Every individual in the Cal Poly community can engage in and learn from inclusive events presented by a spectrum of campus organizations. In our Learn by Doing atmosphere, it is critical that everyone knows they can take action to find support from peers and to learn from different perspectives.

We invite you to add these events to your calendar. If there is a public event you’d like to share with campus, email

President’s Diversity Awards

May 9th  at 2:00 p.m. 
Performing Arts Center Lobby

The President’s Diversity Awards celebrates members of the Cal Poly community who have exhibited a commitment to diversity. The awards are an opportunity to recognize individual members from the faculty, staff, and student communities as well as contributions from a recognized student organization and university group.

Leadership: The Challenge of Being Yourself

May 9th  at 4:00 p.m. 
Performing Arts Center Pavilion

Join us for a dialogue about diversity and inclusion through the personal and professional experiences of Terry Baker, CEO of Society of American Foresters and a leader in natural resource management.

The Power of Diversity in Global Education

May 14th  at 11:10 a.m. 
Advanced Technologies Lab

Learn how study abroad and other global programs can set students apart from Diversity Abroad CEO and Founder Andrew Gordon. The talk will highlight five qualities that can be developed or enhanced when we immerse ourselves into other cultures, push the limits of our comfort, and open ourselves to appreciate and embrace difference.W

Dr. Robin DiAngelo

May 17th  at 11:00 a.m. 
Performing Arts Center – Miossi Hall

Join us for an essential conversation “Seeing the Racial Water” with Dr. Robin DiAngelo, Affiliate Associate Professor, University of Washington. Author of White Fragility