Chico State Named One of Nation’s Best Institutions for Social Mobility
Chico State was ranked No. 30 nationally for excellence in social mobility—within the top 2 percent of colleges and universities listed.
AASHE Names Chico State as a Top Performer in Sustainable Practices
A prominent national organization has rewarded Chico State with its highest-ever ranking measuring efforts in sustainability.
Chico State Recognized Once Again As One of Nation’s Top Study Abroad Programs
For the 16th consecutive year, Chico State was named as being one of the most active and engaged US colleges and universities in its category for participation in studying abroad.
Chico State Honors Campus and Community Veterans with Events This Month
Chico State will host two events this month to honor and recognize veterans in its campus community and beyond.
Fulbright Program Names Chico State to Prestigious List of National Higher-Education HSI Leaders
Chico State has been named a Fulbright HSI Leader in the designation’s inaugural year, and is one of just 35 higher education institutions nationwide to receive the honor.
New Gateway Exhibit Showcases Fossils Unearthed in Northern California
This extensive paleontology exhibit gives visitors a chance to explore our region’s rich evolutionary and geological history, including fossils from one of California's most remarkable discoveries.
Chico State the Only CSU on The Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll
The Princeton Review recognized Chico State on its annual Green College Honor Roll, a list of 27 colleges and universities that received the highest score possible in the publication’s annual Green Rating’s tallies.
Fourth Annual EDXCHICO to Showcase Livestreamed Faculty Lectures on Friday
The fourth annual EDXCHICO will once again feature seven virtual presentations, showcasing faculty expertise and the joy of learning.
Worth Sharing: Chico State Awarded Grant From Rural Schools Collaborative
A listing of professional achievements by Chico State faculty, staff, and students.
CSU Trustees’ Award Adds to Accolades for History and Latin American Studies Major
Vivian Hernandez keeps racking up honors and awards at Chico State. Her latest, a prestigious CSU Trustees' award and scholarship.
Chico State Excellence Reflected in US News & World Report Rankings
In its Best Colleges Rankings for 2022, US News & World Report recognized Chico State has made another exceptional showing.
Chico State Climbs in Washington Monthly’s Annual National and Regional Rankings
Washington Monthly recognized Chico State in its annual rankings—in "Best Bang for the Buck" and "Master's University Rankings."
Chico State Announces New Visual Identity for University, Athletics
During President Gayle Hutchinson's Convocation address Thursday, she revealed new logos and a narrative identity for the University.
A Juicy Tradition Continues: University Farm’s ‘U-Pick Peaches’ Scheduled for Next Week
It's back! Chico State's University Farm's "U-Pick Peaches" tradition continues next week.
North State Public Radio Series Earn National Reporting Awards
North State Public Radio was recognized by the Public Media Journalists Association for excellence in reporting.
CSU, Chico Awards President’s Scholarships to Four Incoming Freshmen
Four incoming freshmen with outstanding academic and extra-curricular resumes were awarded $30,000 CSU, Chico Presidential Scholarships.
CSU, Chico to Host a Free Drop-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for the Community on July 13
Chico State is scheduled to host its next on-campus COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 13.
University’s MFT Graduate Program Awarded Four-Year, $650,000 Grant
Addressing the demand to develop more highly skilled and trained behavioral health providers, Chico State's Psychology Department’s Marriage and Family Therapy graduate program has been awarded a four-year, $650,000 grant.
CSU, Chico Honored as an LGBTQ-Friendly University
Chico State was recognized for building and fostering diverse and inclusive communities by a national organization.
Professor Receives Fulbright Scholar Award To Teach and Study Agricultural Best Practices in Turkey
Lee Altier is taking nearly 40 years of farming expertise to Ege University in Izmir, Turkey to focus on agroecology.
CSU, Chico Announces Stock as New Agriculture Dean
Following the completion of a national search, Chico State's College of Agriculture's new dean is Patricia Stock.
CSU, Chico Recognized Among Nation’s Top Public and Online Colleges and Universities
College Consensus listed Chico State on six national and state rankings, from the top colleges and universities to highlighting its excellence in online education and affordability.
‘There There’ Announced as the Book in Common for 2021–22 Academic Year
'There There,' the bestselling novel by Tommy Orange, has been selected as the Book in Common for the 2021–22 academic year.
Land Donation Doubles Size of BCCER, Now CSU’s Largest Ecological Reserve
Chico State's BCCER received an anonymous land donation—doubling its size and making it one of the largest college- or university-operated reserves in the entire state.
Anthropology Professor Selected for Prestigious Fulbright Scholar Award
Jesse Dizard is interested in how natural resource management—or lack thereof—impacts individuals, subcultures and bureaucracies. In Jordan, he'll be studying impacts of its water scarcity crisis.
CSU, Chico to Host On-Campus COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Throughout the Summer
Thanks to a successful first COVID-19 vaccine clinic in May, Chico State will host on-campus clinics throughout the summer.
CRARS Awarded Five-Year, $7 Million Grant to Help Counter Climate Change Challenges
Chico State’s Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems was awarded a five-year, $7 million grant by the United States Department of Agriculture.
CSU, Chico to Offer On-Campus COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on May 11
Chico State will hold an on-campus “Vaccinate Chico State” clinic on Tuesday, May 11 at Shurmer Gym.
Chico State’s 2030 Campus Master Plan Receives Prestigious Award
Chico State’s 2030 Campus Master Plan has earned a merit award for Excellence in Planning for an Existing Campus by the Society for College and University Planning.
Anthropology Professor Chosen for Prestigious Fulbright Scholar Award
Anthropology professor Brian Brazeal is Chico State's own Indiana Jones— and was recently awarded a Fulbright award.
COVID-19 Vaccines Required for CSU, Chico University Housing Residents, Student-Athletes Participating in NCAA Athletics
Chico State will require COVID-19 vaccinations for students living in University Housing or participating in NCAA athletics, beginning in the fall 2021 semester.
Chico State Adds In-Person, Grads-Only Commencement Ceremonies for Classes of 2020, 2021
After careful consideration, Chico State will hold multiple in-person Commencement ceremonies to honor its graduating classes of 2020 and 2021.
University Plans Events to Honor Legacy of César Chávez
To honor the lasting legacy of activist César Chávez, Chico State has planned a variety of in-person and virtual events beginning today.
CSU, Chico Hosts ‘How to Be an Antiracist’ Author Kendi for Virtual Book in Common Discussion
As the culminating event for this year's Book in Common, “How to Be an Antiracist,” Chico State will host a virtual discussion with best-selling author Ibram X. Kendi on April 21.
Chico State’s Study Abroad Program Once Again Recognized as One of Nation’s Best
For the 15th consecutive year, Chico State's Study Abroad program was ranked in the top 10 nationally for students learning in another country for at least a year.
One Day, Dozens of Worthy Causes, Lives Forever Changed: CSU, Chico’s Giving Day
Chico State will host its Giving Day, the fourth annual 24-hour fundraising effort to benefit dozens of campus causes, from scholarships and student success centers to Wildcat Athletics and basic needs.
A Lasting Commitment to Being Anti-Racist
Relegating Black history to one month each year is less than adequate if we are truly serious about combatting racism and ending violence against Black and brown people in this country. Black history is American history.
Eleven Students Awarded Lt. Rawlins Merit Scholarships
The award—one of the largest and most prestigious at Chico State—celebrates scholarship, extracurricular activities, and outstanding academic and professional accomplishments.
CSU, Chico Films, Performances and Discussions Honor Black History Month
Amid virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, Chico State has scheduled a full slate of interactive events to celebrate Black History Month and invites the community to take part.
Family of Professor Emeritus Gifts $1 Million for Educational Programming at Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve
The Dempsey family has donated $1 million to the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve—the largest cash gift in its history—for educational programming.