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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.

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Chico State Appears in a Pair of Forbes Rankings

Chico State was honored by Forbes on two lists of rankings—America's Top Colleges List and Best California Colleges Online of 2023.

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Chico State Shines in 2023 Washington Monthly Rankings

In its 2023 College Guide and Rankings, Washington Monthly listed Chico State in the top 10 in its “Master’s University Rankings" and the top 20 for “Best Bang for the Buck Rankings: West."

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Chico State’s Efforts to Advance Post-Graduate Education Recognized Nationally

Chico State’s Office of Graduate Studies received two multi-million-dollar grants from the Department of Education and was recognized by a national educational organization.

Chico State’s CRARS Awarded Nearly $6 Million to Address Climate Priorities

Chico State’s Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems has received a California Climate Action Seed and Matching Grant totaling approximately $6 million to support state climate priorities.

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Chico State Psychology Students Honored as CSU Pre-Doctoral Scholars

A pair of Chico State graduate students have been recognized with the CSU's prestigious awards for their doctoral aspirations.

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Community Favorite ‘U-Pick Peaches’ Makes its Return to Chico State’s University Farm This Week

The popular annual “U-Pick Peaches” event returns to University Farm at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 23.

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Chico State Excels in Money Magazine’s ‘Best of 2023’ Rankings

Chico State continues making its mark on national rankings, including the most recent from Money magazine.

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California State University Honored with Innovation Award for Faculty Learning Community Led by Chico State Professor

Geography and Planning professor Mark Stemen has been honored by a national organization for his tireless work to bring sustainability to more than just science classes.

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Celebrating Thomas DuSell: Campus Safety Award Winner, and So Much More

When he noticed a thorny traffic issue, Chico State Rose Garden specialist Thomas DuSell lobbied for an important change that would keep students and staff safe.

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Celebrating Tami Henriksen, a Guiding Light for Students in University Housing

Tami Henriksen, who has been helping University Housing students for 29 years, was honored with the 2022–23 Staff Council customer service award.

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Celebrating Rosemary White: 2022’s Wildcat Spirit Award Winner

Known across campus as "Ms. Positive Attitude," Rosemary White has spent over twenty years making Chico State a better place to learn, teach, and grow.

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Chico State Awards President’s Scholarships to Five Incoming First-Year Students 

Chico State awarded Presidential Scholarships to five incoming students with outstanding scholastic résumés.

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Mildred García Appointed 11th Chancellor of the California State University

First-ever Latina appointed to lead the nation's largest and most diverse four-year university system.

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University Foundation Board of Governors Announces Gayle E. Hutchinson Presidential Award for Excellence

The $100,000 award—the largest of its kind in the California State University—will be presented biannually to a faculty member who exemplify innovation and vision.

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Celebrating Mary Bowman: 2022’s Making a Difference Award Winner

Brimming with compassion and a desire to give back, Mary Bowman is the epitome of an inspiring and engaged campus colleague.

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Center for Healthy Communities Receives $3 Million in Renewed State Funding to Support Food Security for California College Students

The Center for Healthy Communities has received renewed funding to support college students across the state access CalFresh food benefits.

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2023–24 California State Budget Includes Funding for New Human Identification Laboratory at Chico State

The 2023–24 state budget calls for a $3 million allocation to secure bonds that will fund a new facility.

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Worth Sharing: Chico State Recognized in Slew of Rankings

A listing of professional achievements by Chico State faculty, staff, and students.

Joseph James, Chairman of the Yurok Tribe (right) speaks as and Arthur Garcia, Cultural Resource Manager and Tribal Elder of the Wintu Tribe, looks on. The Kapusta 1B project, a new Sacramento River side channel approximately ½ mile long (2,365 feet) created for salmanoid spawning habitat is behind them.

New Channel Teeming With Fish Thanks to Impressive Teamwork

The Kapusta Open Space Side Channel is teeming with tiny fish thanks to a massive team effort spearheaded by Chico State Enterprises and managed by the North State Planning and Development Collective.

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2023 COEDI Awards Honor Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Champions on Campus 

The 2023 Conversations on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (COEDI) Award ceremony was held in person on campus for the first time since the COVID pandemic, honoring the champions of transformation on campus.

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Five Faculty Recognized with Professional Achievement Honors

Faculty from across the University are recognized for their research, scholarly contributions, and excellence in academia.

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California State University Board of Trustees Appoints Steve Perez 13th President of Chico State

Steve Perez becomes the University’s 13th president and succeeds Gayle E. Hutchinson, who will be retiring at the end of June.

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Chico State to Rename Sutter Hall

President Gayle Hutchinson has announced the renaming of Sutter Hall to Éstom Jámani Hall to better align with the University's values and honor Tribal communities.

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New Facility for University’s Human Identification Laboratory Included in California State Budget May Revise

Facility will provide critical upgrades for the only full-time forensic anthropology lab in the state to support its investigations, disaster response and law enforcement training.

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Chico State’s MBA Program Continues to Receive Global Recognition in CEO Magazine

Chico State has once again been recognized as one of the top business schools around the world with an MBA program.

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Reflections on Retirement

University President Gayle Hutchison reflects on her storied tenure as Chico State's top official, during her final semester.

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The Big Moment: Commencement Ceremonies at Chico State Begin Wednesday Night

Chico State Commencement kick off on Wednesday night with the first of seven ceremonies.

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Meriam Library Secures $1 Million Planned Gift to Support Its Amenities, Facilities and Opportunities for Decades to Come

An anonymous donor has gifted $1 million to the library in recognition of its role in supporting students throughout the duration of their college experience.

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Deep Look into America’s Relationship with Slavery Named Book in Common for 2023-24

Confronting America's legacy of slavery, the selection for the 2023-24 Book in Common is Clint Smith's “How the Word is Passed.”

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In the Midst of a Successful Career of Catching Bad Guys, Military Vet Pursues Online MBA

After a long and successful career first in the military and then the financial industry, Rio Miner enrolled in Chico State's online MBA program to further his career and fill in the gaps in his business acumen.

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Chico State Receives Transformational Gift to Support New College of Business Building

Alum Jon Krabbenschmidt (Business Administration, ’76) wants to see Glenn Hall become a state-of-the-art building for business students—and he is committing a pair of $5 million toward its construction.

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Chico State College of Agriculture Names New Director for University Farm

Ricardo Orellana's international background, leadership, and diverse agriculture experience will strengthen partnerships and support the program in meeting the needs of agriculture in the 21st century.

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New Transport Program Provides Students Rides to Sacramento Airport During Breaks

Students leaving campus during extended breaks can sign up for Wildcat Rides, a new program shuttling students from campus to the Sacramento bus and train station and the Sacramento Airport.

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Through Partnership, Chico State to Provide Income-Eligible Students with Discounted Tablets

Chico State is partnering with a telecom company to offer Android tablets and free or low-cost data plans to students and community members who demonstrate a need for this service.

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Chico State to Honor César Chávez Day with Events This Week

Chico State will recognize the efforts and sacrifice of activist César Chávez with more than a half dozen events on campus and in our community this week.

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Introducing Delaney Sarantopulos: 2023 Lt. Rawlins Merit Scholarship Recipient

A "roll-of-the-dice" decision to attend Chico State came up aces for Delaney Sarantopulos and the University, which has benefited greatly from her service-based leadership.

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Introducing Josephine Hernandez: 2023 Lt. Rawlins Merit Scholarship Recipient

Animal science major Josephine Hernandez is an empathetic leader committed to inspiring future agricultural students and giving back to her field.

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Students Can Help Create Real Change in Moonlit Safety Walk

Students can take an active role in their safety by participating in a Moonlit Safety Walk.

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Introducing Madeline Litman: 2023 Lt. Rawlins Merit Scholarship Recipient

While at Chico State, Madeline Litman's work ethic, perseverance, and maturity have led to leadership roles in student clubs, a stellar academic career, and now a prestigious Rawlins Merit Scholarship.