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GRC Professor Brian Lawler Presents Bishop Peak Project

Jan 17, 2018

Graphic Communication’s professor Brian P. Lawler will be making a brief presentation of his year long photography project of Bishop’s Peak. The reception will be held on January 23rd at 6pm on the third floor near Room 370 in the Baker Science Center.

20x20 Internship Presentations

Dec 19, 2017

The 20x20 Internship presentations were held on November 9th, 2017. These presentations were based on the Pecha Kucha presentation style where there is a total of 20 slides and each presenter gets 20 seconds to speak.

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First Cal Poly GrC Junior Alumni Advisory Gathering

Nov 21, 2017

GrC Alumni who graduated between 2000 and 2017 were invited for the first GrC Junior Alumni Advisory Gathering held at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hot House in downtown San Luis Obispo on Saturday morning of November 4th.

University Graphic Systems Featured in Campus Conference

Nov 15, 2017

University Graphic Systems (UGS) presented in a concurrent field session demonstration  of the More Than a Motto 2018 conference held on Friday, November 3rd, 2018. 

Fall 2017 Student Advising Sessions

Oct 25, 2017

The Graphic Communication department held advising sessions for Seniors on October 10, 2017 and for Sophomores and Juniors on October 24, 2017 to go over recent changes to the major catalog.

Graphic Communication Hosts Fall 2017 Career Day

Oct 25, 2017

This year's fall career day had many great companies representing the print, packaging, and web design industries, including Facebook.

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 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 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 Graphic Communication Students Honored for Book Designs

Jun 17, 2015

Four Cal Poly Graphic Communication students took home top awards for their book design work from the Publishing Professionals Network (PPN) on May 20.


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