College of ECC

Preparing Graduates to Solve 21st-Century Problems

We recognize the challenges of the 21st century and are committed to preparing graduates who can work cooperatively with other scientists, engineers, and business professionals to develop innovative solutions to complex problems. The academic disciplines within the college provide students with the knowledge and skills to meet these challenges. We welcome your interest in our college, our programs, our faculty, and our students. Please take a few moments to learn more about us!


Alumnus Dennis Murphy and Concrete Industry Management patrons invest in the hands-on learning and future success of Chico State’s engineering and construction management students with a major lab renovation. For additional information, see

O'Connell Technology Center (OCNL), Room 410
Phone: 530.898.5963
Fax: 530.898.4070

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College of ECC (or Dept. name)
California State University, Chico
400 West First Street
Chico, CA 95929-0003

Feature Articles

Chico’s Patrick Ranch Museum gets new addition from Construction Management students

Chico State’s Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America student chapter recently completed a community service project at Patrick Ranch Museum


Concrete industry partnership makes possible further progress in the comprehensive lab overhaul

CIM Patrons presented university leaders with a donation in May.


Design Expo 2017

Ninth Annual Design Expo highlights the best of Chico State’s College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management

Project display open to the public Friday, May 12 on campus


Doug Guerrero to be awarded honorary degree

Community partner and concrete industry leader Doug Guerrero will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (LHD) degree during Commencement on Sunday, May 21, 2017. 


Civil Engineering Student named Outstanding Student Leader

Chico State College of ECC honors Lauren Pitcher


Mechanical Engineering graduate named 2017 Distinguished Alumni

Chico State College of ECC honors alumna Rose McCallen



Chico State Hosts American Society of Civil Engineers Mid-Pacific Student Conference

American Society of Civil Engineers 2017 Mid-Pacific Student Conference is April 20–22.



Faculty Selected for Professional Achievement Honors

Greg Watkins (MMEM) and DingXin Cheng (CIVL) honored for 2016-17


CSU, Chico Hosts Expert Panelists to Address Lessons Learned from Oroville Dam

California State University, Chico’s Center for Water and the Environment (CWE) and Department of Civil Engineering will present a panel discussion, “Reflections on Oroville Dam,” on Wednesday, March 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Bell Memorial Union, Room 210.


Chico State secures awards at 2017 ASC Student Competition

Earlier this month, Chico State College of ECC students and faculty participated in the 30th Annual Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 6 & 7 Student Competition in Sparks, Nevada. More than 1,000 students from 45 universities competed in several categories including heavy civil, commercial, mechanical, electrical and more. Eight Chico State teams competed and placed in three categories.


Technical Career Fair

Feb. 16: Technical Career Fair


Laptop Computer Required for ECC Students

Additional information regarding this requirement is available here ...

Alumni in the Classroom 2017 Schedule Announced

Feb. 23 & 24: Alumni in the Classroom Schedule Announced



25th Annual Graduation Celebration

Sat., May 20: College of ECC Graduation Celebration


National Engineers Week 2017

Chico State College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management (ECC) celebrates National Engineers Week Feb. 19-25, 2017 with programs and guest speakers geared toward students and faculty.