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Cal Poly Report — Aug. 9, 2017

Please note: Cal Poly Report is published monthly during the summer. The next edition will be published Sept. 6. Weekly publication will resume Sept. 20.

News

Fall Conference General Session Set for Sept. 7

Fall Conference 2017.Faculty and staff are invited to attend the annual Fall Conference General Session on Thursday, Sept. 7, in the Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 2 p.m; the program begins at 2:30 p.m. Cynthia Vizcaíno Villa, senior vice president for administration and finance, will serve as emcee. The theme of this year’s general session and reception is diversity and sustainability. The program includes the presentation of awards for Distinguished Scholarship, Distinguished Teaching, Outstanding Staff, Outstanding Faculty Advisor, the Provost’s Leadership Award for Partnership in Philanthropy, and Learn by Doing Scholar Award. President Armstrong will give the keynote remarks. The general session will be live-streamed on the Fall Conference website. A reception will immediately follow at approximately 4 p.m. in the PAC Plaza, with informational booths, food and entertainment inspired by this year’s theme. Spouses and partners of employees are welcome to attend. More information, including profiles of the award winners, is available online.

Cal Poly Makes 2017 List of ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

Money magazine has named Cal Poly to its list of 2017-18 Best Colleges for Your Money, based on educational quality, affordability and graduate earnings.​ Cal Poly is one of 19 California State University campuses included in Money magazine’s list, the fourth annual value ranking of schools. Cal Poly was listed at 104 out of 711 U.S. universities and colleges. Money’s ranking combines the most accurate pricing estimates available with students’ likely earnings after graduation and a unique analysis of how much “value” a college adds. Go here for more information.

Cal Poly Receives LEED Silver Certification for Three Buildings

Cal Poly's Construction Innovations Center, which was completed in 2008.Cal Poly has received LEED Silver Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for three existing campus buildings: the Advanced Technology Laboratories, Cotchett Education Building and the Construction Innovations Center. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized certification system to assure, by third-party verification, that a structure meets standards in a range of key performance areas, from energy savings and water efficiency to CO2 emissions reduction and indoor environmental quality. Projects earn one of four levels of LEED certification — certified, silver, gold or platinum — based on a point-based rating system. The three structures achieved their certification in LEED’s operations and maintenance (O+M) category. The 51,106-square foot Cotchett structure replaced Cal Poly’s original Administration Building in 1941. The ATL, at 17,241 square feet, opened in 1999. The nearly 49,000-square-foot Construction Innovations Center (pictured) was completed in 2008. Read more here.

Cal Poly Named California’s Best Public-Master’s University by Forbes

Cal Poly is the best public-master’s university in California, and its graduates are among the highest-earning in the nation, according to Forbes’ 2017 Top Colleges rankings. Cal Poly was listed seventh in the state on the America’s Top Colleges list among public universities, behind first-place UC Berkeley (29th overall) and University of California campuses at Los Angeles (48th), Santa Barbara (83rd), San Diego (93rd), Davis (102nd) and Irvine (106th) — all highly active research institutions that offer doctorate degrees as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Cal Poly ranked 38th among all public universities in the nation. Read more here.

Packaging Program to Offer Online Professional Certificate Program

Cal Poly’s Packaging Program will soon offer courses and certificates aimed specifically at packaging industry professionals that will feature interactive coursework on the critical subsets of the packaging value proposition in a global context. Each nine-unit certificate program will take three to six months to complete, although individual courses can be taken. Courses for the Packaging for Logistics and Supply Chains Certificate will launch in fall 2017. Learn more here.

Graphic Communication Department Receives Cutting Tables and Digital Front End

 From left to right: Graphic communication students Patrick Bittner, Brienne Hong, Jessica Fauria, Kayleigh Macdonald and Linnea Londgren at a training on the Kongsberg digital cutting tables donated by Esko Graphics.The Graphic Communication Department received two Kongsberg digital cutting tables from Esko Graphics, which will allow students to further explore finishing and packaging technologies both in the classroom and in graphic communication clubs. Esko also donated tooling for the two tables, training, software, installation and delivery. The approximate value of the Kongsberg configuration as equipped is $185,000. The cutting tables, the Kongsberg XE and the Kongsberg X24, are able to accurately cut a variety of materials such as corrugated, folding carton, solid board, foam, coating blankets, wood and a variety of plastics from digital design documents. In addition, the department received a Fiery digital front end (DFE) from Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFI), a Silicon Valley-based leader in digital imaging technology. The DFE will allow students in the student-run printing company, University Graphic Systems, to print specialty gold and silver inks. The new Fiery DFE, which has a market value of $85,000, will be used in conjunction with the department’s Xerox Color 1000i Press donated by Xerox.

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Student Success

Floral Design Team Ranks Second in the Nation

Members of the Cal Poly Floral Design Team are pictured at the American Institute of Floral Designer’s 2017 Student Floral Design Competition. From left: Kristen Cotter, Dawn Mones and Sara Do.The Floral Design Team ranked second in the nation at the American Institute of Floral Designer’s (AIFD) 2017 Student Floral Design Competition held July 1-5 in Seattle. Senior Dawn Mones, an agricultural and environmental plant sciences major, won high honors at the event with the overall highest student score for the competition. Mones placed first in the wedding bouquet category and second in the fashion flowers and people’s choice categories. Alumna Sara Do placed fifth in the fashion flowers competition and sixth in the wedding bouquet category. Do graduated in spring 2017 with a degree in agricultural and environmental plant sciences. Kristen Cotter, a senior agricultural and environmental plant sciences major, placed sixth in the wedding bouquet category. The three-member team was led by Cal Poly lecturer Melinda Lynch and alumna Katie Noonan. Learn more here.

Members of Inaugural Spanish-language Debate Team Ranked as World Finalists

Pictured from left to right: Cal Poly Spanish debate team competitors Yessenia Sanchez and Megan Boyd with coach Marion Hart.Spanish-language debate team members Megan Boyd and Yessenia Sanchez finished as finalists at the Campeonato Mundial Universitario de Debate en Español (CMUDE). Throughout the 10-day competition, Boyd, a biology senior from Lake Forest, Calif., and Sanchez, a business senior from Hollister, Calif., competed with approximately 300 other participants from around the world. The two students argued their way to the final round in the Spanish as a Foreign Language category, competing against world-class teams from Venezuela, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain and Guatemala, among others. “Boyd’s and Sanchez’s groundbreaking success in the CMUDE represents the expansion of the Cal Poly debate team into the Spanish language world of debate,” said Marion Hart, Cal Poly Spanish-language team coach and a professor in the World Languages and Cultures (WLC) Department. “It extends Cal Poly’s historic recognition in the national and international worlds of competitive academic debate,” added Christopher Skiles, director of forensics at Cal Poly.  

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Faculty & Staff

Gerrie Hatten Named Executive Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Gerrie L. Hatten.Gerrie L. Hatten will be the new executive director of Financial Aid and Scholarships. Hatten, who has been serving as interim director of financial aid, brings 30 years of experience working with all aspects of federal and state, as well as Cal Poly institutional financial aid. Hatten has been the assistant director of Financial Aid and Scholarships at Cal Poly for the last nine years. She works closely with department administrators and faculty in the selection and awarding of over $9 million in Cal Poly Scholarships. Prior to coming to Cal Poly, Hatten served as the director of Financial Aid at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego and at Woodbury University in Burbank, and she spent 12 years at Cal State San Marcos as the associate director of Financial Aid.

Mental Health First Aid Training to be Held Aug. 21 and 24

Mental Health First AidCounseling Services is offering Mental Health First Aid, a national certification training to support the campus community in responding to mental health crises. Open to faculty, staff, students and community members, the training will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, and Thursday, Aug. 24, in Engineering IV (No. 192), Room 224. Participants must attend both days of the training to earn the certification. Attendees will learn how to recognize the signs of mental health and substance use disorders, implement a five-step action plan to assess a situation and provide help, understand the impact of mental health and substance use disorders, and identify local resources. Trainings are provided free of charge through Campus Health and Wellbeing. Reservations are required. To make reservations and for more information, contact Hannah Roberts, counseling services assistant director of community prevention and outreach, at hrober02@calpoly.edu.

Call for Proposals for Colloquium on Teaching and Assessing Writing

Cal Poly educators are invited to submit proposals to present effective practices for teaching and assessing writing at the Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Teaching and Assessing Writing on Monday, Sept. 11. The event, which will be held in the afternoon, will bring together colleagues invested in developing students' writing practices to exchange innovative and effective writing instruction and evaluation practices. It is sponsored by the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology and the English Department, and will be held in CTLT's new Teaching and Learning Commons in Kennedy Library (No. 35), Room 209. The deadline for proposals is Friday, Aug. 11. Details and the proposal submission form is available on the CTLT website.

Comprehensive Fall Orientation Program Set for New Employees

The Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT), together with Employee and Organization Development (EOD), has created a comprehensive fall orientation program. Comprised of three opportunities, the program, offered only in September, will welcome the newest faculty, staff and administrators to Cal Poly.


New Faculty Orientation: All new instructors — tenure-track, lecturers and teaching staff — hired in 2017 (winter, spring and fall quarter start dates) are invited to the New Faculty Orientation program from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6. The daylong event is an opportunity to get a strong start at Cal Poly and to connect with faculty and staff. A light breakfast and catered lunch are included, as is a wide variety of sessions to connect new instructors to useful information and advice. The orientation will be held on the second floor of Kennedy Library (No. 35) in the morning and in nearby classrooms in the afternoon. For more information, contact the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology at ctlt@calpoly.edu or visit ctlt.calpoly.edu/new-faculty. Register at tinyurl.com/2017NFO, where participants can request a day parking pass.
— New Employee Orientation: All new full-time, benefitted faculty, staff and administrators (new for fall 2017) are invited to the New Employee Orientation session from 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 11, in Kennedy Library (No. 35), Room 209. The New Employee Orientation provides an excellent opportunity to connect with colleagues and better understand the campus and culture. Orientation will begin with a welcome reception; attendees are invited to arrive between 8:30 and 9 a.m. for a light breakfast. The program, which starts at 9 a.m. and wraps up around noon, will provide important information about the university, your employment and available services. Information will be provided by "experts" in each area — people who are passionate about helping new employees as they start their careers at Cal Poly. A light lunch will be provided from noon to 1 p.m. Register here. For additional information, contact Employee and Organization Development at learnandgrow@calpoly.edu or ext. 6-7478.
Campus Resource Fair: Newer faculty and recently hired staff are invited to attend a newly expanded Campus Resource Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, on the second floor of Kennedy Library (No. 35). Designed to be a one-stop shop to complete important tasks (payroll paperwork, campus ID cards, commuting information, etc.), the fair will include representatives from more than two dozen campus offices and organizations. Information will be available about a wide range of campus opportunities, services and support. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology at ctlt@calpoly.edu or visit ctlt.calpoly.edu/new-faculty.

Join the Campus Welcome of New Students at Move-In

This year's Mustang Welcome Team will be 2,000 strong, with volunteers welcoming students as they move into campus residence halls and apartments.Nearly 8,000 students are set to move into campus residence halls and apartments this fall. University Housing invites faculty and staff to help welcome them to the Cal Poly family by participating in the Mustang Welcome Team. This year’s Welcome Team will be 2,000 strong, with volunteers welcoming families and unloading belongings at designated drop-off zones. There are five dates in which to get involved: Friday, Sept. 8; Saturday, Sept. 9; Sunday, Sept. 10; Monday, Sept. 11; and Tuesday, Sept. 12. Faculty, staff, alumni and parent volunteers can choose from various four-hour shifts on each date. A brief orientation will be provided prior to move-in weekend. Volunteers will receive a Mustang Way T-shirt, and a meal voucher will be provided. Interested participants should complete the Mustang Way Welcome Team registration form. Questions? Email housingmarketing@calpoly.edu or call Kate Heinemann at ext. 6-9320.

International Center Seeking Hosts for Local Activities with International Students

The International Center is seeking faculty and staff for the International Poly Hosts Program. Volunteers will host international students for short, cross-cultural day visits that include activities such as an informal dinner at a Poly Host's home, going to the beach, meeting at a coffee shop or celebrating holidays/family occasions. This program is intended to help international students experience the community outside of the traditional academic setting. Poly Hosts will also have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of other cultures while sharing their own. Please refer to the Poly Hosts application to learn more about the program and to apply.

ASI Intramural Sports Seeking Input on League Offerings

ASI Intramural Sports, which currently offers students a variety of leagues, sports, and tournaments throughout the year, is now exploring the option of instituting faculty/staff intramural leagues. In order to gauge interest in the variety and availability of league offerings, ASI Intramural Sports is requesting all faculty and staff participate in a brief survey. The survey will be open through Friday, Sept. 29 — so send your input today and stay tuned for the results during fall quarter. To learn more about ASI Intramural Sports, visit asi.calpoly.edu/recreation_center/intramural_sports.

Proposals Due Sept. 18 for Learn by Doing Campus Conference

More than a Motto logo.Cal Poly faculty and staff, individually or in teams, as well as students working with faculty, staff or alumni mentors, are invited to submit proposals for More than a Motto: Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing Conference, to be held Nov. 3 in partnership with Kennedy Library. Following the success of the 2015 inaugural conference and the 2017 book publication, the second Learn by Doing campus conference is an opportunity for the university to come together to showcase and celebrate the university’s unique institutional identity. The event will feature a poster gallery and 50-minute oral presentations on active learning, undergraduate and graduate student research, and students’ interactions in the field. The conference, which will happen in accordance with Homecoming Weekend, is an opportunity for alumni to join the campus community in honoring the Learn by Doing legacy. Proposals are due Sept. 18. For more information and submission guidelines, visit the More than a Motto website.

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Retirements

Professor Virginia Walter will retire from the Horticulture and Crop Science Department in September, after 43 years at Cal Poly. She joined the faculty in 1974, later serving as the interim department head for the then-Department of Environmental Horticultural Science from 1997 to 2000. Throughout her career, she taught at all levels, from introductory courses to advanced courses in abiotic diseases, greenhouse production and controlled environments. Walter, who is a Fulbright scholar, has a track record promoting floriculture and Pi Alpha Xi, the National Academic Honor Society for horticulture. Her flower judging and design teams were consistent performers at the National Intercollegiate Floral Crop Quality Evaluation and Design Competitions. She earned the Woody Kalin Award — presented to the coach of the National Champion Team — in 1993-95, 1999, 2000 and 2002. At Cal Poly, Walter served as advisor to the FFA State Finals Floriculture Contest and the Upsilon Chapter of Pi Alpha Xi. A reception will be held in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, in the Agricultural Sciences Building (No. 11), Room 210.

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Campus Announcements

Open House Set for Aug. 10 on Faculty and Staff Housing Plan

A community design open house will be held Thursday, Aug. 10, on the proposed Grand Avenue Faculty and Staff Housing project. Cal Poly and AMCAL will display an improved design based on different suggestions and feedback received on the proposal over the past few months. Open house attendees will be able to speak to the design team, ask questions and learn how community feedback is helping to create quality housing for San Luis Obispo's workforce. The open house will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 1515 Fredericks St. in San Luis Obispo. RSVP by emailing grandavehousing@calpoly.edu. To learn more, visit grandavehousing.calpoly.edu.

Connections for Academic Success Has Changed its Name

Connections for Academic Success changed its name in spring 2017 to the Black Academic Excellence Center.Formerly known as Connections for Academic Success, the Black Academic Excellence Center (BAEC) is committed to supporting the advancement and excellence of black students and black student groups within the Cal Poly community. By fostering an inclusive environment, providing academic support, and promoting a positive self-image, the goal is to empower black students to take full advantage of all opportunities presented while actively engaging with black history and culture. The name was changed during spring quarter 2017 to more clearly communicate the purpose of the center and encourage more students to use the services provided, including free testing supplies, a computer lab, and a black literature library. BAEC is located in the Science Building (No. 52), Room E-23. For more information, email Steve Ross at sdross@calpoly.edu.

Summer Research Program Ends with Poster Session on Aug. 31

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences culminates a 10-week summer research program with a research symposium poster session on Aug. 31.The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences 10-week Summer Undergraduate Research Program will culminate Aug. 31 with an open-to-the-public research symposium poster session. Nearly 50 students participated in research with faculty mentors in departments across the college. The program, aimed at undergraduate students with outstanding academic potential, was launched in summer 2016 as a way to give students the opportunity to have an immersive, hands-on research experience during the summer that might not be possible during the school year. Projects ranged from measuring the soil moisture retention characteristic of San Luis Obispo County hill slope soils for groundwater recharging to studying the anaerobic digestion of olive pomace for the production of biofuel. The symposium will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, in the Performing Arts Center Lobby. RSVP by Monday, Aug. 21, to cafes@calpoly.edu.

Parent and Family Programs Accepting Items for Poly Parent News

Parent and Family Programs.Parent and Family Programs is now accepting submissions from campus partners for Poly Parent News. The dynamic monthly newsletter is designed to communicate timely and exciting university information, resources, events and reminders to parents and supporters of Cal Poly students. With an audience of more than 11,000 parents, Poly Parent News is a great opportunity to showcase a department or program. To submit content, complete the Poly Parent News Content Submission form. To view past newsletters, visit parent.calpoly.edu/poly-parent-news. For questions, concerns or comments, contact program coordinator Bailey Hamblin at bmhambli@calpoly.edu or ext. 6-1580.

Tutorial Sessions for New Library Search to be Held Aug. 16, Sept. 7

One Search logo.Learn how to use Kennedy Library’s new search platform, OneSearch, at drop-in sessions from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, in Kennedy Library (No. 35), Room 216B. OneSearch brings together resources from Cal Poly and all other CSU campus libraries for easy access. Quick tips on making requests for materials and managing your account will be covered, light refreshments will be served.  All are welcome. For those who cannot attend, visit the OneSearch FAQs at http://guides.lib.calpoly.edu/onesearchfaqs.

Openings Available at the Orfalea Family and ASI Children’s Center

The Orfalea Family and ASI Children’s Center has openings available beginning fall quarter for 4- and 5-year-old children. All other ages will be contacted for enrollment based on waiting list priorities. Applications for enrollment can be picked up at the Children's Center. Applicants must pay a non-refundable fee of $5 per child. Cal Poly students have first priority to enroll their children at the center. Faculty and staff receive second priority for enrollment, followed by Cal Poly alumni and community members. Contact the Children's Center at ext. 6-1267 for more information.

Be a Hero and Donate Blood on Campus on Aug. 29Donate blood on campus Aug. 29.

Save lives by donating blood at an on-campus blood drive hosted by Information Technology Services (ITS) from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, on Mott Lawn. Blood banks are in dire need of donations this summer as a result of fewer donations than expected during May and June. Make an appointment online or by emailing Mary Padilla at mpadilla@calpoly.edu. To save a little time, complete a Fast Track Health History Questionnaire online prior to your appointment. Walk-ups are also welcome.

International Center Debuts New Online System for International Travel

All international travel conducted as Cal Poly business must go through the Cal Poly International Center. Effective July 1, 2017, all international travel packets must be completed and submitted electronically at https://abroad.calpoly.edu/ (select “International Travel”). The new online system will allow the International Center to retain all information in one secure area, enhance travel safety, ensure compliance with CSU policies and procedures, and provide for rapid location and communication in the event of an emergency situation. Travelers must meet the required deadlines, which are posted on the site, in order to have their travel approved. Contact the International Center to schedule a workshop for your department during Fall Conference or a departmental meeting. Email request for international travel workshop inquiries may be sent to intltrvl@calpoly.edu.

Seeking Infants for Feeding Study

Parents with infants up to 6 months old are invited to participate in a paid infant-feeding study. The purpose of the study is to learn more about factors that influence infant feeding behaviors. The study consists of two to three, two-hour visits to an on-campus lab. Breast- or bottle-fed babies are eligible to participate. Families will earn up to $30 in Target gift cards for participating in this study. For more information, call or text 805-242-1206 or email healthykids@calpoly.edu.

California Climate Action Planning Conference to be held Aug. 24-25

California Climate Action Planning Conference logo.In the U.S., leadership on climate action is needed more than ever. California and its communities have emerged as national and international leaders in addressing the climate crisis. To enhance Cal Poly's leadership and keep its momentum, the City and Regional Planning Department — in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) — is proud to host the third California Climate Action Planning Conference on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 24 and 25, at Cal Poly. Plan now to learn and network with over 150 fellow professionals in climate action, sustainability and resilience. This conference will provide innovative, in-depth sessions by leaders in the field. Program content includes the new Scoping Plan, pathways to deep de-carbonization, successful financing and implementation, community vulnerability assessment, state planning guidance, and climate justice. A draft schedule is available on the conference website as well as a sign-up for email notification. Faculty, staff and students must register but can attend for free. Register here.

Recreation Center Summer Family Fun Days Offered Through Sept. 3

Children swimming at the Recreation Center.This summer, Recreation Center members are invited to bring their families for a play day at our facility on all Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from June 23 to Sept. 3. Come enjoy the Recreation Center’s amenities together, including the leisure pool, ASI Poly Escapes Climbing Park, gym, courts and more. Current members may sponsor up to six supervised guests, including children. The signature of a parent or guardian is required for minors. For more information, contact Cal Poly Recreation Center membership services at ext. 6-1366 or at memberships@asi.calpoly.edu.

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Submission Guidelines 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. Submissions may run a maximum of three times and should be limited to 150 words. To help ensure CPR continues to contain only relevant and approved information, submissions are 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 or a downloadable Microsoft Word format. CPR is published weekly during the school year, except during academic breaks, and monthly in the summer. The deadline for each issue is 12:30 p.m. the Friday prior to publication.

Events

Collegians Alumni Big Band to Celebrate 50-Year Reunion with
Aug. 26 Performance

The Collegians pictured at its annual gathering in 2016.The Collegians Alumni Big Band will celebrate its 50-year reunion — and the 80th anniversary of the band’s founding — with a performance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, in the Madonna Inn Ballroom in San Luis Obispo. The band’s annual gathering draws more than 20 alumni musicians — Cal Poly graduates from the late 1940s to the early ’60s — to recreate the swinging sounds of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Les Brown and other famous ensembles of the big band era. Admission to the performance is free; voluntary contributions to Cal Poly’s Collegians Jazz Scholarship are welcome. The Collegians draw a full house every year, and seating is guaranteed only for those who make a reservation and dine in the Steak House. Non-diners who wish to dance or listen are accommodated on a first-come basis. To make dinner reservations at the Madonna Inn Steak House, call 805-543-3000. For more information about the performance, contact Collegians member Bob Alberti at rea@yourperfectright.org or 805-461-5993. For more information about the Collegians Alumni Big Band, visit the group’s website.

Event Calendar

To find out what’s going on at Cal Poly, visit the Events Calendar. The site includes community events that are open to the public and Campus Life events open to students, faculty and staff. A link from the calendar allows staff, faculty and students to check facility availability before requesting and reserving on-campus locations for activities and events. For more information about publishing an event on the calendar, contact events@calpoly.edu, or visit the university scheduling page. The new Events Calendar replaced the Cal Poly News Events Index.

Cal Poly Arts and the Performing Arts Center Calendars

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

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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 are available.

Upcoming Events @ Home

Sunday, Aug. 13
Women’s Soccer vs. Fresno State (exhibition), Spanos Stadium, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 16
Men’s Soccer vs. Fresno Pacific (exhibition), Spanos Stadium, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 26
Football vs. Colgate, Spanos Stadium, 4:05 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 10
Men’s Soccer vs. Saint Mary’s, Spanos Stadium, 4 p.m.

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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.

#104574 — Director of Development for Student Affairs (Administrator I), Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs. Salary commensurate with background and experience. Open until filled.

#104559 — Senior Data Manager (Administrator II), University Development. Salary commensurate with background and experience. Open until filled.

#104560 – Executive Director of Finance (Administrator II), University Development. Salary commensurate with background and experience. Open until filled.

#104563 — Financial Aid Advisor (Administrative Support Coordinator II), Admissions, Recruitment and Financial Aid. $3,115-$5,161 per month. Open until filled.

#104565 — Administrative Assistant (Confidential Office Support II), Administration and Finance — Office of the Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance. $2,390-$5,266 per month. Open until filled.

#104572 — University Scheduling Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist — Exempt I), Academic — Office of the Registrar. $3,897-$6,453 per month. Anticipated hiring range: $3,897-$4,287 per month. Open until filled.

#104573 — Nurse Practitioner 10/12, Student Affairs — Health Services. Anticipated hiring range: $4,742-$7,355 per month. Open until filled.

#104566 — Physician Assistant 10/12, Student Affairs — Health Services. Anticipated hiring range: $4,742-$7,344 per month. Open until filled.

#104570 — College Laboratory Technician (Instructional Support Technician II), College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. $3,748-$6,204 per month. Open until filled. Review Begins Sept. 1.

#104575 — Credential Analyst I/II, College of Science and Mathematics — School of Education. Credential Analyst I: $3,571-$5,068 per month. Credential Analyst II: $3,911-$5,555 per month. Open until filled.

#104571 — Field Service Specialist — Foundation/Career, (Information Technology Consultant — Foundation/Career), Information Technology Services — Customer and Technology Support. Foundation Level: $3,470 to $6,114 per month. Anticipated hiring range: $3,470 to $4,584 per month. Career Level: $4,372 to $9,683 per month. Anticipated hiring range: $4,372 to $5,834 per month. Open until filled.

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Candidates are asked to visit the Cal Poly Jobs website to complete an application for any of the positions shown below. The complete listing of faculty position openings is posted on the website. For assistance, call Academic Personnel at ext. 6-2844.

#104512 — Full-Time Lecturer — City and Regional Planning, College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Open until filled.

#104519 — Full-Time Lecturer — Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering. Open until filled. 

#104508 — Tenure Track Position — Design/Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering. Open until filled.

#104536 — Full-Time Lecturer — Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering. Open until filled.

#104547 — Full-Time Lecturer — Materials Engineering, College of Engineering. Open until filled.

#104537 — Full-Time Lecturer — Computer Science, College of Engineering. Open until filled.

#104554 — Tenure Track Position — Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering. Open until filled.

#104552 — Tenure Track Position — Computer Science and Software Engineering, College of Engineering. Open until filled. 

#104539 — Tenure Track Position — Media Law and Ethics, College of Liberal Arts. Open until filled.

#104538 — Tenure Track Position — Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism, College of Liberal Arts. Open until filled.

#104509 — Tenure Track Position — Interpersonal Communication, College of Liberal Arts. Open until filled.

#104561 — Tenure Track Position — Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering. Open until filled.

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. To view job postings or apply, visit the Corporation website. For assistance, contact Human Resources at ext. 6-1121.

Program Coordinator/Academic Advisor, TRIO Achievers, $18.53 per hour.

Unit Supervisor (10 month), Campus Dining, $16.23-$24.35 per hour.

Assistant Supervisor (10 Month), Starbucks, $12.21-$18.31 per hour.

Assistant Supervisor (10 month), Campus Dining, $12.21-$18.31 per hour.

Cook (10 month), Campus Dining, $12.21-$18.31 per hour.

Assistant Supervisor (10 month), Campus Dining, $12.21-$18.31 per hour.

ASI Employment Opportunities

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

There are no listings at this time.

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