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Chico State fund raises on Giving Tuesday by increasing online formatting

Student organizations encouraged the community to participate on the national day event. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Christian Solis

November 28, 2017

Chico State encourages philanthropy through online formatting on national day of Giving Tuesday Nov. 28.The day is intended to unite the entire Wildcat family and support the university communities and programs, according to a press release from public affairs.Giving Tuesday began at Chico State fro...

Founders Week celebrates campus roots

The George Peterson Rose Garden, a campus landmark, is more than 50 years old. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Dominique Diaz

April 14, 2014

In the spring of 1887, John Bidwell founded Chico State. In 1909, Charter Day was started. Finally, in 1993, Founders Week took the place of Charter Day and has since continued to make an impact.Founders Week, April 4-13 this year, is a way to uphold campus traditions and commemorate new ones. Joe Wills, direct...

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