- Friday, December 16, 2011
The American Red Cross has been the leader in water safety for 95 years and continues that tradition today. Each year the American Red Cross teaches more than 2 million children and adults to swim. Red Cross Water Safety Instructors are in demand throughout the country and certification is recognized nationwide, so you can work wherever you go!
- Wednesday, August 31, 2011
California State University, Chico’s Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is proud to present the 17th Annual CELT Conference, Oct. 5-7, on the CSU, Chico campus. Educators from throughout California will join hundreds of CSU, Chico faculty, staff and students to participate in a full schedule of CELT Conference sessions that will focus on new ways to enhance teaching and learning in higher education.
Tom Angelo, PhD, pro vice chancellor and professor of higher education at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, will present the conference keynote, “Deeper Learning by Design: Research-based Guidelines for Sustainable Curriculum and Teaching Improvement,” Thursday, Oct. 6, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Colusa Hall.
- Thursday, September 1, 2011
The 2011 Annual California Indian Conference will be held Oct. 27-30 on the California State University, Chico campus. The theme of this year’s conference is “Sustaining the Circle of Knowledge.” There will be a wide diversity of presentations, workshops and performances, along with a number of special events, including a California Native basketry exhibit and master weavers demonstration at the Chico Museum, a Native fine art display at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology, an opportunity to tour the California State Indian Museum in Sacramento and a tour of the campus arboretum led by biologist Wes Dempsey.
- Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Toronto, Canada and Chico, CA The CSU, Chico Regional & Continuing Education team took home two awards at the 96th annual University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPECA) Awards held in Toronto. The awards recognize the best of marketing and promotional pieces in the field of professional, continuing, and online education and were given in a number of categories, ranging from entire campaigns to individual media. Continuing Education took gold in the collateral material category, and a bronze award in print pieces. Both awards won for colleges with fewer than 25,000 enrollees.
- Monday, December 12, 2011
The National Humanities Center is pleased to announce their spring schedule of live, online professional development seminars, free for California history, literature, and humanities teachers. Led by distinguished scholars, the seminars explore historical documents, literary texts, and images to demonstrate and support
teaching with primary sources. Seminar materials are free, online, and
Spring 2012 seminars include:
- Saturday, January 22, 2011
By MARY NUGENT - Staff Photo
This story is reprinted in full from the Chico Enterprise Record.
CHICO — Mary Brashears is preparing for her fifth semester teaching “Writing Your Slice of Life” for other seniors who will be taking her class just because they want to. She will be teaching “Writing your Slice of Life — Creating Your Own Memoir” for Chico State University’s learning-in-retirement program.
Brashears is teaching something that interests her. She is one of many retired people who are peer leaders for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a program at Chico State University based on learning for learning’s sake. Those who participate explore new topics, discuss current events, and meet other retired people of a similar mindset.
- Sunday, January 23, 2011
By LAURA URSENY - Staff Writer
Reprinted in full from the Chico Enterprise Record.
CHICO — While higher education has appealed to the not-so-young for decades, more working adults are attracted to Chico State University for professional development.
Working adults find an array of class series, workshops and conferences that are fast-tracked and are flexible to meld with career schedules.
Over 2009 and 2010, more than 11,730 enrollments occurred in courses offered by the University’s Center for Regional and Continuing Education. These students took the classes either for credit or simply for the knowledge.
More than 170 Northern California after school program teachers, staff members, program coordinators, and administrators assembled on the CSU, Chico campus from July 26-28 for the 2010 After School Professional Development Institute.
- NEWS RELEASE Joe Wills, Public Affairs 530-898-4143
CSU, Chico Once Again Ranked Sixth Among Western Public Universities by U.S. News
California State University, Chico is ranked sixth among regional public universities in the Western United States in the 2011 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” from U.S. News & World Report magazine. U.S. News & World Report’s regional category, known as master’s level last year, includes universities that offer undergraduate and master’s programs but few doctoral programs.
Community members aged 60-plus or retired, and spouses of any age, are invited to sign up for classes at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Fall Welcome & Class Sign-ups Meeting on Tuesday, August 31, from 10:00-11:30am. The meeting will be held at the Masonic Family Center, 1110 West East Avenue, Chico.