Professor Velásquez releases latest novel

Professor Gloria Velásquez will have a book signing for her latest novel, “Tommy Stands Tall,” on May 31 at Barnes and Noble.

Meet the published professors

Listening to a favorite professor talk with a colleague about a book they’ve written in the Conversations with Cal Poly Authors event is fun, Communications and Public Programs Coordinator Karen Lauritsen said.

Vietnam vet and novelist screens documentary

He sits in a multi-colored, plaid shirt, his metal-rimmed glasses resting on his nose. “That’s me,” he says, pointing to one of the soldiers on the cover of the novel he’s clutching. The book is his first novel, “Soldados: Chicanos…

Culture in the form of poetry

“Poets are the eyes of god, I think that poets and writers have a vision to promote social awareness and humanitarian goals,” modern languages and literature professor Gloria Velasquez said.