College of Natural Sciences Dean Recognized with Environmental Lifetime Achievement Award
The Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences has recognized College of Natural Sciences Dean David Hassenzahl with its William R. Freudenburg Lifetime Achievement Award.
Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Chico State Once Again with Tree Campus USA Honor
For the fourth consecutive year, the Arbor Day Foundation honored Chico State with 2021 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Money Magazine Ranks Chico State Among Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities
In its listing of “2022 Best Colleges in America, Ranked by Value,” Money magazine ranked Chico State within the top 8 percent of all higher education institutions around the country.
Illustrated Memoir ‘The Best We Could Do’ Named Book in Common for 2022–23
The 2022–23 Book in Common is Thi Bui’s “The Best We Could Do,” a 2017 illustrated memoir about the author’s family’s journey from Vietnam to the United States and the universal struggles of connecting with family, culture and identity.
2022 Commencement Ceremonies to Take Place In Person Beginning Wednesday Night
Beginning Wednesday, approximately 3,700 students will participate in Chico State’s Commencement ceremonies.
CSU Appoints Collections Manager to Support Preservation of Native American Peoples’ Heritage, Artifacts, and Tribal Culture
The CSU has named Adriane Tafoya as its new project manager for the California Native American Graves and Repatriation Act.
Chico State’s New Bloomberg Terminal Offers Cutting-Edge Experience
The College of Business' new FinTech Lab is an investment research workroom and provide students with cutting-edge software and real-time trading observations.
Events at Chico State Honoring Legacy of César Chávez Begin This Week
Chico State will recognize the efforts and sacrifice of activist César Chávez with more than a half dozen events on and off campus beginning this week.
Annual ‘This Way to Sustainability’ Conference Showcases Environmental and Climate Justice
This Way to Sustainability, the nation’s largest student-run conference focused on sustainability, returns virtually for two days this week.
University Among Nation’s Top Fulbright Scholar-Producing Higher Ed Institutions
With three scholars teaching and researching abroad, Chico State was acknowledged by the US Department of State as a national leader in higher education.
Chico State’s Annual Giving Day—24 Hours, 100 Worthy Causes
Chico State Giving Day is the University's annual 24-hour fundraising effort to benefit dozens of campus causes.
Secretary of State of California Weber to Recognize Chico State with Civic Engagement Honor
Secretary of State of California Shirley Weber will visit Chico State on Thursday to recognize the University’s civic engagement efforts last year to promote voter participation.
Chico State to Celebrate Black History Month with In-Person and Virtual Events
With the theme "Young, Gifted and Black," Chico State celebrates Black History Month with in-person and virtual events this month.
Switching Gears: Gateway Science Museum’s New Exhibit All About Bikes
The Gateway Science Museum’s newest exhibit will explore the history, evolution and science of our beloved bikes.
Chico State Names New Vice President of Information Technology
Filling its first-ever position of vice president of information technologies and chief information officer, Chico State has hired Monique Sendze.
Chico State Announces New Health and Safety Guidelines for On-Campus Events
To meet new California health and safety guidelines, Chico State has updated its policies for large indoor athletic, theatre, music and performing arts events occurring on campus.
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.
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.
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 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.