Each year the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, together with the University, recognizes one of its outstanding alumni. These individuals serve as role models for students of today by highlighting how the California State University, Chico experience has made a difference in their lives.
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2012 – Victoria “Missy” McArthur
Victoria “Missy” McArthur, 1972 BA English
Current Position: Councilmember, City of Redding
The former mayor for the City of Redding, Victoria “Missy” McArthur has extensive experience in volunteerism. In addition to being elected to the Redding City Council, Shasta County voters have also voted her to the Shasta College Board of Trustees. From Redding Rotary to the Methamphetamine Task Force, McArthur has proven herself to be a “go to” person for getting things done in the community. She currently sits on the University Advisory Board for CSU, Chico, and frequently lends her talents to helping the University accomplish its goals. McArthur is co-owner of the Redding Heat, a minor league football team, and has been honored with the Assemblyman Doug LaMalfa Woman of the Year Award.
2012 Distinguished alum Victoria “Missy” McArthur, pictured with College of Humanities & Fine Arts Dean Joel Zimbelman (left) and CSU, Chico President Paul Zingg (right)
2012 Distinguished Alumni honorees share their experience and advice with students at a panel discussion moderated by President Paul Zingg.
- Filmed on April 20, 2012.
Past Distinguished Alumni