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Cal Poly Launches World’s First University-Based Cloud Innovation Center Powered by Amazon Web Services

Oct 19, 2017

The Cal Poly Digital Transformation Hub powered by AWS will address public sector technology challenges with proven innovation methods

 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Through a strategic relationship, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), one of the nation’s top masters-level universities, and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an company (NASDAQ: AMZN), will today launch the Cal Poly Digital Transformation Hub powered by AWS (DT-Hub). The DT-Hub has been created to accelerate digital transformation in the government, education and nonprofit sectors through the application of cloud technologies.

Cal Poly CIE’s SLO HotHouse Incubator Program Graduates Six Startup Companies

Oct 17, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Six companies with more than two dozen employees and $1.8 million in venture capital have completed the SLO HotHouse Incubator program, a Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) program devoted to taking businesses from startup to sustainable.

Cal Poly Bands Begin Season of ‘Earth and Sky’ at Bandfest Concert Nov. 12

Oct 12, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Nearly 300 students will perform at Cal Poly’s annual Bandfest at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in Harman Hall in the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center.

Cal Poly Teams Place in National Student Packaging Design Competition

Oct 12, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Four interdisciplinary Cal Poly student teams were among the top award winners at the Paperboard Packaging Alliance 2017 Student Design Challenge, announced at PackExpo, an annual packaging industry conference held Sept. 25-27 in Las Vegas.

Cal Poly Accounting Club Raises $5,400 for Jack’s Helping Hand

Oct 4, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Accounting Club donated $5,400 to Jack’s Helping Hand, a Central Coast nonprofit organization that provides assistance and programs to children with cancer and special needs.

Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble to Feature Iranian Music with Guest Artists Nov. 4

Oct 3, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble and special guest artists will perform a diverse program of Arab and Iranian music and dance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in Harman Hall in the Performing Arts Center.

Cal Poly Ethnic Studies and Sociology Student Receives CSU Trustees’ Award

Oct 3, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A Cal Poly ethnic studies and sociology student from Santa Maria has received the 2017 California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.

Cal Poly Begins Construction on 4.5 Megawatt (AC) Solar Farm

Oct 3, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Work is underway on a Cal Poly solar farm project that will create Learn by Doing opportunities for students, save the university millions of dollars, and provide up to 25 percent of the campus’s total electricity needs.

Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department to Present ‘4000 Miles’ Nov. 2-4, 9-11

Oct 2, 2017

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department will present Amy Herzog’s award-winning play “4000 Miles” as its opening show for the 2017-18 season.Performances, held in the Spanos Theatre on campus, will be at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 2-4 and 9-11.

Cal Poly Architecture and Landscape Architecture Programs Place High in 2018 DesignIntelligence Survey National Rankings

Sep 28, 2017

Architecture Faculty Member Also Recognized in Annual Report

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly offers the No. 2 undergraduate bachelor of architecture program in the nation, according to the 2018 DesignIntelligence ranking of the country’s 25 best public and private architecture and design schools. Among public universities, Cal Poly’s program was ranked No. 1 in the U.S.


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