Applegate’s Exceptional Print Collection on Display at the Turner
Members of the public are invited to the opening reception on September 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the ARTS Building.
Tips for your first year at Chico State
Check out this list of tips to help you navigate your first year at Chico State and make the most of your college experience.
Need a Major That Will Land You a Job? Look at OSCM
Chico State's Operations and Supply Chain Management major is one of the University's best-kept secrets. Find out why.
Social Work Alumna Finds Way to Give Back
School social worker and therapist Bekah Qualls creates a generous legacy for those following in her footsteps.
Celebrating the Class of 2023 (Photos + Video)
We revisit the magic of the 2023 Commencement through photos.
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.
KCSC Radio Alumna Reflects on Chico’s Music Scene During the ’80s
Free-spirited alumna Toni Smith chose to come to Chico on a whim and ended up following her dream of becoming an underground DJ here.
Reflections on Retirement
University President Gayle Hutchison reflects on her storied tenure as Chico State's top official, during her final semester.
How To: Nail that Next Job or Promotion
Whether you are a student, young alum, or seasoned professional, the Career Center offers services for life to help you advance in your career.
Rooted in Connection: The Wildcat Family Tree
Attending college is a significant milestone for any student, but for many, enrolling at Chico State is both a personal achievement and a family tradition.
Alumna Takes Pride in Identity, Launches ‘Queer Gear’ Business
Sarah Weiss started an e-commerce store that's not just fashionable, but impactful. Queer Gear sells clothing to promote visibility and representation, while giving back to nonprofit organizations focused on LGBTQ+ causes.
Students, Faculty Embrace New Fossils from Ever-Growing ‘Miocene Zoo’ Site
Chico State continues to lead the way in making scientific determinations from the findings at a Northern California site.
New Study Explores Drivers of Homelessness and Impact on Public Lands
Jesse Engebretson’s research aims to uncover ways state and federal governments can better serve unhoused communities who are increasingly pushed out of urban areas.
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.
‘Living my dream’: Chico State Alumna Forges Path in Hollywood
Hannah Hull (Media Arts, '20) shares about her "wild ride" from Chico State to Hollywood, where she's been working on sets of films and television shows.
Aux Talks Strikes a Chord for Connection
Sing. Laugh. Dance. Connect. Experience the power of the aux cord Thursday from 2–3 p.m. in Trinity Commons. It's Aux Talks and it's a whole lot of fun!
Chico State Program Encourages Students to Give Back Home
Chico State's Giving Back Home program offers support and resources to students looking to make a difference in their hometowns.
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.
Chico State Helps Pave Way for Alumna Now Living in Israel
In November, alumna Ashira Solomon was invited to be the presenter and moderator for the Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Political Leaders in Iceland.
BFA Graduate Drawn to Chico State’s Art Program
Inspired by his culture, BFA graduate Joel Solis dedicated his culminating exhibition to Latino street vendors around Butte County.
Distinguished Alum and Farmworker Rights Advocate Armando Ibarra
Armando Ibarra (Sociology, Spanish, ’99; MA, Public Administration, ’02) is being honored as the 2023 Distinguished Alumni of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
5 Questions with Chico State Alumna and Business Owner Ava Moon
Chico State graduate and local artist, Ava Bloom, channels her independent spirit, commitment to sustainability, and love for creating art into new vintage boutique.
5 Questions with US Attorney for Oregon Natalie Wight
Alumna Natalie Wight was confirmed as the state of Oregon's new top law enforcement official after being nominated by President Joe Biden.
Business Double Major Embraces Role of Mentor
College of Business outstanding senior Nathaniel Nevels overcomes tragedy to thrive at Chico State.
Unexpected Super Bowl Star Set to Graduate
Bri Seiders, a Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management Major scheduled to graduate in spring 2022, made every event special during her four years at Chico State.
CAGD Student Models Success for Those Underserved in Her Field
First-generation student of color finds inspiration in close-knit family and campus CAGD community as she sets off for a new adventure after graduation.
Animation Major Creates COVID-19-Themed Loteria Game to Raise Vaccine Awareness
Computer animation and game design major Karen Roxana Victorio is using her education and talents to encourage vaccinations among her local community.
Inaugural Climate Fellows Share Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Two Native American students are teaching Traditional Ecological Knowledge to children as part of a pilot statewide fellowship focused on climate action.
The Rise of Megafires
As wildfires grow faster, larger, and more deadly every day, alumni and faculty share professional and personal perspectives on what’s happening, why, and how we can respond.
For 45 Years, International Education Has Been His Life’s Work
A distinguished face gazes out from the southwest edge of campus, its dark beard mixed with gray, mouth set in a comforting smile, and eyes twinkling with patience, kindness, and understanding. This is James Luyirika-Sewagudde, Jr., a 45-year employee of Chico State's Office of International Education.
Alum Pushes Sport of BASE Jumping to New Heights
Miles Daisher has been pushing the limits of extreme sports like skydiving to BASE jumping for Red Bull Air Force, breaking world records and introducing the sports on a global scale.
Wildcat Keeper Finds His Place on the Pitch
As one of the finest goalkeepers in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, Chico State’s Damion Lewis is a study in contrast.
VR Class Brews up a Hit with Big-Name Partner
To further prove virtual and augmented reality's place in University curriculum, a new collaborative class partnered with a Chico legend: the world-renowned craft brewery Sierra Nevada.
Supporting Well Women
The launch of the weekly Women’s Circle this spring brought together a group of students looking to become even better versions of themselves—better students, better leaders, and better friends.
A Degree a Half Century in the Making
At 83, Sylvia Hamilton is one of the oldest graduates to be awarded a degree in Chico State's 130-year history. Her journey took 56 years to complete.
Putting It All Together: Artist-Engineer Combines Creative Pursuits
A rare double major in mechanical engineering and music, Daniel Michelson has made a big impact on the Chico State music department while working toward his engineering career.
Doing Things Her Own Way
Unique Torres spends what little free time she has looking for new projects where she can make a difference.
‘It’s Important to Know You’re Not Alone’: A Star Student’s Success Through Struggle
Elizabeth Konecny has endured repeated personal struggles on the way to being a standout student. One of her greatest challenges was not doing it alone.
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.
Distinguished Alumni Share Words of Wisdom
2018 Distinguished Alumni share their advice for graduating seniors and young alums.