CSU, Chico News
Reentry Students Invited to Apply for $60,000 in Osher Scholarships
California State University, Chico Regional & Continuing Education invites reentry students to apply for $60,000 in scholarships from the Bernard Osher Foundation.
Students Offer Free Tax-Preparation Services
California State University, Chico’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals, has once again partnered with the International Revenue Service to provide free tax-preparation services starting Saturday, Feb. 1.
Students to Design Video Game in Two-Day Event
Two dozen computer animation and game development students at California State University, Chico will test their skills in a 48-hour game design event starting at 5 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 29, in O’Connell Technology Center Room 133.
Campus Events Planned for Black History Month
California State University, Chico will celebrate Black History Month in February with a variety of events, beginning with a screening and discussion of the 2015 war film “Beasts of No Nation” on Wednesday, Feb. 3.
Equity Center Hosts Internship Fair Jan. 28
The Associated Students Gender and Sexuality Equity Center (GSEC) is hosting its bi-annual Internship Fair to promote its three-unit internship opportunity for the upcoming spring semester. The Internship Fair gives CSU, Chico students a chance to meet the GSEC staff in person and learn more about what the internship entails. Applications are available for the Women's Program, LGBTQ+ Program, Outreach Program and the new Trans Program. Students are urged to join them on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in BMU 004 and find out what working at an activist organization is like.
Unruh Appointed Dean of the College of Agriculture
John Unruh, chair of the Food Science Undergraduate Program at Kansas State University, has been named dean of the College of Agriculture at California State University, Chico. Unruh will begin his position Aug. 1, replacing Dave Daley, who has served as interim dean of the College of Agriculture since 2014.
Student Contractors Win National Award
The California State University, Chico student chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) won third place in the 2015 National Outstanding Student Chapter Competition.
Newell Selected as Dean of Meriam Library
Patrick Newell, director of the Digital Services Division and associate university librarian for Information Technology and Electronic Resources at Fresno State University, has been selected to serve as the dean of Meriam Library at California State University, Chico.
Gateway Science Museum Seeks Volunteers
Orientations Offered in Late January
The Gateway Science Museum (GSM) at California State University, Chico is inviting those interested in science, education, natural history and museums to volunteer their time in service. Volunteer orientations, which are required for new participants, will be offered Thursday, Jan. 28, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11 to 11:45 a.m.
Grant Will Help Teachers Improve Science Learning
Elementary Educators Being Recruited to Participate
California State University, Chico is now recruiting teams of elementary teachers and their principals to participate in Project Experience Science, Technology, Engineering, Electronics and Math (ESTEEM), a two-year professional science learning grant recently secured by the University.
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