WREC Celebrates 10 Years of Student Wellness
With an anniversary celebration planned for October 10, the center honors a decade of fitness and wellness.
The Changing Face of Chico State
Today, Chico State is home to more identities and expressions than ever. Yet, “first gen” is one of the fastest-rising identity markers. The University is focused now more than ever to ensure they achieve their dreams—no matter how high they are set.
Wildcat Welcome Invites Students to Rise Up and Roar
We're off to a great start in 2019! With move-in and the Big "C" photo kicking off Wildcat Welcome, plenty of exciting events still remain.
Message on a Box: Chico State Alum Helps Feed Today’s Wildcats
Student employees at the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry were unpacking a food delivery when they came across a hand-written note on one of the boxes. Who was JBM?
Lifting Up Others Through Self-Discovery
Alisha Sharma cultivated a love for new experiences at Chico State—and discovered a talent for leadership along the way.
Options Abound in Hunt for Student Housing
University Housing officials say opportunities are plentiful for housing for new and returning Chico State students during the 2019–20 academic year.
Chico State’s Top Social Media Moments of 2018
Check out some of our favorite social media memories from the past year.
Who Helps the Heroes?
For help acclimating to civilian life and a college world starkly different from their military service, veteran students seek support from those who understand them best: other veterans.
Wildcat Welcome: Turning Students into Wildcats
This past week has been a wild one, as we welcomed roughly 2,300 first year students and transfer Wildcats to campus.
“My Goal is to End Poverty”
Through her work with the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry, graduate student Yee Yang wants to ensure her peers' basic needs are met.
Supporting Well Women
The launch of the weekly Women’s Circle this spring brought together a group of students looking to become even better versions of themselves—better students, better leaders, and better friends.
Chico State Terrific Titles of 2018
With the end of the 2017-2018 year rapidly approaching, and the swirl of the spring semester struggle muddying your memory, it seems only right to recap what our Wildcats accomplished this year.
The (Wild)Cat is Out of the Bag!
On April 19, 2018, Chico State celebrated its inaugural Wildcat Spirit Day with the unveiling of something "wild": a bronze Wildcat statue!
Get Ready: Chico State is Going Strawless
Chico State goes through 130,000 plastic straws every year. Starting April 23, these single-use items will be no longer be sold on campus.
New Wildcat Statue Welcomed as Source of Pride and School Spirit
Perched powerfully in Wildcat Plaza, it surveys the neighborhood south of the Chico State campus, its tail caught in a cautious swish and its eyes locked in, staring down the length of Chestnut Street. Indeed, something wild is finally here.
Why Choose Chico? We asked, you answered!
Why Choose Chico? The answers are unlimited! We spoke with alums and current students alike, and they gave us the reasons why they chose Chico as the place to call home. From the beautiful region, to the quality education, you can hear more of these inspiring and heartfelt stories at Choose Chico Day, Saturday, April 7, […]
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Come True
Don’t miss your chance to see the elaborate production during the show’s run at Wismer Theatre (PAC 135), March 8–11 and March 13–15 with evening and weekend matinee performances.
Wish granted; Smile cherished
Chico State student athletes partner with Make-A-Wish to send a 5-year-old boy to LEGOLAND.
In the Spirit of Giving
24 hours. $260k raised. Countless reasons for giving. Chico State Giving Day was a huge success thanks to the Wildcat community!
Serving Inspiration: Discernment Dinner Hosts Stories of Persistence
More than 100 students joined faculty and administrators at two Discernment Dinners held in Sutter Dining to hear stories of adversity, determination, and perseverance after enjoying a four-course meal.
‘Game Night’ Makes Meriam a Place to Play
Join fellow students and campus faculty for a fun and friendly monthly Game Night at Meriam Library.
University Tackles Students’ Most Basic Needs: Housing and Hunger
After a 2016 report showed nearly one in four students in the California State University system is going hungry, Chico State aims to ensure no student faces food or housing insecurity while in pursuit of an education.
Chico Steps Up to Show Students We Care: “Chico Cares” About Solving Student Hunger, Homelessness
The Chico Cares Campaign works to alleviate students' food insecurity with the help of the Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry and several Chico State philanthropy programs.
One week, 7 Reasons—Get Ready for Chico Preview Day 2017!
You are invited to attend Chico Preview Day! This premier fall open house offers prospective Fall 2018 undergraduate students and their families an opportunity to visit Chico State and experience firsthand our true college town environment. But in case you're on the fence about attending this all inclusive event, here are seven reasons we should see YOU at Chico Preview Day 2017!
Heart, Hope, and Hard Conversations: CCLC Says Goodbye to Its Founder after Celebrating 10 Years
Wildcats celebrate Charles "CC" Carter, and his impacting presence on campus, as he retires from his position as the director of the Cross Cultural Leadership Center after 10 years of service.
Stories Worth Listening To: ‘Listen to Change’ Gives Students a Platform to Share Their Voice
Each day, thousands of students walk around the Chico State campus, quietly owning their own story. Every one of these stories has extraordinary value. One Chico State class is working to get some of those voices heard to teach about diversity and inclusion.
Passion Drives Propensity to Do It All: Determined and dedicated, Nick Howell balances numerous demanding priorities
With two majors, two minors, and a plethora of campus clubs and activities he is devoted to, Nick Howell is known among his peers and faculty as a master of time management and goal-orientated dedication.
Living-Learning Communities: Chico State Housing Gets a ‘Remodel’
University Housing has just gotten a 'remodel,' with new and improved themed housing! So, what is themed housing?
Willie the Wildcat and the Seven Reasons to #ChooseChico (Plus One More)
Let us take you on the magical journey of Willie the Wildcat as he explores the seven reasons to #ChooseChico, plus one more.
Dress for Success Event Tackles Professional Dos, Don’ts
Do tattoos, argyle socks, and distressed jeans belong in the workplace? Students found out what's appropriate for interviews at Dress for Success, a combination fashion show, business mentoring session, and stand-up comedy hour.
A Place to Find Peace
Step inside Zen Den II, a tranquil relaxation area equipped with bean bag chairs, hammocks, and massage chairs that's designed to help weary, stressed students recharge.
Refresh, Rest, It’s Time For De-Stress Fest!
This semester has been quite possibly the most intense to date. With an accumulated level of stress from work, class, and all the rest, it’s really time for the semi-annual De-Stress Fest to commence. This week-long event will bring the relaxation resources directly to the Wildcat Recreation Center (WREC) for students to enjoy before exams! […]
Adventure Outings’ Journey to Outdoor Excellence
For more than 30 years, Chico State’s Adventure Outings has educated and led the way in outdoor recreation for students, staff, faculty, and the entire community.
From favorite activities to custom costumes, here's your guide to Chicoween #winning the Wildcat Way!
The Chico Experience, Queer Week, Greek Week Galore!
Here's your recap gallery on all things Chico Experience, Queer Week, and Greek Week!
The Fast and the Fuel-Efficient
After earning a trophy in the SAE Formula international competition, members of Chico State's Formula team will be working all year to build a faster, more fuel-efficient vehicle.
Hungry Wildcats Can Eat Well
Confronting food insecurity on campus, Hungry Wildcats take matters into their own paws.
Student-led Organization Reaches Service Milestone
Since CAVE’s founding in 1966, more than 50,000 students have donated almost 3 million hours in 93 programs. The impact? Enriching the lives of nearly 1 million individuals in the North State community.
Choosing The Chico Experience
Each year, in preparation for Choose Chico! Day, we ask Wildcats to tell us why they chose Chico State to help the next generation make their decision.
Rumor Has It: 10 Chico State Myths Explored
There are many myths and rumors that are told time and again at Chico State. Is there a Volkswagen Beetle buried somewhere on campus? Was Bidwell Mansion once used as a dormitory? Are there cameras inside the Three Sisters statues? We went looking for answers to these head-scratching myths to find out the truth. Trinity Bell Tower’s […]