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Chico State receives national recognition from Forbes Magazine and Money Magazine

Chico State's Media Relations Coordinator Sean Murphy said these magazine rankings show the amazing educational opportunities Chico State offers students. Photo credit: Jason Halley - University Photographer

Kathryn Sykes

September 3, 2018

Chico State is making waves and gaining national recognition for being a high-ranked university. Forbes Magazine placed Chico State as the 89th ranked university out of 300 on their list of America’s Best Value Colleges for 2018. Forbes listed the Wildcats ahead of the University of Notre Dame, the University of Southern California, University o...

CAMMIES spotlight, award Chico musical artists

Hot Potato, a folk group, performed original songs and covers of old standards at the show. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

April 25, 2018

The 2018 CAMMIES Awards were put on at the Hop Yard at Sierra Nevada Brewery, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. It was sponsored by Chico News & Review and the Chico Rape Prevention and Intervention Center. The awards show is a spotlight for local musical artists every spring, with awards in di...

Chico State’s Model UN Team ranks among the best in the world

Chico State's Model United Nations Team won Outstanding Delegation for the ninth time in 11 years. Photo credit: John Crosby

Mathew Miranda

April 17, 2018

Chico State’s Model United Nations Team received Outstanding Delegation, the highest possible award, at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York. This marked the ninth time in 11 years Chico State won this award which is given to the top 10 percent of schools competing. The Chico...

The Orion takes home first place for best student newspaper in large California colleges

The Orion received nine awards in total from CCMA, including first place for best newspaper at a large college. L to R: Martin Chang, Sean Martens, Natalie Hanson, Nicole Henson, Kayla Fitzgerald, Julia Maldonado, Alex Grant.

Natalie Hanson

March 5, 2018

    The Orion was named the state’s best college newspaper out of large schools by the California College Media Association Saturday. CCMA announced the achievement for Chico State at an awards banquet in Long Beach. This is the independent student newspaper's second year of winning...

Instructors, alumni receive awards for outstanding teaching

Dr. Najm Yousefi is one of the six recipients of this year's Outstanding Faculty awards. Photo credit: Tisha Cheney

Tisha Cheney

February 21, 2018

One of the highest awards given by the university was announced for six faculty members Tuesday. Chosen by the university's Faculty Recognition and Support Committee, President Gayle E. Hutchinson and cabinet recently surprised the 2017-18 winners with their awards, according to a release from Sean...

Construction management professor named outstanding educator

Alan Bond, outside the O’Connell Technology Center. Photo courtesy Sam Palandech, Chico State College of Engineering.

Josh Cozine

February 1, 2018

Earlier this month, Alan Bond, Chico State Professor of Construction Management, received the award for outstanding educator by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America.The award was received for work inside the classroom as well as outside, where he helps oversee Chico State's chapter of ...

Chico State’s study abroad program ranks second in the nation

Chico State ranks in the top three for international studies. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Natalie Hanson

November 16, 2017

The nonprofit educational and cultural exchange group Institute of International Education ranked Chico State in the top three universities for studying abroad.This is the second consecutive year as well as the ninth time in 10 years that the university has been ranked one of the nation’s top three...

The Orion wins top national awards

The Orion wins top national awards

March 4, 2014

The Orion, Chico State’s independent student-run news source, won 10 awards at the California College Media Association banquet Saturday and  and two national awards Sunday at the Associated Collegiate Press convention in San Diego. The Orion won 1st place Best of Show for its newspaper and 2nd place Best of Show for its websi...

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