Bldg 65, Room 217 (UU217)
Bldg. 65, Room 217
The PolyCultural Weekend committee would like to thank the following organizations for making PolyCultural Weekend a success:
alpha Kappa Delta Phi is the first, largest and only international Asian-American interest sorority. We currently have 55 chapters internationally and 12 in California. We strive to follow our 5 pillars, sisterhood, leadership, philanthropy, scholarship, and Asian-awareness in the community while creating life-long relationships.
The Black Student Union (BSU) strives to enhance the lives of Black students and the life of the student body as a whole. We achieve this through the education of the Black consciousness and through the cultivation and promotion of Black culture. We host weekly meetings, attend conferences, go on field trips, host panels, plan socials, and much much more!
Chi Delta Theta is an Asian interest sorority who promotes friendship, communication, cultural awareness and social activity among university women. We have 5 pillars including sisterhood, community service, social, academics and cultural awareness. We have chapters at UC Santa Barbara, Loyola Marymount University, Long Beach State, UC Davis, and UC Los Angeles.
The Chinese Cultural Club is a place where people interested in Chinese culture and traditions can gather and share their knowledge. We are are small, close-knit group allowing us to get to know each other well and have a lot of fun hanging out and studying together. The club provides a safe and relaxed environment for all to enjoy and to share both our happy and our sad moments.
Chinese Christian Fellowship aims to be a community where people can encounter God and become followers of His Son, Jesus Christ. Together we grow and encourage each other through fellowship, dedicated prayer, Bible study, worship, discipleship, and service. While our approach is to reach people who share in the Chinese culture, our identity is found first in Jesus. We also share in the general calling of the Navigators, which is “to know Christ and to make Him known.”
The Chinese Students’ Association is one of the largest cultural clubs at Cal Poly. CSA is dedicated to embracing diversity and creating a “home away from home.” With CSA's 3 non-audition performing groups: Take Out Kidz, Lion Dance Team, and Variations, CSA desires to share Chinese culture with Cal Poly and the SLO community. We continue to make an effort to bring multiple backgrounds together.
EPIC Movement is an Asian American-focused fellowship where we hope you will be able to experience the love of Jesus Christ! We seek to grow with one another through large-group/small-group settings, conferences, retreats, and Men's/Women's Ministry. We welcome everyone to be a part of our family!
In 1987, fifteen men came together to found what would later become Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Recognizing the difficulties facing Latinos in higher education, the founders sought to create an organization aimed at developing leadership, instilling academic scholarship, and creating an environment of support that integrated Latino heritage.
The Hispanic Business Student Association promotes the development of tomorrow’s future leaders from all backgrounds and career fields. HBSA strives to equip every member with the fundamental skills necessary to successfully launch their professional careers. Through engaging events we hope to encourage the importance of balancing work, life, and school.
Cal Poly Hui O’ Hawai’i focuses to create a space where others can share their culture from all different backgrounds. We are a social and cultural club whose motto is: spread the aloha. We aim to provide social opportunities, and most importantly create a sense of ‘ohana (family). Have fun, meet new people, and get a feel of our vibe!
Imagen Y Espíritu Ballet Folklorico de Cal Poly is a club formed to teach people the traditional Mexican folk dancing and educate people about different aspects of Mexican culture. It gives people the chance to express and experience Mexican culture through dance and spirit.
Indian Student Association strives to create a community among Indian-identifying students while raising awareness about the South Asian culture on our campus and beyond. From offering a variety of resources to celebrating cultural events, Indian Student Association strives to connect its members to each other, to Cal Poly, and to the Indian culture.
The Iranian Student Cultural Organization (ISCO) is a non-political, non-religious student organization whose main objective is to host Iranian social and cultural activities and events, in the efforts to promote an understanding of Iranian culture. In addition, ISCO's goal is to create a safe environment to foster friendships and create a solid support system on this campus.
The Japanese Student Association is a club with a focus on spreading awareness, understanding, and interest of/in the Japanese culture. General meetings are held every week that consist of information about upcoming events as well as Japanese culture. Weekend social events, senpai/kouhai program, study groups, and fundraisers are opportunities for club members to bond.
Korean American Student Association is an inclusive, social club that explores Korean culture while maintaining a fun and inviting environment for all members. KASA hosts numerous events throughout the year to provide social opportunities for all types of people. KASA also sports a non-audition dance team that focuses mainly on hip-hop and K-pop.
The purposes of this association are to instill the desire for self improvement, scholastic excellence and the cultivation of civic responsibility; also to promote unity and higher education amongst women. Our responsibility and commitment to making a meaningful difference in the lives of children continually guides our efforts. We do this by giving back to our communities via scholarships, fundraisers, donations, contributions, partnerships, volunteerism and other various philanthropic programs. This organization loves uniting women from different backgrounds because we strive for multiculturalism and beauty through diversity. We also believe in a strong sisterhood where we can support one other and provide a family away from home.
Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1975 and is recognized as the first and largest Latina sorority nationwide. This sisterhood is based on unity, love and respect in an effort to foster the development of strong leaders. As well as promoting unity through charitable and educational programs, maintaining a higher standard of learning and serve as a voice for all students.
The purpose of Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. is to open doors of opportunity to Latinas in our community. The primary focus is academic excellence and meeting the needs of Latina women in higher education. Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc. also promotes the advancement of Latinas through campus activities, community services, and provides an environment for personal growth in a unit of sisterhood.
Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Inc. was founded on December 1, 1975 in Union, New Jersey. Lambda Theta Phi is a non-profit service/social fraternity emphasizing Latin unity. In Fall 1998, 10 men established AΩ chapter at Cal Poly SLO developing a strong reputation of leadership through community service involvement and academic achievements.
Latinos in Agriculture is a cultural club in the College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences that strives to create a comfortable environment where diversity & agriculture thrive. LIA serves to support minority students involved in agriculture, assist in seeking professional/career/leadership development opportunities, and serve as a cultural support system.
A national student ran organization dedicated to promoting higher education amongst Xicanx/a/o identifying students, as well as giving back to the community. Dedicated to educating and formulating political thought, and discussing topics which many Xicanx/a/o households do not discuss. “¡La unión hace la fuerza!”
Our mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. As a member, you have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers, participate in skill building workshops, attend our annual conferences, and have a network of NSBE friends and mentors to support you on your college journey!
We, NU ALPHA KAPPA, seek to unite and involve all students in a more harmonious and brotherly atmosphere through academic, social, and cultural means. There is a need to interface the various backgrounds that constitute the student body of our fraternal university chapter, in order to improve relations amongst all students and the community.
Omega Xi Delta is the first Asian-interest fraternity at Cal Poly. As an organization, we pride ourselves on three core virtues: brotherhood, cultural awareness, and gentleman-like conduct. Since our establishment in 1994, our bonds in brotherhood are second to none. With an active house of 25, our members know each other on a deep, personal level that provides a home away from home.
Pilipino Cultural Exchange (PCE) accepts people of different backgrounds, ideas, talents, and customs which creates an enriching cultural experience. Members have the opportunity to join performing groups, compete in intramural sports, connect with mentors in their major, and find a lifelong family - an important aspect of Filipino culture. We pride ourselves on being a home away from home for all of our members.
Cal Poly QTPOC exists to cultivate a brave space for queer and/or trans people of color to explore identity, find support, and build community. We believe in the concepts of unconditional love and hope to foster the type of community where students who typically do not feel included can have a space that they can call home. If you’re looking for a community, consider joining our family.
Sigma Omega Nu was founded on November 6, 1996. It was the first Latina interest sorority founded and established at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. At the time, no group existed specifically for the academic, cultural or family support of Latina women pursuing higher education. Since then, Sigma Omega Nu's commitment to academic and family support has spread throughout California and Nevada. Today, Sigma Omega Nu's membership is made up of diverse women from many ethnic, cultural, religious, political and lifestyle backgrounds.
Founded in Spring 2017, Cal Poly SLO Breakers is one of the few hip hop organizations on campus that aims to promote a community based on the knowledge of hip hop culture. The club’s main focus is to provide a creative, inclusive, and inspiring atmosphere for people who are interested in one of the five elements of hip hop, b-boying.
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Student Chapter is an organization in which student leaders volunteer their time and efforts to help students and the community. Our mission is to increase the number of Hispanics entering the fields of engineering, science, or any other profession and provide recruitment, training programs, and tutoring for students to become professionals.
The Thai-Vietnamese Student Association warmly welcomes people of all ethnicities to learn about and appreciate Thai and Vietnamese culture. Meetings are every week and food events are planned every quarter, such as Hot Pot night, Pho night, Spring roll night, and many more! Come check us out and find a new home away from home!
Urban Movement is a non-audition dance club that fosters a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds to grow together as dancers and individuals. It respects and welcomes all forms of dance, upholding its motto “Growth in Community, Community in Growth” throughout all areas of its club activities.
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