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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.

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.

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.

Cal Poly Packaging and Design Students Stand Out Among the World’s Best at Global Competition

Feb 21, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Teams of Cal Poly packaging, business, and design students received two of the top three awards at the 2017 World Packaging Organisation (WPO) WorldStar International Packaging Design Student Competition that featured innovative package designs from university students from more than two dozen nations.

In addition, two other Cal Poly teams received WorldStar Student Certificates of Merit given to the next 10 highest scoring entries.

Cal Poly Choirs’ Winter Concert Explores the Theme of Light on March 17

Feb 15, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Choirs’ winter concert, “Lux Perpetua,” is set for 8 p.m. Saturday, March 17, in the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center.

Cal Poly Symphony to Feature Student Soloists and Stockdale High School Symphony Orchestra at Winter Concert March 16

Feb 15, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — The talents of student soloists will be showcased and celebrated at the Cal Poly Symphony’s Winter Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, March 16, in Harman Hall in the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center. In addition, the Stockdale High School Symphony Orchestra from Bakersfield will perform as a featured guest ensemble.

Cal Poly to Host Guest Artist Presentation on Kenyan Folk Music March 12

Feb 14, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — Abbey K. Chokera, senior assistant director for Kenya’s Permanent Presidential Music Commission in the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts, will give a presentation on Kenyan folk music at 6 p.m. Monday, March 12, in Room 218 in the Davidson Music Center (No. 45) on campus.

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