Distinguished Alumni Dinner Distinguished Alumni Dinner

The twenty-second annual Distinguished Alumni Dinner will take place on April 10 in the Bell Memorial Union at Chico State. The Distinguished Alumni Dinner is the kick-off event for the 2015 Founders Week, April 10-19.  

The following alumni will be recognized for their contributions: Jeanette Lowe, College of Agriculture, 1985; Matt Petersen, College of Behavioral and Social Science, 1990; Len Jessup, College of Business, 1983; Natalie Kerris, College of Communication and Education, 1989; Grayson Beck, College of Engineering, 1992; Terris McMahan Grimes, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, 1973; Debra Geary Hook, College of Natural Sciences, 1985; and Farshad Azad, Distinguished Alumni Service Award, 1989. This elegant event is not to be missed! 

Somer Sayles

Chico State Alumna Leads Career Webinar to Help You Land Your Next Job  
Are you wondering what it takes to stand out on the job search? Somer Sayles, Talent Development Strategy Program Manager for Hewlett-Packard, will tell you what companies really look for in your resume, cover letter, and in the interview. Read more...

Raley Field

Watch the Men's Baseball Team Play at Raley Field
On March 1, the Chico State plays Sonoma State at Raley field for the annual Capital City Clash game. To get pumped for the game, the Sacramento Chapter is hosting a pre-game mixer at Yolo Brewing Co, featuring tacos, great beer, and games. Read more... 

CSAA Board of Directors

The Alumni Association Welcomes Six New Board Members
This January, the association welcomed six new board members to the team Todd McKendrick, Application Sales Manager, Oracle; Tim Colbie, Owner, Great Escape Travel; Nicole Burghardt, Art Director, VP, Burghardt + Dore Advertising, Inc; Casey Covey, N. CA Regional Manager, Motion Solutions Somer Sayles, Talent Development Strategy Manager, Hewlett-Packard; and David Scotto, Seniro VP, Chief Learning Officer, Sedgwick. The Alumni Association is thrilled to have their expertise and guidance over the next few years!

Lynn Balmer

Alumni Spotlight: Lynn Balmer
Beulah Lynn Lemm Balmer (center), a 1927 graduate from Chico State Teacher's College, had a surprise waiting for her at her Sept. 12 birthday gathering in Chico. President Paul Zingg was there to recognize her with an award for being the oldest living CSU alum, reading a letter from Sen. Jim Nielson along with a Certificate of Recognition from the California State Senate. She had just turned 107 years old!  Read more...

Wildcat Store

Chico State Wildcat Store: Hats Off to Reading
Come to the Chico State Wildcat Store Saturday, March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. for their Annual Hats Off to Reading Event celebrating Dr. Seuss! Listen to Dr. Seuss reading by University President Paul Zingg, join fun activities for kids, and enter to win a great prize! Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount on select merchandise.

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Feb. 25 - Alumni Reception in Washington DC at Bar 201, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Feb. 26 - 5th Annual CSU Tri-State Reception at University Club, NYC


Feb. 28 - Alumni Event at SAP Center, Sharks vs. Senators, San Jose, 7 p.m.


Feb. 28 - Parent Advisory Council, Chico, call (530) 898-6475 for more information


Mar. 1 - Sacramento Alumni Mixer at Yolo Brewing Company and Capital City Clash Game, 11 a.m. 


April 15 - Alumni Event at Oracle Arena, Warriors vs. Nuggets, Oakland, 6 p.m.


Mar. 2- Using LinkedIn & Professional Networking (Advanced) Seminar


Webinar, What You Need to Know to Land Your Next Job, 1:30 p.m. - POSTPONED until further notice


Chico State Students Fundraise for Cancer Research During Up'til Dawn Campaign


Students Plan Human Trafficking Awareness Conference
   March 2-6


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