Welcome to the 2015 Diversity Newsletter

A collaboration between the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Tehama Group Communications, the biannual Building Bridges newsletter gives readers a glimpse at the power of diversity, building a proverbial bridge of understanding and acceptance through multimedia storytelling.

Our mission is to both acknowledge and celebrate our collective differences by highlighting the varied efforts that make CSU, Chico the welcoming place that it is.

Check out our Stories


Explore some of the ways CSU, Chico celebrates and advocates for diversity.

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Diversity Council Advocates for Inclusion

A new council advances efforts to diversify the campus community and provide supportive services to students, faculty, and staff.

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Learning to Love Every Body

Students and faculty promote awareness and acceptance of size diversity.

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University Support for Veteran Education

CSU, Chico has a long and proud history of serving student veterans, dating back as far as World War II, and its efforts continue to thrive today.

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Smith Contributes to Campus Diversity

Donna Smith joined the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in fall 2014, and she is already making huge strides on campus.

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Outspoken Student Leader Fights for Diversity and Inclusion

Jordan Walsh is the heartbeat of the student voice, with the determination to have that voice heard.

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Diversity Leader Leaps Over Obstacles on His Way to a Bachelor’s Degree

In the midst of heartbreak and culture barriers, Mario Morales has his sights set on graduation

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Student athlete scores on the court and shoots for big impact post grad

Rosaroso hopes to bring his skill and dedicated spirit to professional basketball in the Philippines.

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Protecting Rights Under Title IX

CSU, Chico is developing a communications campaign against sexual assault.

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Chapmantown Coalition Aims to End Bad Reputation

Local pastor founded Love Chapmantown Coalition to beautify community and work toward striking down negative stigma.

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Diversity PSA

Produced by Daryl Scott

The Diversity PSA advocates for unity in uniqueness. Members of the campus community are working to promote a truly inclusive environment, where all students, staff, and faculty can thrive. Everyone at CSU, Chico has the right to be accepted and to succeed regardless of race, gender identity, religion or immigration status. At CSU, Chico we are all equal.


Diversity Dictionary

Clubs and Organizations

Community Resources


Tray Robinson stnding on the steps

Please contact Tray Robinson with any questions or comments at trobinson@csuchico.edu. Also check out the Office of Diversity page.

Photo Gallery

A collection of pictures from diversity events on Campus

Our Amazing Team

Check out the writers, editors, and designers who worked behind the scenes.

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Jessica Barber

Account Executive

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Angel Huracha

AAE & Writer

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Alek Irvin


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Corey Bruecker


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Mallorie Hayes


Rachel Frazer

Web Designer

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Daryl Scott

Videographer & Photographer

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Paul Hebert