From Gang Life to College Graduate: Humanities Major Aspires to Help Incarcerated Students
Incarcerated for most of his adult life until age 42, Benny Gutierrez is proud to be graduating with a degree in humanities and having founded a program for formerly incarcerated and system-impacted students.
Fond Farewell: Former Theatre and Costume Design Professor Inge Schmidt
Costume expert Inge Schmidt supervised the costume shop and designed costumes for theatrical productions and operas for more than a decade.
Five Questions with Alumnus and Micro-Farmer Garrison Harward
From stage to Senegal, lighting technician and micro-farmer Garrison Harward builds a global community through climate-conscious gardening.
Art Studio Major Molds Her Own Future
With a passion for art and uniting her community, graduating senior Kristy Moreno has been awarded one of the most prestigious art fellowships in the nation to further her craft after college.
Dance Students Rediscover Groove in Virtual Collaboration
The CSU Dance Collective, cofounded by Professor Megan Glynn Zollinger, has not only kept dance alive at Chico State during the pandemic, it’s transformed collaboration and creativity for students, faculty, and campuses alike.
English Professor Wins Award for First Published Children’s Book
Teresa Traver's son's relationship with a gargoyle inspired her to write her first children's book—an award-winning tale of courage.
Fond Farewell: Retired Art Professor Sal Casa
Art was not just Sal Casa's discipline—it was his identity. And he loved sharing it with students throughout his storied career.
Fond Farewell: Alumna and Philanthropist Marilyn Warrens
Marilyn Warrens' life was characterized by her steadfast dedication to civic and community service, which included a significant and lasting connection to Chico State.
Reimagining What Home Looks Like
Interior architecture students are designing a series of floor plans to help residents rebuild affordable, fire-resistant homes in the Camp Fire footprint.
5 Questions with Distinguished Alumnus Michael Halldorson
Inspired by his professor Janet Turner, Michael Halldorson ('69, '71) has devoted his life to a legacy of giving back and sharing art with others.
New Class Explores Philosophy Through Video Games
Students experience and examine philosophers' struggles through popular entertainment form.
Every Two Minutes
Every two minutes, a new case of breast cancer is diagnosed in the United States. Meet three alumni whose lives are driven by these tiny yet deadly cells.
5 Questions With Distinguished Alum Phillip Maltin
Trial lawyer Phillip Maltin reflects on the education that paved the way for a fascinating career in law—and in reading people.