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June 06, 2013
Electrical Engineering Professor Leaves a 45-Year Legacy
Mike Cirovic, perhaps Cal Poly’s longest-serving professor, is retiring after 45 years of teaching in the Electrical Engineering Department (EE).
Cal Poly’s Engineering Student Council president Michael Waddington announced recipients of the group’s annual outstanding faculty awards at a reception held Thursday, May 30 for faculty, staff, students and guests. The awards were based on the results of a collegewide student survey.
Cal Poly Engineering announced its 2013 Outstanding Graduates at the collegewide Project Expo held May 30. The students honored included the top senior for academic excellence and three graduating seniors recognized for service to the college, university, and community, respectively. Also announced was the Student Volunteer of the Year.
Cal Poly Biomedical and General Engineering Professor Lanny Griffin has received the university’s Distinguished Scholarship Award for 2012-13 along with Bernard Duffy, a professor of communication studies.
The campus and local community is invited to the screening of “We The Owners” on Monday May 13, 3-5 p.m. at the Advanced Technology Laboratory - Building 007.
April 29, 2013
Cal Poly Concrete Canoe Tips Over the Competition Again
For the 14th time in 17 years, Cal Poly civil engineering students will be representing the ASCE Pacific Southwest Conference (PSWC) at the national level. The school’s concrete canoe and steel bridge teams led Cal Poly to a fourth consecutive regional title at the conference, which was held April 4-6 at USC and Loyola Marymount University.
SAN LUIS OBISPO – At Cal Poly’s Robert E. Kennedy Library, information is everywhere – and so, it seems, is Glen Beebe. The third-year computer science major was recently named Student Employee of the Year by the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators (WASEA) for his contributions to enhancing users’ digital experience of Robert E. Kennedy Library.
Cal Poly leaned in at the recent Human Powered Vehicle Challenge West, taking second place for an innovative leaning-trike design. The team finished fourth overall at the regional competition held April 12-14 at San Jose State University.
Noah Falck, a first-year Cal Poly ROTC cadet and aerospace engineering major who ran the Boston Marathon on Monday, completed the race in just over three hours, 10 minutes. But his legacy will be in what he did in the moments after two explosions rocked the race.