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.
Chico State Announces 2023 Faculty and Staff Hall of Honor Inductees
Chico State announced tickets are now available for its 2023 Hall of Honors ceremony. The Hall of Honor recognizes the “best of the best” of the University’s retired faculty and staff.
Chico State’s Annual Giving Day—24 Hours, 100 Worthy Causes
On Wednesday, March 1, from midnight to 11:59 p.m., the University will host Chico State Giving Day, its annual 24-hour fundraising effort to benefit dozens of campus causes.
Chico State College of Business Earns AACSB Reaccreditation
Chico State's College of Business has been reaccredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, the highest standard of achievement for business schools.
Chico State to Break Ground on First Net-Zero Building with Future Home for College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
In what will be the first net-zero building on campus and only the third in the entire CSU, Chico State will break ground on the new building to host the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
Chico State Hosts Events Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Black History Month
Chico State is collaborating with the City of Chico for the community’s 42nd annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Gateway Science Museum Exhibit Takes Visitors on a Water Drop’s Extreme Journey
The Gateway Science Museum's newest exhibit, "Water's Extreme Journey," explores the water cycle, while water cycle works, while asking critical questions about the choices we make in our everyday lives.
Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve Partners with CalTrout, Mechoopda for Native Fish Passage Restoration Project in Bidwell Park
The University's Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve is partnering with agencies, such as CalTrout and the Mechoopda Indian Tribe, on a native fish passage restoration project in Bidwell Park.
Chico State Announces New Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Stephen Perez, a longtime educator and administrator in the California State University system, will serve as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.
Provost Debra Larson Announces Her Retirement
Provost Debra Larson is retiring immediately, citing health and family reasons.
Chico State Brightens Holiday Season for Butte County Families Through ‘Joy of Giving’
Chico State’s University Farm Pavilion lit up with smiles and holiday cheer on Tuesday evening, as the University came together for the 32nd Joy of Giving.
Chico State Hires New Chief Diversity Officer
After a months-long nationwide search, Chico State has selected Joseph Morales as its Chief Diversity Officer.
The Orion Honored by the Associated Collegiate Press
The Orion, Chico State’s student news organization, was recognized as one of the top 100 student publications in the nation by Associated Collegiate Press.
Chico State Provost Inducted into Michigan Tech’s Academy for Engineering Education Leadership
Chico State's Debra Larson has been inducted into Michigan Tech's Academy for Engineering Education Leadership.
The Princeton Review Honors Chico State as One of its Green Colleges
The Princeton Review recently listed Chico State on its 2023 Guide to Green Colleges.
Chico State University Farm Celebrates 60th Anniversary on November 5
As Chico State's University Farm marks its 60th anniversary, it will host a free event to the public to celebrate its impact of serving the North State on Saturday, November 5.
Messy Science: Pumpkin Drop Set for Halloween Day
Put on by the Society of Physics Students the 33rd Chico State Pumpkin Drop demonstrates physics to elementary students in a creative and explosive way.
Three-Year, $13.4 Million Grant for School of Education Will Help Ease Future Teachers’ Financial Burdens
The School of Education has received a three-year, $13.4 million grant to help ease the financial burden of North State students working toward their goal of becoming a teacher.
Civil Engineering Faculty Awarded $1 Million Grant to Study Lagoon Wastewater Treatment
Civil Engineering faculty Pablo Cornejo was one of two recipients nationally to receive a $1 million grant to study wastewater treatment systems.
Worth Sharing: Wildcat Athletes Earn CCAA Honors
A listing of professional achievements by Chico State faculty, staff, and students.
Chico State Once Again Recognized as Fulbright HSI Institutional Leader
Chico State has been recognized as a 2022 Fulbright HSI Leader for its noteworthy engagement with the Fulbright Program during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Nationally Recognized Prescribed Fire Training to be Hosted in Butte County
The Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve will be one of several agencies collaborating on future prescribed fire trainings this fall and winter in Butte County.
President Gayle E. Hutchinson Announces Retirement Planned for End of 2022–23 Academic Year￼
After 33 years of invaluable service to higher education and nearly three decades at Chico State, President Gayle E. Hutchinson announced her decision Tuesday to retire at the end of the 2022-23 academic year.
Joy of Learning Showcases Faculty Expertise
With topics ranging from neuroscience to animal nutrition to sustainable electronics, eight faculty members who reflect the top of their disciplines will present on their area of expertise.
Chico State Pulls Out All the Stops for Wildcat Weekend
From Oct. 6-8, Chico State will host and partner with the City of Chico for Wildcat Weekend, which feature Homecoming, Alumni and Family Weekend and Chico Preview Day.
Ancestral Land in Butte Creek Canyon Returned to the Mechoopda Tribe
In the first agreement of its kind in the state, ownership and management of the 93-acre Butte Creek Ecological Preserve has been transferred from Chico State Enterprises to the Mechoopda Indian Tribe.
Chico State Earns Coveted Top Spot in Prestigious AASHE Sustainability Rankings
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognized Chico State for its environmental practices, honoring it as the top performer in its Master’s Institutions category.
Chico State Among Nation’s Elite in Recent Washington Monthly Rankings
In its “2022 College Guide and Rankings,” Washington Monthly listed Chico State in the top 15 in the “Best Bang for the Buck Rankings: West” and “Master’s University Rankings.”
Chico State Moves Up in Multiple National and Regional Best Colleges Rankings￼
Chico State moved up on several national and regional Best Colleges Rankings from US News & World Report for the 2022-23 academic year.
University Foundation Board Grant Endowment Awards Across Campus￼
Over $145,000 has been awarded to 18 projects and programs across Chico State to enhance research and mentorship, increase hands-on learning opportunities and support student success through the 2022–23 Governors Awards.
Hungry for Fun: ‘U-Pick Peaches’ Returns to University Farm
They're back! The University Farm's annual U-Pick Peaches event will take place Tuesday, August 9.
Chico State Receives More Than $18 Million in State Funding to Build and Renovate Experiential Learning Facilities at its University Farm
Chico State’s College of Agriculture has been allocated $18.75 million in one-time funding from the State of California’s 2022-23 budget to enhance student experiential learning and training at its University Farm.
Chico State Students Graduate with Lowest Federal Debt of Any Public College in California
According to a recent report, Chico State students amass the lowest amount of total federal debt upon graduating of all public higher ed institutions in California.
Chico State Announces New Vice President for Student Affairs
Chico State has named Isaac Brundage its new vice president for Student Affairs