News Archive for Fall 2017

Dignitaries from Japan’s Office of the Prime Minister and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Visit CSU, Chico


Delegates from the Office of the Prime Minister and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will visit the California State University, Chico campus on Friday to lead a discussion titled “Walk in U.S., Talk in Japan.” The discussion begins at 3 p.m. in Zingg Recital Hall and will feature presentations by the delegates on a range of topics.


CSU, Chico Hosts Prestigious National Geographers Conference This Week

Dateline: 10-23-2017

California State University, Chico’s Department of Geography and Planning (GEOP) and Alumni Advisory Board will host the 80th annual Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG) conference from Oct. 25-28. Guests from 13 different states will speak, panel and provide insight regarding geographical education, research and knowledge throughout the four-day conference, which will focus on sustainable communities.


CSU, Chico’s SAGE Teams Up with Fresher Sacramento to Promote Teen Entrepreneurship, Healthy Eating

Dateline: 10-19-2017

The California State University, Chico chapter of Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) is teaming up with Fresher Sacramento to promote teen entrepreneurship and healthy food for undernourished children and the elderly.


CSU, Chico’s Greek Community Raises Over $17,000 to Benefit Chico Cares Campaign

Dateline: 10-18-2017

As part of Greek Week from Oct. 9-13, fraternities and sororities at California State University, Chico teamed up to help their fellow students by raising $17,872, all of which will go toward the University’s Chico Cares Campaign to address food and housing insecurity.


Chico Preview Day Expected to Attract More than 1,700 to CSU, Chico Campus on Saturday

Dateline: 10-18-2017

More than 1,700 prospective California State University, Chico students and their family members are expected to attend the 23rd annual Chico Preview Day on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


New Online Bachelor’s in Religious Studies Offered

Dateline: 10-13-2017

California State University, Chico today announced Religious Studies as its newest Bachelor’s of Arts Online Degree Completion Program. 


Twelve CSU, Chico Students to be Honored with Rawlins Merit Awards

Dateline: 10-12-2017

Twelve California State University, Chico students with major achievements in the classroom and the community will be honored at the 36th annual Lt. Robert Merton Rawlins Merit Award reception on Monday, Oct. 16. The event begins at 5 p.m. in Colusa Hall. 


CSU, Chico Completes Meriam Library Breezeway Construction Project

Dateline: 10-05-2017

The Meriam Library breezeway on the California State University, Chico campus received a new look over the summer – as well as some much-needed infrastructure improvements.


CSU, Chico Student Malyssa Gunderson Receives CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement

Dateline: 09-25-2017

California State University, Chico construction management student Malyssa Gunderson has been selected to receive the 2017 CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. The Board of Trustees selects students from throughout the state to receive the annual award, which is given to one student from each of the CSU’s 23 campuses. She is this year’s Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Scholar. 


The Princeton Review Names CSU, Chico One of Nation’s Greenest Campuses

Dateline: 09-21-2017

The Princeton Review has again recognized California State University, Chico’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, including the University in its annual “Guide to Green Colleges,” which was released Wednesday.


American Cancer Society, CVS Health Foundation Award CSU, Chico $20,000 Grant to Support Tobacco-Free Campus

Dateline: 09-19-2017

The American Cancer Society announced today that it has awarded California State University, Chico a $20,000 grant as part of its Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative. 


CSU, Chico’s Online Degree Program Named Best Value Nationally

Dateline: 09-15-2017

Accolades continue to roll in for California State University, Chico, as its online learning program for social science degrees was recently named the best value in the nation by the website, which listed the most affordable online learning programs in the nation in more than 10 categories.


CSU, Chico Continues Top-10 Streak in U.S. News & World Report College Rankings

Dateline: 09-12-2017

California State University, Chico has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report. In its 2018 Best Colleges Rankings, U.S. News ranked CSU, Chico No. 8 in the Top Public Schools list in the West Region.


CSU, Chico Appears in Washington Monthly’s List as ‘Best Bang For Your Buck’

Dateline: 08-29-2017

Washington Monthly released its national rankings in its 2017 College Guide and Rankings on Monday, and California State University, Chico and the entire CSU system feature prominently.


CSU, Chico Takes on Student Food and Housing Insecurity, Launches Chico Cares Campaign

Dateline: 08-28-2017

In a significant step to fight student food and housing insecurity, California State University, Chico President Gayle E. Hutchinson announced the collaborative launch of the University’s Chico Cares campaign in support of student basic needs, uniting the campus and Chico communities.


CSU, Chico to Host Physics Experts for Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Dateline: 08-17-2017

As the fall semester launches into full swing at California State University, Chico on Monday, a special solar eclipse viewing party is expected to attract hundreds of students to share in the astronomical phenomenon and hear from University experts on the rarity of this celestial event. 


Inaugural Northern California Autism Symposium Brings Research, Advocacy Experts to Northern California

Dateline: 08-15-2017

In partnership with The Yellow Door, Regional & Continuing Education at California State University, Chico will present the Inaugural Northern California Autism Symposium on Sept. 29 and 30 on the University campus. The program will include concurrent sessions and a keynote address for professionals and parents/guardians of individuals and children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Session topics include family relationship building, behavior modification, whole health, incorporating social skills in movement activities, and teaching motor skills at home, among others. 


Annual Peach-Picking Opens to Public Aug. 10 at University Farm

Dateline: 08-03-2017

The annual “U-Pick Peaches” event at the California State University, Chico’s University Farm opens to the public on Thursday, Aug. 10 from 8 a.m. to noon. The farm will remain open for the public to pick peaches from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and then until supplies last.


CSU, Chico to Host Hundreds of Teachers Friday for Statewide Summit

Dateline: 07-25-2017

Teachers and educators from around Northern California will convene at California State University, Chico for a free day of learning Friday, July 28, as the University co-hosts the third annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit. The Summit runs from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium. 


CSU, Chico Celebrates 24 Hours of Philanthropy with Giving Day Nov. 28

Dateline: 11-22-2017

California State University, Chico will undertake its first comprehensive 24-hour fundraising effort from midnight to 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28 for Chico State Giving Day. 


CSU, Chico Once Again Lands on Money Magazine’s Best Value List

Dateline: 07-11-2017

When it comes to higher education and value, Money magazine has named California State University, Chico as one of the nation’s “Best Colleges For Your Money 2017.”


CSU, Chico’s Study Abroad Program Celebrated Once Again as One of Nation’s Best

Dateline: 11-15-2017

For the second consecutive year and the ninth time in 10 years, California State University, Chico has been ranked as one of the nation’s top three universities for studying abroad.


CSU, Chico to Honor Veterans at Events

Dateline: 11-03-2017

Continuing its dedication to saluting those who have served their country, California State University, Chico will hold Honoring Our Veterans. The event will run on Thursday, Nov. 9 from noon to 2 p.m. in Colusa Hall 100A.


CSU, Chico Student First Female African American Student to Lead National FFA

Dateline: 11-02-2017

Breanna Holbert, an agricultural education major in California State University, Chico’s College of Agriculture, has been elected to lead National Future Farmers of America (FFA). She will be the first female African American to serve in this position in the national organization’s 90-year history.


CSU, Chico Town Hall Meeting Encourages Civic Engagement Among its First-Year Students

Dateline: 11-01-2017

Approximately 740 students are expected to discuss important current topics and policies this week, as well as learn strategies to take civic engagement to new heights. The 11th annual Town Hall Meeting, part of California State University, Chico’s First-Year Experience program, takes place Thursday, Nov. 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium. 


CSU, Chico Physics Department to Host (Pumpkin) Smashing Good Time on Halloween

Dateline: 10-30-2017

California State University, Chico is ready to educate local elementary school students about gravity. And it could get messy.


CSU, Chico’s Center for Healthy Communities to Provide Food Assistance for Fire Victims in Northern California Counties

Dateline: 10-26-2017

California State University, Chico’s Center for Healthy Communities (CHC) is helping provide critical food support to fire victims in the North State, conducting outreach about expanded eligibility so people know they can apply for benefits. 


Chico Great Debate Focuses on Bringing Campus and Community Together

Dateline: 10-26-2017

More than 2,000 students are expected to take part in this year’s Chico Great Debate on Friday, Oct. 27, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Chico City Council Chambers, 421 Main St.