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Chico State student Eduardo Puentes tends to the crops at the Organic Vegetable Project space at the University Farm. Chico State is a leader in the field of regenerative agriculture and is hosting a regional conference this weekend at the University Farm.

Regenerative Agriculture Showcased at CSU, Chico University Farm on Saturday During Regional Conference

As the field of regenerative agriculture continues to take root, California State University, Chico is taking the lead, partnering with researchers, agriculturists and organizations across the region.

The First Generation Faculty and Staff Association is holding the second annual First-Gen Trailblazer Symposium this week at multiple locations across the Chico State campus.

CSU, Chico Hosts Second Annual First-Gen Trailblazer Symposium Today and Friday

Navigating the college experience can be daunting for new students. For first-generation students—who will be the first in their family to complete a four-year degree—it is often confusing and overwhelming. California State University, Chico will look to help its first-generation students during its second annual First-Gen Trailblazer Symposium. This two-day conference takes place today, February […]

Six members of the California State University, Chico faculty were recently honored with the 2017–18 Outstanding Faculty Awards, chosen by the University’s Faculty Recognition and Support Committee. Joe Bond, from the Department of Construction Management, was named Outstanding Lecturer.

CSU, Chico Announces 2017–18 Outstanding Faculty Award Recipients

Six faculty members were recently honored with the 2017–18 Outstanding Faculty Awards, chosen by the University’s Faculty Recognition and Support Committee.

The front of Kendall Hall is seen during the fall 2017 semester.

Faculty and Staff Achievements

Welcome to Chico State Media Tips, a weekly collection of faculty and staff news, achievements and publications collected by Chico State University Communications.

Rachel McBride-Praetorius is CSU, Chico's first-ever Director of Tribal Relations.

CSU, Chico Welcomes First-Ever University Director of Tribal Relations

Rachel McBride-Praetorius has spent her adult life advocating for the education of Native Americans in the North State.

President Gayle E. Hutchinson delivers her State of the University speech to the campus community. (Jason Halley / University Photographer)

From the President: A Time for Renewal

President Hutchinson writes that she hopes the campus will ponder the potential of spring and watch for opportunities to be a part of strategic planning, WASC, and the process of renewal and growth.  

Physical Sciences building rendering

CSU, Chico to Break Ground on New Physical Science Building in Fall 2018

The first images of the physical sciences replacement building were revealed this week, with a formal ground breaking planned for fall 2018.

Adrienne McGraw in her office at the Gateway Science Museum

From National Parks to the North State: New Gateway Director Looks to Showcase Natural World Around Us

Growing up within the boundaries of several national parks, Adrienne McGraw was raised with a love and appreciation for the natural world. She's bringing that love of nature to her new job, as the executive director of Gateway Science Museum.

President Hutchinson looks at a book with a kindergarten student

Better Together: Butte County Educators Unite for Common Cause

The Butte County Promise ensures that all students meeting enrollment criteria for Butte College and Chico State will be provided the opportunity to earn certification or a degree. In addition to affording them an exceptional education, the hope is to better develop a well-educated workforce to sustain the economy of the county and the North State.

Just Unity Sistas pose for a group photo

CSU, Chico Celebrates Black History Month with Events Including Poetry Slam, Day of Service, Gospel Choir

CSU, Chico honors Black History Month with a variety of events to join in the national celebration of black culture and the achievements of black Americans.

A student assists two older adults with their taxes

CSU, Chico Students Offer Free Tax-Preparation Services on Campus and in the Community

With tax season underway, CSU, Chico will once again provide free tax-preparation services for those who qualify.

MBA graduate receives his master's hood from two faculty

CSU, Chico College of Business MBA Program Ranked Among the Highest

CSU, Chico is named "Best Bang for the Buck in the West" and a "Best National Master's Schools" among other honors.

Benjamin Panconi uses his laptop in Brittany Fortune's Special Topics-Competition class.

CSU, Chico’s College of Business Receives Esteemed Re-Accreditation

College of Business has received a prestigious, full five-year re-accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Museum goers walk in through the front entrance of the Gateway Science Museum.

The Brain and its Remarkable Role is Showcased at CSU, Chico’s Gateway Science Museum

New Gateway Science Museum exhibit explores the world inside your head.

A group of students walk around in the South Campus Neighborhood.

Painting a New Picture for South Campus

Representing so many threads within the tapestry of this community, Chico State strives to be an engaged and collaborative neighbor. A recent partnership with the city of Chico has taken our relationship to a new level.

Instagram photo of a cat in a cap and gown costume

Chico State’s Top Social Media Moments of 2017

Some of our favorite social media memories from the past year, ranging from recognition and news to stunning campus views.

Ambassador Shotaro Oshima, and Akio Ogasawara (left to right) walk through the Chico State campus prior to their presentation, Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan. A delegation from the Prime Minister’s Office of Japan provided a unique opportunity to meet Ambassador Oshima and his team of panelists in a stimulating dialogue on the relationship between the U.S and Japan on Friday, October 27, 2017.

Cultivating Cultural Connections: ‘Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan’

Chico State’s rich tradition of collaborating with international students continued last month with a visit by a delegation from the Office of the Prime Minister and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

(Left to right) Brooke McCall, Kathleen Moroney, and Bev Langston pose with their awards.

Staff Awards Recognize Exemplary Employees

This year, three outstanding Chico State employees were honored for their impacting presence on campus—from Kathleen Moroney's establishment of the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry, to Brooke McCall's bursting positive energy at the WREC, to Bev Langston's remarkable and welcoming customer service.

A member of the audience hold Gloria Steinem's book, "My Life on the Road."

‘In All Her Gloria’ Gallery

Browse through the photo gallery highlighting Gloria Steinem's visit to Chico State for the 2017 Book in Common.

The Inaugural Mace that will be used for President Hutchinson's inauguration is assembled at Red Hot Metal on Wednesday, February 23, 2017. (Jessica Bartlett/ Student Photographer)

New Face, New Mace: Special Staff Made for President’s Inauguration

With President Gayle E. Hutchinson's inauguration just around the corner, a new ceremonial mace chock-full of significance was crafted to honor the beginning to a new chapter in Chico State history.

School of Nursing student Shannon Watson assists with patient care and health needs for evacuees of the Oroville Dam Spillway Incident at the Evacuation Center at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds.

Chico State Student Volunteers Step Up in Time of Need

Chico State student volunteers rushed to Chico's Silver Dollar Fairgrounds this week to help lift the spirits of evacuees during the Oroville Dam incident.

Portrait of Wallace Leese.

Recognizing Faculty Excellence

This year, six Chico State faculty members were awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award.

The Chico State Tiny House Club gave a tour of their 196 sq. ft tiny house to the campus on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in Chico, Calif. (Jason Halley/University Photographer)

Big Finish For Chico State’s Tiny House

CSU, Chico's Tiny House Club designed and built a home measuring less than 200 square feet, impressing judges at the recent Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Tiny House Competition.

Night falls on the Arts & Humanities Building.

New Arts and Humanities Building Opens

A photographic look at Chico State's new Arts and Humanities Building

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Visits Chico

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a campaign stop in Chico, speaking to nearly 6,000 supporters in front of Laxson Auditorium.

Chancellor White Visits Chico

CSU Chancellor Timothy White visited campus April 27 to meet with students, faculty, and staff to discuss success at Chico State.

Facewall: New Public Art Project Installed

The public art project by the team of Walczak & Heiss was installed on the south side of the new Arts & Humanities Building.

Chico State: Then and Now

This revealing rephotographic series takes a look back at Chico State's past in comparison to the present.

Gus Manolis Bridge Reopens

  [sliderpro id=”2″] Photographs by Jason Halley. The Gus Manolis Bridge reopened today with a ceremonial stroll across Big Chico Creek led by Chico State President Paul Zingg and members of the Manolis family, including Gus’ great-grandson Gus. The original bridge was named for great Chico State football coach Gus Manolis, called the “coach of […]

Muralist Returns to Recreate Campus Landmark

Artist and alum John Pugh is reinstalling his iconic 1981 mural "Academe" on the east wall of the new arts and humanities building.

Exploring the Chico Experience Week

For the past five years, hundreds of students, families, alumni, and friends have come together to celebrate what makes the city of Chico, the University and the community so special to so many. While this past weekend featured classic Experience Week events like the Family Weekend BBQ and the Young Alumni Mixer, there is still plenty of experience […]

Get Foxy Performs in AS Productions’ Nooners

AS Productions' Nooners is a free, weekly live music series on the Chico State campus.

Bike theft prevention tips

Keeping your bike safe from theft is an important part of biking at Chico State. Here are a few ways to help secure your bicycle on campus.

Infographic: Campus Conservation Saves Millions of Gallons of Water

With state-mandated reductions, the University is doing its part to be good neighbors and good stewards of water during California's drought.

2013 Year in Review [Infographic]

As we launch into 2014, we decided take a look back at Chico State’s social media hits in 2013. The common thread across platforms is that all of our audiences love stories of student/faculty achievement, and have a strong connection to our beautiful campus and its quirks and traditions. So, we’ll do our best to […]