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2015 News

MBA student is lifted high into the air by her peers at a ropes course challenge day trip

MBA Excursions Offer Real-World Experience

November 20, 2015

We strive to give students new and exciting opportunities for hands-on learning through unique challenges and excursions.

Jose Diaz and Daniela Gonzalez Diaz of Team Rollick

Chico State Students Place First in the SAP InnoJam "Coding the Future" Competition

November 16, 2015

CSU, Chico students Daniela Gonzalez Diaz and Jose Diaz were members of the winning team, "Team Rollick," at SAP InnoJam's "Coding the Future" 32-hour coding challenge.

Elevator pitch contestant gives his 90 second pitch

Elevator Pitch Competition Slated for November 18

November 16, 2015

More than 50 CSU, Chico students will present their original business concepts at Chico State's first ever Elevator Pitch Competition.

Brianna Brianna Ellis ('10), Coordinator of the Business Student Success Center

Business Student Success Center: Defining What a Supportive Program Looks Like

October 15, 2015

Our reputation is built on the success of our students. Not only does the name say it all, it captures the spirit and intent—we want and need our students to succeed.

Glen and Joyce Thomas

Endowment to Support Accounting Program Is First of Its Kind

October 5, 2015

Establishing the first faculty endowment in the College of Business is one way Glen Thomas (’83) and Joyce Densmore-Thomas (’82) are repaying CSU, Chico for all the good it has brought to their lives.

Consulting students in the classroom

Professional Consulting Certificate Program Preps Students for Industry

October 5, 2015

After almost a year in the making, business students will have the opportunity to take advantage of the newest College of Business offering, the Professional Consulting Program.

Shasta College in Redding, CA

College of Business Now Offering Management Degree in Redding

October 2, 2015

Department of Management faculty will be on hand to discuss the current CSU, Chico business degree offerings and introduce the Management degree option now available in Redding.

Sales students with CLOSING THE DEAL in white lettering across

Seufferlein Sales Program becoming one of the country's best

July 1, 2015

Chico State is in the vanguard of U.S. universities elevating sales as a subject of scholarship and applied learning, which has resulted in corporations vying for well-trained Chico grads and young alums making six figure incomes.

A large audience sits in PAC 144 with a projector screen that says

Executives Talk Career Success and Emerging Opportunities

June 1, 2015

Biz Talks offered a series of executives vignettes - each presentation was conducted in a TED Talk format - and speakers were asked to present ideas to help students get focused on their goals and find the right career path.

Alex Van Dewark (right) shakes hands with Peter Straus, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship

Student Start-Ups: from Concrete Mixing to Medical Devices and Craft Beer Apps

May 29, 2015

CSU, Chico entrepreneurship student Alex Van Dewark took first prize for his business pitch for The Mix Mat at the 2015 Future Four Business Concept Competition hosted on campus.

Myles Amitin smiling as they announce him as the first place winner of the 2015 Western States Collegiate Sales Competition

Students Win Sales Competition Fifth Year in a Row

May 8, 2015

CSU, Chico achieved a "five-peat" April 23-24, winning the Western States Collegiate Sales Competition for the fifth year in a row.

Drs. Robb and Alexander stand in front of the wind tunnel in LANG 122

Collegiate Wind Competition 2016

May 1, 2015

CSU, Chico has been chosen to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition in 2016, an interdisciplinary competition that brings an array of undergraduate students together to engage our country's future workforce in the wind industry.

Len Kessup posing for a photo.

UNLV President Len Jessup Selected as Distinguished Alumnus

March 10, 2015

Every year the College of Business selects one alumnus to celebrate for their professional accomplishments. This year's distinguished alumnus award winner is University of Nevada, Las Vegas President Len Jessup ('83).

Chuck and Luke Seufferlein posing for a photo together.

Seufferlein Sales Program: New name, even bigger results

March 9, 2015

A recent major gift from the Seufferlein family has helped raise our capacity for delivering this signature program and maximizing results. 

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