News Archive for Fall 2014
Internationally Renowned Afro-Cuban Poet Coming to Campus
Nancy Morejón, one of Cuba’s most celebrated poets, will give a bilingual reading of her recent work, “Homing Instincts/Querencias,” at California State University, Chico on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. in Bell Memorial Union Room 210.
CSU, Chico Ranked Seventh Among Western Regional Universities by U.S. News
California State University, Chico is seventh in the most recent ranking of regional public universities in the Western United States by U.S. News & World Report magazine.
Seniors Win Scholarships From International Contractors Group
Three students in California State University, Chico’s Concrete Industry Management Program (CIM) have each received a $5,000 scholarship from the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC).
Jefferson Scholars to Keynote Constitution Day Event
Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf, world-renowned experts on Thomas Jefferson, will keynote a Constitution Day event at California State University, Chico on Monday, Sept. 22.
Gateway Science Museum Hosts An Evening to Treasure - Autumn Splendor
Gateway Science Museum at California State University, Chico will host its fourth annual fall event, An Evening to Treasure - Autumn Splendor, Oct. 11, 2014, at Manzanita Place. Over the course of this fun and unique evening, we will highlight the successes of the past year along with the current exhibits on display at Gateway Science Museum.
Professor Leads Community Book Exchange Project
Residents of the Barber neighborhood in Chico will soon have access to a free community book exchange, thanks in part to the efforts of California State University, Chico theatre professor Dan Schindler.
Kohl’s Supports Career Center Internships for Fourth Year
A recent gift from Kohl’s department store will support six students completing internships through California State University, Chico’s career center.
Geography and Planning’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Slated for Sept. 5–7
Field trips, walking tours and a campus geocache hunt are on the docket for the Department of Geography and Planning’s 50th anniversary celebration at California State University Chico, slated for Sept. 5–7, 2014.
Alternate Events Once Again Offered for ‘Wildcat Way Weekend’
Once again this year, California State University, Chico is offering a variety of activities for students on Labor Day weekend, starting Thursday, Aug. 29.
Professor Co-Creates Online Learning Course for Higher Ed Faculty
A new online course co-created by California State University, Chico English professor Kim Jaxon aims to help higher education faculty leverage the Internet to improve their teaching.
Kickoff Event to Be Held for 2014-15 Book in Common ‘The Distance Between Us’
A community kickoff event for the 2014-15 Book in Common will be held Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Chico City Plaza from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
University Ranks High on Sierra Club’s Cool Schools List
California State University, Chico has been named to the Sierra Club’s Cool Schools list, highlighting the nation’s greenest colleges and universities. CSU, Chico ranked No. 39, the highest of any CSU.
‘Wildcat Welcome’ Enhances Students’ Transition to University Life
California State University, Chico continues to expand its efforts to provide entering students with activities and information that will assist them in a successful start of the academic year.
Student’s Bat Box Project Aims to Fill Data Gap
You could say Aithne Loeblich is batty about bats.
The California State University, Chico biology student is spending much of her summer building shelters to attract the tiny winged creatures so she can study them more closely.
Students Seek 2015 Community Service Project Proposals
Students from California State University, Chico’s College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management and a board of community advisors are seeking proposals for the students’ 2015 Community Service Project. The proposal deadline is Monday, Aug. 18.
Autism Camp Receives Support From Business
A California State University, Chico summer camp to aid autistic teens and adults through the arts is receiving unexpected funding from a prominent area business.
Music Students Recognized for Service to North State
Music education students at California State University, Chico earned an honorable mention in the National Association for Music Education’s Collegiate Chapter of Excellence awards program.
Journalism Student Wins National Speech Contest
When California State University, Chico student Morgan Dixon gave an example of an informative speech to her peers last spring, she never imagined it would land her first place in a national competition.
Summer Program Attracts Top-flight Math Students
California State University, Chico is once again hosting some of the best mathematics students in the country in June and July as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide them and high school math teachers with an opportunity to do challenging math research.
Kids Crack the Case at Gateway Science Camp
Junior investigators from Oroville School District got a crash course in forensics last week at the Gateway Science Museum’s Discovery Summer Camp held at California State University, Chico.
Students Gain Research Experience at Summer Institute
Chemistry students at California State University, Chico are gaining advanced lab skills and solving real-world problems at the Chemistry Summer Research Institute (CSRI).
Journalism Student Selected for Prestigious Newsroom Experience
Quinn Western, a fourth-year journalism student at California State University, Chico, has been selected from a national pool to participate in the Online News Association’s 2014 Student Newsroom. She will produce digital news content during the association’s annual conference and awards banquet Sept. 25–27 in Chicago.
CSU, Chico to Open Admissions for Spring 2015
Beginning Aug. 1, 2014, California State University, Chico will accept applications from fully eligible upper-division transfer students for the spring 2015 semester.
Arts and Civil Rights Trailblazer to Discuss Documentary About Her Life
A little known champion for integration during the early 1950s will visit California State University, Chico next week during showings of a documentary about her life and times.
Interim VP for Advancement Named
California State University, Chico President Paul Zingg announced today that Peter Smits, vice president emeritus at California State University, Fresno, has accepted a position as interim vice president for University Advancement.