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New face of Career Services will focus on jobs for Arts, Humanities and Sciences majors

Scroll through the jobs posted on MustangJOBS, and it’s clear most employers using the website are focused on the “polytechnic” aspect of Cal Poly. Jessica Taylor, a recently hired job developer for Career Services, is looking to change that. Taylor, who joined the department this past September, has been meeting with the Colleges of Liberal […]

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Pride introduces Queer Dialogues

As part of their ever-changing, flexible program, the Pride Center introduced the Queer Dialogue series on Jan. 14. The series, which serves as a safe environment for students to discuss difficult topics, arose from student request. The Cross Cultural Centers has hosted several variations of dialogue series in the past, some of which were more […]

Posted inAcademics, PolyPulse

Poly Planner isn’t predictive scheduling

While the phrase ‘predictive scheduling’ has been used around campus to describe Poly Planner’s future use, University Registrar Cem Sunata clarified that it’s neither going to be predictive nor directly scheduling. “It’s course demand analysis, nothing else,” Sunata said. Faculty and colleges who come up with courses that are going to be offered do not […]

Posted inCrime, PolyPulse

Have a bike or skateboarding citation?

Get caught running a stop sign? There is a way you can reduce the fees for bicycle and skateboarding citations: Apply for the Cal Poly Skateboarding Diversion or Bicycle Diversion Class. Completing the course and presenting the certificate of completion to the San Luis Obispo Superior Court could possibly reduce the violation fee. But keep […]

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New hire for student affairs communication director

Victoria Freitas, a Cal Poly alumna, will be joining the university’s student affairs department as marketing and communication director beginning Jan. 21. She will be responsible for delivering and expanding the Mustang brand and leading marketing and communication efforts directed at students, parents, staff, faculty and the extended community. Freitas has more than 15 years […]