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Chico State recognized as a Hispanic serving institute

Chico State recognized as a Hispanic serving institute

Katia Berg

September 16, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

On Monday, Sept. 20, The California State University system introduced Chico State as a Hispanic Serving Institute and the university can now qualify for a number of programs and grants. The federal program is designed to help first-generation, low-income Hispanic students. Although the university...

Chico State informs community on HSI status

Chico State informs community on HSI status

Christine Zuniga

May 15, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, News

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a “Becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)” information session on May 12. The presentation gave an update on Chico State’s HSI status and the opportunities it presents.An HSI is a federal designation that gives approved colleges or uni...

New horizons for campus diversity

New horizons for campus diversity

Cheyanne Burens

September 9, 2015


Filed under Community, News

  This September, many may be celebrating Hispanic Heritage month in light of the 2015 fall enrollment, making Chico State history once again by reaching an all-time high for Hispanic and Latino/a enrollees at 42.1 percent. DREAM students are a contributing factor, doubling each year since 2...

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