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Worth Sharing: Zeichick Earns National Cybersecurity Education Award

Kendall Hall during winter break in early 2017.
Jessica Bartlett / University Photographer

Kendall Hall is pictured during winter break in early 2017.

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

Publications, Presentations and Exhibits

Jim Downing, Department of Management, wrote chapters that appeared in Managing and Marketing of Wide Tourism Business: Theory, Practice and Cases (2018). The chapters are titled, “Welcome to Welcome to my house, do you like the neighborhood? Authenticity differentiation within strategic groups of wineries,” and “New Clairvaux Vineyard: Monastic differentiation and the California wine market.”

Mark Stemen, Department of Geography and Planning, and Molly Marcussen (Geography, ’17) collaborated with Chico’s Sustainability Task Force and county and city staff to present a Chico Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment, to aid in the city of Chico’s climate change planning and meet the unfunded mandate of SB 379.

Alyson Wylie, Center for Healthy Communities, published a guest column in the Red Bluff Daily News pronouncing her love for the Red Bluff farmers markets. Read it here.

Awards and Activities

Students Jeremy Olguin and David Rowe received the Cal State Tech award for innovation/disruption in automating accessibility based on their collaborations to help Chico State faculty and students.

Claudia Stuart, Department of Geography and Planning, won the American Planning Association’s statewide Award of Excellence for Innovation in Green Community Planning for her work on the Butte County Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation (SALC) Strategy. Team members also included Chico State Geography and Planning graduates Jesse Hudson, Gabriel Strelecki, Nick Bateman, Nick Hernandez and Ren Rosin.

David Zeichick, Department of Computer Science, was named the Lab Activity winner at the second annual Innovations Cybersecurity Education awards by the National CyberWatch Center. Zeichick’s award-winning entry is titled “Have My Smart Lightbulbs Been Weaponized: Introducing Computer Security Issues Related to IoT Devices.” Read more here.