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January 2017 — Template — Click to Read Online

With wellness and relaxation in mind, Zen Den II, located in BMU 301, features coloring art, massage chairs, hammocks, and bean bag chairs.
A Place to Find Peace

Twinkle lights. Bean Bag chairs. Hammocks and massage chairs. The recipe for relaxation is a simple one in the new Zen Den II, and students, faculty, and staff are invited to indulge as a way to boost mental health and wellness. Read more ...


Photo of Matthew Stone, our insider of travel

Travel Tipster Shares Top Trends
Recreation and hospitality professor Matthew Stone is a sought-after source for travel publications and speaking engagements around the world. Here, he shares his story and top tips with us. Read more ....

A groundskeeper tends to new university vegitation

Changing Landscape
Groundskeeping staff embrace drought-driven evolution to campus scenery, swapping thirsty vegetation with native plants and other water-wise features. Read more ....

President Gayle Hutchinson Give Trust to Earn Trust

In his book On Becoming a Leader, Warren Bennis said, “Integrity is the basis of trust, which is not so much an ingredient of leadership as it is a product. [Trust] is the one quality that cannot be acquired; [it] must be earned.”

This fall, we have been finding our way together by having conversations, rekindling old relationships and forging new ones. Currently, I am finishing my review of hundreds of notes and comments collected during the 100-day listening tour. I’ve learned many things from you about our institutional strengths, challenges, and potential areas of investment, which I will share soon in a culminating report to campus.

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Making Happy Holidays
Campus invited to University Farm to celebrate annual generosity to those in need. Read more ....


‘We Don’t Say’ Goes Viral
Posters campaign now on display in Kendall Hall after reaching millions across US. Read more ....


Tiny House Tour
Civil engineering majors Timothy Wion, Katie Karns, and Thomas Hoyle of the Chico State Tiny House Club give a tour of their 196-square-foot tiny house to campus.
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In This Issue

‘We Are Chico State’

Scholarship Honors Professor’s Magic

Tiny House Tour

Ending the Gender Pay Gap


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