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2018 News


Jaycob Arbogast with the Center for Excellence in Finance assists Camp Fire victims at the Wildcats Rise Care and Resources Center. Click to read more.

Center for Excellence in Finance Assists with Financial Planning for Camp Fire Evacuees

December 14, 2018

CSU, Chico hosted the Wildcats Rise Care and Resources Center for affected Wildcats to provide information and support, including financial assistance from the Center for Excellence in Finance. 

Student getting ready to graduate, holding sign that says

CSU, Chico's College of Business Bestowed with Money Magazine Honor

December 6, 2018

Last week, Money magazine rated CSU, Chico at No. 45 on its list of "Best Colleges for Business Majors." 

Accounting students in class.

Backpacks to Briefcases: New Accounting Course Braces Students for the Business World

November 7, 2018

The newest offering in accounting is designed to build professional skills that will ease the transition from University life to the business world. 

Photo of the new Makerspace in Meriam Library at Chico State.

Center for Entrepreneurship Receives Global Recognition for Interdisciplinary Excellence

November 6, 2018

Chico State's Center for Entrepreneurship has been recognized as one of the world's top programs for interdisciplinary education and preparation of its students. 

The SSP National Sales Team.

CSU, Chico Students Place Third at AT&T National Sales Competition

November 5, 2018

The Seufferlein Sales Program sent six students to AT&T's National Sales Competition, an exclusive opportunity where out of the 30 competing schools, CSU, Chico was one out of 12 universities that were selected to advance to the national competition. 

Dr. Wallace Leese

Esteemed Accounting Professor Dr. Wallace Leese Still Teaching Accounting at Chico State

September 14, 2018

For 40 years, Dr. Leese has been instrumental in growing Chico State accounting students into highly skilled professionals.

Students working together in class.

Chico State to Offer Project Management Minor in Redding in Spring 2019

August 21, 2018

Beginning spring 2019, students enrolled in Chico State's College of Business BS degree in Business Administration (option in management), delivered at the downtown Redding Shasta College University Center can obtain a minor in project management. 

Redding graduates posing for a photo at commencement.

College of Business Enhances Flexibility of Management Option at Shasta College in Redding

August 8, 2018

The CSU, Chico College of Business is taking steps to enhance the flexibility and community outreach of its management option for business administration majors in the North State at Shasta College in Redding.

New Center for Entrepreneurship Director Colleen Robb

Chico State Center for Entrepreneurship Welcomes New Director

July 30, 2018

The Chico State Center for Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Colleen Robb to the position of director.

Terence Lau

New Dean Named for College of Business

July 18, 2018

Terence Lau has accepted the position of Dean of the College of Business at Chico State. He will assume his new responsibilities on January 2, 2019. 

Ashley Casey poses for a photo.

It All Adds Up for Award-Winning Accounting Alumna

July 18, 2018

As Ashley Casey has taken on greater challenges in her career as an accountantmaking a professional name for herself on the state and national levelsshe has also developed a love for giving back. 

A finance student assists a member of the Chico community at the financial planning day event.

Newest College of Business Program Offers Free Financial Planning to Chico Community

June 12, 2018

The Chico State College of Business' newest Program of Distinction, the Center for Excellence in Finance, hosted the first-ever Chico Financial Planning Day. 

Max Dickstein

Standout Student Feature | Max Dickstein 

May 16, 2018

Senior Max Dickstein has proven to be a standout student through his activity with the Seufferlein Sales Program and the American Marketing Association.

Elizabeth Konecny smiles for a photo. Click to read more.

'It's Important to Know You're Not Alone': A Star Student's Success Through Struggle

May 7, 2018

Elizabeth Konecny has endured repeated personal struggles on the way to being a standout student. One of her greatest challenges was not doing it alone. 

Students in class look on as their professor gives a lecture.

Growing Demand for Creative Problem Solving and Marketing Skills Produces New MBA Courses

March 6, 2018

Two new MBA courses "Management of Creativity and Innovation" and "Marketing of Entrepreneurial Ventures" were proposed by experienced faculty members Mitch Casselman and Ryne Johnson. 

Tom Tognoli (BS, Business Administration, '88) hiking in the Andes Mountains in Peru.

Founder, President, and CEO of Intero Real Estate Tom Tognoli Selected as 2018 Distinguished Alumnus

February 22, 2018

Every year the College of Business selects one alumnus to celebrate for their professional accomplishments. This year's distinguished alumnus award winner is founder, president, and CEO of Intero Real Estate Services Tom Tognoli ('88).

Close up photo of rave bracelet worn by PLUR Technologies team member David Chalem at the 2016 Elevator Pitch Contest. Click to read more.

Entrepreneurship Student Becomes Semifinalist in National Competition

February 8, 2018

Entrepreneurship student Kaytlynne Deardorf has created an innovative software program that has the potential to transform the future of the rave and music festival business. 

Black and white photo of Fred and June Lucchesi from 1949. Click to read more.

College of Business Receives $50,000 Gift to Establish Scholarship for Accounting Students

January 31, 2018

The College of Business has received an endowment of $50,000 to establish the Fred and June Lucchesi Memorial Accounting Scholarship.

Graduates at the Master's Commencement Ceremony 2017.

College of Business MBA Program Ranked Among the Highest

January 30, 2018

The MBA Program in the College of Business continues to be recognized for its excellence by Money magazine, Washington Monthly, CEO Magazine, EDUniversal, Princeton Review, and The Financial Engineer (TFE) Review.

Student getting ready to graduate, holding sign that says

CSU, Chico's College of Business Receives Esteemed Re-Accreditation

January 22, 2018

CSU, Chico's College of Business has received a prestigious, full five-year re-accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 

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