From technology specialists and intensive care nurses to those serving multiple communities, these are the 2023-24 Lt. Rawlins Merit Scholarship Recipients—the best of the best at Chico State.
Distinguished Alumna and Vice President of A&R at Universal Music Publishing Group Cristina Chavez
Cristina Chavez's confidence grew during her time at Chico State. The 2024 Distinguished Alumni honoree's charm, wisdom, and humility has lifted her to the top of the music industry.
President’s Column: Chico State is Strong and Resilient
President Perez discusses Chico State's bright future and how our campus community is doing to ensure it.
Chico State’s Annual Giving Day Returns on March 6
Chico State's annual 24-hour fundraising event, Giving Day, is scheduled for March 6, 2026. Donors can support more than 160 groups and programs.
Distinguished Alum, Entrepreneur, and CEO Norman Tu
In 1982, a motivational seminar inspired Norman Tu to pursue his entrepreneurial dreams. Today, his company employs over 350 people and has facilities in several states.
Inaugural Día de la Familia welcomes Latinx families
Día de la Familia is designed to engage and empower Latinx families and their students who are curious about the college planning process and interested in attending Chico State.
Distinguished Alumni and Corporate Partner Stuart Casillas
Lean into classes, reflect on what's important, absorb the wisdom around you. University Foundation Board member Stuart Casillas delivers his insight.
Editor's PicksGreat Stories from Across Campus
How To With President Perez: Baja Racing
This spring, President Steve Perez is going back to class in a series of how-to videos that explore the projects Chico State clubs and organizations are taking part in outside of the classroom.
Mechoopda Tribe and Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve Partner to Conduct Cultural Burn on Chico State Campus
This collaboration makes the Mechoopda the first tribe to utilize new legislation to carry out a burn on a campus within the California State University System.
Journalism Alum Leads DEI Efforts at Groundbreaking Agency
Cheyenne Cameron-Pruitt has put the valuable experience she gained in Chico State's journalism program to practice at FleishmanHillard (FH), a leading-edge public relations firm.