News Archive for Spring 2014

Machiavelli Expert to Address Students April 8

Dateline: 04-07-2014

Leading political theorist John Scott will present “Do the Ends Justify the Means? A Conversation About Machiavelli” at California State University, Chico on Tuesday, April 8 at 3 p.m. in PAC 144.

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Center for Entrepreneurship’s eWeek Features Expert Advice From Successful Entrepreneurs

Dateline: 04-07-2014

The Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, California State University, Chico is hosting a series of events during the annual eWeek April 7-11, 2014.

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Students to Tackle Diversity, Discrimination Issues in Chico Great Debate

Dateline: 04-04-2014

Diversity and discrimination issues will be in focus for nearly 2,000 students from California State University, Chico and Butte College who will participate in the Chico Great Debate on Friday, April 11, in the Chico City Council Chambers.

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Spring Student Showcase Celebrates Student Research, Scholarship and Creative Achievement

Dateline: 04-04-2014

The California State University, Chico Office of the Provost and the Council of Academic Deans invite students, faculty, staff and the community to the 2014 Spring Student Showcase.

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April 9 Career Fair Welcomes All Majors

Dateline: 04-01-2014

The Chico State Career Center will host its spring All Majors Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium.

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Journalism Student Ben Mullin Earns Fellowships with Google, Poynter Institute

Dateline: 03-27-2014

California State University, Chico graduating senior Ben Mullin has been selected for two prestigious journalism fellowships: the 10-week summer Google Fellowship and the yearlong Naughton Fellowship. Both take place at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Gateway Science Museum Presents Spring Lecture Series

Dateline: 03-28-2014

The Gateway Science Museum at California State University, Chico will present four special lectures in April as part of its spring 2014 Museum Without Walls (MWOW) series.

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Take Back the Night Event Slated for April 3

Dateline: 03-28-2014

The Associated Students’ Gender and Sexuality Equity Center (GSEC) at California State University, Chico will present its Take Back the Night event on Thursday, April 3, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union (BMU) Auditorium. The biannual event brings together university and community members in protest against rape and other forms of sexual violence. 

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Founders Week Features Great Events, High Achievers

Dateline: 03-27-2014

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

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CNAP to Present Obesity Prevention Innovations in National Teleconference April 10

Dateline: 03-26-2014

Michele Buran, physical activity specialist at California State University, Chico’s Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion (CNAP), will present the center’s Promoting Activity Through Playground Stencils project in a national teleconference on April 10 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. EST.  

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Nutrition Professor Dawn Clifford Wins Outstanding Educator Award

Dateline: 03-26-2014

California State University, Chico nutrition and food science professor Dawn Clifford has received an Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  

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Cats in the Community Day of Service and Other Events Honor César Chávez

Dateline: 03-13-2014

California State University, Chico will celebrate César Chávez Day with a number of special activities, including the popular ’Cats in the Community clean-up Monday, March 31.

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University Named Founding Member of Climate Resiliency Pact

Dateline: 03-07-2014

Stepping out as a leader in sustainability, California State University, Chico has been selected as a founding member of the national Alliance for Resilient Campuses. President Paul Zingg made the announcement today during the University’s ninth annual This Way to Sustainability Conference. 

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Professor Michael Coyle Receives Professional Achievement Honors

Dateline: 03-07-2014

The Faculty Recognition and Support Committee at California State University, Chico has selected political science professor Michael Coyle for the 2013–2014 Professional Achievement Honors Award. This award recognizes faculty who best exemplify the teacher-scholar model over the past three years.

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Students Partner with Salvation Army, City of Chico to Build Transitional Housing

Dateline: 03-06-2014

Ceremonial Wall-Raising Event on Saturday, March 15, Will Kick Off Blitz Build

Keeping with an annual tradition of aiding those in need, students from California State University, Chico’s College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management (ECC) will forego their spring break vacations in order to build two duplexes in just nine days for families transitioning out of rehabilitation. 

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Gateway Science Museum Presents Third Annual Career Day March 10

Dateline: 03-04-2014

California State University, Chico’s Gateway Science Museum will host its third annual career day for high school and university students interested in the life sciences on Monday, March 10, from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

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Spring Events Explore 2013-14 Book in Common, “The Yellow Birds”

Dateline: 02-25-2014

Several events exploring the 2013-14 Book in Common, “The Yellow Birds,” are planned this spring at California State University, Chico.

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CSU, Chico Wins Award for Social Media Program

Dateline: 02-24-2014

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), District VII, has announced that California State University, Chico received a 2013 Award of Excellence in the area of digital communications and social media.

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College of Business Receives Strong Accreditation Approval

Dateline: 02-24-2014

California State University, Chico’s College of Business has had its accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International extended for a full five-year period.

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Emeritus Professor and Expert Witness Ed Bronson to Give Talk on Death Penalty

Dateline: 02-21-2014

California State University, Chico Emeritus Professor and expert witness Edward Bronson will give the presentation “My Life Fighting the Death Penalty” on Friday, Feb. 28, at 12:30 p.m. in Selvester’s Café.

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University Employees Receive Statewide CalFresh Awards

Dateline: 02-21-2014

Two staff members from California State University, Chico’s Center for Nutrition and Activity Program (CNAP) received top honors at this year’s CalFresh Forum, held Feb.18 in Sacramento.

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Outdoor Trips Offer New Students Healthy, Adventurous Transition

Dateline: 02-20-2014

New students to California State University, Chico can make friends and build skills needed for college life through an innovative outdoor program called Wildcat Wilderness Orientation (WWO). 

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Student Service Project Aims to Improve Public Safety

Dateline: 02-20-2014

A group of California State University, Chico students has set out to improve local public safety by mapping out unlit street lamps in areas surrounding campus. 

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Four Selected for 2014 Outstanding Project Director Awards

Dateline: 02-19-2014

California State University, Chico’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RESP) has selected four recipients for its 2014 Outstanding Project Director Awards. The annual awards recognize faculty and staff who have been successful in securing and managing funding awards from external sponsors. Awardees were selected by RESP staff and will be honored at a Feb. 26 campus event.

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University a Finalist in National Higher Education Sustainability Competition

Dateline: 02-13-2014

California State University, Chico has been named a finalist in a national sustainability competition. The University will next create a video showcasing its efforts, in hopes of winning the competition.

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Student Groups Host Business and IT Career Fair Feb. 26

Dateline: 02-12-2014

Delta Sigma Pi, Phi Chi Theta and the California State University, Chico Career Center will host the spring Business, IT & SAP Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium. 

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Registration Open for University’s This Way to Sustainability Conference IX

Dateline: 02-05-2014

Registration is now open for California State University, Chico’s ninth annual This Way to Sustainability Conference, the nation’s largest student-run conference. Slated for March 6-8 in the Bell Memorial Union (BMU), the event is expected to draw more than 1,400 participants and nearly 150 speakers exploring approaches to a sustainable society.

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Love Every Body Week Promotes Eating Disorders Awareness

Dateline: 04-08-2014

The student health organization Embodied at California State University, Chico will host a series of events related to Love Every Body Week through April 11.  

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Trees Gracing University Campus and Mansion Grounds Featured on Tour

Dateline: 02-04-2014

California State University, Chico and Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park are jointly offering a free tour of their remarkable collection of native and exotic trees and shrubs on Thursday, Feb. 13.

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Free Tax Preparation Offered at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 01-31-2014

California State University, Chico’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals, has partnered with the Community Action Agency of Butte County Inc. (CAABCI) to provide free tax-preparation services starting Saturday, Feb. 1.

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CSU, Chico English Professor Receives Prestigious Teaching Award

Dateline: 01-31-2014

California State University, Chico English professor Kim Jaxon has received an award for teaching excellence from the California Association of Teachers in English (CATE). 

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Research Symposium Showcases Student Scholarship

Dateline: 04-08-2014

California State University, Chico’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS) will host its 13th annual Student Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 23, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union (BMU).  

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Black History Month Celebrated with Numerous Events at CSU, Chico

Dateline: 01-30-2014

California State University, Chico will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with a variety of events, beginning with a student-led discussion, “Legacies Lost: Trayvon Martin and Victims of Violence,” Monday, Feb. 3, and culminating in the ninth annual Rent Party on Feb. 27.

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University Recognized for Campus Mental Health Programs

Dateline: 01-22-2014

California State University, Chico has earned a seal of approval from the Jed Foundation, a leading organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college and university students. 

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Graduate Student Shares Sustainability Research in Interactive Exhibit

Dateline: 04-08-2014

California State University, Chico graduate student Robert Stevens will present his research on sustainable clothing practices in a multifaceted exhibit titled “Seed to Skin” on Wednesday, April 9, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Selvester’s Café. 

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University Named to List of Colleges with Best Return on Investment

Dateline: 01-16-2014

An undergraduate education from California State University, Chico offers one of the nation’s highest returns on investment (ROI), according to a new list published by BestColleges.com. 

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Food Services Lauded for Healthy and Sustainable Practices

Dateline: 01-15-2014

California State University, Chico’s dining services are featured in a GoodHousekeeping.com article rating university and college cafeterias for quality and sustainability.

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New Course Explores Strategies of Successful Tech Companies

Dateline: 01-15-2014

The dos and don’ts of launching a successful technical startup business will be revealed in a new course offered at California State University, Chico this spring, with help from some of the region’s most notable entrepreneurs.

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Events Steer Students Toward Careers in Booming Aging Industry

Dateline: 04-08-2014

California State University, Chico’s Interdisciplinary Center on Aging (ICOA) will host Careers in Aging Week April 9-17. The national event is aimed at bringing awareness to the growing shortage of people trained to meet the needs of older adults. 

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New Maritime Exhibit at Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology Showcased in Grand Opening

Dateline: 01-14-2014

A new exhibit exploring Gold Rush-era maritime culture and navigation will be highlighted during a reception at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology at California State University, Chico on Thursday, Jan. 23. 

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

Dateline: 01-09-2014

California State University, Chico has improved to the top 15 percent of all online bachelor degree programs in the country based on U.S. News & World Report’s annual assessment.

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New Year Brings New Exhibits to Gateway Science Museum

Dateline: 01-08-2014

The evolutionary process, the beauty of the Sacramento River and our changing state are explored in an exciting new exhibit season at California State University, Chico’s Gateway Science Museum starting Saturday, Jan. 18.

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Five Selected for 2013-2014 Outstanding Faculty Awards

Dateline: 01-07-2014

California State University, Chico’s Faculty Recognition and Support Committee has made its selections for the Outstanding Professor, Teacher, Research Mentor, Academic Advisor and Faculty Service awards for 2013-2014. These awards are the highest awards within the University, and they are especially valued because faculty members are nominated by their peers and selected by a faculty committee. President Zingg announced the awards to the campus in late December.

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The Orion Wins Multiple Awards in Statewide, National Competitions

Dateline: 03-10-2014

California State University, Chico’s student-run newspaper, The Orion, took home 12 awards in two days from several collegiate newspaper competitions. 

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Location Change: Dr. Tanya Erzen lecture

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