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Welcome to SHPE Cal Poly

SHPE Cal Poly was established in 1978 as a part of a commitment to the recruitment and retainment of Hispanic engineering and science students. SHPE Cal Poly is an organization in which student leaders and corporate sponsors volunteer their time and efforts to help students and community.

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Third General Meeting

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Our meeting will be in Graphic Arts Room 104

See our calendar for all events ›

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Cultivating Latino Leaders

October 21 @ 6PM in UU 220

The Multicultural Center is looking to connect Latino students on-campus with Chicana/Latino faculty, staff, and alumni to create a dialogue on how to build and support Latino/a leadership at Cal Poly. There will a portion including a student panel from Latino leaders and then a speed mentoring with successful Latino leaders from the SLO community.

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Membership Fee

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

This Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at Cal Poly seems pretty cool right? Well to stay in this awesome club, we ask that you pay for your membership fee of $20 this week at our second general meeting! I mean think about it, for $20 you will be getting access to workshops, meetings, our intramural soccer team, a SHPE t-shirt, free food every meeting, and more! That's a pretty great bang for your buck people, so fill out our form online (web address below) and then bring in $20 to our meeting this week!

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SHPE Intramurals

every Wednesday, starting 10-01-14

Soccer games will be held on the turf fields every Wednesday, starting 10-01-14. Games will be weekly from 8:30 - 9:30pm. They are  CO-ED, so anyone can play. Please bring a white and dark shirt, your poly card, and some soccer shoes. Attached is a map of the school, and the turf fields are in the top left corner.Also, after this week you will need to be a PAID member of SHPE to participate on our intramural team.

Sign up! ›

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National Conference Academic Olympiad

Join us!

The Academic Olympiad (AO) is a team competition designed to test the technical knowledge of SHPE's Hispanic Technical Talent. The Olympiad, consisting of a written exam and an oral competition, is held at the SHPE Conference. Each chapter attending is allowed one team of three undergraduate students. If you are interested in being part of this competition during the national conference please email Arturo at, Monetary awards will be given to the top 3 teams!


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SHPE Jr. Committee

Join Us!

WWhat made you want to pursue an engineering degree? Did someone influence your decision? You could be the one to inspire a college bound student to pursue engineering as well. Join the SHPE Jr. Committee to become involved with engineering outreach activities at local high schools!

Email the committee for more information:

Vist the SHPE Jr Page ›

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DCAB Potluck

Join Us!

The Diversity Club Advisory Board, a collaboration between SHPE,SBES, and SWE, will be hosting a potluck on Friday November 14, from 6-8pm at the ATL. This is a great opportunity to meet other engineers from the other clubs and it is a great opportunity to share one of your favorite dishes. Multiple awards will be given to those with the best tasting dish. More information will come within the next couple of weeks.


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Disney Tech Talk

Tuesday, November 4th 1pm to 3:30pm - Glendale, CA

Disney Tech Talks shine the spotlight on a specific Disney technologist to share insights into their role at The Walt Disney Company, discuss upcoming technology trends and how they impact the industry. As a participant, you will have the opportunity to engage in the conversation and network with technology professionals from across the company. November's event features Vish Vishwanath, Vice President of Technology, Data at Disney Interactive. Vish will be discussing big data, and will deep dive into what he feels are the most interesting and important big data trends! Email Serina at for more info and signups! Reserve a spot soon because there are limited spaces! Also if you have a car and can take others with you please let Serina know when you email her, so others without a means of transportation can go as well!

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Tutoring Middle/HighSchool Students 


Want to help make a difference in the community? This is an opportunity to tutor younger students! The materials covered at Laguna Middle School are basic math and science and the teacher provides all the necessary materials to be able to help. SLO High School students are looking for help in AP Calculus, AP Physics, and AP Chemistry. Sign up now! Even one hour a week makes a difference.

Times are as follows:

Mondays: 11:15am-12pm and 2:15-5pm
Tuesdays-Fridays: 10:30-11:30am and 2-5pm

Email Carla, Outreach Coordinator, for more information or to sign-up:

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SHPE National Conference

November 5 - 9, 2014

The SHPE National Conference is a yearly national event for members all over the nation. It brings together students, professionals, and representatives together for 5 days of workshops, networking, and career fairs. Sign up today!

SHPE Conference Website ›