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  • OCOB - Cal Poly Students Plan Low-Income Housing Project for Veterans
    Help Housing can continue to pursue the project Cal Poly s plans for Vestri Vita recently took second place at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Low Income Housing Challenge The annual event challenges several West Coast universities to create a detailed plan to develop and finance an affordable housing project on local property with a real estate developer Cal Poly s Green Team pictured team included architecture students Derik DeLonzor Jack Gamboa Khristine Melendez and Miranda Mills city and regional planning student Tanner Shelton construction management students Holli Tripp and Lauren Norwood and finance student Lauren Weber Architecture Professor Kent Macdonald and finance Professor Pratish Patel advised the students throughout the five month research and planning process The team advanced to the final round to compete against teams from UCLA UC Berkley and the University of Washington Each member of the team gave a presentation on the plan including design planning construction and financing Cal Poly was the only team of undergraduate students to compete in the final round According to Macdonald the final scores were close with Cal Poly falling short by just a few points Two Cal Poly teams entered the competition Cal Poly s Gold Team participated in the preliminary rounds of the contest with their designs for a project in Palo Alto Calif This competition embodies Cal Poly s Learn by Doing motto and really challenges us to go outside the classroom and learn what it s like to work in the industry of affordable housing development said Weber a senior It s a lot of work but definitely worth the experience The competition aims to provide college students with exposure to challenges associated with the development of affordable housing Many professionals in the industry such as lenders bankers nonprofit developers tax credit investors architects

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/VestriVita2015 (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - Panel Discussion Debunks Many Myths of Modern Food Systems
    featured local and national agricultural leaders who shared their perspectives on the role of technology in developing sustainable food systems for the future Panelists included Tom Ikeda of Ikeda Bros Farm Melanie Blankenship of Nature s Touch Plant Nursery Carl Jones of Monsanto and Tim LaSalle an agricultural consultant The panelists also fielded numerous questions addressing waste within the food cycle technology and the future of food systems scalability of new farming practices for increasing populations as well as the highly charged debate over the health and safety of genetically modified organism GMO crops on humans Planning and hosting was overseen by Net Impact s club president Vania Tso who reported the club received positive feedback from many Cal Poly students Due in part to the lively discussion generated Tso mentioned that Net Impact is planning to continue this event in the Spring Quarter on similar subjects as well as through other events throughout the year Watch the entire discussion at www youtube com watch v S5seQmjZSHg Net Impact inspires positive change and responsibly minded business individuals through a learn by doing approach The club holds weekly meetings including speakers and workshops as well as networking opportunities connecting students to

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/NetImpact2015 (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - Cal Poly Announces Startups Accepted Into Accelerator Program
    judges We have a terrific group of students participating in this year s accelerator said Chelsea Brown manager of student innovation programs who is overseeing the program These startups are offering exciting new solutions to pressing problems During the program we ll match them with mentors in their industries and provide them with strategic business guidance to get these ventures ready to launch 2015 CIE SLO HotHouse Accelerator Teams AppScrolls conceived by Chad Kihm an industrial engineering student Ryan Ridley history and Marshall Zia economics aims to build the largest online community to connect educate and entertain mobile gamers Brandplug is a website and agency to help advertisers buy promotion from online influencers Sam Betesh business administration and Andrew Graunke graphic communications alumnus created it Chipper developed by David Levi electrical engineering Jacob Stewart mathematics Dylan Brodsky business administration and Fred Wilby computer science is an intelligent alarm that makes sure individuals get out and stay out of bed SENCE the brainchild of Eric Adler mechanical engineering James Fazio computer science software engineering and Jeffrey Hufford electrical engineering is a company that designs a non invasive device that allows a homeowner or renter to access their water usage data in real time via a Smartphone and web app enabling them to increase consumption awareness reduce usage and detect leaks Clock d created by Katherine White and Eli Burch business administration Colton Stapper computer science Tyler Dahl computer science software engineering and Cameron Oelsen graphic communications uses iBeacons to check hourly wage workers in and out of work Mantis Composites makes carbon 3D printed parts with unmatched performance Ryan Dunn and David Zilar aerospace engineering students Michael Chapiro materials engineering Michael DeLay electrical engineering and Ning Jeng bioresource agricultural engineering started it Reach is a mobile personal relationship manager for business

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/accelerator2015 (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - Cal Poly Students Take Top Honors at CSU Research Competition
    Mathew Thomson a graduate economics student from Hatfield England earned a second place award for his work on the impact of asset selloffs by the Federal Reserve Bank on short term interest rates Biomedical engineering graduate student Kevin Campbell from South Lake Tahoe Calif and senior Kristina Bishard of Arvada Colo won first for their research in the category of health nutrition and clinical sciences Their project focused on the use of a dairy protein to protect against UV induced damage in human skin cells Shaker Funkhouser an undergraduate physics student from La Quinta Calif won a first place award for his work in proving an energy principle for charged black holes Mikaela Vournas an undergraduate anthropology and geography student in from Westlake Village Calif won first for her research on the association between urbanization and dietary changes among indigenous Fijians Participants in the statewide competition submitted a five page research report and gave an oral presentation before a panel of judges They were judged on clarity of purpose appropriateness of methodology interpretation of results clear articulation of the research and their ability to field questions from the jury and audience More than 245 students from 22 CSU campuses participated this year Cal Poly s 13 student scholars presented their work on 10 different projects Overall Cal Poly tied for the most first place awards and was second in most awards overall It is a testament to the quality of research opportunities and mentorship available to our students that we compete so well in this competition each year said Dean Wendt Cal Poly dean of research Our faculty impact student learning through their research programs and it is a prime example of Cal Poly s Learn by Doing approach and our academic excellence For a complete list of competition winners

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/csuresearch2015 (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - Cal Poly Business Students Compete in CFA Institute Challenge Semifinals
    the competition with top university teams from North and South America Finance seniors Erin Averill Robert Ricci Divyan Waland Aaron Hay and Nate Fisher represented Cal Poly at the event The students were advised by Finance area Chair Cyrus Ramezani San Luis Obispo financial advisor Phillip Cohl and 2005 Cal Poly finance alumnus and CFA charter holder Scott B Kirk David Larsen 2014 information systems alumnus and captain of last year s winning team also advised the group Cal Poly s team advanced to the regional competition after winning the local competition for the second consecutive year Cal Poly defeated teams from College of the Canyons Claremont Graduate University UC Santa Barbara and USC at a competition held in Los Angeles The winners of the three regional competitions Americas Europe the Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific will compete in the Global Final The CFA Institute Research Challenge provides an opportunity for students to learn from industry experts and compete with other top finance programs The event promotes best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts through hands on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis and presentation skills All participants are introduced to and held

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/semifinals2015 (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - Cal Poly Students Take Second in 48 Hour Re-Pack
    consumer product s packaging in just two days Industrial technology and packaging students Rebecca Kisch Janel Takeda Sally Yingst Sarah Deffner and Caitlin Khamasta recently traveled to Atlanta Ga for their final presentation and the awards ceremony The team received 2 000 in prize money along with their awards The team redesigned packaging for a line of gluten free four called Nature s Medley The design acknowledged the culture shift toward healthier alternatives to all purpose flour used in small quantities with more natural packaging materials The striking nine sided package featured pour spout with a removable lid that doubled as a measuring cup The recyclable paperboard would also protect against pests and transportation damage Cal Poly s team not only engineered the package s structure and designed its labeling it produced a video showcasing the packaging s benefits all within 48 hours To view the video visit www youtube com watch v e1NlzBQJls8 This is the first time Cal Poly has competed in the 48 Hour Re Pack The competition encourages creative problem solving and smart design for packaging of everyday products This year marked the sixth annual event hosted by the Institute of Packaging Professionals Southeastern Chapter For

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/Repack2015 (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - Five Student Startups Split $45K in Cal Poly’s Innovation Quest Competition
    Orfalea College of Business students played a role on four of the five winning teams We had so many deserving teams it was really fun to see the students put the pressure back on the judging panel at the end of the day said Thomas Katona associate professor of innovation and entrepreneurship in Cal Poly s Biomedical Engineering Department We had a great spectrum of product ideas including medical devices Web and mobile apps and food and water management technologies Our polytechnic spirit was truly on display Additional prizewinners were Chad Kihm an industrial engineering student Brian Pocock agribusiness Becker McGuire business administration and team members Matt Ortiz and Luke Bland who won the 10 000 Rich and Jackie Boberg Innovation Award for their product App Scrolls The creators said App Scrolls has the potential to become the largest online community to connect educate and entertain mobile gamers Eric Adler and Garrett Hall both mechanical engineering students and Jeffrey Hufford an electrical engineering student took third place and 5 000 for SENCE a wireless smart water meter that provides homeowners with real time water usage information via a phone app Tanner Cook mechanical engineering major Wyatt Nelson aerospace engineering David Juarez business administration Morgan Gramling environmental management protection and USC student Adam Gramling won the 10 000 Parsons Innovation Award for Higea Technologies for creating a material that enables extraction and recovery of petroleum from spill zones Stanley Laszczyk and Harvir Humpal biomedical engineering students and Jessica Krtek business administration won the 5 000 Quality of Life Plus QL Award for the U Turner an ergonomic body sling that helps nurses more easily turn patients on their side for treatment These teams will be invited to interview for the SLO HotHouse Summer Accelerator program a Cal Poly CIE venture Accepted

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/IQ2015 (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - ‘Preparing for the Workforce Panel’ Tackles Gender Roles in Business
    welcomed alumni industry leaders and more than 100 students for a panel discussion called Preparing for the Workforce on Monday April 27 The event moderated by Cal Poly Provost Kathleen Enz Finken featured female business leaders including several alumnae who shared their own experiences as leaders in the technology sector The panelists also answered specific questions about navigating team dynamics finding a mentor and asking for a promotion related to this year s theme Being Your Personal Advocate Panelists included Gina Roldan B S Business Administration 1996 of Microsoft Avital Arora of NetApp Christine Songco Lau B S Business Administration 1999 of Google Jo Anne Miller of Browndog Partners and Marina de la Torre of MINDBODY Small group discussion with each panelist also helped attendees to understand personal strengths recognize different leadership roles in the workplace and classroom and create a strong personal network This is the second year ISA has hosted Preparing for the Workforce Its mission is to create an open dialog about gender in the workplace to encourage everyone not just women to resolve issues and promote a cohesive productive work environment The event was founded thanks to Roldan s passion for the subject which inspired her to collaborate with Professor Barry Floyd to create the forum The event was organized through a senior project by Josephine Le and Nathan Miner of ISA advised by Floyd Miner was also involved in last year s inaugural Preparing for the Workforce panel ISA is a professional club for all students interested in the information systems field Through weekly meetings recruiting events professional speakers and social gatherings ISA aims to guide information systems students in making professional decisions building a professional network and finding satisfying careers For more information visit www isa calpoly edu Posted Apr 29 2015 Recent News

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/preparing-for-the-workforce-an-orfalea-alumni-sponsored-event-attended-by-many-students-and-cal-poly-leaders/ (2016-02-17)
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