Nov 16, 2016
After completing an extensive self-study and hosting a site visit by a three-member team of industry and education experts, the Graphic Communication program at California Polytechnic State University received national re-accreditation beginning September 1, 2016. Initially, the program was awarded full six-year accreditation commencing on September 1, 2003 and was re-accredited one time previously to the current re-accreditation. The California Polytechnic State University program is among 13, associate and baccalaureate level, graphic communications related programs nationwide currently holding this distinction. The 12 other programs are Arizona State University, California University of Pennsylvania, Ferris State University, Harper College, Illinois State University, New York City College of Technology, Rock Valley College, University of Houston, University of Northern Iowa, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Western Illinois University, and Western Michigan University.
May 3, 2016
An interdisciplinary team of eight Cal Poly students won $4,000 and an Apple watch in the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s fourth annual Design and Development Hackathon, held April 8-9.
Apr 19, 2016
Cal Poly graphic communication students won the overall award for their point of purchase (POP) display, wedge-shaped beverage container, and shrink sleeve at the Phoenix Challenge Flexo Packaging Competition in March.
Mar 21, 2016
Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department and Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) will host the fourth annual Design & Dev Hackathon from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 8, and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 9, in the Bonderson Engineering Center (No. 197), Room 104, on campus.
Feb 17, 2016
Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department introduced a new font, Prince Bold, to honor Ray Prince, a longtime benefactor and friend of the department.
Jan 27, 2016
Twenty-one Cal Poly students will be recognized for their awards and other accomplishments by state lawmakers on the floors of the Assembly and Senate in Sacramento on Monday, Feb. 1.
Jan 25, 2016
Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department will host International Graphic Communication Week from Monday through Friday, Jan. 25-29.
Dec 7, 2015
Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has named three professors to its Faculty Fellows program. Graphic communication Professor Charmaine Farber, computer science Professor David Janzen, and architecture professor Clare Olsen join the multidisciplinary cohort in preparing students to become emerging entrepreneurial leaders.
Nov 23, 2015
Well-known printing industry expert Raymond J. Prince has donated $2.3 million to Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department to preserve the history and knowledge of the printing and imaging industry.
Nov 6, 2015
A Cal Poly faculty emeritus who recently published a memoir about her escape from the Soviet Union in the late 1940s will give a presentation and sign books at Congregation Beth David in San Luis Obispo.