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Worth Sharing: Applegate Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

The University seal is seen on a brick pillar with trees and the library in the background.
Jason Halley / University Photographer

The university seal at the west entrance to campus on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 in Chico, Calif. (Jason Halley/University Photographer/CSU Chico)

The following is a listing of professional achievements by Chico State faculty, staff, and students. Submit your professional achievements to

Publications, Presentations and Exhibits

Roger Lederer, professor emeritus in the Department of Biological Sciences, penned his ninth book titled “The Art of the Bird: The History of Ornithological Art Through Forty Artists.” The book will be available for purchase on October 6.

An essay by Heather Altfeld, a lecturer in the Honors Program and the Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities, titled, “Obituary for Dead Languages,” was published in Best Essays 2019. The piece is a lyrical elegy for the disappearance of languages and the cultures they embodied.

Cyber Skyline, in partnership with the National Cyber League, ranked Chico State No. 2 in its Cyber National Power Rankings. These rankings represent the ability of students from these schools to perform real-world cybersecurity tasks on the Cyber Skyline platform.

Awards and Activities

H. Reed Applegate, a research librarian at the Janet Turner Print Gallery, has been recognized with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Noted for his esteemed career in graphic design, Applegate spent nearly 50 years working for the Butte County Bugle and the Chico Enterprise-Record, as well as an advisor to the board of the North State Symphony.

Chico State men’s soccer player Garrett Hogbin was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week. Hogbin notched two goals and a pair of assists in two Wildcat wins last week.

Chico State men’s golfer Myoung Kim was recognized as the CCAA Golfer of the Week. Kim shot a 64 at the Western Washington University Invitational last week—along with two other rounds of 72—the lowest single-round score by a Wildcat since 2012.