CSU, Chico News

More Than 80 CSU, Chico Students to Volunteer for National Public Lands Day

09-22-2016

More than 80 students from California State University, Chico will volunteer this weekend at restoration projects across the North State for National Public Lands Day (NPLD) as a recognized partner with federal agencies. From Sept. 23–25, students from the University’s Field School, the Latinas in Action student club and Alpha Phi Omega coed service fraternity will tackle 10 projects at the Red Bluff Recreation Area and other locations through the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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CSU, Chico Student Claudia Martinez Pureco Receives CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement

09-20-2016

California State University, Chico student Claudia Martinez Pureco has been selected to receive the 2016 California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. The Board of Trustees selects students from throughout the state to receive the annual award, which is given to one student from each of the CSU’s 23 campuses.

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California State University, Chico Shines in New National Rankings of Colleges and Universities

09-14-2016

California State University, Chico continues its strong showing in national publications that rank colleges and universities. CSU, Chico climbed to eighth place in the most recent ranking of master's level public universities in the western United States by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine's ranking was published this week.

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CSU, Chico Career Center to Host Five Fall Career Events to Meet Growing Demand

09-12-2016

California State University, Chico’s Career Center will host five career events this fall as a strengthening economy has led to rising interest in hiring from a variety of organizations.

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Dragons: Tails of Myth and Meaning Exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology Through Oct. 8

09-09-2016

Visit the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology at California State University, Chico now through October 8 to see a student-curated exhibition, Dragons: Tails of Myth and Meaning.

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Gloria Steinem Book in Common Community Kickoff Takes Place Sept. 29

09-08-2016

Several events are planned this fall around the 2016-2017 Book in Common, My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem, including a community kickoff event on Thursday, Sept. 29. The event will take place from 6-7 p.m. in front of the Chico Municipal Building, 411 Main Street. The Book in Common is a joint project of California State University, Chico; Butte College; the city of Chico; and Butte County.

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Former Theatre Professor Katie Whitlock Receives Posthumous Award

08-29-2016

Katie Whitlock, a former Department of Music and Theatre professor at California State University, Chico, was posthumously honored with the 2016 Oscar Brockett Outstanding Teacher of Theatre in Higher Education Award by the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE).

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Nationally Recognized Scholar of Latino Politics to Speak at CSU, Chico for Constitution Day 2016

08-26-2016

Dr. Gary Segura of Stanford University will make the California State University, Chico Constitution Day keynote address, “The Future is Ours: How Demographic Change and Latino Voters Are Changing American Politics in 2016 and Beyond.” The event is on Tuesday, September 20 at 6 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union auditorium. It is a free, public event open to all students, faculty and community members.

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Study Reports Bright Future for Food and Beverage Tourism

08-26-2016

The phenomenon of food tourism has been increasing worldwide, based on an extensive new study by California State University, Chico professor Matthew Stone of the Department of Recreation, Hospitality and Parks Management.

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Nation’s First Thin-Film Solar Charging Station Opens

08-24-2016

California State University, Chico welcomes students to the start of a new semester with a unique solar-powered charging station for portable and mobile electronics at the Bell Memorial Union (BMU) terrace. The student-led project is the culmination of a year of design, review and planning in exchange for academic credit as part of the Capstone Design Program through the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering and Sustainable Manufacturing. 

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