Jan 24, 2015
This year's Speed Networking event was fantastic! We had 13 alumni stations and over 40 students participated, ranging from first years to graduate students. Alumni love connecting with current students and re-connecting with former professors.
Dec 19, 2014
Elijah (Eli) Williams won the 2014 Cal Poly Arts Award for Excellence in Original Work for his creative project titled “Dearest Comrade.”
Dec 1, 2014
6 Lessons I Learned From Oprah's 'The Life You Want' Tour
Freelance Writer, Paige Smith
When I attended Oprah's "The Life You Want" tour in Seattle, Washington, I sat mesmerized as I listened to speeches from Oprah, Mark Nepo, Elizabeth Gilbert, Rob Bell and Iyanla Vanzant. Oprah and her team created an equally intimate and fun space to discuss "the things that matter in life...things like joy, resilience, awe, connection and gratitude."
Dec 1, 2014
Please join me in congratulating our colleagues on these accomplishments!
Nov 2, 2014
Please join me in congratulating our colleagues for the following accomplishments!
Oct 30, 2014
The 2014 copy of Fresh Voices brought with it a new tradition. The Composition Program handed out copies of Fresh Voices and an award certificate to students published in this year's version. Published students and their family/friends were invited to attend the first ever awards ceremony in the University Art Gallery.
Oct 6, 2014
David Gillette's co-authored article, titled "When the Hurly-Burly's Done, of Battles Lost and Won: How a Hybrid Program of Study Emerged from the Toil and Trouble of Stirring Liberal Arts into an Engineering Cauldron at a Public Polytechnic," appeared in August issue of Engineering Studies. You can access it here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19378629.2014.944186#.VDLsad54WEk
Sep 1, 2014
Due to the generosity of the CLA’s Circle of Giving donors, Catherine Waitinas received 2014-15 grant funding, including compensation, travel funding, and student funding, for her Walt Whitman Archive Pedagogy Initiative. The Whitman Archive is the premier digital literary archive worldwide. Catherine is working with the archive’s co-founder and co-editor, Dr. Ken Price of the University of Nebraska, to increase the archive’s visibility and use in classrooms nationally and internationally.
Aug 24, 2014
Affordable Colleges Online has ranked Cal Poly the fifth best college in the nation for return on investment (ROI) for their English and humanities programs during the 2013 ROI polls. This year, in 2014, Cal Poly is ranked seventh.
Aug 12, 2014
Please join me in congratulating David Kann, who has had an amazing month in poetry: