music Professor Antonio G. Barata titled “Great Wings,” written in honor of the great size, plight and songs of the humpback whale. The program will conclude with Ottorino Respighi’s “Pines of Rome.” This symphonic poem evokes four scenes, each centered on the pine trees in a certain part of the city: children playing by the pine trees of the Villa Borghese, pine trees near a catacomb, an evening scene among the pine trees of the Janiculum Hill, and a vision of the Roman army marching on the Appian Way. Tickets are available through the Cal Poly Ticket Office.

Fall Jazz Concert Set for Dec. 4

Student playing onstageImprovisation and rhythmic grooves will be on display when the Cal Poly big bands and jazz combo present their annual Fall Jazz Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the Spanos Theatr. The two Cal Poly big bands will illustrate the "wall of sound," — the classic term for a big band playing at full strength. The jazz combo will feature contemporary jazz and a student composition. Among the pieces to be performed are "Nightfall" by Adam Theis, leader of the Jazz Mafia musicians' collective of San Francisco and a leader in incorporating rap and hip-hop into jazz bands; "Deedle's Blues," as performed by the vocalist Diane Schuur with the Count Basie big band; "Don't Stop Now" by Wayne Horvitz, composer and keyboardist with John Zorn's band Naked City; and "I'm Always Drunk in San Francisco," written for jazz vocalist Sunny Wilkinson. Tickets are available at the Cal Poly Ticket Office.

Exhibit to Feature Photographs by Clint Baclawski Through Dec. 4

Art by Clint Baclawski, the grass on a sports fieldAn exhibit titled “Lush,” featuring the work of photographer Clint Baclawski, is open through Friday, Dec. 4, in the University Gallery in the Dexter Building (No. 34). The gallery is filled with 64 panels of 128 LED bulbs, which appear to illuminate the image from within. The 128 linear feet of images feature blades of grass on a soccer field. The entire image captures the length of the field; corner post to corner post. The University Art Gallery is free and open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, visit the Cal Poly News website.

Cal Poly Choirs to Present 'A Christmas Celebration' Dec. 5

Four performers with graphic of holiday plantThe Cal Poly Choirs will present their annual holiday spectacular, "A Christmas Celebration," at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in Harman Hall in the Performing Arts Center's Christopher Cohan Center. PolyPhonics, the University Singers, Early Music Ensemble, and Brass Ensemble will perform holiday favorites and new works. Staff members Susan Azaret Davies and Paul Woodring will accompany the choirs and perform solo works for piano and organ. A composition by music major Corey Hable, titled "O magnum mysterium," will premiere as part of the performance. Audience members will have the opportunity to participate in a carol sing-along. Tickets are available at the Cal Poly Ticket Office.

'Bandfest' to Rock the House Dec. 6

Members of the Mustang Marching Band performing during marchNearly 300 students will perform at Cal Poly’s annual Bandfest at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, in Harman Hall in the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center. The concert will feature Cal Poly’s Wind Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and the Mustang Marching Band in an evening of bold and powerful works for the modern wind band and the traditional stadium marching band. The Wind Orchestra and the Wind Ensemble will combine forces with a work especially suited to a concert band of more than 135 performers: Tchaikovsky's “1812 Overture.” The Mustang Band will conclude the concert with arrangements they are performing at this fall’s football games in Spanos Stadium. Along with traditional favorites, the band will perform popular hits such as Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” and music from the James Bond and “Mission Impossible” movie series. Tickets are available at the Cal Poly Ticket Office.

A Cappella Group ‘Take It SLO’ Sets Two Holiday Performances for Dec. 6

Take It SLO performersTake It SLO, a Cal Poly a cappella ensemble, will present its annual Holiday Concert at 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, in the Davidson Music Center (No. 45), Room 218. The 13-member vocal ensemble will perform a variety of songs designed to raise the holiday spirit and some new works and old favorites, all arranged by students. The group’s members represent a variety of majors. Take It SLO has released multiple CDs, including “Let It SLO,” its Christmas album featuring songs the group will perform at the Dec. 6 shows. In addition, the group has a five-song recording called “SLO Motion,” released in spring 2014. Albums are available for download from iTunes, Spotify and Loudr.fm. Tickets are available at the door. Admission is $7 for the public and $5 for students. For more information, email takeitslo@gmail.com.

Cal Poly Arts and the Performing Arts Center

For the complete schedule and ticketing information, visit the websites for Cal Poly Arts or the Performing Arts Center.

Athletics

For an overview of up-to-date sports information, photos and videos, visit gopoly.com. Students always get in free. Faculty and staff discounts available.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Men's Basketball vs. Cal State Monterey Bay, Mott Athletics Center, 7 p.m.
Faculty & Staff Appreciation Night: Faculty and staff will be admitted free by showing their Cal Poly ID card in advance at the Performing Arts Center Ticket Office or just prior to the game at the ticket window at Mott Athletics Center.

Thursday, Nov. 19

Women's Volleyball vs. Hawai'i, Mott Athletics Center, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Football vs. North Dakota, Spanos Stadium, 6:05 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 27

Women's Basketball vs. Santa Clara, Mott Athletics Center, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 28

Women's Basketball vs. Montana State, Mott Athletics Center, 5 p.m.
Men's Basketball vs. University of Antelope Valley, Mott Athletics Center, 7:30 p.m.

Job Vacancies

Employment Opportunities

The complete listing of staff and management vacancies is posted on the Cal Poly Jobs website. To apply, go online and complete the application form. For assistance, call Human Resources at ext. 6-2236.

#103873 – On-Call Custodian (Pool Position), Administration and Finance, Facilities. Temporary, part-time. Up to 10 positions available. $13.38-$21.09 per hour. Open until filled. Review begins Nov. 24.

***Revised
#103864 – Student Services Professional II, College of Science and Mathematics, Advising Center. $3,746-$5,325 per month. Anticipated hiring range: $3,746-$4,100 per month. Open until filled. Review begins Nov. 23.

#103805 – HR Data and Reporting Analyst III (Confidential Administrative Support II), Administration and Finance, Human Resources. $4,130-$8,835 per month. Open until filled. Review begins Nov. 20.

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Candidates are asked to visit the Cal Poly Jobs website to complete an application and apply for any of the positions shown below.

CSM
#103877 Full-Time, Academic Year, Tenure-Track Position in Inorganic Chemistry, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, College of Science and Mathematics, ext. 6-2694. Review begins Jan. 11.

Part-Time Lecturer Pools – Pools are opening for the 2015-16 academic year. Visit the Cal Poly Jobs website to search department of interest.

Corporation Employment Opportunities

Cal Poly Corporation is a separate entity operating in concert with the university to provide a diverse range of services and resources to students, faculty and staff. Visit the Corporation website to view job postings and/or apply. For assistance, contact Human Resources at ext. 6-1121.

Unit Supervisor, Sandwich Factory, $15.91-$23.87 per hour.

ASI Employment Opportunities

Candidates are asked to visit the ASI website to complete an ASI application and apply for positions listed below. For more information, visit the ASI Business Office in UU 212 or call ext. 6-5800.

Intermittent Technical Advisor (20 hours per week), $25 per hour. Position open until filled. Review of applications begins Nov. 30.