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Cal Poly’s Design Village Competition Moves to Earth Day Weekend, April 20-22

Mar 14, 2018


College of Architecture and Environmental Design Will Also Offer Numerous Events During Open House Weekend April 13-14

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A temporary city of unique, student-built shelters will spring up in Poly Canyon over Earth Day weekend, hosted by Cal Poly’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design.

One of the college’s largest and most-anticipated events, the annual Design Village competition draws hundreds of students to participate in Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing philosophy as they design, build and inhabit structures in Poly Canyon. 

Cal Poly Professor Recognized as Journalism Educator of the Year

Mar 13, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The California Journalism and Media Affiliates recently named Brady Teufel, Cal Poly Journalism Department assistant chair and associate professor, as the 2018 Journalism Educator of the Year 4-Year Division.

Cal Poly Open House Recital Set for April 14

Mar 12, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Music Department will present an Open House Recital at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in Room 218 of the Davidson Music Center (No. 45) on campus.

The recital, featuring both instrumentalists and vocalists, is one of many scheduled events for Cal Poly’s 25th annual Open House.

Cal Poly Meats Team Wins Norm Eggen Championship Cup at Cured Meats Competition

Mar 12, 2018


The Cal Poly Meats Team brought home the Norm Eggen Championship Cup at the California Association of Meat Processors’ annual Cured Meats Competition, held Feb. 23-25 at UC Davis.

The students competed in the collegiate class of 25 entries including UC Davis, Chico State and Fresno State. With its win, Cal Poly broke UC Davis’ five-year winning streak for the championship cup, named for former Cal Poly meats lecturer Norm Eggen, who taught in the 1970s and ’80s.

Cal Poly to Host Inaugural African-American Male Spring Summit

Mar 9, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — More than 50 middle and high school students from the Lompoc Unified School District will participate in the inaugural African-American Male Spring Summit on March 12 at Cal Poly.

Cal Poly ROTC’s Class of 2017-18 Is Among the Top Programs in the Nation

Mar 9, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps’ class of 2017-18 — one of the largest in the university’s recent history — is among the top student groups in the nation.

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.

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