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The Pyramid of Action: A Multifaceted Approach For Deeper Engagement

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

With many environmental issues overwhelming students today, it can be paralyzing. So, AS Sustainability utilized the “Pyramid of Action” strategy in semester-long campaigns, leading students from awareness, behavior change, education ...


Resilient Cities Initiative: South Campus Neighborhood Project - Neighborhood Improvement Study

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The South Campus Neighborhood Project is a neighborhood improvement planning effort coordinated by the Resilient Cities Initiative at California State University, Chico and the Public Works-Engineering Division at the City ...


This Way to Climate Action at Chico State

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

Students at CSU, Chico used the Cal-Adapt climate tools to forecast the future climate for the City of Chico, Butte County, and CSU, Chico, and project the climate impacts to ...


I and We: Does Identity Explain Undergraduates’ Ethical Intentions?

  • California State University, Chico (CA)
  • Indiana University South Bend (IN)

Concerns about business ethics have led many business schools to integrate ethics into the curriculum, with mixed results (May, Luth, & Schwoerer 2014, Wang & Calvano 2015, Waples, Antes, Murphy ...

  • Posted April 30, 2019
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Associated Students Sustainability Fund

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

In 2006, students voted to increase their fees by $5/semester to support the creation of the AS Sustainability Program and Fund. There is approximately $50,000 each semester for ...


Environmental Science (MS)

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The MS in Environmental Science provides a framework for advanced study and research. A thesis is required, and students in the program may pursue any topic approved by a thesis ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2018
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Planning and Development Minor

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

This curriculum examines economic, social, demographic, and political bases for sustainable community and regional development and planning. Introduces the theory, evolution and practice of planning for sustainable communities and regions ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2018
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Sustainability Studies Minor

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The Sustainability Pathway introduces the multiple dimensions surrounding environmental issues and needed skills to enter both the workforce and public life as a socially-responsible and environmentally-minded citizen. To deepen awareness ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2018
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Sustainable Manufacturing (BS)

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The sustainable manufacturing faculty are committed to preparing graduates for a variety of manufacturing careers, ranging from research and development to mass production. The faculty provide students with a broad ...

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2018
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Resilient Cities Initiative

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The Resilient Cities Initiative (RCI) is an interdisciplinary applied research think-tank for cities established by the Institute for Sustainable Development at California State University, Chico in 2016. The RCI connects ...


Public-Public Partnerships for a New Paradigm in the Civic Role of the University

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

Recognizing the need to proactively prepare engaged citizens for the dynamic socioeconomic and environmental conditions of the 21st century, the Institute for Sustainable Development at California State University (CSU), Chico ...

  • Posted March 5, 2018
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Public-Public Partnerships for a New Paradigm in the Civic Role of the University

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

Recognizing the need to proactively prepare engaged citizens for the dynamic socioeconomic and environmental conditions of the 21st century, the Institute for Sustainable Development at California State University (CSU), Chico ...

  • Posted Oct. 20, 2017
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Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP)

  • California State University, Chico (CA)
  • Dominican University of California (CA)
  • North Lake College - DCCCD (TX)
  • Yale University (CT)
  • Sustainability Management Association (CA)

The Sustainability Management Certified Professional (SMCP) is a professional credential for sustainability practitioners. SMCP qualifies an individual's understanding of managing for sustainability and retention of the body of knowledge ...

  • Posted Aug. 17, 2016
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Competitive Edge: Student Leadership and Professional Development Through Campus Competition

  • California State University, Chico (CA)
  • American University (DC)
  • Claremont McKenna College (CA)
  • GreenerU (MA)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (DC)
  • Lucid (CA)

For the last five years, Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN), the nation's largest electricity and water reduction competition on college campuses, has engaged hundreds of thousands of students, faculty and ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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In Front of the Mirror: Assessing Curricular Change

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

California State University, Chico undertook a general education reform, providing a unique opportunity to craft a new general education pathway with the intent of preparing students for challenges of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Building Curricular Cohesion: Reaching Across Disciplines

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

California State Univerisity Chico recently established a general education pathway in Sustainability culiminating in a minor. This general education curriculum incorporates courses from the Arts, Humanities, Social and Natural Sciences ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Coming Together to Create an Alternative Transportation Program: The Stone Soup Approach

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

There are many challenges for Universities when they work to address alternative transportation. Located in a small city, the local transportation infrastructure is limited. The Vice President for Business and ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Charting Pathway into a Sustainable Future: Reforming General Education

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The next generation will confront an increased number of global issues that interface the complexities of socioeconomic perspectives, environmental stability, poverty and development. Recently we undertook a general education reform ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Chico and Butte: Working Together for Sustainability On Campus and Beyond

  • Butte College (CA)
  • California State University, Chico (CA)

Butte Community College and California State University, Chico have embraced the concept of sustainable development as part of their individual strategic plans, and as a way of connecting to and ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Partnering with Industry to Create Sustainable Changes

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The Concrete Industry Management Program is a four year degree program that developed from a recognition that this industry did not have a workforce with the skills needed to pull ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Minor in Managing for Sustainability

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

This minor is open to non-Business majors as well as students majoring in Business.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Economics Option (BA in Economics)

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

The BA in Economics with an Option in Environmental Economics is designed for those seeking a structured program in economics with an emphasis in environmental economics. Those declaring this option ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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346 kW Rooftop Arrays: Yolo Hall and Acker Gym

  • California State University, Chico (CA)
  • SunEdison

Solar panels installed on the roofs of Yolo Hall and Acker Gym began supplying power to the University in 2006, thanks to a partnership with SunEdison, the nation’s largest ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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