Nutrition and Food Science

Giving to the Department

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We hope your learning experiences at California State University, Chico helped you to pursue a rich and satisfying career.  Are you willing to help current students in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences do the same? 

The same level of excellence in education that you received while attending California State University, Chico is being threatened by the cuts suffered by higher education in California.  As a result, the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences is relying more on private donations. 

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences Wish List 

  • Please consider establishing an annual $1,500 scholarship for an undergraduate, graduate or dietetic internship student named on behalf of a donor or in memory of a loved one.

  • Colorimeter: To use as an analytical instrument to assess differences in the color of food and related to food quality and preferences. Various instruments can be used, including:
    • Pantone and Munsell Book of Color $3,200
    • Konica Minolta CR-400 $8,600
    • HunterLab, $17,000
  • More time for students at the Rural Northern California Simulation Center ($1,200 a day)

  • Foodservice software $5,000

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