The Poly persuasion

When Salinas High School senior Trent Storm submitted his Cal Poly application in November, he became one of nearly 52,000 applicants fighting to be accepted for Fall 2014.

California state budget restores $199 million to CSU system

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stood by his commitment to restore the California State University (CSU) budget when he signed the state budget pact on Oct 8., making this the first state budget increase since 2007.

CSUs to accept new students for Winter 2011; Cal Poly still uncertain

After the budget crisis last year denied new student admission in the spring, CSUs will be accepting new students for the Winter/Spring 2011 terms despite the budget not yet being finalized to sustain them. Cal Poly is still uncertain.

Kiplinger Rates Poly a ‘Best Value in Public Colleges’

Cal Poly earns a national number 50 spot of “100 Best Values in Public Colleges 2009-2010”

Cal Poly ups out-of-state recruitment effort

After a mandated cut of in-state students, Cal Poly tries to attract out-of-state students to fill empty spaces.