Welcome to the 2015 Diversity Newsletter

A collaboration between the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Tehama Group Communications, the biannual Building Bridges newsletter gives readers a glimpse at the power of diversity, building a proverbial bridge of understanding and acceptance through multimedia storytelling.

Our mission is to both acknowledge and celebrate our collective differences by highlighting the varied efforts that make CSU, Chico the welcoming place that it is.

Check out our Stories


Explore some of the ways CSU, Chico celebrates and advocates for diversity.

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Hispanic Serving Institute

Teresita Curiel was recently named Chico State’s Assistant Director of HSI Initiatives.

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The Yay Scale

Jesse Eller

Jesse Eller is the Co-founder and CEO of Studio 5 Consulting, the entity spearheading the Cultivating Change Summit.

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NUFP Program

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Donna Smith Standing By Flowers

Dream Center

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Dr. Michelle Morris, Chico State’s Faculty and Diversity officer.

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The Hmong Cultural Center of Butte County at Oroville, Calif.

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TRIO Student Support Services Program

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Protecting Rights Under Title IX

CSU, Chico is developing a communications campaign against sexual assault.

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Chapmantown Coalition Aims to End Bad Reputation

Local pastor founded Love Chapmantown Coalition to beautify community and work toward striking down negative stigma.

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Diversity PSA

Produced by Daryl Scott

The Diversity PSA advocates for unity in uniqueness. Members of the campus community are working to promote a truly inclusive environment, where all students, staff, and faculty can thrive. Everyone at CSU, Chico has the right to be accepted and to succeed regardless of race, gender identity, religion or immigration status. At CSU, Chico we are all equal.


Diversity Dictionary

Clubs and Organizations

Community Resources


Tray Robinson stnding on the steps

Please contact Tray Robinson with any questions or comments at trobinson@csuchico.edu. Also check out the Office of Diversity page.

Photo Gallery

A collection of pictures from diversity events on Campus

Our Amazing Team

Check out the writers, editors, and designers who worked behind the scenes.

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Alyssa Worley

Account Executive

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Baret Yahn

AAE & Writer

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Jose Olivar


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Karsten Kaufmann


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Kate Kelly


Miranda Young

Web Designer

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Nick Fittipaldi

Videographer & Photographer

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Ryan Corrall


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Monica Fitch


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Zak Magno