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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

CSU, Chico PMBA LogoThe CSU, Chico Professional Master in Business Administration was developed by the CSU, Chico College of Business and CSU, Chico Continuing Education, in partnership with Shasta College, to prepare working professionals for managerial success in the  ever-changing international marketplace.

Applications Accepted for Business Degree Program in Redding

Students interested in the CSU, Chico Bachelor’s in Business Administration - Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management degree completion program offered in Redding can apply now for the spring 2011 term. Applications for the spring 2011 term will be accepted through September 27. For program information and detailed application instructions, visit


National Humanities Center Offers Free Seminars for California Teachers


June 15, 2010


Joe Wills
CSU, Chico Public Affairs

Melissa McGowan
CSU, Chico Regional & Continuing Education

Program for California Teachers Offers High Quality, Low Cost Professional Development Credit

National Humanities CenterResearch Triangle Park, NC and Chico, CA  A new partnership between the National Humanities Center (NHC) and the Center for Regional & Continuing Education at California State University, Chico (CSU, Chico) provides California K-12 teachers the opportunity to earn university credits for completing online professional development seminars from the NHC. The National Humanities Center is the only major independent American institute for advanced study in all fields of the humanities. It is distinctive in its commitment to linking scholarship to improved teaching and providing teachers with new materials and instructional strategies to make them more effective in the classroom and rekindle their enthusiasm for the subjects they teach.

After School Conference - July 27-29 on the Chico State campus

In collaboration with Butte County Office of Education, and Region 2 Learning Support After School Programs, CSU, Chico Continuing Education will host After School: Start Your Engines - After School Professional Development Institute Conference, July 27-29, 2009 on the CSU, Chico campus.

We've Extended the Deadline for our Leadership Development Program - Starts March 12-13

Early Enrollment Deadline Extended!
As you know the California State budget is still being finalized and we recognize that this effects many (if not all) of the participants and potential participants in the Local Government Leadership Institute. In an effort to increase enrollment, we are extending the early registration deadline for the program until March 6, 2009. The program will officially start on March 12-13 rather than February 12-13. The remaining program sessions will remain the same. Leadership education and development in Local Government is more relevant now than ever before. Please pass this message on to anyone you believe could benefit from this learning opportunity. For more information about the Local Government Leadership Institute or to enroll in the program, please visit: or give our office a call, 530-898-6105.

After School Professional Development Conference Starts July 28

In collaboration with Butte County Office of Education, and Region 2 Learning Support, California State University, Chico Center for Regional and Continuing Education will host Stepping Up To The Plate - After School Program Professional Development Institute, July 28 - August 1, 2008 on the CSU, Chico campus. The conference will provide K-8 after school program paraprofessionals, coordinators, and teaching staff the opportunity to explore ways to develop and improve their programs, facilitate experiential learning and promote a positive after school environment.

CELT Conference Starts Wednesday

Join us for the 13th Annual Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) Conference starting Wednesday, October 10 through Friday, October 12. All conference participants are cordially invited to attend the CELT Conference Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 10.

Manuel Pastor, Professor of Geography and American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California, will present the keynote “Public or Perish: Engaged Scholarship, Community Connections and the Future of the Academy” and we will honor Outstanding Teacher Kimihiko Nomura (FLNG) and Outstanding Academic Advisor Maria Gonzalez (FLNG).

Localization Certification Program Professionals Meet in Marseille

Students, translators, Web developers, and business professionals from throughout Europe recently met in Marseille, France to participate in the Localization Certification Program hosted by EUROMED and presented by Continuing Education and our localization partners, GALA and The Localization Institute.

Professional MBA Program - Upcoming Information Sessions in Redding and Chico

You are invited to our upcoming Professional MBA Information Sessions in Chico and Redding. If you are interested in enhancing your career with an MBA and learning the current approaches to business enterprises (large and small) you should check out our upcoming Information Sessions.

Children in Trauma 2007 Conference - January 12-13

We are happy to announce Children in Trauma 2007 - Recent Advances in Neuroscience, Attachment Theory, and Traumatology: Implications for Psychotherapists and Related Professions, presented by Dr. Allan N. Schore, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Children in Trauma 2007 Conference explores the multifaceted issues surrounding children who experience trauma in their lives.