News Archive for Spring 2013

New Director Appointed for University Public Events

Dateline: 06-27-2013

Stephen Cummins, director of performing arts for the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill., has been appointed director of University Public Events for California State University, Chico. 

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CSU, Chico Student Advisor Wins Top International Educator Award

Dateline: 06-27-2013

California State University, Chico international education advisor James Luyirika-Sewagudde Jr. has been named the recipient of the 2013 KC ISSS Award of Excellence, a top award in the field of international student and scholar services. 

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Campus Housing Director Earns Top Industry Award

Dateline: 06-26-2013

California State University, Chico housing director David Stephen has received a prestigious Parthenon Award from an international association for his leadership and contributions to the field of campus housing.

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Gift Funds Permanent Exhibit Showcasing Sierra Nevada Foothills

Dateline: 06-24-2013

A $300,000 gift from the estate of Glenn E. and Ruth Gray Cunningham will create a special indoor-outdoor exhibit at the Gateway Science Museum at California State University, Chico showcasing the beauty and ecology of the Northern California Sierra Nevada foothills.

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Water Activists and CSU, Chico's Book in Common Featured in KIXE Program

Dateline: 06-20-2013

"The Biggest Book Club in the North State: Reading Water" will be shown on KIXE, Channel 9, on Saturday, June 29, at 8 p.m. Featuring California State University, Chico’s Book in Common 2012-13 selection, "Unquenchable," the video focuses on water issues affecting the North State. 

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Promising High School Students Get Taste of College During Summer Residential Program

Dateline: 06-18-2013

More than 200 regional high school students will call California State University, Chico home for the next six weeks as part of a program designed to get them into college. 

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Gateway Science Museum Offers ‘Eco-Centric’ Discovery Summer Camps

Dateline: 06-18-2013

Gateway Science Museum is offering a valuable and fun camp experience for 4th through 8th graders this summer: become an Eco-Kid or Eco-Ranger!

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CSU, Chico Joins National List of Top Graduate Nursing Programs

Dateline: 06-13-2013

California State University, Chico’s graduate nursing program has been named one of the best in the nation by MastersDegreeOnline.org.

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Summer Orientation Kicks Off, Draws Up to 300 to Campus Daily

Dateline: 06-11-2013

A six-week program aimed at helping new students transition to college life kicked off today at California State University, Chico.

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OLLI Members Bring Expertise and Love of Learning to Butte County Library Branches

Dateline: 06-11-2013

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State University, Chico is partnering with the Butte County Library in a summer speaker series called Because You Asked! This unique educational program is made possible by a grant from the California State Library and will showcase local subject experts at five library branches each month from June to August. 

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125th Anniversary Celebration Receives International Recognition

Dateline: 06-10-2013

California State University, Chico has garnered international recognition from a national educational organization for its 125th anniversary celebration.

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Robotics Team Takes First, Third Place in Micromouse Category at 2013 RoboGames

Dateline: 06-06-2013

The California State University, Chico Robotics Team took home gold and bronze medals recently for their design of motorized microcomputers at a prestigious international robotics competition.

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Prestigious Federal Study Abroad Scholarships Awarded to Six CSU, Chico Students

Dateline: 06-06-2013

Six California State University, Chico students with plans to study abroad this summer and fall have received prestigious federal scholarships to help offset their costs.

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Student-Designed Water Drilling Rig to Benefit Community in Tanzania

Dateline: 05-31-2013

A hydraulic water drilling rig designed by a team of senior mechanical engineering students from California State University, Chico will be sent to a community in Tanzania, Africa, to improve its residents’ access to clean water.

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Interim Deans Appointed in Two Colleges

Dateline: 05-31-2013

Interim deans have been appointed in California State University, Chico’s College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management (ECC) and College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS). 

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CSU, Chico Professor Joins Statewide List of Top Female Professors

Dateline: 05-29-2013

California State University, Chico nutrition and food sciences professor Keiko Goto has been named one of the top 20 women professors in California by StateStats.org and OnlineSchoolsCalifornia.com. 

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New Dean Named for College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Dateline: 05-28-2013

Robert Knight, associate vice chancellor for undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, has been named dean of California State University, Chico’s College of Humanities and Fine Arts. 

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Waste Diversion Program at Residence Halls Diverts Reusable and Recyclable Goods from the Landfill

Dateline: 05-23-2013

California State University, Chico’s award-winning Diversion Excursion program once again expects to divert thousands of pounds of reusable and recyclable goods from the landfill as residence hall students move out for the summer.

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Faculty Release Report on Sheriff’s AB 109 Program

Dateline: 05-20-2013

An assessment by California State University, Chico faculty found positive results in Butte County’s response to the shift of some felony offenders from state prisons to county jails.

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CSU, Chico Will Hold 123rd Commencement

Dateline: 05-16-2013

California State University, Chico’s 123rd Commencement will feature two graduation ceremonies for the class of 2013, Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, along with a number of other graduation events and celebrations leading up to the weekend.

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Retired Faculty and Staff to Be Honored at Luncheon

Dateline: 05-14-2013

The fourth annual Retired Faculty and Staff Hall of Honor event will be held Thursday, May 16, at Manzanita Place, starting at 11:30 a.m. The event pays tribute to special individuals who have made outstanding contributions to California State University, Chico and the Chico community.

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CSU, Chico Professor Wins Louis Knott Koontz Memorial Award for Historical Article

Dateline: 05-14-2013

California State University, Chico history professor Michael Magliari has been awarded a prestigious prize for his article on Native American slavery that appeared last year in a leading West Coast history journal.

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CSU, Chico Residential Dining Program Wins Coveted National Award

Dateline: 05-13-2013

Sutter Residential Dining Center, serving students at California State University, Chico, has won the National Association of College and University Food Service’s 2013 Silver Plate Award for its institutional category, “Residential Dining Concepts – Medium-Sized Institution.”

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Renowned Political Scientist to Speak on Abraham Lincoln

Dateline: 05-08-2013

Professor Michael Zuckert, the Nancy Dreux Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, will give a presentation titled “Thinkin’ About Lincoln” on Thursday, May 9, at 2 p.m. in the Harlen Adams Theater on the California State University, Chico campus.

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Student Group Hosts Event to Spur Community Change

Dateline: 05-08-2013

California State University, Chico’s student organization SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) is hosting an event Friday, May 10, following up on community meetings held earlier this year to combat alcohol and drug abuse.

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University Suspends Two Fraternities for Violations

Dateline: 05-07-2013

California State University, Chico suspended Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity for three years and Sigma Chi fraternity for two years yesterday, May 6, for violations to University policies governing social Greek letter organizations.

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CSU, Chico Sales Program Named to National List of Top Universities

Dateline: 05-06-2013

California State University, Chico’s professional sales program has been named to the national Sales Education Foundation’s (SEF) list of 2013 Top University Sales Programs. The list recognizes universities for preparing students for professional selling careers and placing top talent in professional selling roles.   

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Greek Chapter Members Receive Awards for Leadership

Dateline: 05-03-2013

California State University, Chico’s Student Life and Leadership office hosted the first Greek Life Arete Reception yesterday, May 2, and handed out awards to campus fraternity and sorority chapters.

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Agriculture Professor and Fruit Production Expert Receives Second Fulbright Award

Dateline: 05-03-2013

Richard Rosecrance, professor of agriculture at California State University, Chico, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for 2013-2014 to teach classes and conduct research for nine months at the University of Cukurova in Adana, Turkey.

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The Orion Wins Slew of Statewide College Media Awards

Dateline: 05-03-2013

The Orion, California State University, Chico’s independent, student-run newspaper, won a slew of awards this spring in statewide college media contests.

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Physician and Author Daniel Amen to Give Health Lecture at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 05-01-2013

Dr. Daniel Amen will give a community lecture titled “Use Your Brain to Change Your Age” from 1 to 4 p.m. May 14 in the Bell Memorial Union auditorium at California State University, Chico. Registration for this event is open online at http://changeyouragechico.eventbrite.com.

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Six Seated Judges and CSU, Chico Alumni to Address Legal Students May 1

Dateline: 04-26-2013

Six seated judges will address students of California State University, Chico’s Legal Studies program in a special panel discussion on Wednesday, May 1, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Selvester’s Café. All are alumni of the CSU, Chico Department of Political Science.

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CSU, Chico Rates Highly on College Scorecard Website

Dateline: 04-25-2013

California State University, Chico rates highly on institutional performance criteria used by the U.S. Department of Education’s new College Scorecard website designed to help students choose a college or university.

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New Secrets of Circles Exhibit Opens at Gateway May 8

Dateline: 04-25-2013

What do a bagel, a ball and a banana all have in common? Cut them through the center, and each one has a circle inside! This is just one of many secrets you may find in a new exhibition at the Gateway Science Museum. 

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CSU, Chico Graduate Student Receives Fulbright Award

Dateline: 04-24-2013

California State University, Chico graduate student Anna Rushton has received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award for 2013-1204, becoming the first CSU, Chico student to win the grant.

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Professional Sales Team Wins First Place Awards in Western States Collegiate Sales Competition

Dateline: 04-24-2013

California State University, Chico’s Professional Sales Team took home both team and individual first place awards and earned $2,000 in cash prizes at the Western States Collegiate Sales Competition (WSCSC) at CSU, Chico April 18–19.

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Nursing Celebrates 60th Anniversary and Raises Funds for Paralyzed Student

Dateline: 04-23-2013

California State University, Chico’s School of Nursing will celebrate its 60th anniversary the first weekend in May with a schedule of events highlighted by a run-walk fundraiser for a nursing student paralyzed on her way to class last year.

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Business Students Win Regional Competition Using Entrepreneurial Concepts to Aid Community Groups

Dateline: 04-22-2013

The California State University, Chico Enactus team, formerly called Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), once again has won its regional competition and will compete in the national championships along with 120 other schools May 21-23 in Kansas City.

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CSU, Chico Included in Princeton Review’s 2013 “Guide to 322 Green Colleges”

Dateline: 04-22-2013

California State University, Chico is included in the Princeton Review’s 2013 “Guide to 322 Green Colleges,” which profiles higher education institutions in the United States and Canada that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career preparation. CSU, Chico has been included in the guide each year since its inception in 2010.

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CSU, Chico to Celebrate Earth Day with Events Encouraging Environmental Awareness

Dateline: 04-19-2013

The Institute for Sustainable Development, in coordination with Facilities Management and Services and the Associated Students Sustainability Program, is sponsoring a four-part schedule of Earth Day events Monday, April 22, at California State University, Chico. The day includes an outdoor Earth Day Extravaganza, two film screenings — “Thin Ice” and “In Organic We Trust” — and a panel discussion called “Whose Business is Sustainability?”

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Two-Day Conference Explores Alcohol, Drug Use Prevention Efforts on Campuses

Dateline: 04-17-2013

California State University, Chico will host a two-day conference on alcohol and drug use prevention programs on college campuses this Thursday and Friday, April 18-19, in the Bell Memorial Union.

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Re-entry Students Invited to Apply for $50k in Osher Re-entry Scholarships

Dateline: 04-12-2013

California State University, Chico Regional and Continuing Education invites re-entry students to apply for $50,000 in scholarships from the Bernard Osher Foundation.

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Acclaimed Poet Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Dateline: 04-12-2013

California State University, Chico philosophy professor and award-winning poet Troy Jollimore has received a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship for 2013.

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CSU, Chico Debate Team Wins Big at National Tournament

Dateline: 04-11-2013

California State University, Chico’s Debate Team competed among more than 150 teams in the Cross Examination Debate Association’s (CEDA) National Tournament March 20-24 in Pocatello, Idaho. The team brought home several awards to cap off one of the most successful years in Chico State forensics history.

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Undergraduate Mathematics Conference to Highlight Work of Region’s Top Students

Dateline: 04-11-2013

More than 50 of the region’s top math students will present their work at the Northern California Undergraduate Mathematics Conference hosted at California State University, Chico on Saturday, April 20, from 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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Symposium to Highlight Student Research in Behavioral and Social Sciences

Dateline: 04-11-2013

More than 100 students from the California State University, Chico College of Behavioral and Social Sciences will showcase their work during the 12th annual Student Research Symposium on Thursday, April 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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Town Hall Meeting Has Students Asking – and Answering – ‘What Is Possible?’

Dateline: 04-08-2013

Nearly 900 first-year California State University, Chico students will experience firsthand the impact they can have on government in a special Town Hall Meeting themed “What Is Possible?” slated for April 24. 

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Chico State Opens Admissions for Spring 2014 Semester on Aug. 1

Dateline: 07-17-2013

On Aug. 1, California State University, Chico will begin accepting applications from fully eligible upper-division transfer students, out-of-state transfer students, international students and credential students and for most graduate programs.  

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Students to Tackle Water and Agriculture Policy in Chico Great Debate

Dateline: 04-04-2013

California State University, Chico students are preparing to tackle water and agriculture policy in this spring’s Chico Great Debate, which will be held Friday, April 12, in the Chico City Council Chambers.

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Students Bring Home Top Prize from Sustainable Manufacturing Event for 14th Year

Dateline: 04-04-2013

Students from California State University, Chico’s Sustainable Manufacturing Program brought home the Grand Prize from the prestigious Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Conference and Exposition (AeroDef) on March 19. The award marks the 14th time that CSU, Chico Sustainable Manufacturing students have won the top prize in recent years.

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Prospective Students, Families Flock to Campus for Annual ‘Choose Chico!’ Day

Dateline: 04-03-2013

More than 3,500 admitted fall 2013 students and their family members are expected to visit California State University, Chico for Choose Chico! on Saturday, April 6.

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Registration Open Now for Summer 2013 Gateway Discovery Camps

Dateline: 04-03-2013

The Gateway Science Museum at California State University, Chico is now accepting registrations for two sessions of its summer 2013 Gateway Discovery Camp, where children will become “Eco-Kids” and “Eco-Rangers,” practicing environmental stewardship while learning about the Northern California ecosystem and natural resources, sustainability and renewable energy. Camps will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday June 24–28 and July 15–19 at the museum. 

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University’s Distinguished Alumni to Discuss Success at Interactive Panel

Dateline: 03-29-2013

California State University, Chico President Paul Zingg will present an interactive discussion panel with the University’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Thursday, April 4, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Harlen Adams Theatre, located in Performing Arts Center Room 144.

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Wines of the World Event to Benefit Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology

Dateline: 03-27-2013

Take a trip around the globe at the Wines of the World fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Monks Wine Lounge and Bistro in downtown Chico. Proceeds will benefit the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology at California State University, Chico. 

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Career Center Hosts Spring All Majors Career and Internship Fair

Dateline: 03-27-2013

The Chico State Career Center will host its spring All Majors Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium.

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Chico State Model United Nations Team Wins Top Award at National Conference

Dateline: 03-27-2013

Over spring break, the California State University, Chico Model UN team traveled to New York City to compete against more than 200 colleges and universities from around the world at the National Model UN (MUN) conference, March 17-21. 

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Gateway Science Museum to Host Careers in Sports Science Event on April 8

Dateline: 03-25-2013

Attention high school students: Are you interested in sports? In science? In both? You don’t have to be an amazing athlete to be involved in sports at a professional level. Find out how by attending the special event Careers in Sports Science from 3:30–5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8, at the Gateway Science Museum.

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Founders Week Highlights School’s Heritage of Success

Dateline: 03-25-2013

California State University, Chico will honor its heritage and the achievements of its students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends during the annual Founders Week celebration held in April.

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Book in Common for Academic Year 2013-2014 Announced

Dateline: 03-25-2013

California State University, Chico President Paul Zingg and Butte College President Kimberly Perry jointly announced today that the Book in Common for Academic Year 2013-2014 will be “The Yellow Birds,” by Kevin Powers. “We are pleased to join together to make this announcement,” said Drs. Zingg and Perry. “Since the Book in Common became a joint project of our campuses, the City of Chico and County of Butte, we have been gratified at the community’s enthusiastic response to the books and the conversations that these books spark.”

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Ethics Bowl Team Lands in 11th Place at National Competition in San Antonio

Dateline: 03-21-2013

A team of four students representing California State University, Chico’s Ethics Bowl team placed 11th out of 32 teams from across the country competing in the 17th annual Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl on Feb. 28 in San Antonio.

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CSU, Chico Community Celebrates César Chávez Holiday With Day of Service, Other Activities

Dateline: 03-21-2013

California State University, Chico will celebrate César Chávez Day with various activities, leading up to the fourth annual service event Cats in the Community on April 1. CSU, Chico and other state campuses and offices are closed Monday, April 1, as a holiday in observance of César Chávez’s birthday, which is Sunday, March 31.

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CSU, Chico Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll For Sixth Time in Seven Years

Dateline: 03-20-2013

California State University, Chico has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2013, the sixth time in seven years.

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Spring 2013 MWOW Lecture Series Begins April 3

Dateline: 03-18-2013

It is time to discover how to get healthy and be entertained, all at once! Gateway Science Museum presents the spring 2013 Museum Without Walls lecture series: “Medicine in Motion: The Science of Sports.” Don’t miss this exciting and informative lecture series aimed at exploring the many aspects of health and physiology. 

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The Orion Wins Best in Show, Other Awards at Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter Convention

Dateline: 03-18-2013

California State University, Chico’s student-run newspaper, The Orion, won three awards at the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter National College Journalism Convention in San Francisco Feb. 28–March 3.

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New OLLI Class: Get Ready For Spring With Help From UC Master Gardeners

Dateline: 03-18-2013

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State University, Chico is partnering with the University of California Butte County Master Gardeners to deliver a series of six workshops designed for the small-space gardener.

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Construction Management Students, Faculty Member Honored by Associated General Contractors of America

Dateline: 03-15-2013

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has once again named California State University, Chico’s AGC chapter its first-place Outstanding Student Chapter, an award students received at the organization’s 94th annual convention in Palm Springs March 6-9.

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STOP Presents Human Trafficking Awareness Week March 25-29 at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 03-12-2013

STOP (Stop Trafficking of Persons), a student-run organization at California State University, Chico, was invited to the Chico City Council on Tuesday, March 5, where STOP’s officers were presented with a proclamation by Chico Mayor Mary Goloff declaring March 25-29, 2013, Human Trafficking Awareness Week. 

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Local Students Focus on Science at Chico State’s MESA Day

Dateline: 03-07-2013

California State University, Chico will be bustling with science, math and engineering activity on Saturday, March 9, 2013, when 150 young students from local middle and high schools arrive to showcase their projects at the annual MESA Day sponsored by the Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) initiative. Students will race mousetrap cars, test prosthetic arms and gliders, crush bridges and drop eggs from tall buildings—the gooiest event of all! Activities will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the following buildings on the west side of campus: Langdon Hall, O’Connell Technology Center, Yolo Hall and Shurmer Gym. The egg drop will take place at Butte Hall from 12:20 to 1 p.m.

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CSU, Chico’s Competitive Speech and Debate Team Enjoys Successful Year

Dateline: 03-05-2013

California State University, Chico’s Speech and Debate Team took home some gold the past two weekends at competitions in Long Beach, Malibu and Northridge. The team’s 32 students hope to add to their success in national tournaments this spring.

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Gender and Sexuality Equity Center to Host Take Back the Night Event

Dateline: 02-28-2013

The Associated Students Gender and Sexuality Equity Center (GSEC) will host the biannual Take Back the Night event Thursday, March 14, on the California State University, Chico campus.

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Step Back in History at Eighth Annual Harlem Renaissance Rent Party

Dateline: 02-25-2013

Take a step back in history Wednesday, Feb. 27, at California State University, Chico’s eighth annual Harlem Renaissance Rent Party, hosted by the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center, the School of the Arts, the Black Faculty and Staff Association and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Harlen Adams Theatre stage, located in Performing Arts Center 144.

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CIM Program Director Named One of Five Most Influential People in Concrete Industry

Dateline: 02-20-2013

Tanya Komas, associate professor and director of the Concrete Industry Management program (CIM) at California State University, Chico, has been named one of the five most influential people in the concrete industry by Concrete Construction magazine, published by Hanley Wood LLC. 

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Campus Center Hosts Spring Business and IT Career Fair

Dateline: 02-18-2013

Phi Chi Theta, Delta Sigma Pi and the California State University, Chico Career Center will host the spring Business, IT & SAP Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the BMU Auditorium. 

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CSU, Chico to Offer Program Aiming to Increase the Number of Women Running for Office

Dateline: 02-15-2013

California State University, Chico was selected as one of the 39 campus sites across the United States and Jamaica to host Elect Her–Campus Women Win in spring 2013. This nationwide program is a collaboration between the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Running Start that trains college women to run effective campaigns for student government and future office.

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Fraternities and Sororities Must Agree to Guidelines and Meet February Timeline for Reinstatement

Dateline: 02-14-2013

Members of social Greek letter organizations at California State University, Chico received the policies this week that chapters must agree to if they wish to be reinstated.

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University Announces Launch of North State Initiative Website

Dateline: 02-14-2013

California State University, Chico has launched its North State Initiative website that displays campus activities connecting the University with residents of its service area. The website address is www.csuchico.edu/northstate.

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CSU, Chico Wins Five Awards for Excellence in Advancement Programs and Publications

Dateline: 02-07-2013

California State University, Chico received five 2013 Awards of Excellence from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VII.

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Registration Open for CSU, Chico’s This Way to Sustainability Conference VIII

Dateline: 02-06-2013

The This Way to Sustainability Conference VIII will be held March 7–8 in the Bell Memorial Union at California State University, Chico. This two-day event is the nation’s largest student-run sustainability conference, hosting more than 100 speakers and 1,400 participants to explore approaches to creating a sustainable society.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to Offer Gardening Essentials Course at New Oroville Chapter

Dateline: 02-06-2013

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State University, Chico will be collaborating with the University of California (UC) Butte County Master Gardener Program to offer the course Gardening Essentials for Small Yards and Patios this spring at the institute’s new Oroville chapter. 

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Public Invited to Attend Community Action Summit

Dateline: 02-05-2013

Following a message by civic leaders decrying the damage done by alcohol abuse, a community action summit will be held Friday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Auditorium on the California State University, Chico campus.

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University Gives Social Greek Organizations Guidelines To Be Met For Reinstatement

Dateline: 02-04-2013

In meetings Saturday, Feb. 2, California State University, Chico Student Affairs administrators presented to representatives of social Greek letter organizations guidelines they need to meet to be considered for reinstatement.

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CSU, Chico Celebrates Black History Month With Variety of Events

Dateline: 02-04-2013

California State University, Chico will celebrate Black History Month during February with a variety of events, beginning with a showing of the film “From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights” Tuesday, Feb. 5, and culminating in the eighth annual Rent Party on Feb. 27.

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New Classes for Senior Adults Coming to Oroville

Dateline: 02-04-2013

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSU, Chico, a learning-in-retirement program for senior adults, has opened a new chapter in Oroville and will offer classes there beginning in March. OLLI at CSU, Chico is partnering with the Oroville Branch Library and the Butte County Office of Education to offer five classes this spring, including Estate Planning 101, Gardening Essentials for Small Yards and Patios and a series of classes on preparing to reenter the workforce after retirement, among others.

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Residence Hall Students Recognized for Academic Achievement

Dateline: 02-04-2013

The Department of University Housing and Food Service (UHFS) will host a banquet Feb. 18 to recognize residence hall students for exemplary academic achievement during the fall 2012 semester at California State University, Chico.

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CSU, Chico Students Provide Free Tax-Preparation Help

Dateline: 02-01-2013

California State University, Chico’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals, has partnered with Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. (CAABCI) to provide free tax-preparation services.

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Gov. Brown and Secretary Ross to Appear at Colusa Farm Show Breakfast

Dateline: 02-01-2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown and California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross are scheduled to appear at the 11th Annual Colusa Farm Show Breakfast on Wednesday, Feb. 6. The event will take place in Saint Bernadette’s Hall, 745 Ware St., in Colusa, Calif., at 7 a.m. Hosted by alumni of the CSU, Chico College of Agriculture, California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, and Alpha Gamma Rho, the event has raised more than $170,000 for scholarships and leadership programs in its 11-year history.  

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CSU, Chico Helps Effort to Increase the Number of Latinos in Higher Education

Dateline: 02-01-2013

California State University, Chico is a co-sponsor of a major event in Sacramento tomorrow introducing Latino students to opportunities in higher education.

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Book in Common Discussions Focus on Water Issues

Dateline: 02-01-2013

Two public events are being held in February related to California State University, Chico’s Book in Common for 2012-13, “Unquenchable,” by Robert Glennon. Both events are free and open to the public.

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New Mobile App Has Smart Phone Features to Aid Campus Community, Visitors

Dateline: 01-30-2013

Answer a homework assignment. Check the halftime game stats. Locate the new building on campus. For these and many other tasks – anytime, anywhere – the new Chico State Mobile App is the way to go.

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Two Named to University Advancement Positions

Dateline: 01-25-2013

California State University, Chico’s Division of University Advancement has filled two key administrative positions this month.

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Concrete Industry Management Student Crew Named Finalist in Contest

Dateline: 01-24-2013

Students from California State University, Chico’s Concrete Industry Management program (CIM) were finalists in the World of Concrete’s 2013 Crews That Rock competition for their 2012 rehabilitation project on Alcatraz Island.

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Dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management Receives Award From Chico Chamber of Commerce

Dateline: 01-24-2013

Mike Ward, dean of the California State University, Chico College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management, was awarded the 2012 Business Advocate of the Year Award from the Chico Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Jan. 17, at the chamber’s 75th Annual Dinner and Community Awards Ceremony.

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Korean Teachers Celebrate 25th Year Visiting Their ‘Chico Family’

Dateline: 01-23-2013

A successful educational partnership between California State University, Chico and a province in Korea hit a milestone this month with the 25th year of what is affectionately called the “Chico Family” program.

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10th Annual Children in Trauma Conference Continues the Tradition of Education and Advocacy

Dateline: 01-23-2013

The Center for Regional and Continuing Education and the California State University, Chico Research Foundation will present the 2013 Children in Trauma Conference on Feb. 1 and 2 on the CSU, Chico campus. The program is offered by In Service to Families, Children & the Courts, a professional development series created through a partnership among Butte County Family Court Services; Regional and Continuing Education; the CSU, Chico Research Foundation; and local professionals.

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Turner Print Museum Gallery to Present Abstract Expressionism Exhibit Jan. 28-Feb. 24

Dateline: 01-17-2013

The Janet Turner Print Museum’s first exhibition of the new year, “American International: Abstract Expressionism,” will be a visual compilation of print artists’ internal musings and reflections. 

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CSU, Chico Online Bachelor Degree Programs Rate Well in U.S. News Survey

Dateline: 01-17-2013

California State University, Chico ranked in the top third among online bachelor degree programs in the U.S. News & World Report annual assessment. The magazine ranked the online academic programs of national private and public universities that responded to surveys on factors such as graduation rates, best practices, faculty credentials, student debt and support services offered to students.

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CSU, Chico Professor Receives Grant From Cal Humanities

Dateline: 01-16-2013

Jesse Dizard, professor of anthropology at California State University, Chico, has been awarded a 2012 Community Stories grant of $9,999 from Cal Humanities for his project titled “California Water Stories.”

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Spring Brings New Gateway Exhibits Featuring Challenges for Your Mind and Body

Dateline: 01-16-2013

Explore the science of sports and the mind with the opening of the spring exhibits at the Gateway Science Museum at California State University, Chico. The spring exhibits open at noon on Saturday, Jan. 26, and will feature Sportsology, Brain Teasers 2, and the final run of Third Views, Second Sights.

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New Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Named

Dateline: 01-15-2013

Barbara Fortin is the new vice provost for Enrollment Management at California State University, Chico. 

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Space Exploration Begins at CSU, Chico Museum

Dateline: 01-08-2013

The Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology at California State University, Chico is proud to announce the opening of its latest exhibition, Infinity and Beyond: Humanity’s Quest to Explore Space, Wednesday, Jan. 30. The exhibition presents the opportunity for the public to venture into space and to visualize the breathtaking beauty of our solar system and beyond. 

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Chico State Team Wins Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet in Pasadena

Dateline: 01-07-2013

The Chico State Discussion Meet Team won the California Young Farmers and Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet Championship in Pasadena, Calif., on Dec. 1, 2012. The discussion meet consisted of five topics, including immigration, encouraging young farmers to return home to farm, reaching out to associate members, transferring operations and agriculture education programs. 

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