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Kinesiology Grad Student and Former Marine Honored with CSU Trustees’ Award

Isaiah Henderson, a kinesiology grad student and veteran, will receive the 2022-23 CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.

A plaque of Chico State's seal is mounted on a brick pillar, with blue skies and lush trees in the background.

CSU, Chico Moves up on US News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

In its Best Colleges Rankings for 2021, US News & World Report recognized Chico on several different lists, including Best Regional Universities West and Top Public Schools in the West.

Two hands hold an Army cap, which contains two dog tags, an American flag patch, and tags reading "Lewis" and "U.S. Army."

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.

Mary Kight, a retired US Air Force Major General and 1973 CSU, Chico alum, speaking to students in November.

Military Trailblazer Mary Kight: Lessons on Leadership

A trio of CSU, Chico women veterans and retired US Air Force Major General Mary Kight learned from each other during a heart-to-heart held on campus in advance of Veterans Day.

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Planning Events and Honoring Heroes

By Alison Healey, senior Business- Marketing, and Recreation Management Major “Recreation… So you’re majoring in playing?” This is what statement I hear from many people when I tell them I am majoring in recreation. Most people don’t realize the recreation major encompasses many fields, including event planning, parks management, hospitality, and tourism. Through my Recreation 474 […]