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Class of 2013 Buries Time Capsule
2012 Hall of HonorMembers of the class of 2013 were on hand Tuesday, May 7 to commemorate their time spent at Chico State by burying the official class time capsule in front of Kendall Hall.

Jessie Armstrong, commissioner of student organizations, activities and programs, was tasked with collecting items for the time capsule, which included trip booklets from Adventure Outings, a 2013 International Festival flyer, and issues of The Orion.  A full list of items can be found here.

 
Alumni Support Wildcat Baseball

Chico State alums Eileen Mosley, Lauren Grimes, Rob Felicano, Thomas Whitcher, Aaron Skaggs and cheer on the Wildcat baseball team at Raley Field

Chico State alums in the Sacramento area showed their support for the Chico State baseball team as they watched the Wildcats take on Sonoma State at the second annual Capital City Clash, held at Raley Field in Sacramento on Sunday, April 28.

"This year's Capital City Clash, while it didn't have the final result we had wished for, was still a great event for our fans and alumni in the Sacramento area. You couldn't have asked for a nicer evening for the game and the staff at Raley Field went above and beyond to make this an enjoyable experience for everyone. It's my hope we continue this event for many years to come," said Mitch Cox, assistant director for Chico State athletics.
 
 
Senior Send-off

More than 600 graduating seniors gathered at Trinity Commons on Tuesday, May 7 to celebrate graduation by taking part in the annual senior send-off event. This event is organized by the Alumni Association and students in the recreation 474 class and is meant to promote awareness of the Alumni Association as well as celebrate the accomplishments of all graduating seniors.  This year's event was the most successful to date, with graduates taking part in the fun, games, prizes and free food that was offered at the event.

A big thank you to Lundberg Farms, For Elyse, Glenbrook Apartments, Snapshots Photobooth, Somersault Snacks and GoGirl for your generous donations, all which help made this year's event a success.
 
Student Spotlight - Field School


Student Spotlight: Field School

Field School is a service learning program that offers Chico State students one unit for attending a weekend-long service learning trip.  "Field School gives recreation majors the opportunity to volunteer their time and learn more about the field we will be working in after graduation, it gives you a real feel for the industry," said Katie Rodgers, a junior majoring in recreation.

The CSU system offers approximately 2,600 service learning courses each year.  Most trips provide students with hands-on experience and focus on helping California National Parks with trails and wildlife. Field School coordinators Emilyn Sheffield and Jess Walter work diligently each year to make field school no cost for students. For more information on Field School, visit their Facebook page.
 
 
 
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

July 6, 2013
Alumni Day at AT&T Park,Giants/Dodgers
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July 14, 2013
Alumni Day at Petco Park, San Diego Padres vs. Giants
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Alumni Profile
Jessie Armstrong

Originally from Laguna Niguel, Jessie Armstrong is a 2013 Chico State grad who will receive her bachelor's degree in recreation administration with a minor in business on Saturday, May 25.

During her time as a student in Chico, Jesslie was involved in freshman leadership opportunity (FLO) and in government affairs as commissioner of student organizations, activities, and programs (SOAP). After graduation, Jessie will head to China to complete her internship as a management trainee at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel in Shanghai. 

 
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Jessie Armstrong speaks at the Class of 2013 time capsule burial

 
 
 
University News
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Track Team Wins Top Honors
The Chico State women's track and field team took its mastery of the California Collegiate Athletic Associaton to another level, winning its fourth consecutive conference crown.

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Check Out Founders Week Video
Each year, Chico State honors its heritage and achievements of students, faculty, staff and alumni during the annual Founders Week celebration held in April. Check out the video from this year's event here.


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