Office of Civic Engagement

Current Partnerships

For a description of regional partnerships, use North State Roots in the search bar of Collaboratory to find all of the community-engaged projects that connect with our north state region.

Formal partnerships that have resulted from the work of this group include:

Regional initiatives engaged in partnerships with CSU Chico include, but are not limited to:

  • Expect More Tehama(opens in new window) is a grassroots initiative started in 2009 in Tehama County that promotes increased educational attainment and college going culture that will support improved economic and community development in the region. You can read a copy of their most recent report (PDF) (PDF) that outlines their programs and successes to date.
  • Similar to Expect More Tehama, Reach Higher Shasta(opens in new window) facilitates programs to ensure Shasta County youth are ready for kindergarten, motivated and supported through elementary, middle and high school, and assisted in the transition to career training or college. They have a program called Career Connections(opens in new window) that connects area youth to internships and job shadow opportunities.

Examples of other campus degree programs or centers involved in programming specifically to rural counties in the region include:

Geographical Information Center

College of Agriculture Agribusiness Institute(opens in new window)

Center for Healthy Communities

Center for Economic Development(opens in new window)

School of Business in Redding(opens in new window)

School of Social Work Distributed Learning Program

Rural Northern California Clinical Simulation Center

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