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Two students working together on a laptop for the DataFest competition.

DataFest Competition Engages Students Across Disciplines

June 6, 2019

Students from across disciplines participated in DataFest 2019, a nationally coordinated undergraduate competition where students work to gain the best insights into a real-world dataset. Read more...


Enterprise information systems MBA students Vikram Badrinarayana and Kunal Bhavsar pose for a photo on the beautiful Chico State campus.

CSU, Chico MBA Option in Enterprise Information Systems is Now a STEM Degree

May 29, 2019

The MBA enterprise information systems option at CSU, Chico is now a STEM-designated degree, allowing international students more flexibility in remaining in the US for employment opportunities. Read more...


Students using the 3-D printer in the Makerspace in Meriam Library.

Innovation At Your Fingertips: Makerspace Allows Students to Turn Their Ideas Into Reality

May 21, 2019

When inspiration strikes, it’s great to have a space to turn those ideas into reality. CSU, Chico’s Makerspace gives students the tools they need to create their entrepreneurial ideas. Read more...


MBA student Zak Stroing tests out the Virtual Reality glasses being developed by Verizon and its partners.

MBA Students Tour Verizon Innovation Lab

May 14, 2019

A group of CSU, Chico MBA students spent the day at the Verizon Innovation Center in San Francisco for hands-on experience with new innovations under development. Read more...


Robert Madrigal

Sports Marketing Professor Robert Madrigal Honored with SportSIG Award

May 10, 2019

The American Marketing Association's Sport & Sponsorship Linked Marketing Special Interest Group (SportSIG) has named CSU, Chico's Robert Madrigal as a major award winner. Read more...


Student volunteers assist community members with free tax-preparation services.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Has Meaningful Impact on Accounting Students

April 30, 2019

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is well known for its large impact on the Chico community, but also has a meaningful impact on the students that volunteer for its services. Read more...


Alisha Sharma

Lifting Up Others Through Self-Discovery

April 24, 2019

Alisha Sharma cultivated a love for new experiences at Chico State—and discovered a talent for leadership along the way. Read more...


Students work at the temporary Bloomberg Terminal in the Meriam Library.

Center for Excellence in Finance Seeks Permanent Access to Bloomberg Terminals

April 23, 2019

The Center for Excellence in Finance has already had an incredible impact on the Chico State campus, with their next objective to offer permanent Bloomberg Terminals. Read more...


A group photo is taken at the Financial Wellness Clinic.

Financial Wellness Clinic Opens to Chico State Students, Faculty, and Staff

April 15, 2019

Financial stress is a common problem among college students, and Emily Huang, director for the Center for Excellence in Finance, aims to change that. Read more...


Students at the Masters Commencement Ceremony

CSU, Chico College of Business and its MBA Program Recognized for Continued Excellence

April 8, 2019

CSU, Chico and the College of Business' Master of Business Administration program continue to be recognized for their excellence. Read more...


Miliah Haslerig

With Alumni Donations, Business Students Dress the Part

March 29, 2019

Dressing to impress can be a struggle for qualified but cash-strapped business students seeking jobs. That's where the Professional Attire Fund comes in. Read more...


Entrepreneur Challenge 2019 winners pose for a photo with their trophies.

CSU, Chico Entrepreneurship Students Advance to Regional Future Four & More Competition

March 29, 2019

Entrepreneurship students competed for a spot at the regional Future Four & More competition for a chance at entrepreneurial glory and cash prizes. Read more...


Debra Cannon

Debra Cannon to be Honored with Honorary Doctorate

March 22, 2019

Lulus cofounder Debra Cannon ('77) has a legacy of entrepreneurial success, while also giving back to Chico State and mentoring business students. Read more...


Kendall Hall

Two College of Business students named Rawlins Award Recipients

March 4, 2019

College of Business students Makenna Boggio and MacKenzie Deeter were honored in a special ceremony as recipients of the 37th annual Lieutenant Robert Merton Rawlins Merit Award. Read more...


Professional Attire Fund recipient Rodaisha James

Professional Attire Fund Helps Students to Dress for Success

February 18, 2019

A generous donation from alumna Marti Sutton ('92) helps recipients of the Professional Attire Fund dress for success. Read more...


Giovanni Galasso holding his dog, Balboa.

Entrepreneurship Student Creates a Safer Dog Leash for Chico Trails

February 7, 2019

Recent graduate Giovanni Galasso ('19) wanted to find a safer way to take his dog, Balboa, out on the trails. After difficulty using traditional leashes, Galasso created Boa Leashes. Read more...


Beta Alpha Psi President, Bailey Jennings (ACCT, age 21, from Corning) and Accounting students, in conjunction with the International Revenue Service (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program prepare and electronically file free tax-preparation returns for low to middle income families in the Chico community.

Annual Free Tax-Preparation Services by CSU, Chico Students to be Offered Starting Feb. 4

January 30, 2019

With tax season officially here, CSU, Chico will once again provide free tax-preparation services for the Chico community for those who quality. Read more...


Josh and Aaron Leavy smiling during their Camp Fire relief fundraiser in San Francisco. Click to read more.

Alumnus Josh Leavy, Founder of San Francisco Brewing Co., Joins Sierra Nevada's Resilience IPA Camp Fire Relief Efforts

January 2, 2019

Josh Leavy (Business, '03) has joined more than 1,400 breweries across the nation to participate in the Resilience IPA Camp Fire relief efforts. Read more...


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. Read more...


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." Read more...