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Graphic Communication Earns National ACCGC Re-Accreditation

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.

Cal Poly Hackathon Awards Top Prize for Reimbursement App

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.

Cal Poly Students Win Top Honors at Phoenix Challenge Packaging Competition

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.

Cal Poly Hackathon to Celebrate Student Design and Creativity April 8-9

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.

Cal Poly Dedicates New Digital Typeface ‘Prince Bold’ in Honor of Raymond J. Prince

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.

Cal Poly Students to be Honored by Lawmakers at State Capitol on Feb. 1

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.

Cal Poly to Host 2016 International Graphic Communication Week Jan. 25-29

Jan 25, 2016


Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department will host International Graphic Communication Week from Monday through Friday, Jan. 25-29.

Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Announces New Faculty Fellows

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. 

Cal Poly Graphic Communication Receives $2.3 Million to Preserve Printing Industry History

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.

Cal Poly Press Publishes Sixth Book by Local Authors

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.
 

Date: Sunday, Nov. 15
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location: Congregation Beth David, San Luis Obispo

 

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