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Cal Poly Names Outstanding Student Employee of the Year Student also Wins at State Level

Congratulations to Jacquelynne (Jackie) Garcia, a senior RPTA major! Jackie was named Cal Poly's 2013-14 Outstanding Student Employee of the Year (OSEY). Her nomination was also forwarded on to state and regional competitions and she won at the state level!

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Our Vision

The Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Administration's vision is to promote healthy lifestyles, protect memorable places, and facilitate life-enhancing experiences. This vision is realized through the tagline... LIVE. PROTECT. EXPLORE.

Our Values and Mission

The core values that guide the RPTA Department's interactions with students, parents, alumni, professionals, faculty, staff, administrators, advisory council members and the community involve:

  • Life-long learning
  • Sustainability
  • Diversity
  • Leadership development
  • Service
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Celebration

These values help us achieve our mission:
To advance leadership and knowledge in recreation, parks, and tourism.