April 23rd

Passing on the Legacy: Dr. Stephen presents, "Things happen for a reason...be the reason"


Location: BMU 210
Category: Conferences & Workshops

“I have learned there are no accidents … all things eventually connect.  Our responsibility is to be ready for whatever comes our way and endeavor to do the right thing at the right time in the right way.”

Since 2003, David Stephen has served as director of University Housing & Food Service at California State University, Chico.  His career in college and university housing spans more than 40 years.  His position here is his fourth directorship. Dr. Stephen has actively served four (4) regional student housing officer associations holding volunteer, appointed and/or elected positions in each association.  His thirteen (13) years of service to the Northwest Region culminated as regional president.  In 1990, the NWACUHO Leadership & Service Award was named in his honor.  

Since 1981 he also has been actively affiliated with the Association of College & University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I).  To-date, he has served on twelve (12) Association committees/task forces and chaired four (4).  He has been elected to the ACUHO-I Executive Board on three (3) occasions and served as the Association’s international president [2002/03]. In 1997, he received the ACUHO-I Leadership & Service Award.  He has presented programs at regional and international conferences on sixteen (16) occasions and served as a faculty member for the National Housing Training Institute (NHTI). He is currently serving on the ACUHO-I Foundation Board Regional Cabinet.  In June 2013, Dr. Stephen received The Parthenon Award – the ACUHO-I Foundation’s highest recognition for leadership and service to the student housing field.

Dr. Stephen’s honorary recognitions include: National Residence Hall Honorary and recipient of the Outstanding Service and Bronze pins; Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society; National Award for Excellence in Advising - Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society; Omicron Delta Kappa Society; Student Affairs Award of Achievement [The University of Akron]; and, ACUHO-I Foundation of Excellence (twice). He holds degrees from: Los Angeles Valley College (AA); Northern Arizona University (BS); University of Redlands (MA); and, Oregon State University (M.Ed. and Ed.D.)

Dr. Stephen is married to Carolyn Starr Stephen.  They are a blended family and share four children, three grandchildren, and one blessed life.

Join the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center (CCLC) for our Passing on the Legacy Higher Education Series as we hear more from Dr. Stephen and his personal journey within higher education on April 23 @ 12PM-1PM in BMU 210.

The Higher Education Speaker Series is designed to give entry-level to mid-level professionals an opportunity to gain a greater insight into leadership at the executive level.  Senior Management Professionals will present on their journey in Higher Education and the lessons learned through their career.

For more information please contact the CCLC at (530)898-4101 or cultural@csuchico.edu

13th Annual BSS Student Research Symposium


Location: BMU Auditorium
Category: Lectures & Forums

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences invites you to attend the 13th annual Student Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 23rd from 5:30 �" 7:00 pm in the BMU. Showcasing the diversity and sophistication of research conducted by students in the college, over 100 undergraduate and graduate students will showcase their work during concurrent poster and oral presentations. Attendees are invited to attend a reception in the BMU Auditorium from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. A program including presentation abstracts, room locations and times will be available at http://www.csuchico.edu/bss/news/student-symposium.shtml by mid April; paper copies will also be available in the BMU the night of the event.