AT&T donates $100k to Fresno State to help innovation

Education

FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – Fresno State received a large donation from one of the country’s most powerful companies.

AT&T gave the campus $100,000 in “Aspire” grants to further innovation – much like with the school’s new mobile space.

The Tiny Office will be a one-stop-shop giving access to students around different parts of campus, and even in underserved areas around Fresno.

Over the past seven years, AT&T has given more than $1 million to area programs which they say is an investment in the community.

“We thought it was really is a way to sort of give and invest into the community and help to show that there’s a sustainability when you do the investment with education and get people trained and giving back through the community by sustaining and coming back to the Fresno area,” said Rhonda Johns, president of AT&T California.

The grants will also serve a number of educational programs offered at Fresno State.

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