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Cal Poly Psychology Assistant Professor Awarded APsaA Fellowship

Jul 11, 2013


Cal Poly assistant professor of psychology Aaron Estrada was awarded a fellowship with the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA).

Cal Poly Graphic Communication Department Head Harvey Levenson Retires

Jul 8, 2013


Harvey Levenson, longtime professor and head of Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department, retired at the end of the academic year.

Cal Poly Journalism Students Win Mark Twain Award

Jul 8, 2013


Cal Poly broadcast journalism students Ed Zuchelli and Lindsay Macleod were awarded the Mark Twain Award from the Associated Press Television and Radio Association in the Student TV category Best General News.

Wine and Viticulture Undergraduate Wins Academy of American Poets Award

May 21, 2013


Well-known Los Angeles poet Suzanne Lummis has chosen Wine and Viticulture undergraduate Madeleine Mori (Milbrae) as winner of Cal Poly’s 2013 Academy of American Poets Contest. Mori will receive a $100 award from the Academy for her poem “Ten Cents.” 

Bernard Duffy, Communication Studies Professor and Dept. Chair, Selected For Distinguished Scholar Award

May 9, 2013


Communication Studies Professor and Department Chair, Bernard K. Duffy, is one of two Cal Poly Professors selected by the Academic Senate to receive the 2013 Distinguished Scholarship Award. Duffy, along with Professor Lanny Griffin (Biomedical & General Engineering) will be honored during Fall Quarter 2013.

Patricia M. Troxel, English Dept. 1956-2013

May 7, 2013


Patricia M. Troxel, highly respected and dearly loved artist, teacher and friend, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the culmination of a fierce four-year-plus battle with breast cancer.

English Student Julia Barabas chosen as Inaugural Winner

May 6, 2013


The English Department is pleased to announce that Julia Barabas was chosen as the inaugural winner of the department's American Scholar Prize. She will be presented with her award at the English Department Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, June 16.

Teaching Assistance Program in France Chooses Two Students from the CLA

May 6, 2013


Congratulations to Christopher Hughes (MLL '13, Linguistics minor) and Paige Smith (ENGL '13, French minor). Both soon-to-be Cal Poly graduates have been selected to teach in France for the next academic year through theTeaching Assistant Program in France. Smith's assignment will be in Tours and Hughes' will be in Besançon. 

Cal Poly LGBTQIA Faculty Staff Association Receives Grant From SLO County Community Foundation

May 6, 2013


Grant will help support roundtable discussions and educational presentations by Dr. David Halperin on "gay counter-acculturation"

The Cal Poly LGBTQIA Faculty Staff Association has received a $1,000 grant from the San Luis Obispo Community Foundation (SLOCCF).  This grant will be used to help support a series of roundtable discussions of Dr. David Halperin's book, How To Be Gay as well as to help host educational presentations on gay counter-acculturation by Dr. Halperin on the Cal Poly campus on 14-15 October 2013.

Cal Poly History Alumna Maria Quintana, named Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

Apr 30, 2013


The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation is pleased to announce that Cal Poly alumna Maria Quintana has been named a 2013 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow.

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