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Cal Poly Receives $300,000 U.S. Department of Justice Campus Program Grant for Gender-Based Violence Prevention

Mar 9, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to bolster the university’s gender-based violence support services.

Cal Poly Biology Professor Helps Develop Model for Sustainable Ocean Use

Mar 9, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — A Cal Poly biology professor was part of a team of university researchers who developed a planning tool that could herald a new paradigm of environmentally sustainable ocean industry management.

Cal Poly Construction Management Students Win Top Honors at National Competition

Mar 8, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly construction management students earned top honors and took home more trophies than any other university at the Associated Schools of Construction competition in Reno, Nevada. Seven out of 12 Cal Poly teams placed in the top three spots in their respective categories.

Cal Poly Business Students Finish First at Bay Area Finance Competition

Mar 7, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — A team of Orfalea College of Business students won the Northern California Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Investment Research Challenge sponsored by the CFA Society of San Francisco.

Cal Poly Names Boise State Executive as New Vice President of Development

Mar 6, 2018


Matthew N. Ewing will also serve as CEO of Cal Poly Foundation

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Cal Poly today announced Matthew N. Ewing, associate vice president for development at Boise State University, as its new vice president of development and CEO of the Cal Poly Foundation.

Cal Poly to Host Seventh Annual Central Coast Lean Summit April 16-17

Mar 5, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Central Coast Lean Summit, an annual showcase of strategies that maximize customer value while minimizing waste in health care, education, government and non-profit agencies, will be hosted by the Central Coast Lean program in Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business on April 16-17 at the SLO Brew Rock Activity Center.

Cal Poly to Host March 29 Angel Conference, Where Central California Startups Will Compete for Funding

Mar 1, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) will host local startups in a competition for up to $200,000 in equity-backed funding at the first-ever Central California Angel Conference at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at the Alex Madonna Expo Center in San Luis Obispo.

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Cal Poly to Host March 1 Panel Discussion on Men’s Place in #MeToo Movement

Feb 23, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly campus leaders will participate in a March 1 panel discussion on engaging men in the #MeToo movement. The event is open to the public and will run 3:30 to 5 p.m. in University Union Room 220.

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Campus Dining Supports Students Through the One Million Acts of Good Movement

Feb 21, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Campus Dining, in cooperation with The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Cheerios, will participate on March 1 in the One Million Acts of Good movement by creating healthy food boxes to support students in need.

A partnership between Cheerios and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, One Million Acts of Good is a national movement aimed at inspiring kind acts and encouraging good deeds. As one of only 50 universities selected in the nation, Cal Poly will participate in the campaign and take another step at eliminating campus hunger.

Cal Poly Announces Associate Vice President for Information Technology

Feb 21, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly has named Alison Robinson as associate vice president for information technology.

Robinson will serve as second-in-command to Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Bill Britton, directing daily operations for Cal Poly's Information Technology Services (ITS) division. Robinson will start at Cal Poly on Feb. 28.

Robinson brings more than 20 years of higher education and information technology expertise to Cal Poly, including five years as associate vice president and deputy chief information officer for the University of Maryland – College Park.

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