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Office Depot connects with Pocket Points

Pocket Points logo By Tony Montini (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Kayla Fitzgerald

September 23, 2016

Office Depot, Inc. announced their partnership with the popular app, Pocket Points, on Sept. 8.Pocket Points was founded at Chico State in 2014. The app rewards students for not using their cell phones during class time.Since the launch, Pocket Points has spread to 42 states and is being used at more than 130 co...

Pocket Points has Chico roots

Pocket points has become a staple of student life at Chico State Photo credit: George Johnston

Amelia Storm

April 28, 2016

While Pocket Point's popularity has skyrocketed in recent semesters, it may be a little known fact that the app was created by two former Wildcats. The app was created by Chico State students Rob Richardson and Mitch Gardner during the spring semester of 2014, and the idea was an instant success. The a...

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