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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


Registration Open for Printed Electronics & Functional Imaging Online Certificate Program at Cal Poly

Oct 30, 2015

Registration is open for the fall 2015 cohort of the Cal Poly Graphic Communication Department’s printed electronics and functional imaging online certificate program.
Designed with the working professional in mind, the program is comprised of five courses focused on functional printing and hybrid electronics.

Industry Leaders to Talk July 6-8 at Cal Poly Graphic Communication Conference

Jul 1, 2015

Three industry leaders will present keynote talks at the graphic communication International Conference to be held July 6-8 at Cal Poly.


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