November 4, 2014
Fitch Even partner Thomas F. Lebens has been assigned the role of Secretary of the California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, effective immediately.
The objective of the Dean's Advisory Council is “to assist in maintaining the excellence of engineering and computer science education at Cal Poly and to encourage the continuance of the College of Engineering's traditional ‘hands-on’ approach.” For more information, please visit the Cal Poly College of Engineering website.
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