Oct 26, 2015Vol. 46, Issue 2

‘A Chance and Some Support’

Credential student, former Wildcat fulfills dreams at Chico State

Growing up in the small Central Valley farming community of McFarland, Alfonso Cisneros dreamed of being the first from his family to attend college and running for a prestigious collegiate distance program. But all too often, dreams like his don’t come true for kids in small Central Valley farm towns.

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Ahmad Boura

Rediscovering Robinson Jeffers

Professor emeritus's new books may spark renewed interest in once-famous poet

Two works published this summer by humanities professor emeritus James Karman are shining new light on the once-famous poet Robinson Jeffers. Karman’s short biography and three-volume collection of Jeffers’ letters give an intimate look at the poet’s distinguished career. Karman’s works have received high praise in Booklist and The Wall Street Journal

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From the President’s Desk

Workforce Equity, Compensation

In this second in a series of messages on important campus topics, President Zingg addresses issues around employee salaries and promotions. 

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Student Clubs

Small House, Big Aspirations

Nearly 40 students from across campus are participating in a tiny house competition sponsored by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. 

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Program Success

A Perfect Mix

Chico State’s Concrete Industry Management Patrons have raised more than $3 million in support for the program, making it the University's largest industry-college partnership. 

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Project Spotlight

Social work professors and a student

Short Videos Share Senior Stories

In 2011, two professors saw the promise of social work students using film to connect with present or future clients. 

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New GM for NSPR

New GM for NSPR

Beth Lamberson, former general manager of KSUT Public Radio in Durango, Colorado, joined North State Public Radio Oct. 5. Read More

Fall 2015 Staff Academic Award

Fall 2015 Staff Academic Award

Kirby Swickard, study abroad advisor, received $500 to aid in the completion of her master’s in social work. Read More