College of Communication and Education

The College of Communication and Education (CME) invites you to explore the many exciting educational programs we offer our students. Our seven departments provide challenging academic programs that integrate disciplinary knowledge and professional practice through internships and a variety of experiences that prepare students for successful and fulfilling careers.

The College of Communication and Education has the largest (3,654) number of majors at Chico State with a diverse array of programs. More than 270 faculty teach the 2,800 full-time students enrolled in our undergraduate and graduate professional programs.

The College of Communication and Education, led by Dean Angela Trethewey, has a rich history of excellence, and includes the Department of Kinesiology, the Department of Recreation, Hospitality and Parks Management, the School of Communication, and the School of Education.

CME Mission and Strategic Plan

Feature Articles

Journalism Student Wins Two Fellowship Awards!

Journalism Student, Ben Mullin has been selected for two prestigious journalism fellowships: the 10-week summer Google Fellowship and the yearlong Naughton Fellowship.
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The Orion Wins Multiple Awards In Statewide, National Competitions

Congratulations to The Orion, the student run newspaper which won 12 Awards in two days of competition in the California College Media Association's 2013-14 Excellence in Student Media Contest, with 10 awards being won by the CSU, Chico students. See press release for more information.

Want to Be a Teacher?

Check out the new School of Education Teacher Videos:  Rural Teacher Residency (RTR) and Integrated Teacher Education Core (ITEC)

Teacher Preparation Grant to Aid Students with Disabilities

CSU, Chico's School of Education received $1,249,996 to train future teachers. Full Story

CME Kudos


Prior Feature Articles

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CME Colloquiums


COMM and Education Matters Newsletters

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