News Archive for Spring 2017

Event Exploring Earth and Space Science at the Gateway Science Museum

Dateline: 04-13-2017

Explore earth and space science at the Gateway Science Museum on Saturday, April 15 from noon–5 p.m. during the "Explore Science: Earth & Space" event, which is part of a nationwide celebration of educational programs designed to engage audiences in the awe-inspiring fields of earth and space science. This exciting event provides an opportunity to connect with current National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) science research and explores earth and space phenomena.

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CSU, Chico Alumni Awarded Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting

Dateline: 04-12-2017

Three California State University, Chico journalism graduates, all former reporters at The Orion student newspaper, have received journalism’s highest honor.

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CSU, Chico Hosts OxyContin Overdose Survivor, Drug Misuse Prevention Advocate for the 4th Annual Prescription Drug Awareness Week

Dateline: 04-11-2017

Former California State University, Chico student Aaron Rubin, who is now a drug misuse prevention advocate after surviving a prescription drug overdose in 2005, will appear on Thursday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at Zingg Recital Hall on the University campus as part of Prescription Drug Awareness Week.

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Gateway Science Museum Hosts Spring 2017 Museum Without Walls Lecture Series

Dateline: 04-11-2017

The Gateway Science Museum at California State University, Chico will host four special presentations in April, as part of its spring 2017 Museum Without Walls lecture series.

 

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CSU, Chico’s Ryan Patten Named American Council on Education Fellow

Dateline: 04-04-2017

Ryan Patten, associate dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at California State University, Chico, has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2017–18 academic year.

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Thousands to Flock to Campus on April 8 for Choose Chico!

Dateline: 04-03-2017

More than 3,500 prospective students and their family members are expected to visit California State University, Chico during Choose Chico! on Saturday, April 8. Online registration is now open for this signature annual event. 

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CSU, Chico Receives Voter Friendly Campus Designation

Dateline: 03-29-2017

California State University, Chico has been designated a Voter Friendly Campus because of the University’s efforts to promote civic engagement and provide students with resources and education.

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CSU, Chico Community Honors the Legacy of César Chávez With a Week of Events

Dateline: 03-27-2017

California State University, Chico students will honor the legacy of César Chávez this week with acts of service, community and education during events on and around campus. The week’s events begin with an educational fair on Tuesday that will provide information about Chávez’s life and legacy and will culminate with the seventh annual ‘Cats in the Community day of service on Friday.

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CSU, Chico’s Leaders for a Lifetime Group Presents Youth-Written Theater Production on April 1

Dateline: 03-27-2017

The Hmong culture—rich in history, traditions and folklore—is the backdrop of “Life of String.” That original theater production will be presented by youth academic outreach program Leaders for a Lifetime on April 1 in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium on the California State University, Chico campus.

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CSU, Chico Hosts Expert Panelists to Address Lessons Learned from Oroville Dam

Dateline: 03-20-2017

California State University, Chico’s Center for Water and the Environment (CWE) and Department of Civil Engineering will present a panel discussion, “Reflections on Oroville Dam,” on Wednesday, March 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Bell Memorial Union, Room 210.

The expert speakers will present critical information and perspectives, as well as answer questions concerning the Oroville Dam, the spillways, the geology, and general dam engineering and management practices.

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This Way to Sustainability Conference XII Kicks Off at California State University, Chico on March 23

Dateline: 03-14-2017

Climate change, green careers and new ways communities can adopt sustainable practices are just a few of the topics that will be explored during the 12th annual This Way to Sustainability Conference being held at California State University, Chico March 23-24 along the theme “Re-Envisioning the Future: Our Path Forward.”

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Stivers Named Vice President for Business and Finance

Dateline: 03-10-2017

California State University, Chico announced Friday Robbi Stivers has accepted the position of vice president for Business and Finance after a nationwide search. Stivers will begin his position on May 1, 2017.

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CSU, Chico Rural SimCenter to Support Helicopter Simulation at Chico Municipal Airport on Friday

Dateline: 03-09-2017

California State University, Chico’s Rural Northern California Clinical Simulation Center team will be on scene to manage and assist Enloe Medical Center FlightCare members Friday at the Chico Municipal Airport as they use advanced lifelike mannequins to train for critical event rescue. The event will take place at the base of the flight control tower, starting at about 1 p.m. 

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California State University, Chico Students to Present in Annual Research Competition

Dateline: 02-28-2017

California State University, Chico will host the 2017 CSU, Chico Student Research Competition on March 7 from 5:30–9:30 p.m. in Colusa Hall, Room 100. The interdisciplinary competition will give students the chance to showcase their scholarly achievements and creative work while getting the feedback needed to further fine-tune their presentation and communication skills.

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California State University, Chico Celebrates Inauguration of President Gayle E. Hutchinson on Friday

Dateline: 02-28-2017

California State University, Chico will celebrate the inauguration of President Gayle E. Hutchinson on March 3, honoring a long-standing academic tradition and ushering in a new era of the University’s history. CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White will formally invest Hutchinson with the office of the president in the presence of other CSU presidents and dignitaries, as well as faculty, staff, students, alumni and members of the community during a ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday in Laxson Auditorium.

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California State University, Chico’s Inaugural First-Generation Symposium Takes Place on Feb. 24

Dateline: 02-23-2017

More than half of all California State University, Chico undergraduates identify as first-generation students, a topic that will be discussed during a first-of-its-kind conference at the University on Friday.

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California State University, Chico’s Book in Common Project Presents ‘Women of Wisdom’ on Feb. 24

Dateline: 02-20-2017

California State University, Chico’s 2016–2017 Book in Common project presents “Women of Wisdom,” an evening of storytelling, learning and food on Friday, Feb. 24. The event will take place from 4–7 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union (BMU), Room 203.

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CSU, Chico Associated Students Sustainability Program Awards $20,100 to Support Student Food Pantry

Dateline: 02-15-2017

The California State University, Chico’s Associated Students (AS) Sustainability Program recently awarded $20,100 to the University’s Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry through the annual AS Sustainability Fund, a student project and grant program. 

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CSU, Chico Career Fairs Provide Opportunities for Current University Students and Alumni

Dateline: 02-13-2017

Starting next week, California State University, Chico’s Career Center will host a series of career fairs to give current University students and alumni the opportunity to meet and network with a wide range of local, state and national employers.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at CSU, Chico on Feb. 14 Celebrates Valene L. Smith’s $250,000 Donation to Expand the University’s Museum of Anthropology

Dateline: 02-13-2017

California State University, Chico’s Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology already supports one of the country’s premier museum studies programs. The museum’s educational and community impact will now transform more lives, thanks to a new $250,000 donation from CSU, Chico Department of Anthropology Professor Emerita Valene L. Smith. Her donation will be used to expand the museum.

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California State University, Chico Students Invited to Apply for $108,000 in Re-entry Scholarships from the Bernard Osher and Crankstart Foundations

Dateline: 02-09-2017

Regional & Continuing Education at California State University, Chico has invited re-entry students to apply for $108,000 in scholarships made possible through support from the Bernard Osher and Crankstart foundations.

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California State University, Chico Presents Black History Month Events

Dateline: 02-08-2017

California State University, Chico is celebrating Black History Month in February with a collection of films, performances and discussions.

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Newest Exhibits at the Gateway Science Museum Explore Design and Creativity

Dateline: 02-08-2017

Whether it takes the form of an attention-grabbing video game, a song a DJ uses to get bodies moving on the dance floor or a thrilling roller coaster ride, design plays a major role in everything around us. “Design Zone,” the Gateway Science Museum’s newest exhibit, explores what it takes to nail down that perfect design.

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California State University, Chico Seeks to Add School of Social Work to 'Impacted' List as Number of Applicants Surges

Dateline: 02-06-2017

California State University, Chico’s School of Social Work has declared its intention to change the admissions status for its bachelor's degree in social work (BSW) program to "impacted." If the University receives final approval from the Chancellor’s Office this spring, the designation would take effect for the start of the 2018–2019 academic year for incoming freshmen.

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CSU, Chico to Launch Pilot Program of Mobile Parking App

Dateline: 01-30-2017

Students, staff, faculty, and visitors to California State University, Chico will soon be able to pay for hourly and daily campus parking from their smartphone through a partnership with the mobile app PassportParking.

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CSU, Chico Students Ramping Up to Offer Free Tax-Preparation Services on Campus, in the Community

Dateline: 01-27-2017

California State University, Chico’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals, will offer free tax-preparation services in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, starting Feb. 1.

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California State University, Chico Hosts Activism Education Events This Week

Dateline: 01-24-2017

In collaboration with California State University, Chico’s First-Year Experience program, the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center will hold events this week to discuss ways to have productive dialogue in the current political landscape, including guest speakers, workshops and a day of artistic expression.

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California State University, Chico Alum Donates $5,000 to Chico Student Success Center

Dateline: 01-20-2017

The Chico Student Success Center provides help for current California State University, Chico students. A recent donation from a University alum is designed to ensure that future students will continue to receive help.

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CSU, Chico Selected to Lead CSU in CalFresh Outreach to Reduce Food Insecurity Among Students at 11 Campuses

Dateline: 01-18-2017

In an effort to reduce food insecurity among students throughout the California State University system, CSU, Chico’s Center for Healthy Communities (CHC) has partnered with the Office of the Chancellor in a systemwide effort to conduct CalFresh Outreach with students on college campuses. With CHC serving as lead contractor, the CalFresh Outreach program will operate at 11 campuses to develop resources to increase awareness about this important nutrition assistance program, help eligible students apply for CalFresh, and partner with county social service offices to identify and reduce barriers associated with student enrollment.

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Elementary School Students Going to the Opera at California State University, Chico

Dateline: 01-18-2017

About 1,500 elementary school students from the Chico Unified School District are coming to California State University, Chico to attend a free production of a children’s opera, “The Little Sweep,” on Jan. 18 and Jan. 19.

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CSU, Chico Executive Leadership Institute Prepares California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Leaders for the Future

Dateline: 01-11-2017

In partnership with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), CSU, Chico launched an Executive Leadership Institute this week that aims to prepare state corrections executives to be decisive, effective, visionary leaders and champions of change. The Executive Leadership Institute was developed in partnership with Regional & Continuing Education at CSU, Chico and includes four, one-week courses taught over a four-month period.

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Hmong Culture Takes Center Stage at New Chico Museum Exhibit

Dateline: 01-10-2017

Leaders for a Lifetime, a youth academic outreach program at California State University, Chico, will open the “We Are Hmong: We Are Your Neighbors” exhibit at the Chico Museum on Jan. 15 from 1–5 p.m. While admission to the exhibit is free, Sunday’s opening is a fundraiser to benefit the Chico Museum and Leaders for a Lifetime, and a donation of $5 is requested.

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More than $155,000 Awarded in First-Time Grants to Support CSU, Chico’s Winter Session Students

Dateline: 01-04-2017

A record number of students are earning University credit during the winter break through Regional & Continuing Education’s (RCE) Winter Session at California State University, Chico.

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