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Cal Poly Unveils Interactive E-book Version of ‘More than a Motto’

Nov 8, 2017


Book Explores University’s Learn by Doing Methodology

SAN LUIS OBISPO — An interactive e-book version of “More than a Motto: The Meaning Behind Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing Signature” is available free online, with additional content not included in the print edition.

Cal Poly Symphony Opens Season with ‘Music from the New World’ Dec. 3

Nov 3, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Symphony will be joined by composer and mandolin soloist Jeff Midkiff for its Fall Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, in Harman Hall in the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center. 

Midkiff will perform his Concerto for Mandolin and Orchestra, “From the Blue Ridge.” Composed on commission in 2011, the concerto draws on the composer’s deep experience in the bluegrass musical tradition and reflects his own roots in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. 

Cal Poly Choirs to Present ‘Holiday Kaleidoscope’ Dec. 2

Nov 3, 2017


Collaborative Celebration to Include Local High School Choirs

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Choirs will present the festive “Holiday Kaleidoscope” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in Harman Hall of the Performing Arts Center.

Cal Poly’s PolyPhonics, the University Singers and Early Music Ensemble will be joined on the concert by three local high school choirs: Cabrillo (Lompoc), Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo. The groups will perform holiday favorites and new works.

Cal Poly Fall Jazz Concert Set for Dec. 1

Nov 1, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s University Jazz Bands will present the annual Fall Jazz Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Spanos Theatre on campus.

Cal Poly Student Radio Station KCPR Ranked First by Great Value Colleges

Nov 1, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s student-run radio station 91.3 KCPR took the No. 1 spot on Great Value Colleges’ list of 30 Amazing College Radio Stations of 2017-18.

Cal Poly in Running for Best Campus Blended Burger in U.S., Voters Could Win $1,000

Oct 30, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly is competing this fall for the distinction of having the most popular campus blended hamburger in the nation, and voters will have the chance to win $1,000.

The Blended Burger Project: Campus Edition is a new, innovative program by the James Beard Foundation that allows college campuses to submit their own version of the “The Blend,” a burger made with a mixture of mushrooms and any ground meat of the chef’s choosing. The burger will be judged on three criteria: taste, nutrition and sustainability. The winner is determined by online voting.

Cal Poly to Host Entrepreneurship Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility on Nov. 8

Oct 30, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) will host a panel of entrepreneurs at the Corporate Social Responsibility forum on Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Performing Arts Center on campus.

Cal Poly to Host Girl Scouts in Cybersecurity and Internet Safety Course with the California Cyber Training Complex

Oct 30, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO – About 75 members of the Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast (GSCCC) are expected to participate in a cybersecurity program offered by the California Cyber Training Complex (CCTC) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

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Cal Poly to Host Timber Sports Competition Nov. 4

Oct 27, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Logging Team, an intercollegiate team of male and female students involved in traditional forestry field skills, is hosting the annual collegiate logging competition on campus from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

Cal Poly to Host Talk with William P. Seeley on Nov. 2

Oct 25, 2017


SAN LUIS OBISPO — William P. Seeley, an East Coast artist and philosophy and humanities teacher, will speak Nov. 2 at Cal Poly about his work on cognitive science and how it affects an individual’s perception of art.

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