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Your Best Summer Ever—The Wildcat Way

With summer approaching fast, we asked 20 alumni experts—from safari leaders to librarians—for tips and tricks to make this the BEST SUMMER EVER!


Lecturer Tess Manley is wearing glasses and a light blue sweater, smiling against a chalkboard backdrop.

Child Development Lecturer a Beacon of Hope in the Community and Inspiration to Students 

Theresa “Tess” Manley walks the walk as a lecturer in the child development department, bringing decades of experience and professionalism to her role.

Professor Abbas Artawalla is seen from above, sitting at his desk in front of a laptop.

Chico State Professor Designs Computer Science Program for High School Teachers—Bringing Gaming, AI, and Design to Classrooms

Professor Abbas Attarwala has been awarded a grant to lead a project intended to significantly improve computer science education for high school teachers and students.

The University Farm sign hangs over Nicholas C. Shouten Lane.

University Farm to Open Seasonal Farm Stand on Hegan Lane

The University Farm is expanding its public sales with a new farm stand that will offer sweet corn from July 10 into September.

President Steve Perez, Executive Athletic Director Anita Barker, Assistant Athletic Director Brian Ceccon, and Faculty Athletic Representative Matt Thomas (left to right) take a group photo as the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) awarded Chico State Intercollegiate Athletics with the 2023-24 Robert J. Hiegert Commissioner's Cup.

Worth Sharing: Chico State Wins Seventh Commissioner’s Cup

A listing of professional achievements by Chico State faculty, staff, and students.

The exterior of the science building includes large windows and native plant landscaping.

Chico State’s Science Building Wins Education Facility Design Award

Chico State’s Science Building has been honored by the American Institute of Architects.

Ben Seipel posed for portrait in front of a chalkboard

Professor’s Compassion, ‘Collaborative Spirit’ Creates Sense of Community in School of Education

With his warmth, empathy, and quick wit, Ben Seipel has brought a strong sense of community to the School of Education.

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Editor's PicksGreat Stories from Across Campus

A split photo: one with a person smiling and smelling wine and a the other with a person smiling while holding up a freshly harvested radish.

Crash Course: General Ed Ag Classes Bear Fruit for Life 

Chico State students don’t have to know how to milk a cow or work with cover crops to benefit from the ag department. Instead, they learn how to grow their own vegetables and pair wine with their meals, earning GE credits and having fun along the way.

Chico State baseball fan John Brownell pictured in his regular spot at Nettleton Stadium, at the bottom of Section 201.

Much More Than A Super Fan

The bond between John Brownell and the Chico State baseball team is one of the great stories in collegiate athletics.

An illustration of Kendall Hall at Chico State, with the words 'Wildcat Conversations' written in whimsical letters above it.

Wildcat Conversations, Episode 1: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

To help us learn more about where AI is going, why it’s moving so fast, and how we can think about it with more optimism than dread, we looked to three alums working at the forefront of this technological evolution.