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Worth Sharing: Concrete Industry Management Program Receives $300,000 Gift

Faculty and staff from Chico State's Concrete Industry Management Program and University President Gayle Hutchinson welcome donor Doug Guerrero as he donates $300,000 to help renovate a concrete lab.
Jessica Bartlett / University Photographer

A $300,000 check is presented from the Chico CIM Patrons and National Steering Committee in Langdon 120 on Friday, November 2, 2018 in Chico, Calif. (Jessica Bartlett/University Photographer/CSU Chico)

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Awards and Activities

The Concrete Industry Management Program received a $300,000 donation from alum Doug Guerrero to help  renovate its concrete lab.

Chico State women’s soccer coach, Kim Sutton, was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association’s Coach of the Year; Susanna Garcia was named Freshman of the Year; Sarah Emigh and Jamie Ikeda were named to the All-CCAA First Team; Korie Bozart was named to the All-CCAA Second Team; and Brenna Meier, Erin Woods, and Abbie Jones received Honorable Mention.

Chico State men’s soccer’s Damion Lewis was named the CCAA’s Goalkeeper of the Year; Eddie Zecena was named Freshman of the Year; Jeremiah Eguije and Lewis were named to the All-CCAA First Team; Zecena was named to the All-CCAA Second Team; and Ronan McEnroe and Garrett Hogbin received Honorable Mention.

The Shasta District – Chico State Student Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of California won the AGC Community Service Award for its work on “Caper Acres Swing Project – Bidwell Park.”

Evelyn Buchanan, Office of Advancement, was selected to serve on the inaugural Artificial Intelligence in Advancement Advisory Council.

The Orion was awarded its 13th Pacemaker award from the Associated Collegiate Press, considered to be the highest national honor for student publications.