Oct 26, 2015
100 YEARS OF DELIVERING THE NEWS
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The journalism department and Mustang News will mark the 100th anniversary of student media at Cal Poly with a yearlong celebration starting with a Reunion BBQ on O’Neill Green on the Cal Poly campus at 3:30 p.m., Nov. 7, 2015, and ending with a symposium and dinner gala in October 2016.
Jul 7, 2015
Cal Poly Mustang News staffers won five Campus Excellence in Journalism awards at the California Newspaper Publishers Association’s Better Newspapers Contest on May 9.
Jun 25, 2015
Cal Poly journalism students Benjy Egel of Davis, Calif., and Leah Horner of Sacramento recently won a total of $12,000 in scholarship funds from the Sacramento Press Club.
Jun 3, 2015
In an era when the trend in college radio is to sell the license or bring in professional management, the campus station will remain student run with increased guidance from Cal Poly Journalism Department faculty and staff.
Jun 2, 2015
GoDaddy CEO and technology pioneer Blake Irving, Madonna Inn owner and philanthropist Phyllis Madonna, and KTTV anchor and Cal Poly alumna Laura Diaz will deliver keynote addresses at three spring 2015 commencement ceremonies June 13 and 14 at Cal Poly.
May 4, 2015
Cal Poly’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter placed second in the national #BetsyDay Challenge on April 2.
Apr 14, 2015
Mustang News, Cal Poly’s student-run integrated newsroom, won numerous top honors at the College Newspaper Business and Advertising Managers (CNBAM) convention in Austin, Texas.
Held March 26-29, the annual convention hosted 67 universities and colleges from across the nation, recognizing 145 winners from 46 schools. More than 700 entries for the 42nd Annual Advertising Awards Competition were received.
Apr 10, 2015
Cal Poly Journalism’s Mustang News won a multitude of awards from the College Media Business and Advertising Managers, California Newspaper Publishers Association, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Mar 9, 2015
Cal Poly’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) attended the PRSSA Regional Conference at Biola University in La Miranda on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21.
Jan 23, 2015
SAN LUIS OBISPO — The California Newspaper Hall of Fame has returned to Cal Poly’s Journalism Department.
The Hall of Fame was rededicated Jan. 22 as a digital memorial in the newsroom of Cal Poly’s student-run news organization, Mustang News. The display reflects the newspaper industry’s dedication to the education of young journalists and a commitment to remembering its roots through notable journalists.