Fraternities and Sororities Receive Local and Regional Honors
Chico State Greek organizations received honors from the City of Chico for a work day in Bidwell Park in spring 2009 and from a regional Greek leadership group for their community service and philanthropy. For the second year in a row, they won the Community Involvement Award from the Western Region Greek Assoc.
Enhancement of Multicultural Understanding Award
Maribel DeLaCerda, a senior majoring in Social Sciences and Multicultural and Gender Studies, received the Enhancement of Multicultural Understanding Award. She is a paraprofessional for the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center and is the Associated Students’ Commissioner of Multicultural Affairs for the 2009–2010 academic year.
CSU, Chico Wins Major Awards for St. Jude Fund-Raising
CSU, Chico swept the major awards at St. Jude Children’s Hospital August 2009 award event in Memphis, Tenn. Chico won awards for outstanding fund-raising event, overall program, program advisors, and fund-raising total. The campus raised approximately $204,000 with its fall 2008 event and has raised more than $880,000 for St. Jude’s over the past decade.