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Panda Express to soft launch in 1901 Marketplace

Panda Express to soft launch in 1901 Marketplace

  Panda Express is opening on Monday in 1901 Marketplace, with a soft launch for students beginning Wednesday through Friday from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m, according to the Director of Campus Dining Jess Dozier. Campus Dining officials expect up to 1,300 to 1,500 orders...

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How Cal Poly’s new eatery is creating connection on campus

How Cal Poly’s new eatery is creating connection on campus

  In 2021, the Chartwells Higher Education dining team at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), in San Luis Obispo, Calif., broke ground on renovating Building 19 which housed two former concepts on campus —The Avenue and 805 Kitchen. The then...

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Cal Poly Corporation changes name to “Cal Poly Partners”

Cal Poly Corporation changes name to “Cal Poly Partners”

 The Cal Poly Corporation was renamed Cal Poly Partners as of Feb. 9 to follow “its mission to inspire, empower and push boundaries so that students, faculty and staff thrive” according to a university news release. Cal Poly Partners supports more than 300 programs...

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Cal Poly Corporation changes name to “Cal Poly Partners”

Cal Poly Corporation Renamed Cal Poly Partners

Cal Poly Corporation, which has proudly served Cal Poly for over 80 years as a mission-driven nonprofit enabling faculty research and supporting a Learn by Doing experience for students, is being renamed Cal Poly Partners. The name change comes after three years of...

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Faculty and Staff Mortgage Assistance Program Now Available

Faculty and Staff Mortgage Assistance Program Now Available

Cal Poly Partners (formerly Cal Poly Corporation) recently launched a mortgage assistance program to help faculty and staff members purchase a home on campus. During the October 26, 2023, Cal Poly Partners Board of Directors approved an agreement with SESLOC that...

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Cal Poly Partners Recognized as a Family Friendly Workplace

Cal Poly Partners Recognized as a Family Friendly Workplace

Cal Poly Partners (formerly Cal Poly Corporation) was recently recognized as SLO Family-Friendly Workplace for implementing strong and inclusive workplace policies. The SLO County Family-Friendly Workplaces Award is a program of the Family-Friendly Workplaces...

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Cal Poly unveils massive new dining complex. Get a look inside

Cal Poly unveils massive new dining complex. Get a look inside

After three years of construction, Cal Poly is set to open its new dining complex this week, complete with eight restaurants including Chick-Fil-A and Panda Express. Cal Poly closed the old Campus Dining Building at the University Union in spring quarter of 2021 to...

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Taco Bell pop-up officially opens on campus

Taco Bell pop-up officially opens on campus

On Wednesday, Taco Bell opened at Poly Canyon Village on the Cal Poly campus. It is open from 7 – 10 a.m. for breakfast and then reopens from 10:30 a.m. until midnight.  Campus Dining’s new addition will be located adjacent to Market Poly Canyon. This location offers...

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Cal Poly Corporation Wins 12 International MarCom Awards

Cal Poly Corporation Wins 12 International MarCom Awards

Cal Poly Corporation’s Marketing and Communications Department recently took home 12 international MarCom awards for programs, campaigns, branding and materials promoting outstanding collaborations and initiatives performed by the Digital Transformation Hub, Kennedy...

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Where do surplus Campus Dining dollars go?

Where do surplus Campus Dining dollars go?

Thousands of dollars are left unused at the end of each year from dining plans. That leftover money goes back into Cal Poly. Campus Dining, part of the Cal Poly Corporation, received $334,144 from the dining dollars leftover from the 2021-2022 academic year. “As a...

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Cal Poly Campus Dining ‘Thankful’ Event

Cal Poly Campus Dining ‘Thankful’ Event

Cal Poly’s campus dining was one of 300 college campuses across the nation participating in 'Thank-Ful', an event on Wednesday, November 16, intended to bring together the Cal Poly community by giving back and giving thanks. Thank-Ful is a lunchtime celebration that...

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