Author Archives: Melanie Johnson

Melanie is a communications specialist in the Office of Public Affairs and a Cal Poly Pomona alumna. The areas she writes about include ASI, University Library, CLASS, The Collins College of Hospitality Management, the College of Agriculture, student affairs, foundation, CEU, and events. Her other duties include CyberNews.

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ClearSign combustion Corporation Announces Executive Reassignments to Accelerate Development and Support Anticipated Customer Projects

ClearSign Combustion Corporation, an emerging provider of industrial combustion technologies that help to reduce emissions and improve efficiency, announces the appointment of Joseph Colannino (’85, chemical engineering) to the position of senior vice president of engineering to accelerate product development efforts surrounding its Duplex Technology and ECC Technology platforms.

This story appeared on on Aug. 23.

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When Prison and Graph Theory Meet

Jenny Switkes, a Cal Poly Pomona mathematics teacher, and Devonna Alatorre, a just-graduated Cal Poly Pomona mathematics student, team up to teach a volunteer graph theory class to a group of prison inmate students for seven weeks at the California Rehabilitation Center.

This story ran in MAA Focus Magazine in the August/September 2016 issue.