Nursing Students Tackle COVID-19 Contact Tracing
In need of public health clinical hours to fulfill their graduation requirement, students from the School of Nursing served their communities as COVID-19 contact tracers.
Alum Establishes Scholarship to Support Students Advancing Social Justice
To honor George Floyd, alum Farshad Azad founded a scholarship supporting students fighting for social justice—40 years after he first experienced racism himself.
American Indian Studies Professor Fuels Teaching with Experience
As Nor Rel Muk Wintu, Hupa, and Xicana, Professor Vanessa Esquivido uses her cultural heritage, education, and personal experiences to shape conversations on difficulties Native Americans still face.
Concrete Graduates Have Strong Hold on Job Market
With unique degrees in concrete industry management, Wildcats experience career success straight out of college.
Chico State Museums Help CSU Preserve the Past, Define the Present, and Direct the Future
The Valene L. Smith Museum supports a broader mission to advance knowledge, learning, and culture by introducing the community to global cultures, history and people.
Admissions Innovates to Recruit Wildcats in the Virtual World
In-person visits help showcase Chico State to prospective students. Amid COVID-19, Admissions staff have found creative ways to connect virtually.
Chico State Leads New Future for Agriculture Industry
To mitigate the ag industry's environmental impact, researchers at the Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems are finding new methods and teaching them to the next generation.
Faculty Mentor Peers to Improve Virtual Teaching
Employing a peer-mentor approach, Chico State's Go Virtual Summer Institute is preparing its faculty to provide quality online instruction in the fall.
Summer Orientation Goes Free, Virtual
New Student Orientation has a new look this summer. While moving completely online, it's now also free for all incoming students and their families.
Baseball Catcher Named CCAA Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year
No surprise to his faculty, accounting major Tyler Stofiel captured the conference's most prestigious academic award.
Older Adults Learn Online Together with OLLI
OLLI has launched its first virtual summer term, uniting hundreds of older adults to show that social distancing doesn't require social isolation.
Marketing Students Get Chico Airport Rebranding Off the Ground
Students in "Brand Strategy" are working to create a new identity for the Chico Airport, which they hope will be approved by the City Council.
Championing Advocacy and Awareness
As the advocate administrator for Safe Place, Alix MacDonald wants victims and survivors of interpersonal violence to discover their resilience.
CSU, Chico Expands Transformative MBA Program to Online
Chico State's College of Business has launched its new Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, set to begin offering classes for the fall 2020 semester.
Formula for Success
After setting a conference mark for most career 3-pointers, Madison Wong has larger ambitions beyond the game.
Photo essay captures how the campus community has united to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Serving the Spectrum
For nearly 20 years, Chico State has supported North State children with autism and their families through multisensory services at our Autism Clinic.
Passport to Peru: Students Explore International Business
A first-of-its-kind course took students to South America for an in-depth analysis of international business management and strategies.
CSU, Chico Honored as One of Nation’s Top Colleges for Agriculture Degree
Grad Reports recently honored Chico State at No. 12 on its national list of “25 Best Colleges for an Agriculture Degree” for 2020.
Songwriting Class Showcase Moves to YouTube
Without the chance to share their self-written songs in person, students in one music class shared their performances virtually.
On Pace to Finish Strong
Student-athlete and graduating senior MacKenzie Deeter may have missed her last season of competition due to COVID-19 but she left a legacy of sustainability on and off the track.
Maintaining Connections from All Corners of the World
Even though physically distanced, international students, tutors, and advisors meet via Zoom every Friday to maintain their culture of connection and practice English.
Student-Athletes Urge Peers to Scratch the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health
Chico State's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee created a resource page for Mental Health Awareness Month and kicked off a campaign aimed to end mental health stigma. #ScratchTheStigma
Journal Club Keeps Undergraduate Agricultural Research Rolling
Unable to meet in the fields to check their research plots, an undergraduate group started a Journal Club to stay connected and keep learning.
Answering the Community’s Call
Creating sanitation kids, supplying protective equipment, and donating blood, Wildcats put their heart into community service
Local Hospitals Keep Nursing Students on Track to Graduate
With a change in requirements and creative solutions to clinical hours, COVID-19 will not stand between School of Nursing students and their diplomas.
Book in Common Author Oakes Explores Climate Change
The author of this year's Book in Common selection, Lauren E. Oakes, will lead a virtual lecture on April 22.
Online Teaching Expertise Empowers Ag Professor to Lead the Way
Experience and creativity help agriculture professor Celina Phillips keep teaching virtually and encouraging her fellow faculty.
Pivot Helps Food Pantry Provide
While the campus is largely operating virtually due to COVID-19, the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry is still providing regular access to basic needs.
Reflections on a Study Abroad Cut Short
Junior Alexandria Ingvardsen reflects on returning from Italy, months earlier than planned, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Distance Education Students Share Online Learning Tips
Six students produced videos to help their fellow Wildcats make the transition to virtual learning.
New Dean Named for College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management
Provost Debra Larson announces Blake Wentz will be the new dean for the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management.
Getting Wild in the Great Outdoors
Wildcat Wilderness Orientation primes students for success by pushing them out of their comfort zone and introducing them to new people.
Religion—and Diversity of Thought—at Center of Professor’s Teachings
Professor Bruce Grelle advocates that learning about religions should not be polarizing—it makes us better citizens of a global society.
Fond Farewell: Chico State Volleyball Coach Cody Hein
On and off the court, Chico State women's volleyball coach Cody Hein fully embodied his mantra, “Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.”
Supporting Students Past the Tipping Point
Takeaways from the Tipping Point Student Success Summit share best practices to ensure students achieve their educational dreams.
University’s Study Abroad Program Recognized as One of Nation’s Best for Yearlong Participation
The Institute of International Education (IIE) listed Chico State's Study Abroad and International Exchange Program as one of the nation’s most active for year-long participants.
Cybersecurity Students Achieve No. 1 National Ranking
The Chico State Usr0 Club has finished in the top 10 at the National Cyber League Team Competition five years in a row.
CSU, Chico Receives Five-Year, $3 Million Grant to Support Postbaccalaureate Students
The University has been awarded funding of $3 million over five years via a Title V grant from the US Department of Education.
Putting a Priority on Accessible Technology
The Office of Accessible Technology and Services strives to make inclusive technology part of the campus ethos.