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Awards and Activities

College Magazine listed Chico State in its “10 California Schools for Music Business Degrees that Rock the Industry.” Chico State is listed at No. 3.

Twenty-six Chico State student-athletes were honored for their work inside the classroom with California Collegiate Athletic Association Fall All-Academic awards. To qualify for the awards, student-athletes must be of at least sophomore in standing (including graduate students), have a 3.3 cumulative grade-point average or better, and have competed in a CCAA-sponsored sport during the just-concluded fall season. For men’s cross country: Wyatt Baxter, Matthew Herrera, and Aldo Perez; women’s cross country: Lucie Chevreuil, Nadine Dubon, Katie Hawley, Sophia Pearson, Nora Pizzella, Talia Swangler, and Alexandria Tucker; men’s soccer: Anais Mayo and Joey Scotti; women’s soccer: Mari DeStefani, Sarah Emigh, Kylie Hansen, Cody Johnson, Madeline Joseph, and Nicole Marquez; and volleyball: Bekah Boyle, Evelyn Clonts, Ali Collins, Kennedy Greenwood, Makaela Keeve, Gretta Kirkby, Esti Wilson, and Kim Wright.

Claudia Stuart (faculty in the Department of Geography and Planning) received the American Planning Association’s (APA) 2019 Sacramento Valley Section Legacy Award. Stuart recently received the 2019 Academic Award of Excellence by the APA’s California Chapter, as well as the APA California’s 2018 Innovation in Green Community Planning Award of Excellence for the Butte County Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Strategy.

History graduate student Jeanette Adame was selected as the 2019-2020 Western Association of Graduate Schools and ProQuest Distinguished Masters Thesis Award (non-STEM) winner for her work titled “Citing Divine and Human Laws: Women of African Descent and the New Orleans Cabildo, 1769-1800.” Jeanette will receive a $1000 prize and an invitation to attend the 62nd-annual WAGS conference in Albuquerque and present her work.