Media availability — Tuesday New partnership for water and energy center announced

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Media availability — Tuesday New partnership for water and energy center announced

When: 10-11 a.m., Tuesday, April 4

Where: President’s Conference Room, Thomas Administration Building. Parking

available in Lot I, behind Thomas and through gate (Press red button, then 7 for admittance).

Who: From Fresno State:

Dr. John D. Welty, president, California State University, Fresno

Cynthia Teniente-Matson, VP for administration and chief financial officer Dr. David Zoldoske, faculty member and director International Center for Water Technology

From the Central Valley Business Incubator:

Glenn R. Patch, chief executive officer

Kelli Furtado, chief operating officer

Claude Laval, CVBI chair and a water technology industry leader

Backgrnd: Construction is beginning on a $5 million Central Valley Business Incubator (CVBI) building on campus at Barstow and Chestnut avenues that will be the center for specialized incubators for water technology and clean energy businesses. The center is made possible by a partnership between the CVBI and the Fresno State-based International Center for Water Technology.

Visuals: A sign, fence and construction office are in place at the site. The

13,000-square-foot building should be ready for occupancy this fall.

Informtn: For more information or to arrange an interview, call Lanny Larson at

278.4620.