A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico
May 10, 2007 Volume 37 / Number 7

 

Briefly Noted

TEAM WILDCAT TO WALK IN RELAY FOR LIFE

CSU, Chico’s Team Wildcat members will walk from 10 am Saturday, June 9, to 10 am Sunday, June 10, at the University Stadium in the Relay for Life to honor more than 75 campus members who have been touched by cancer. This is the fifth year the team has participated in the event to raise funds for American Cancer Society research. Visit the team Web site at www.csuchico.edu/vpaa/RFL or contact Kathy Favor, kfavor@csuchico.edu, for more information.

TOUR OF GALAPAGOS ISLANDS AND QUITO, ECUADOR, OFFERED

Religious Studies Professor Andrew Flescher will be faculty-in-residence for a tour of the Galapagos Islands and Quito, Ecuador, Jan. 4–14, 2008. The $3,249 package includes six nights in Quito and four nights on a cruise ship. Deadline to sign up is Oct. 3. More information is available at www.csuchico.edu/hfa/travel. Contact Thomasin Saxe at tsaxe@csuchico.edu or x4642 to sign up.

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE RECEIVES GRANT

The Bernard Osher Foundation awarded CSU, Chico’s Center for Regional and Continuing Education a $100,000 grant to fund the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a learning-in-retirement organization on campus, for the third year. The foundation will also provide $50,000 for scholarships for re-entry students. More information is available at rce.csuchico.edu/osher and at x6679.