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Cal Poly Student Team Takes Second Place at National Home Builders Competition

Jan 31, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO – An interdisciplinary team of Cal Poly students earned second place at the 2018 National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Residential Construction Management Competition held Jan. 8-10 in Orlando, Florida.

Cal Poly Dairy Judging Team Earns Top Honors at Southwestern Livestock Exposition

Jan 31, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s dairy judging team earned the highest team ranking Jan. 14 at the Fort Worth Stock Show Dairy Judging contest in Texas.

Fourteen teams representing many of the top college dairy programs in the nation competed, with Cal Poly placing as the High Team Overall. Cal Poly also placed first in reasons, first in the Jersey breed, second in Brown Swiss, and third in Holsteins.

Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department to Present Political Theater Piece ‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui’ March 1-3, 8-10

Jan 30, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Theatre and Dance Department will present Bertolt Brecht’s gangster fable “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 1-3 and 8-10, in the Spanos Theatre on campus. 

Cal Poly Kinesiology and Public Health Professor Wins CSU Award for Outstanding Scholarship

Jan 30, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly kinesiology and public health Professor Suzanne Phelan has received the $20,000 Wang Family Excellence Award for outstanding commitment to student achievement and scientific contributions.

Phelan was one of five California State University faculty and staff members to receive the award.

Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Perform with Guest Artists Feb. 24

Jan 25, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble and guest artists will perform a program of music and dance from the Eastern Mediterranean and larger region at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, in Harman Hall of the Performing Arts Center.

Cal Poly Mustang Marching Band to Perform in Chinese New Year Parade Feb. 24 in San Francisco

Jan 25, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Mustang Marching Band has been invited to participate for the fifth consecutive year in the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade on Saturday, Feb. 24, in San Francisco.

Poly Royal Rodeo Returns to Alex G. Spanos Stadium April 13-14 at Cal Poly

Jan 25, 2018


Tickets for 2018 edition go on sale Feb. 1 

The 78th annual Poly Royal Rodeo will once again be staged in Cal Poly’s premiere arena — the Alex G. Spanos Stadium.

Cal Poly Architecture Faculty Member Receives Humanitarian Award

Jan 25, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — A Cal Poly faculty member and architect has been recognized for making significant humanitarian contributions to society by the American Institute of Architects, California Council.

Andrew Goodwin, who teaches architecture in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) and owns the San Luis Obispo-based design consultancy firm Andrew Goodwin Designs, was named a 2017 recipient of the Norma Sklarek Award. 

Cal Poly to Provide Free Tax Preparation for Underserved Communities Beginning Feb. 3

Jan 25, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business is providing free tax return preparation assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at clinics in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties.

Cal Poly Dedicates 4.5 Megawatt (AC) Solar Farm

Jan 24, 2018


18.5-acre facility to generate up to a quarter of university’s electricity, create millions of dollars in savings

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s new solar farm, the university’s first major energy project since announcing a goal of climate neutrality, was dedicated Jan. 24 at a ceremony at the site.

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