CSU Trustee Award Honoree Strives to Help Others Claim Their Space
Gerardo “Jerry" Langarica Martinez has overcome significant hurdles over the last 15 years to earn his bachelor's degree, begin the teaching credential program, and achieve numerous honors along the way.
Celebrating Dianne Suschil: 2022’s Employee of the Year
For the last 19 years, Dianne Suschil has been an everyday hero on campus, serving in multiple roles.
Inside the ‘RAD-Lab’: Looking to the Ground for Solutions
The Regenerative Agriculture Demonstration (RAD) Lab began as an idea in grad school, and is now full service lab analyzing soil and carbon health.
Connecting Generations Through Understanding
On the cusp of receiving her master’s in psychology, Pa Yang (Psychology, ’21) reflects on the value of her work and the ideas behind it: making her community stronger, more connected, and (hopefully) happier.
Passport to Self-Discovery
Since 2016, approximately 1,600 Wildcats have studied abroad at one of 200 locations across 35 countries. Students share their stories from both flight paths.
Journeys of Self-Discovery to Uruguay and Cuba
For Victoria Villaseñor, breaking away from routine and predictability was part of the experience she wanted during two experiences abroad.
Bollywood Dance Club Founder Finds a Sense of Home at Chico State
In two years, International student Aishwarya Gowda has already made her mark on campus. To her, the biggest impact has been finding herself and her community here on campus.
Embracing Chico State’s Welcoming Student Atmosphere
Haeryeong Cheong, who came to Chico State from South Korea to study animal science, reflects on his journey over the last three years.
Molecular Biology Student Turns ‘Beautiful Disasters’ into Lifelong Call to Service
Hikmat Abou Shahla has spent his formative years stepping up to help during seasons of global crisis. He is set to graduate and continue on the path of service.
International Relations Senior Makes the Most of Debut Trip to South Korea
When Mark Arey's dream of visiting Japan was put on hold during the pandemic, he embraced a year-long journey to Seoul and thrived during his first international trip.
Graduating Senior Follows ‘Role Model’s’ Footsteps to Florence, Italy
Harnessing a long-held desire to travel, political science and international relations major, Humberto Partida, made his own dream come true by studying in Florence, Italy for a semester.
Business Double Major Ready for Life’s Next Big Challenge
More than 10 years ago, Hirra Khan moved from Pakistan to Gridley as a pre-teen. She will now graduate with one degree in business administration and another in business information systems, and an impressive work résumé.
’Cats Get Cookin’ with Rancho Llano Seco Marketing Director Lindsey Barrett
From Boston to South America and back home to Chico, Lindsey Barrett explores life through her love of food and writing, and shares her recipe for fresh pasta dough!
Chief Diversity Officer Joseph Morales Writes a New Chapter at Chico State
As a first-generation graduate whose life was transformed by access to education, Joseph Morales knows firsthand how powerful it can be.
Chico State Freshman Impresses Coaches on The Voice
Sophia Hoffman overcame a processing disorder to make it to Chico State—now she is turning heads on international television.
Introducing Kristen Chatham: 2023 Lt. Rawlins Merit Scholarship Recipient
Business administration and marketing double major Kristen Chatham aspires to become an officer at a corporation after she graduates.
Distinguished Alum and Strategic Architect Kimate Richards
Veteran and alum Kimate Richards designs cutting-edge smart technology while making time to give back to his community.
Professor Pens Wildfire Playbook to Guide Community Preparedness
Lindsey Nenadal spent two years leading the development and publication of a 'Wildfire Playbook' that is now available for download.
Concrete Industry Management Students Take the Lead on Community Service Project
Students from Chico State’s Concrete Industry Management program have managed the construction of a new parking lot at the Chico Islamic Center.
Biology Student Among First to Research Fish’s Unusual Schooling Pattern
Cole Schmitt has been working with the National Systemics Laboratory and the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, studying the vertical schooling behavior of the cutlassfish.
Office Hours: Astronomer and Physics Professor Kendall Hall
Astronomer and physics professor Kendall Hall is taking fear out of physics and making it fun for all.