No Room for Error
Corina Yetter has waited more than 20 years to finish her bachelor's degree, and faced incredible odds along the way.
Industry Benefactor Establishes Faculty Endowment
The Beavers, Inc., a professional construction organization, has a long history of honoring the leaders of today’s heavy construction industry and supporting the people who will shape its future—our students.
New Leadership Gift is Changing Lives
"Study jams," peer mentoring, faculty support: Chico State's REACH program uses them all to ensure first-generation, low-income, and under-represented minority students excel.
Scholarship Honors Professor’s Magic
The Dr. Katie Whitlock Memorial Scholarship was established to celebrate a "magical" teacher.
Honoring Creativity: Jacki Headley’s Memory Lives through ARTS
Jacki Headley is remembered for her for love of Chico, creative drive, and commitment to the community.
Capturing Student Potential
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.
Ribbon Cut on Major Lab Renovation
Alumnus Dennis Murphy and industry partners invest in students with a revitalized concrete laboratory.
‘Cats Give Back
Student and Wildcats across the country are coming together to build a culture of giving back at Chico State.
Power in Numbers
Alumna honors her daughter's memory by supporting education programs that teach students to look out for one another on the social scene.
Sowing the Seeds of Philanthropy
To honor the generosity of his second family, one donor established a $2 million scholarship fund to attract and support the brightest agriculture students at Chico State.
Scholarship shows nutrition and food science senior Maifeng Yang that someone believes in her.
Students help more than 16,000 people every year through the Community Legal Information Center (CLIC). Most clients are low-income, with no access to legal resources. A legal studies scholarship supports students who gain one-of-a-kind legal training at the undergraduate level.
A Winning Partnership
Alum recruits students to Hewlett-Packard (HP) and drives the company's support of Chico State's computer science and computer engineering programs. He says Wildcats graduate ready to solve real problems and mentors interns and young professionals like Naomi Miller ('14).
Alumni Back Today’s Scholars
As recipients of the California Iota Sigma Phi Epsilon President’s Scholarship, freshman Brian Harris and junior Daniel Phelan each carry not one, but two Wildcat legacies: their family’s and that of Chico State’s earliest and proudest Sigma Phi Epsilon alumni.
Past, Present, Future
Alumni can connect all the good in their lives back to Chico State, including their successful careers and most important relationships. Their son is also a proud Wildcat. To honor their family's Chico Experience, they established the first faculty fellowship in the College of Business to attract top accounting professors.
A Wise Investment
Education, at any age, has the power to uplift and transform. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Chico State provides a community of exploration to more than 1,000 North State residents who are 50 years and older. Because of its impact, OLLI was awarded a second $1 million grant by the Bernard Osher Foundation.
Wildcat Family Supports Player’s Dream
Before becoming the first Wildcat to receive the NCAA Degree Completion Award, a family's scholarship helped star softball player Emily McEnaney overcome the financial obstacles she faced after mom passed away suddenly during her first semester at Chico State.
Soccer Heroes—On and Off the Field
Mike and Robyn Prime say their lives would have been "totally different" without the Chico State men’s soccer team, whose players have, for more than 25 years, befriended and helped care for their son David, who has autism.