Category University News – CHICO

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California State University – Chico CIM program receives large gift for research

On Friday, Nov. 2, Chico State’s CIM program held a gifting ceremony in the labs at Langdon Hall on the university’s campus. Douglas Guerrero, the president for CIM Chico State’s Patron’s program, presented a check for $300,000 to complete the new concrete and structural lab, a newly acquired space. The donation was a combination of

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California State University, Chico Student Recognized With Trustees’ Award

For the third consecutive year, the Chancellor’s Board of Trustees’ William Randolph Hearst Scholarship has been awarded to a Chico State student from the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management (ECC). Malyssa Gunderson (Construction Management class of 2018) received the award in 2017 and Claudia Martinez Pureco (Concrete Industry Management class of 2018)

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CSU, Chico Industry Partners Gift $400,000 to Major Lab Renovation Project

A substantial gift is helping to pave the way for improvements to begin inside California State University, Chico’s College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management (ECC) buildings. Last month, Chico Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Patrons founder and chair Doug Guerrero, presented University leaders with a donation of $400,000. The gift includes $200,000 in funds

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Guerrero Receives Honorary Degree

We are pleased to announce that on Sunday, May 21, Doug Guerrero was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (LHD) during the commencement ceremony at CSU Chico on Sunday, May 21. This degree recognizes Guerrero’s extraordinary dedication and service to the CIM program and its students, as well as his leadership on the University

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Nineteen CSU – Chico Students Honored with Rawlins Merit Awards

Nineteen California State University, Chico students with major achievements in the classroom and in the community were honored at the 35th annual Lt. Robert Merton Rawlins Merit Award reception on Nov. 7. The award, one of the largest and most prestigious at CSU, Chico, celebrates scholarship, extracurricular activities and outstanding academic and professional accomplishments. Awards

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CSU Student Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement

CIM Junior, Claudia Martinez, was awarded the CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. She was the only Chico State student and one of 23 CSU system students to receive this award. Claudia also received the Dean’s Excellence Scholarship from the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management. In addition to this, she was also

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A Perfect Mix: Unprecedented industry support equals 100% job placement for concrete industry grads

Recent alumna Jaymi Hills (’15), center, who works as a sales representative for BASF Corporation, advises current students at the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) annual networking event Sept. 24. Through even the toughest economic times, Chico State’s Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program has maintained a 100 percent job-placement rate for its graduates since it was

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