Center for Healthy Communities

Recognitions of Excellence

Faculty Innovation Leadership Award from CSU Chancellor's Office: Stephanie Bianco, CHC Associate Director, 2018

Research Impact Award from California State University, Chico's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs: Stephanie Bianco, CHC Associate Director, 2017

Outstanding Master’s Project Award from Fresno State’s Kremen School of Education & Human Development: Alyson Wylie, CHC Health Education Specialist, 2017

California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement at Chico State: Kathleen Johnson, CHC staff member (one of two Chico State nominees), 2017; Johnson was also awarded Outstanding Graduating Senior in Nutrition Management, 2017

Outstanding Student Service Award from CSU Chico’s Advisory Board, recognizing both academic excellence and exemplary community service: Bri Lofink, CHC staff member, 2017

Career Achievement Award presented for Center for Healthy Communities Director, Dr. Cindy Wolff by the CSU, Chico Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 2016

California Department of Public Health Exemplary Integrated Work Plan Certificate of RecognitionPriya Trivedi, CHC’s Yuba County staff lead, 2015

After School Professional Learning Institute Conference at CSU, Chico: Creating a World of Opportunity, Unsung Hero Award: CHC Program Manager Alyson Wylie, 2014

American Association of University Women’s national Title IX Championship Award for Title IX advocacy: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2014

California Food Policy Advocates’ statewide CalFresh Forum “Freshy” Awards, honoring individuals and organizations working to improve the CalFresh program and access to healthy and nutritious food for low-income families: CHC Cal Fresh Director Jenny Breed and Community Nutrition Assistant Natasha Paz, 2014

CSU, Chico Conversations on Diversity & Inclusion Achievement Award—Taking it to the Classroom: CHC Assistant Director and Professor Keiko Goto, 2014

CSU, Chico Professional Achievement Honors Award: CHC Assistant Director and Associate Professor Stephanie Bianco, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity) presenting highlights of Center for Healthy Communities preschool obesity prevention strategies to health department staff in all 50 states: CHC Physical Activity Specialist Michele Buran, 2014

CSU, Chico Associated Students Gender and Sexual Equity Center Maggie Award, for women who have shown outstanding leadership for women’s rights: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2013

CSU, Chico Research Foundation Outstanding Project Director Award: CHC Program Manager Jenny Breed, 2013

Dr. Keiko Goto, Assistant Director for the Center for Healthy Communities, was selected as one of the top 20 women professors in CA;, Top 20 Women Professors in California, 2013

CSU, Chico Outstanding Professor Award: CHC Assistant Director Dr. Keiko Goto, 2013

CSU, Chico Regas Award for Service to Students (College of Natural Sciences), for extraordinary patience and persistence in the service of CSU, Chico students: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2012

TEDxChico presentation, Designing Nudges Toward Healthier Choices: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2012

CSU, Chico Professional Achievement Honors Award: CHC Assistant Director and Professor Keiko Goto, 2011

California Department of Public Health’s Network for a Healthy California Korten Champion for Children Award for programmatic excellence: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2009

CSUC nominee for the system-wide Peter C. McGrath Civic Engagement Award (sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges): CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2008

CSUC nominee for the system-wide Wang Family Excellence Award for Behavioral Sciences and Public Service: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2008

Community-Campus Partnerships in Health’s Community Campus Partnerships in Health Award: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2007

American Association of College and Universities/U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention Sumner Symposium Program Award, for presenting OPT for Fit Kids on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2004

CSU, Chico Professional Achievement Honors Award: CHC Director and Professor Cindy Wolff, 2003

CSU, Chico Research Foundation Outstanding Project Director Award: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2003

American Dietetic Association’s Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2001

California Dietetic Association’s Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award: CHC Director Cindy Wolff, 2001

George Petersen Rose Garden next to Trinity Hall