Corporation Corner

Throughout the year Cal Poly Corporation staff spend thousands of hours leading projects, developing and streamlining programs, policies, concepts and services, and creating awareness of this work – all focused on delivering continuous improvement and an elevated experience for our students, faculty and staff. Corporation Corner is our opportunity to keep you apprised of that work, to update you and offer insight into what is happening at the Cal Poly Corporation as we Deliver the Difference to Cal Poly.

Building a Better Campus Experience

From its inception in 1941, the Cal Poly Corporation has been committed to creating the best campus experience possible for all students, faculty and staff. One of the most impactful ways that the corporation carries out this commitment is by helping to fund...

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September New Hires

 September marks the start of the 2021-22 school year, and the Corporation is excited to welcome back both familiar and new faces to the team. Not only did Campus Dining continue to hire for a range of positions, but we also welcome a research assistant, Stephanie...

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Employee COVID-19 Testing Opportunities

A saliva-based COVID-19 testing site has reopened in University Union 220, and Cal Poly Corporation employees are welcome to participate and help ensure the health and well-being of our campus community. This free, on-campus testing is available to unvaccinated,...

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Passport to Fun

New for the 2021-22 academic year, the Passport to Fun will serve as a guide through a series of Corporation events designed to build stronger teams, communication and culture, and to bring fun back into our community. The Passport to Fun, handed out to attendees at...

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Fall Kick-Off August 31

The annual Cal Poly Corporation Fall Kick-Off is right around the corner. In celebration of all the hard work performed over the past year and to welcome in the coming academic year the Corporation is hosting an outdoor backyard barbecue for CPC staff. This exciting...

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New Walk-in Hours for Building 15

Building 15 will resume open business hours for customers in need of service, starting Sept. 7. The building will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to perform regular duties for customers and campus partners like accepting payments, dispensing checks and general...

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CPC Staff Vaccine Requirement

This fall all Cal Poly Corporation staff who will be accessing campus facilities at any university location must be fully vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The CSU recently announced that it would require all students, faculty and staff...

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August New Hires

There was a lot of movement in August to ensure that Campus Dining is prepped, staffed and ready to go for the start of the academic year. To this end a number of experienced assistant supervisors were hired, as well as a stellar warehouse specialist, a Pro...

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Employees Find Success Going Back to School

Shortly after the Great Recession and several years of work in low-paying jobs, Silvia Ramirez made herself a promise: she would get her degree, which would give her the opportunity to advance in her career. Ramirez, a lifelong Oceano resident who joined Cal Poly...

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July New Hires

July has been busy as the Corporation ramps up and prepares for the return of students and staff for the start of the academic year. This month Campus Dining hired a veteran chef and Marketing and Communications picked up a new web developer to help create a beautiful...

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Return-to-Campus Roadmap Top 10

This month began the implementation of the Corporation’s Return-to-Campus Roadmap, the plan that will guide us through the phased transition back to in-person work for some and continued telework for others. With details about the teleworking pilot, vaccine and face...

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Summer 2021 Quarterly Update

Hello friends and colleagues,  Thank you for taking a couple minutes to join me for an update. This is the first of many quarterly updates that I plan to share with everyone going forward. We have just put an extremely challenging and unprecedented academic year...

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2020-21 Highlights and Accomplishments

The 2020-21 academic year will be remembered for so many different reasons, some obvious, others not so much. Through it all however, Corporation employees continued to show up every day to perform, and get the job done. Below are some of the highlights of the past...

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June New Hires

June is a busy time at the Corporation as everyone works towards a successful end of the academic year and plans start coming to fruition in preparation for fall. This June in particular has been a busy month for hiring new employees. This month we welcome three new...

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Outstanding Student Employees

Each year student employees help to drive the Corporation forward in creating a better campus experience. With 2,785 CPC student employees on the clock, this past year was no exception. Here are some of the graduating students who helped the Corporation deliver the...

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Letter from the CEO

In January I could not have imagined I would be issuing my final update as Cal Poly Corporation CEO in the midst of a global pandemic. I could not have foreseen that all in-person events would be canceled, spring quarter meal plans refunded, Campus Dining closed for...

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