Here Are The Top Photos of 2022
It’s been one heck of a year at Cal Poly — and through it all, our students, faculty and staff have worked hard to learn, experience, research and have fun. The Cal Poly News staff went through our photo archives to choose the photos we felt best represented 2022. See them all below.
Students in Biological Sciences professor Sean Lema’s MSCI 300 - Marine Ecology class visit the tide pools at Montaña de Oro State Park during one of the class’s field trips.
Students perform during a college readiness event with local middle schoolers.
First-year architecture students created wooden models of their designs for the first year design and visual communication studio.
Sheep graze in a field on campus with Bishop Peak in the background.
A scene from a rehearsal for Cal Poly Choirs' winter concert, which involved students from the Theatre and Dance departments along with students from the Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies Program.
Third-generation Mustang and MLB draft pick Brooks Lee walks across the field at Baggett Stadium with his dad, baseball head coach Larry Lee.
NASA astronaut and alumnus Victor Glover chats with students during a tour of the Cal Poly Aero Hanger Machine Shop.
Cal Poly band members dance during a performance at Open House.
Architecture students set up a structure in Poly Canyon during the first Design Village event since 2019.
Students from Doug Jackson's architecture thesis design studio presented their senior theses in an exhibition entitled "LINKS!" in the Berg Gallery.
Green and gold streamers rain down around recent graduates during the spring commencement ceremony.
Nikki Adams, a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and the Center for Coastal Marine Sciences speaks with visiting students from Lindsay High School in the Central Valley as they explore tide pools in Cayucos during an outreach program.
Engineering students work with civil engineering professor Stefan Talke to develop low-cost wave and tide sensors as part of a summer undergraduate research program.
Students Caleb Miller, left, and Tyler Smith, right, conducted a summer undergraduate research project related to organic fertilizers.
Cal Poly football players run through a morning practice on the new artificial turf at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
Wine and viticulture students process grapes harvested from Cal Poly's Trestle Vineyard.
The first day of fall quarter got off to an uncharacteristically rainy start. Students don rain gear as they walk around campus.
A goat mugs for the camera as a student holds it in place so the goat can receive a vaccination.
Student performers during the annual Culturefest celebration.
Cal Poly celebrated Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead — a holiday observed by Mexican communities that honors the memories of loved ones. At the University Union Plaza students built memorials for their loved ones on altars, or ofrendas.
Food science students pour sugar into a vat of blackberry jam. Under the supervision of faculty and staff, students design, produce, package and market products that will then be sold to the public.
Students eat Salvadorean food from a local restaurant and enjoy finals goodie bags at the Latinx/e Center for Academic Success and Achievement, known as La CASA, which opened in November.
A service dog earned a round of "ap-paws" as it walked with its owner during the fall commencement ceremony.