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Cal Poly Names Amy S. Fleischer to Lead College of Engineering

Apr 16, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Amy S. Fleischer, professor and chair of mechanical engineering at Villanova University, will become dean of Cal Poly’s College of Engineering effective July 16, Cal Poly Provost Kathleen Enz Finken today announced. 

Fleischer succeeds Interim Dean Jim Meagher, a longtime professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department who has served as dean for the past year after previous dean Debra Larson joined CSU Chico as provost.

Cal Poly Launches World’s First University-Based Cloud Innovation Center Powered by Amazon Web Services

Oct 19, 2017


The Cal Poly Digital Transformation Hub powered by AWS will address public sector technology challenges with proven innovation methods

 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Through a strategic relationship, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), one of the nation’s top masters-level universities, and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), will today launch the Cal Poly Digital Transformation Hub powered by AWS (DT-Hub). The DT-Hub has been created to accelerate digital transformation in the government, education and nonprofit sectors through the application of cloud technologies.

Cal Poly Receives CSU-Record $110M Gift from Alumnus William L. Frost

Jul 18, 2017


Donation, among the largest ever in California public higher education, will transform the College of Science and Mathematics’ undergraduate research program

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Demonstrating unprecedented support for the nation’s largest public university system and specifically for undergraduate research, California State University alumni William and Linda Frost have given a CSU-record $110 million to Cal Poly’s College of Science and Mathematics.

The gift is among the largest ever to public higher education in California.

Media Advisory: Twenty High School Teams from California to Compete in Statewide Cyber Innovation Challenge June 23-25 at Cal Poly

Jun 19, 2018


Competition to give students a chance to display their expertise in preventing a mock malware attack on a health care facility
 
What: Twenty high school teams from across California will participate in a statewide competition designed to introduce more students to cybersecurity as a future course of study and career. The California Cyber Innovation challenge is hosted by Cal Poly and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz).
 
The participants include one team from Coast Union High School in Cambria, which was awarded Best New Cyber Team at last year’s event.

Cal Poly Wins Three Awards in Statewide Sustainability Best Practices Competition

Jun 14, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly has won three awards among California’s public and private universities and colleges for its sustainability programs in academics, student leadership and waste reduction.

The university will be honored for the 2018 Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practice Awards Competition at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference to be held July 9-13 at UC Santa Barbara.

Cal Poly Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremonies Set for June 16 and 17

Jun 13, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — More than 4,800 students are eligible to graduate in three ceremonies at Cal Poly’s spring commencement Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17. The ceremonies will begin at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday in Spanos Stadium.

“Commencement is big day in the lives of our students and their families,” said Cal Poly President Jeffrey D. Armstrong. “For many, it is the exclamation mark on their educational experience at Cal Poly. They are leaving the university ready to begin a new challenge. I know that many will evolve into industry leaders and practitioners of innovation and creativity — skills developed and honed through Learn by Doing.

Cal Poly Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremonies Set for June 16 and 17

Jun 13, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — More than 4,800 students are eligible to graduate in three ceremonies at Cal Poly’s spring commencement Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17. The ceremonies will begin at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday in Spanos Stadium.

“Commencement is big day in the lives of our students and their families,” said Cal Poly President Jeffrey D. Armstrong. “For many, it is the exclamation mark on their educational experience at Cal Poly. They are leaving the university ready to begin a new challenge. I know that many will evolve into industry leaders and practitioners of innovation and creativity — skills developed and honed through Learn by Doing.

Cal Poly Student Affairs Announces Gift Aimed at Eradicating Student Homelessness

Jun 12, 2018


Tanklage family’s $150,000 initiative will fund grants through Cal Poly Cares

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly Student Affairs has announced a multi-year gift by the family of an architectural engineering alumnus that aims to erase student homelessness.

Created in honor of late Cal Poly alumnus Donald Tanklage (a 1957 graduate), The Tanklage Family Initiative to End Homelessness at Cal Poly Fund will give a total of $150,000 to assist Cal Poly students struggling with homelessness and housing stability.

Cal Poly Student Affairs Names New Assistant Vice President for Health and Wellbeing

Jun 12, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly has named longtime healthcare administrator and medical professional Tina Hadaway-Mellis as its new assistant vice president for Student Affairs Health and Wellbeing.

Hadaway-Mellis will begin her new role June 27. In her new position, she will provide visionary leadership for all aspects of student health and wellbeing, including medical services, counseling services, health education and campus wellbeing. In addition, Hadaway-Mellis will be responsible for collaborating with on- and off-campus entities to develop entrepreneurial activities, including partnerships with private providers and fund development to enhance the health and wellbeing experience at Cal Poly.

Cal Poly Great Grads Show the Strengths, Struggles and Accomplishments of the Class of 2018

Jun 11, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly ends its academic year each June with a heartfelt goodbye to thousands of graduates who will soon begin careers or continue on with advanced studies and address the world’s problems with innovation, creativity and confidence earned through their Learn by Doing education.
 
More than 4,800 graduates are eligible to take part in commencement June 16 and 17. For more information, visit https://commencement.calpoly.edu/.

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