College of Communication and Education

Dean Angela Trethewey
The 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, the School of Communication, 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

Feature Articles

Better Together California Teachers Summit 2015

Join us July 31 for a free day of learning by teachers, for teachers!  Click here for more details.

2015 Better Together Logo

Professor Gregg Berryman Announces his Final Exhibit, My Last Picture Show

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2013 College of Communication and Education Alumnus, Lance Lew, Joins University Foundation Board

See full article here.

Ability First Sports Camp Celebrates 30 Years

Every year Chico State hosts the Ability First Sports program, a wheel chair sports camp.  Read more about Ability First here.

Chico State's Kasey Barnett Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

Chico State track and field star Kasey Barnett was named as the University's nominee for 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year.  Click here to read more!

CME Kudos

CME Kudos


Prior Feature Articles

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Tehama Group Communications

Tehama Group Communications (housed in Journalim & PR) students are partnering with the Chico Arts Commission to support public art in our community!  Check it out here.

Congratulations! The Orion Student Newspaper Wins Award

For the 12th time The Orion has received the Associated College Press' (ACP) Newspaper Pacemaker Award.  Full Story

Speech and Debate Students Win Bid to National Contest

Due to their outstanding performances at the 2014 Golden Gate Opener, Colby Knox and Kassandra Bednarski will compete in the National Forensics Association tournament in 2015.

Full Story

COMM and Education Matters Newsletters

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