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Open House 2017 Schedule

Friday, April 7 -  Department Special Activities

Event Time Location

Graphic Communication Department Tours

Take a tour of our Graphic Communication Department labs and see hands-on activities demonstrated by students and faculty in the department. See examples of student projects and displays.

9-10 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 201

Journalism Department Tours

Take a tour of the Journalism Department's student-run news room, TV station, radio station, and public relations agency. Learn how students in the major and from across campus gain valuable Learn by Doing experiences. 

9:30 -10:30 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 226

University Art Gallery Exhibit: Vellum 13 Redux - An Abridged Version of Vellum 13

The San Luis Obispo firm Vellum Design Build and Cal Poly’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design partnered to host the 13th Annual Vellum Furniture Design Exhibition, a juried competition among students of the college. This annual event, now in its 13th year, will be exhibiting an abridged version of the Furniture Competition, showing some of the best pieces in the Cal Poly University Art Gallery from April 4-8.

11 a.m.–4 p.m. Bldg. 34, Rm. 171 (University Art Gallery)

Friday, April 7 - College of Liberal Arts Events

Event Time Location

Ambassadors' Information Table

Not sure how to plan your day? Stop by and talk to a CLA Ambassador to find out more about events and activities planned throughout Open House.

8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Mustang Way

CLA Ambassadors' Information Sessions

Learn more about the College of Liberal Arts, including majors, minors, faculty and collaborative programming.

10-11 a.m. and 12 - 1 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 106

 

Advising Center Open Office Hours

Visit professional advisors and learn more about specific majors, minors and course requirements.

9 a.m.–12 pm. and 1–4 p.m.  

Bldg. 47, Rm. 22B

College Welcome

Hear from the associate dean, students and faculty about experiences and opportunities available to students in the College of Liberal Arts.

1–2:15 p.m. Performing Arts Center (Harman Hall) 

Department Information Sessions

Meet the department chair, faculty and staff while learning more about major-specific opportunities and offerings.

2:30-4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.
2:30–4 p.m. Guests will be escorted by a department representative from the PAC to the designated location.

Music Department Student Opera Theatre 'Pirates of Penzance'

The operetta is a sublime and hilarious marriage of clever verse and beautiful music," said music faculty member Jacalyn Kreitzer, CPSOT's founder and producer. "It's a farce filled with puerile policemen, ludicrous lovers, pathetic pirates and an eccentric major general." Click here for Tickets: $14 general/$9 students. Visit the Music Department's website or call 805-756-2406 for more info.

7:30 p.m. Spanos Theatre

Saturday, April 8 - College Events

Event Time Location

Mustang Media Demonstrations: Live Broadcast

The show will be live-streamed at www.mustangnews.net and will feature interviews with various school officials and students.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dexter Lawn

CLA Department Exhibits

Learn more about departments' major, minor and concentration offerings as well as career opportunities for various degree paths.

11 a.m.–2 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 204

Shakespeare Press Museum Demonstrations

The Shakespeare Press Museum welcomes students of all majors and any individuals who are interested! The museum is located on the ground floor of the Graphic Arts Building (Bldg. 26), Room 116, at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. It is one of the three Graphic Communication clubs, and contains rare letterpress equipment, over 500 fonts of handset type, and a variety of printing papers. The museum prints holiday greeting cards, wedding invitations, bookmarks, posters, and personal projects. Come visit the museum for a tour!

11 a.m.–2 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 116

Theatre Stagecraft Open Lab

Stagecraft is a course designed to allow students (majors and non-majors) the opportunity to engage in the construction, painting, lighting, and backstage running of a theatrical production. This is a hands on lab course where students are taught to use power tools, lumber, steel, color, and texture to create imaginative worlds, brought to life by lights, sound, and actors for a public audience.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bldg. 45, Rm. 206

Mock Ethics Bowl

The Cal Poly Ethics Bowl teams welcome all to come out as our teams showcase philosophical debate on recent moral controversies. Our student teams will face off on two cases from the past year’s news. Ethics Bowl is a competitive, nationwide intramural team debate competition for applied philosophical ethics. Our team recently returned from competing in the national championship. Come watch a debate and find out about this exciting student opportunity!

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 221

Music Department Chamber Ensemble Recital

The instrumental chamber recital will feature performances by a clarinet and strings quintet, clarinet trio, woodwind quintet, saxophone quartet, brass quintet and percussion ensemble. The recital is free and open to the public; no tickets or advanced reservations are required. Visit the Music Department's calendar website or call 805-756-2406 for more info.

2-3:30 p.m. Bldg. 45, Rm. 218

Hands-on Activities

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Various Locations
  • CLA Acceptance Celebration: Admitted students will have an opportunity to simulate their acceptance to Cal Poly followed by a celebration including fan fare, photo opportunities and plenty of excitement.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 213A
  • Art and Design Color Break: Take a break from Open House craziness, chill out with some color pencils, and discover your inner artist.

11 a.m.–2 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 212B
  • Mustang News Front Page Story: Mock Mustang News Front Page Story for newly admitted CLA students.

11 a.m.–2 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 226
  • Screen Print Your Own T-Shirt: $10-$12

11 a.m.–2 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 209A

Career Forum - "Where Do We Go From Here?"

A speakers panel on careers for Liberal Arts majors, featuring: 

 

Dickie Copeland
Development Coordinator at ABC Network in the Drama Development, Movies and Mini Series department

Theatre and Communications '06

 

Natalie Stone 
Assistant Editor at PEOPLE Magazine
Journalism '11

 

Taylor Roschen

Legislative Manager at California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) 

History and Political Science ‘11; MPP ‘13

 

Bianca Vasvani
Marketing Consultant: Health, Beauty & Fitness at BAV Marketing
Psychology '12

 

Click here to learn more about the Career Forum panelists

 

1-2 p.m. Bldg. 26, Rm. 103

Music Department Student Opera Theatre 'Pirates of Penzance'

The operetta is a sublime and hilarious marriage of clever verse and beautiful music," said music faculty member Jacalyn Kreitzer, CPSOT's founder and producer. "It's a farce filled with puerile policemen, ludicrous lovers, pathetic pirates and an eccentric major general." Click here for Tickets: $14 general/$9 students. Visit the Music Department's website or call 805-756-2406 for more info.  

7:30 p.m. Spanos Theatre

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