News Archive for Spring 2017
California State University, Chico’s Book in Common Project Presents ‘Women of Wisdom’ on Feb. 24
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.
CSU, Chico Associated Students Sustainability Program Awards $20,100 to Support Student Food Pantry
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.
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
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.
California State University, Chico Students Invited to Apply for $108,000 in Re-entry Scholarships from the Bernard Osher and Crankstart Foundations
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.
California State University, Chico Presents Black History Month Events
California State University, Chico is celebrating Black History Month in February with a collection of films, performances and discussions.
Newest Exhibits at the Gateway Science Museum Explore Design and Creativity
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.
California State University, Chico Seeks to Add School of Social Work to 'Impacted' List as Number of Applicants Surges
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.
CSU, Chico to Launch Pilot Program of Mobile Parking App
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.
CSU, Chico Students Ramping Up to Offer Free Tax-Preparation Services on Campus, in the Community
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.
California State University, Chico Hosts Activism Education Events This Week
California State University, Chico Alum Donates $5,000 to Chico Student Success Center
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.
CSU, Chico Selected to Lead CSU in CalFresh Outreach to Reduce Food Insecurity Among Students at 11 Campuses
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.
Elementary School Students Going to the Opera at California State University, Chico
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.
CSU, Chico Executive Leadership Institute Prepares California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Leaders for the Future
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.
Hmong Culture Takes Center Stage at New Chico Museum Exhibit
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.
CSU, Chico Career Fairs Provide Opportunities for Current University Students and Alumni
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.
More than $155,000 Awarded in First-Time Grants to Support CSU, Chico’s Winter Session Students
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.