In the News

See below for press releases, news articles and video clips about the programs and services of the Lyles Center.

2020 Student Entrepreneur of the Year, Calvin Kammer, Next-Gen Escape [Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Valley PBS]

April 2020:

  • Engineering Students, Alumni Develop Protective Equipment for Health Care Professionals [Fresno State News]
  • Kodey Wells, Lyles Center Alumnus, and his business, Wells Upholstery Inc., create facemasks for medical professionals amidst COVID-19 outbreak [ABC30]

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2019 Student Entrepreneur of the Year, Gladys Sanchez, Tony's Coconut Fusion [Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Valley PBS]

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November 2016:

  • Nano Hydrophonics Takes Best of Show in Valley Entrepreneur Showcase [The Business Journal]

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  • New Fresno entrepreneurial high school opening August 17th [The Business Journal]

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  • Fresno State students to present business ideas [The Business Journal]
  • High school student entrepreneurs compete [The Business Journal]

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February 2015:

  • Fresno Chamber Names Entrepreneur Award Winners [The Business Journal]
  • 47 Kids: Never Too Young to Invent [KGPE-TV CBS 47]

January 2015:

  • Fresno Unified's next high school aims at building young entrepreneurs [The Fresno Bee]

November 2014:

  • Weight Sensing Skateboard Wins Valley Venture Forum [The Business Journal]
  • Electric Skateboard maker Best of Show at Valley Venture Forum in Clovis [The Fresno Bee]
  • Central Valley Venture Forum Nov. 6 [The Business Journal]

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September 2014:

  • Fresno State SBDC Gets 63K to Help Small Business [The Business Journal]

August 2014:

  • Fresno Unified and Lyles Center Partnership Announced [The Fresno Bee]

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  • Riley Walter Receives Vision Award [The Business Journal]

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  • Lyles Center Celebrate Entrepreneurship Week [The Business Journal]

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October 2013:

  • Fresno Youth Trying To Bring 'Duck Dynasty' To Town [KMPH Fox 26-Great Day]
  • NFL Hall of Famer talks business success [The Collegian]
  • Social media sprouts grassroots efforts to land stars, businesses [The Business Journal]
  • Ronnie Lott To Speak At Central Valley Venture Forum [KMPH Fox 26-Great Day] 
  • Fresno State Recognized for Economic Engagement [The Business Journal]

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July 2013:

  • Macon is Interim head of Fresno State SBDC [Fresno State News]
  • Clayton Goes To Young Inventors Camp [KMPH Fox 26-Great Day]

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2020 Student Entrereneur of the Year - Calvin Kammer, Next-Gen Escape

Lyles Center Student Hatchery

2019 157 Expo Commercials

2019 Sweet Potato Project Recap

2019 Central Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Recap

Startup Grind Global Conference