October 25th

GRE Test Prep Workshop


Location: Colusa Hall Room 111
Category: Conferences & Workshops

BTPS Testing, in cooperation with Continuing Education, provide SAT and GRE Test prep workshops on the Chico State campus throughout the year.

BTPS expert instructors will help you review concepts and skills in three subject areas: (1) Quantitative Reasoning (arithmetic, algebra, geometry, data analysis, data interpretation, and word problems); (2) Verbal Reasoning (reading comprehension, text completion, and sentence equivalence); and (3) Analytical Writing Essay Tasks (analyze an issue and analyze an argument).

The GRE Test Prep Workshop provides you with important in-class practice, take-home online computer practice testing and a free-repeat policy!

This GRE workshop is scheduled for four Saturdays, September 27 and October 11, 18, 25.

The book is included in the course fee. The book, CliffsTestPrep GRE General Test includes a CD with four full-length practice tests for enhanced home study.

Chico Preview Day


Location: Check-in begins at 9:00 am in the Bell Memorial Union (BMU)
Category: Academic Deadlines & Dates

CSU, Chico will host its annual open house, Chico Preview Day, for prospective students and their families on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm This fall open house gives prospective students and their families an opportunity to visit the campus and talk directly with faculty and service program personnel.

Check-in begins at 9:00 am in the Bell Memorial Union (BMU) and the President's Welcome will begin at 9:30 a.m. The day includes popular activities such as the academic and student support services information fair, residence hall tours, department tours, and the chance to take a bus tour of the city. Representatives from student support services, including the Educational Opportunity Program, Student Health Service, Athletics, Student Activities, Advising, and Career Placement, will be on hand. For more information and to register for this event, please visit http://www.csuchico.edu/admissions/.

10th Annual FOCUS Film Festival


Location: Colusa Hall
Category: Diversity

The 10th Annual FOCUS Film Festival continues Oct. 24 and 25 at Colusa Hall where more than 30 films will be shown including the winners of the Festival’s Short Film Competition along with feature-length films from around the world. 

Many of the films will feature interviews, Q&A sessions, discussions with casts, directors and experts on issues relating to diversity and inclusion. The entire schedule of films, speakers and art exhibits can be found on the Festival’s website.

 A limited number of free tickets are available for CSU, Chico students.

Janet Turner Print Museum Presents: Legacy Janet Turner; Artist, Mentor, Teacher


Location: The Turner Print Museum
Category: Arts, Theatre, & Music

Continuing the centenary celebration of Turner’s birth in 1914, this exhibition presents her prints inspired by her Chico years. Also included is a selection of her students’ prints that she obtained to be part of her collection. The exhibition celebrates Turner’s historic contributions to the education and training of artists and to the promotion of printmaking as an art form as well as her pioneering role as a female printmaker. Curator’s talk: Thursday, October 16, at 5:30 p.m. in Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall; reception follows in The Turner’s lobby. 

The Turner Print Museum is located inside Meriam Library at CSU, Chico. Hours during exhibits are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, please call 530-898-4476 or visit www.janetturner.org.

School of the Arts events website: http://www.schoolofthearts-csuchico.com/

Chico State's School of the Arts Presents: Jazz X-Press: Jazz Tricks and Treats


Location: Harlen Adams Theatre
Category: Arts, Theatre, & Music

Once again, the Chico State Jazz X-Press will offer up some of Northern California’s best jazz at their annual fall concert. The Jazz X-Press, directed by Chico State Professor Rocky Winslow, performs jazz from composer greats such as Thad Jones, Count Basie, Maria Schneider, Thelonius Monk, and many others. The Jazz X-Press often includes new originals and arrangements by the students themselves. Check in for updates, as most every concert features some very special guest artists who spend a week doing workshops and other performances at Chico State. All of the rehearsals and other activities are always open to the public. Recent guests have included Bobby Shew, Paul Romaine, Eric Gunnison, Brad Leali, Mark Simon, and Greg Gisbert. Come celebrate Halloween with us as the X-Press offers up some jazz tricks and treats!

Advance tickets, at $15 general, $13 senior citizens, and $6 students/children, are available at the University Box Office, corner of Third and Chestnut Streets. Tickets are also available online at the University Box Office or by phone, 530.898.6333. For special needs seating call 530.898.6333.

School of the Arts events website: http://www.schoolofthearts-csuchico.com/