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Zingg rings in fall with online courses debate

Bill Hall

August 31, 2013


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The university budget, the ongoing debate over online schooling and the need to efficiently combine classroom instruction with advancing technology were all subjects of the Chico State President’s Fall Convocation address. President Paul Zingg delivered his comments to a near-capacity crowd at Harlen...

$2 million donated for scholarships; largest in university history

$2 million donated for scholarships; largest in university history

Bill Hall

August 31, 2013


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Chico State's College of Agriculture is now the recipient of the single largest scholarship gift in the university's history. The $2 million endowment comes courtesy of Dan Giustina, the managing partner of Giustina Resources, based out of Oregon. "One of my great passions in life has been education - in particular higher education," Giustina said.The...

Woman dies after being struck by fallen tree branch

August 28, 2013


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The woman struck by a falling tree limb earlier today has died, said Chico State Director of Public Affairs and Publications Joe Wills. A maple branch fell about 20 feet and hit the woman in the head around 3:10 p.m. today between Butte and Lassen halls. The Chico State student's identity will...

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