College of Communication and Education

2016 Better Together CA Teachers Summit

July 29, 2016
9:00am - 3:00pm

Dean Angela TretheweyThe College of Communication and Education (CME), 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, Communication Arts & Sciences, Communication Design, Journalism & Public Relations, and the School of Education.

The College of Communication and Education 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.

CME Mission and Strategic Plan


Chico State Receives Grant to Prep Future Teachers

California State University, Chico and Chico Unified School District have been awarded a grant by the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation to expand practice-based training for new K-8 teachers in implementing the state’s math and science standards.  Learn more here!

31 Years of Ability First Sports Camp

Take a look here to see what this sports camp for kids with disabilities is all about!

Alum Turns Pixar 'Inside Out'

Find out how Jimmy Lillard's ('04 Media Arts) experience at Chico State led him to a dream job at Pixar Studios.  Click here to read all about it!

Communication and Education Alum Earns Emmy

Kim Stephens, a 1988 Info and Communication Studies Major, has earned an Emmy award!  Click here to read more.

Teaching Opportunities in Communication Design

The Department of Communication Design is collecting application materials for temporary faculty for teaching opportunities that may be available in the 2016/2017 academic year.  Click here to learn more!

RECR Field School Course at Mt. Tamalpais

Check out this video of students in the the Recreation, Hospitality and Parks Management Department engaging in a Field School course at Mt. Tamalpais.


Registration Now Open for the 2016 Better Together CA Teachers Summit

2016 Better Together Logo

The 2016 Better Together CA Teachers Summit is now open for registration!  Click here to learn more about this year's summit and how to register.

Chico State Speech and Debate Team has Top Ten Finish at National Tournament

The Chico State Speech and Debate team took its largest ever team to the National Forensics Association (NFA) National Tournament at Ball State University, with 14 students competing in over 25 events.  They also had their first ever Lincoln Douglas (LD) debate elimination round qualifier and top ten speaking award.  Click here to learn more!

Outstanding Student Leader Award Winner

Congratulations to Malcom Dixon for winning this year's Outstanding Student Leader Award for the College of Communication and Education.  Malcom holds a pivotal leadership role with the Black Leaders on Campus and the CSU Chico Men of Honor, is key member of KCSC radio, and runs his own DJ business.  He currently works as the Executive Staff Member for the First-Year experience, playing key roles on the Great Debate as the Lead Coordinator.  He also created the Diversity Chair.  Great job, Malcom! We thank you for your contributions to the University and to our College.

CME Kudos

CME Kudos


COMM and Education Matters Newsletters

The COMM and Education Matters newsletters are available online. Click here to view.