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More Than A Motto Printed Book

Signature Book

More than a Motto: The Meaning Behind Cal Poly's Learn by Doing Signature is now available for purchase at Cal Poly University Store and Cal Poly Downtown!

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Campus Conference

The second More than a Motto: Cal Poly's Learn By Doing conference will take place this fall on Friday, November 3, 2017. We are pleased to invite our campus community to submit proposals.

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Learn by Doing Exemplars

The More than a Motto signature book features 22 Learn by Doing exemplars from across campus.

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Learn by Doing In Action

Find out more about some of the amazing Learn by Doing activities on campus!

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More than a Motto Team Members

Brian Greenwood, Dawn Janke, Lorraine Donegan & Keri Schwab worked with faculty, staff, and students across campus to bring the More than a Motto project to life.

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Congratulations to the 2017 Learn by Doing Scholar Award recipients. 

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Purchase the Book

Get your copy of the special edition More than a Motto book that celebrates Cal Poly's unique institutional identity today! Copies are available for purchase at Cal Poly University Store and Cal Poly Downtown. Online sales will be available soon.  

Upcoming Events

September 18, 2017
Conference Proposals
submission deadline

November 3, 2017
Learn by Doing at Cal Poly
campuswide conference during 
Homecoming Weekend!


Call for Proposals

The inaugural campus conference was a big success!

The campus community is invited to contribute to Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing lasting legacy by submitting a proposal for the 2017 Conference.

Submit your proposal for the fall conference today!