Orfalea College of Business News and Events

Keep up with the latest news, events and projects from the Orfalea College of Business’ students, alumni and faculty.

Critical Conversation

College, student, and university leaders foster a discussion around inequality, community, growth, pain, and a path toward greater diversity and inclusion. 

Authors of Analytics

A group of professors in the Orfalea College of Business Masters of Business Analytics Program have penned and published a string of influential and best-selling textbooks, helping to shape the future of the field in the process.

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The Katherine and Eric Johnson Accounting Discipline Scholarship

After paying her own way through school, OCOB alumna Katherine Johnson wanted to help a new generation of business students with similar needs.

Creating Community at the 2021 Defining Her Future Conference

The Cal Poly Women in Business Club invites more than a dozen working professionals to speak about courage, empowerment, and diversity, equity & inclusivity at Defining Her Future Conference.

Orfalea Chats | Harlan Findley

Google’s Harlan Findley on workplace productivity, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and how to prioritize empathy over ego at work. Click the link in bio for more.

Cal Poly Agriculture-Business Students 1968

100 Years of Business at Cal Poly: A Timeline

A brief history of business classes at Cal Poly.

OCOB DEI Students

The OCOB DEI Action Committee

The upcoming townhall event and how to join the conversation.

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Orfalea Chats | Emitte Scruggs

In this episode of Orfalea Chats, we sit down with Emitte Scruggs, a leader in the human resources field, specializing in talent acquisition.

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Reflections of a Quantitative Economics M.S. Student

The importance of career panels to the post-degree job hunt—and other tips she’s learned along the way.

Primary Package Project

Cal Poly Teams Victorious at 2020 AmeriStar Package Award Competition

Cal Poly’s Industrial Technology and Packaging Program (ITP) continues its long record of achievement. 

Sidney Collin, founder of De Oro Devices.

Four Cal Poly Grads Explain Why San Luis Obispo Is A Hub For Startups

What does it takes to start a company or small business? Valuable perspectives shared in this robust discussion.