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Worth Sharing: Schademan Recognized by CSU

The sun shines through branches and leaves at one of the entrances to Chico State.
Jason Halley / University Photographer

The sun rises behind 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

Char Prieto (Department of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) presented a paper at the International Congress and Assembly from the Hispanic Association of Professors and Doctors in America, entitled “The Mediterranean: Door to the Americas” in Valencia, Spain.

Awards and Activities

Al Schademan (School of Education) was recognized by the CSU with a 2019 Faculty Innovation and Leadership Award. Schademan was honored for his work in conceiving and developing the Triad Project—an innovative teacher preparation system for teaching the Next G​eneration Science Standards (NGSS). Since the project’s inception in 2016, the University’s School of Education began transforming teacher practice by using Triad’s rubric in evaluating teacher candidates based on student outcomes rather than teacher actions.

Hassan Salehi (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) was awarded a National Science Foundation MRI grant in the amount of $110,375. Salehi, the principal investigator for the grant, will use the funds to enable studies on the application of optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging to detect early signatures of dental diseases.

In’s recent 2019 rankings for best online bachelor’s degree programs, Chico State was ranked No. 6.

Forty-seven Chico State student-athletes earned Academic Achievement Awards, which are handed out annually to recognize the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level.

Angela Trethewey, dean of the College of Communication and Education, has been honored with the Charles H. Woolbert Research Award by the National Communication Association for her work in co-authoring the article, “Fracturing the Real-Self, Fake-Self Dichotomy: Moving Toward Crystalized Organizational Identities.”

Mike Magliari (Department of History) will receive the California Preservation Foundation’s 2019 President’s Award for his collaborative work to preserve Chico’s historic water towers from demolition.