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Office of Civic Engagement

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    Senior Selma Betten places in National Sales Competition

    The Office of Civic Engagement would like to congratulate our very own Selma Betten on placing as a quarterfinalist in the 20th National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC).

    NCSC is a national sales competition that promotes the sales profession by showcasing collegiate level students skills, and ability to efficiently deliver a sales pitch. The NCSC gathers students from universities all around the nation and world to exhibit and enhance their selling abilities by competing to sell products to top sales prospects. Students display and show off their selling expertise to corporate sponsors, and network. NCSC was founded in 1999 and has been showcasing the next generation of sales leaders since.

    We are so proud of Selma and the work she has done to place as a quarterfinalist.

    Amy Rhoades, Chico State Outstanding Student Leader 2018

    We are thrilled that our very own Amy Rhoades, civic engagement student staff, is the recipient of this year’s Chico State Outstanding Student Leader award.  Amy epitomizes a student leader. As a first generation college student who has overcome many barriers to success, Amy is constantly not only pushing herself to be the best she can be, but is a guide, mentor and champion of those around her.

    Amy has spent much of her time in civic engagement working to improve the college-going culture at the continuation school which she attended in Red Bluff.  In cooperation with graduate student, Karyn Cornell, Amy and a team of peer mentors initiated the pilot project, Town Hall 2.0 at Salisbury High School.  Town Hall 2.0 was designed to provide young people from North State communities and CSU, Chico students the opportunity to interact and learn from one another.  The goals are to provide all student participants with skills in collaboration, research, and community engagement, and potentially encourage more young people to attend college and then return to their communities to continue their civic work.  Amy & Karyn are looking forward to the culminating event on Monday, April 23rd at Tehama County Library in Red Bluff. 

    We are so proud of Amy and the work she has done in advancing civic engagement in the North State.  She is most deserving of this amazing honor.

    Amy and Ann

    (Pictured: Amy Rhoades and Ann Schulte)