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Thursday, October 19

We will have another EIM Club Meeting featuring XperienceWk17 -- check it out! Join us? Location tbd.

Monday, October 16 from 6-7 pm

Join us for rock climbing today, Monday, October 16 from 6-7pm at the Cal Poly Rock Wall where we will be climbing and bonding and hopefully talking with Matt Eaton.  that's tonight from 6-7pm -- meet us at the rock wall for social get together and climbing!

Thursday, October 19 we will have another EIM Club Meeting featuring XperienceWk17 -- check it out! Join us? Location tbd.


What's Happened Last Week? Thursday October 5 at 11am

Greg Avakian, Director of Recreational Sports, ASI joined us as our guest speaker.  Mr. Avakian, a former instructor in the EIM Department and a huge supporter of the RPTA Program has a BA in Recreation Management from CSU Long Beach and a Masters from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

We were so honored to have Mr. Avakian as our guest speaker at our EIM Club Meeting last week!

“I enjoy all aspects of promoting the individual. Developing the whole person in areas from health & wellness to the strengths of personal leadership. I have had the good fortune to have strong mentors in my life and enjoy contributing in this aspect to both our student community and professional colleagues."

Experience Industry Management Club - NEW club name this year!

A message from your club president Grace Roman: "It is not official yet, however I am currently working on the bylaws to change the name of the club, and the club charter has been updated too. Your new club officer team is made up of Kevin Rubow as VP, Amanda Giddens as Treasurer, Erin Ticktin as Secretary, and Social Chair is Rob Franklin. As I mentioned I am club president and welcome your contact for questions. Especially new members!"

Grace Roman
Experience Industry Management | Environmental Studies
California Polytechnic State University | San Luis Obispo
ASI Intramural Sports Supervisor
EIM Club President


PURPOSE: The EIM Club is a student organization at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Its primary focus is to serve students, whether majors or not, interested in recreation, parks, and tourism administration (RPTA). The EIM Club strives to provide educational as well as social opportunities for students.

WHAT DOES EIM CLUB HAS TO OFFER YOU?      Career networking opportunities with professional guest speakers, peer advice, help with Cal Poly classes, and the potential for RPTA students to work on their 1000 hours of volunteer service.

EVENTS:   EIM Club hosts local social events such as hiking trips, beach days, and attending Cal Poly athletic games. The club has also held larger excursions such as camping at Big Sur and touring Hearst Castle.  In spring quarter, EIM Club directs the planning and coordination of the EIM Department End-of-the-Year Banquet. These events give students the opportunity to apply and experience recreation and leisure as a student, participant, and programmer. 



2017-18 Officers:
President: Grace Roman
Vice President: Kevin Rubow
Secretary: Erin Ticktin
Treasurer: Amanda Giddens
Social Media Chair: Rob Franklin
2017-18 Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marni Goldenberg
Faculty End of Year Banquet Advisor: Dr. Kevin Lin

Experience Industry Management Career Fair 2018 -- details coming!

Spring 2019 Rho Phi Lambda Career Fair will be held in February 2019. Thank you last year's participants! We appreciate your participation and look forward to hosting you next year!

Thank you for your interest and we would appreciate your comments, and/or suggestions. Email to Rho Phi Lambda at .

The members of Rho Phi Lambda, Experience Industry Management faculty, and the Cal Poly students appreciate your continued support!

Looking forward to seeing you next year at Rho Phi Lambda Career Fair at Cal Poly!

Rho Phi Lambda

PURPOSE: Rho Phi Lambda is a professional Recreation, Parks, and Leisure National Honorary Society that aspires to recognize, promote, and encourage students of high moral character and unselfish devotion to the study, research, and application of knowledge to the betterment of recreation, parks, and leisure for all people and recognizing those that have made outstanding contributions to the field.

Interested in learning more about Rho Phi Lambda? Rho Phi Lambda's Facebook!
or follow Rho Phi Lambda's Instagram @rhophilambdacp

Throughout the year, members will partake in various professional development trips to gain hands-on experience. This embodies the Cal Poly 'Learn by Doing' motto.

Rho Phi Lambda also hosts an annual career fair. This connects students with companies in our field throughout California.

Logo for Rho Phi LambdaREQUIREMENTS: ~ 3.0 Cal Poly GPA ~ 3.2 RPTA GPA ~At least 67 quarter units completed, at least 12 of which are RPTA units ~Evidence of outstanding leadership ~Evidence of service to the campus and/or community.

2017-18 Officers:
President: Jo Kirkby, RPTA Class of 2018
Vice President: Nicole Hoadley, RPTA Class of 2018
Secretary: Claire Moore, RPTA Class of 2018
Treasurer: Joanne Lodato, RPTA Class of 2019
Ag Council Rep: Ellie Erickson, RPTA Class of 2018
Social Media Chair: 
Corporate Outreach Chairs [Career Fair]: 
2017-18 Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jerusha Greenwood


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