Earlier this month, the Butte County Office of Education held its inaugural Back-to-School Connect, where underserved families were invited to get free school resources for their children, like clothes, shoes, and backpacks, as well as snacks and even haircuts.
This week, the nation's first thin-film photovoltaic charging station opened on the Chico State campus, offering campus and the community eight traditional power outlets and four USB portals from the comfort of a shaded table.
A new program turns donor dollars into real-world opportunities for students. The University’s Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology (ALVA) was one of 19 programs to receive more than $250,000 in support.
African students attending Chico State's leadership program for social entrepreneurs "see things in the world that aren’t right, and they want to do something about it, rather than just complain about it."