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Only Connect! Newsletter

Two Remarkable English majors
Humanism in Action: Two Remarkable English majorsRead about Mehra Gharibian and Miguel Contreras


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From the Chair

The 2015-16 academic year was one of opportunities for our department and students. I hope you enjoy our annual newsletter, filling you in on all the happenings in the department.

Read the Chair's full message

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Student Awards

Our students received a wide variety of awards, recognizing their scholarly work and their contribution to Cal Poly's reputation for excellence.

Read about English students' awards

Humanism in action

Humanism in Action: Two Remarkable English majors

Two of our majors majors, Mehra Gharibian and Miguel Contreras, embarked on life-changing journeys that illustrate the value and power of a liberal arts education.

Read about the journeys of Mehra Gharibian and Miguel Contreras

English student program news

Program News

This year the graduate program focused on planning for the future, while the Technical and Professional Communication Program is bearing the fruit of exciting new projects and the Creative Writing Program hosted a diverse group of writers and storytellers.

Read more about department programs

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Faculty News

Sadly, department stalwart Kevin Clark retired this year, but the department is pleased to welcome two new members of faculty.

Read more about new English Department faculty

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200 for 200: Continuing a Legacy of Success

The English Department is looking to the future — specifically, how we can increase support of our students and faculty and continue our legacy of success.

Read more about the 200 for 200 giving campaign

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Why I Give: Roger Reedy

Roger Reedy speaks about his fond memories of Cal Poly, his pride in being a Cal Poly alumnus and why he gives.

Read more about Roger's giving


previous editions


Only Connect! Newsletter Fall 2015 - Cal Poly from the hills


Fall 2015 (PDF)


Only Connect! Newsletter Fall 2014 - Graduation


Fall 2014 (PDF)


Only Connect! Newsletter Fall 2013 - Bookshelf


Fall 2013 (PDF)

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