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2023-24 Academic Year News and Announcements

Shaping The Next Generation: Students Volunteer Thousands of Hours with College Corps


Since September, nearly 200 Cal Poly students have volunteered more than 24,160 hours supporting local nonprofit organizations, schools and the city of San Luis Obispo through a variety of service projects. Read more.

California Faculty Association and Teamsters Strike Planned Jan. 22-26


The California Faculty Association (CFA), representing professors, lecturers, coaches, librarians, and mental health counselors at the CSU, has called for a work-stoppage strike between Jan. 22 and Jan. 26, 2024, which coincides with the third week of our winter quarter at Cal Poly. The Teamsters union, which represents our skilled trades employees, has also announced a strike at this same time. Our campus will remain open and operational to support all our students during this time.

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Cal Poly Center for Military-Connected Students Celebrates Grand Opening of New Campus Location


Cal Poly has renovated and doubled the size of its Center for Military-Connected Students, creating a space with many enhanced benefits for students, including more indoor and outdoor study space, new computers, free printing and a bigger food pantry that has received more than 850 visits since the start of fall quarter. Read more.

Cal Poly Students to Provide Service to San Luis Obispo Community Through #CaliforniansForAll College Corps


The second year of the statewide #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program kicked off this month, with 195 Cal Poly fellows sworn in to dedicate their time and effort serving local organizations in three priority areas: K-12 education, climate action and food insecurity.

Cal Poly is one of nearly 50 state institutions selected by Gov. Gavin Newsom to participate in this initiative and serves as the lead institution for the Coastal California College Corps Consortium, which also includes CSU Long Beach, Cuesta College and Allan Hancock College. Read more.

Nine in 10 Cal Poly Graduates are Employed or Pursuing Graduate Degrees


The latest Cal Poly Career Services post-graduation report shares highlights from the 2021-22 graduating class: 91% of graduates are positively engaged, with the vast majority working or attending graduate schools in California. Read more.

2022-23 Academic Year News and Announcements

Cal Poly Earns Sixth 'Most Promising Place to Work in Student Affairs' Recognition


ACPA-College Student Educators International and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education recently named Cal Poly one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs for the sixth time. Read more ...

Cal Poly Accepting Applications for 2023-24 #CaliforniansForAll College Corps Program


Cal Poly’s #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program is accepting priority applications now through March 17 from Cal Poly students interested in joining its 2023-24 cohort. Read more ...

Cal Poly College Corps Program Assists with Local Storm Cleanup Effort


Students in Cal Poly’s inaugural cohort of the #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program are assisting with cleanup efforts following a rainstorm earlier this week that caused mudslides, flooding and property damage throughout San Luis Obispo County. Read more ...

Cal Poly Fall 2022 Commencement Set for Dec. 10


Cal Poly will honor more than 900 eligible graduates in the 39th annual fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 10. Read more ...

Cal Poly’s Annual Student Leadership Institute Event to Feature David Hogg on Oct. 14


David Hogg, a Parkland shooting survivor and co-founder of March for Our Lives, will serve as the keynote speaker at Cal Poly’s annual Student Leadership Institute (SLI), slated for Friday, Oct. 14 in the Multi-Activity Center on campus. Read more ...

Cal Poly President Emeritus Warren J. Baker, Who Led University for More Than 31 Years, Has Passed Away


Warren J. Baker, Cal Poly’s president emeritus and its eighth overall and second-longest serving leader, died Friday, Oct. 7. He was 84. Read more ...

Cal Poly Vice President Keith Humphrey Named Aspen Institute Senior Impact Fellow


The Aspen Institute has named Cal Poly Vice President for Student Affairs Keith Humphrey an inaugural Aspen Index Senior Impact Fellow. Read more ...

Upward Bound Program Awarded New Five-Year Federal Grant


Cal Poly’s Upward Bound program recently received a new five-year federal grant totaling $2.3 million that will help fund the program through the 2026-27 academic year. Read more ...

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