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.

Anna Fang Named August Employee of the Month

Anna Fang (’02, business administration- computer information systems), who serves as a program coordinator in the JSU Small Business Development Center, has been named JSU’s Employee of the Month. This story ran on the Jacksonville State University website on Aug.…

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…

Ernest M. Dieterle

Ernest M. Dieterle (’85, business administration) died peacefully at his Glendora home surrounded by his family. This story ran on saukvalley.com on Aug. 17.…

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…