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Academic Presentations from the CSU, Chico Department of Journalism & Public Relations

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The CSU, Chico, Department of Journalism and Public Relations offers a structured, rigorous program to prepare students to learn both through classroom and through professional journalism experience. The Orion, the campus newspaper, has received numerous national awards. The department is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

 

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

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The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences includes the following academic departments: Anthropology, Child Development, Economics, Geography and Planning, Health and Community Services, Multicultural and Gender Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, and Social Work. The mission of the College is to advance creative and high-quality teaching, learning and scholarship, deepening the understanding of behavioral, social, cultural, and environmental issues.

Center for Water and the Environment

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The Center for Water and the Environment (CWE) is the CSU, Chico hub for research and education activities related to water and the environment. The faculty, staff, and students affiliated with CWE come from the following diverse fields: agriculture, biological sciences, chemistry, economics, engineering, environmental sciences, geography, geological sciences, mathematics, social sciences, and statistics.

School of Education

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The mission of the CSU, Chico School of Education, in collaboration with community partners, is to develop effective, reflective, and engaged educators. The School’s faculty and staff believe in the power of education to create a diverse, democratic, socially responsible society in which every student is valued. As a learning community, the School is committed to exemplary education programs that use scholarly inquiry and research-based practices as tools for continual professional growth and renewal.

Passages

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Over 30 years ago, the Older Californian Act created 33 regional Area Agencies on Aging. Passages is the agency for 10 North State counties and is administered by the CSU, Chico Research Foundation. Its mission statement is simple yet broad: “to support and improve the lives of adults in the communities we serve.” Passages provides many services to older adults, including the Senior Nutrition Program, Heath Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP), and the Information and Assistance Program.

LEAD (Leaders Educating for the Advancement of Dreamers) “Dreaming Without Boundaries” Conference

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The “Dreaming Without Boundaries” conference educates and promotes awareness about “Dream” students and the obstacles they overcome to achieve higher education. Dream students are undocumented immigrants who attend college, usually as the first person in their families to do so. The conference is organized by the group LEAD — Leaders Educating for the Advancement of Dreamers.

Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion

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Each semester, the CSU, Chico Office of Diversity and Inclusion presents several lunchtime Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion that are open to the entire campus community.  Many subjects have been covered over the years and have included information about – and the concerns of – people of various ethnicities, veterans, the poor, people with physical disabilities, the mentally ill, GLBTQ people, and many others.

International Forums

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The CSU, Chico Office of International Education sponsors International Forums during the spring and fall semesters. Every week, a speaker shares his/her knowledge and views of countries from the five continents. As an open forum, this gathering allows ample participation from faculty, students, and members of the local Chico community. For more information, contact the Office of International Education at (530) 898-5415.

Indigenous Earth Relations Alliance

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The Indigenous Earth Relations Alliance Conference at CSU, Chico focuses on concerns of local and regional tribal people regarding our relationships with the earth, and how the campus community can most effectively work in solidarity with indigenous peoples to address important contemporary issues of land management. This effort is driven by both a desire and need to hear from indigenous communities about land management and sustainability on occupied lands of what is now known as California State University, Chico.