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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.

New Program Led by Cal Poly and University at Buffalo Researchers Aims to Help Women in STEM Overcome Gender Discrimination

Feb 20, 2018


Cal Poly professor uses case study method to help students prepare for bias, inequity

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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.

Cal Poly Professors Awarded a $200,000 Healthy Soils State Grant

Feb 14, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — An interdisciplinary team of Cal Poly professors and Central Coast vineyards have been awarded a three-year $200,000 grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture Healthy Soils Program to demonstrate the potential for vineyard soils to capture and store carbon through the use of appropriate land management practices.

Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Exhibit ‘The Young Series’ by Amy Touchette

Feb 12, 2018


Artist lecture and gallery opening reception set for 4 p.m. Feb. 22

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly’s University Art Gallery will present “The Young Series,” portraits of teenagers in Oahu, Hawaii; Tokyo, and New York City, by artist Amy Touchette from Feb. 22 through March 16.

Cal Poly to Host Entrepreneurship Forum Focused on New Media on Feb. 27

Feb 12, 2018


SAN LUIS OBISPO — A panel of industry experts including a former Fox Television president and a social media marketer-entrepreneur will discuss why new media is vital to success in business at Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s forum Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Performing Arts Center San Luis Obispo on campus.

Holocaust Survivor and Social Activist to Speak at Cal Poly

Feb 12, 2018


Ben Stern to Keynote 16th Annual Change the Status Quo: Social Justice Conference

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly’s Center for Service in Action will host Holocaust survivor and social activist Ben Stern as the keynote speaker for the 16th Annual Change the Status Quo: A Social Justice Conference, set for Feb. 16-17.

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