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

Chico State receives national recognition from Forbes Magazine and Money Magazine

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...

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

CAMMIES spotlight, award Chico musical artists

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...

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

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

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...

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.

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

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...

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

Instructors, alumni receive awards for outstanding teaching

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...

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

Construction management professor named outstanding educator

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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