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College of Business dean Smith named to Idaho TechConnect board

Posted October 14, 2008

Kenneth A. Smith, Ph.D., CPA, dean of the Idaho State University College of Business, has been appointed to a two-year term on the board of Idaho TechConnect, Inc. by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter.

Idaho TechConnect is the state's only market-driven private-public organization focused solely on technology – its development, transfer and commercialization.

It accelerates Idaho's innovation-based economy by connecting people, ideas and resources through activities in four areas: building an entrepreneurial culture, promoting industry-university collaboration, facilitating commercialization and encouraging investment in infrastructure to support an innovation-based economy.

TechConnect operates regional offices in Boise, Nampa, Post Falls, Jerome, Pocatello and Idaho Falls that provide access to regional, state and national resources.

For more information, visit www.idahoconnect.com.