Department of Energy Grant Funds Research by Chico State and Others to Develop New Battery Tech
Chico State faculty are working to develop new battery technology through the support of a three-year, $2.25 million grant from the US Department of Energy.
Chico State Enterprises Returns Eagle Lake Field Station Land to Susanville Indian Rancheria
Chico State Enterprises (CSE) and the Susanville Indian Rancheria completed a land-transfer agreement that returns the land known as the Eagle Lake Field Station to the Tribe.
Wildcat Trivia: Arts and Entertainment
Test your knowledge of Chico State’s pawprint on the world of arts and entertainment.
Chico State’s Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Chico State's Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry has become a leader and a model for the rest of the CSU campuses.
Temple Grandin Highlights Chico State’s 2024 Northern California Neurodiversity and Disability Symposium
Chico State will host the Neurodiversity and Disability Symposium, a full day of education, engagement and enlightenment—highlighted by keynote speaker Temple Grandin.
A Smashing Good Time: 34th Annual Pumpkin Drop on Halloween
Messy science for learning? Yes, please! The 34th Chico State Pumpkin Drop will take place on campus on Tuesday, October 31 at noon.
Rankings Season: A Roundup
Chico State received numerous rankings from top-tier magazines and international organizations over the last couple of months—here is a rundown.
International Organization AASHE Once Again Honors Chico State for Excellence in Sustainability
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognized Chico State for its environmental practices, honoring it as one of the top performers in its Master’s Institutions category.
Sixth Annual Joy of Learning Showcases Chico State Educators
From cognitive science to the power of emojis to the coldest stuff in the universe, Chico State is ready to educate at the sixth annual Joy of Learning, which takes place virtually on Friday, October 13.
Chico State’s College of Business to Host University Sales Center Alliance Annual Fall Conference
Chico State's College of Business will host the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA) Annual Fall Conference from October 5-7, 2023 in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium.
Chico State Builds on Last Year’s Success With 2023 Wildcat Weekend
Events for Wildcat Weekend 2023 will take place from Thursday, October 12 through Saturday, October 14.
Gateway Science Museum Presents a Pair of New Exhibits
From vital pollinators to nature’s most hilarious moments, the Gateway Science Museum features a pair of new exhibits to satisfy the curious and the light-hearted.
National Honor Awarded to Chico State Program That Advances the Number of Latinx Students Earning Graduate Degrees
Chico State's Graduate Equity Fellowship Program has been recognized by the nation’s leading authority on efforts to accelerate Latinx student success in higher education.
Chico State Celebrated in US News & World Report’s 2024 Rankings
With a pair of top 10 rankings and another three in the top 25, Chico State is firmly recognized as one of the top higher education institutions in the West region in the 2024 US News & World Report’s Best College Rankings.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reflections on Retirement
University President Gayle Hutchison reflects on her storied tenure as Chico State's top official, during her final semester.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.