Campus Initiative Award for Sustainability Announced The Sustainability Committee has announced Nena Anguiano, MESA Director, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015-2016 Sustainability Initiative Award for her leadership of the Butte College Math, Engineering, Sciences Achievement (MESA) Program.
Butte College Ranked Number One With back-to-school season, WalletHub compared 670 community colleges in the U.S. Butte College was listed as one of the nation's top colleges, earning 37th place out of 670 community colleges across the nation, and 6th in California.
Fall Guided Hikes on the Butte College Wildlife Refuge The Butte College Sustainability Resource Center is inviting everyone to the great outdoors by hosting weekly Wildlife Refuge Hikes. Butte College is home to a 928-acre wildlife refuge. As a result, the main campus is fortunate to have a great diversity of habitats and wildlife! The Sustainability Resource Center will be hosting one-hour guided
Butte College's Accreditation Reaffirmed At its June meeting the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) reaffirmed the accreditation for Butte College based on a comprehensive site visit in March.
Butte College Selects Interim Vice President Board of Trustees select David Danielson, Dean of Language Arts, Mathematics, and Sciences, to fill the role of interim Vice President of Student Learning and Economic Development
Butte College Names Interim President By action of the Butte College Board of Trustees at a special meeting, Dr. Samia Yaqub has been named interim Superintendent/President, effective July 1, 2015.
Welding Program Receives National Award Butte College's welding program was among nine programs recognized nationally as "Excellence in Action" award winners, representing the best Career Technical Education (CTE) has to offer
College Receives $2.5 Million for Innovation Award Butte College is one of 14 colleges and universities in the state being recognized by the Department of Finance for its innovative practices through the receipt of an Innovation in Higher Education Award
Future Farmers of America Hold Field Day at Butte College Butte College Agriculture, Environmental Horticulture and Welding Departments hosted 1,771 FFA students from 155 schools from California, Oregon, and Washington in 23 contests, scoring and tabulating 14,239 materials in 7 hours
Instructor Set to Receive National Awards Fran Babich, certified athletic trainer and a physical education instructor at Butte College for 34 years received two awards from the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
Trustees Approve Bond Refinance to Save Taxpayers $7 million Board of Trustees approved the refinancing of $30,725,000 of the general obligation bonds that voters approved in 2002 for Measure A to finance the construction and modernization of the District's facilities. Through this refinancing, property owners in the Butte College District will save $7 million through lower property tax bills over
Four Year Degrees Offered at Community Colleges In an historic first for public higher education in the state, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that allows California community colleges to award bachelor's degrees in fields not currently served by the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC).
Butte College Receives $37,850 Rebate Check from PG&E Butte College Facilities staff developed a Building Automation Systems (BAS) project that met Proposition 39 requirements of reducing energy costs, and avoiding future utility cost increases. The total cost of the project was $420,810. This District received $37,850 in energy efficiency incentives from PG&E for its upgrade project.
New 2014-15 Book In Common Announced Butte College President Kimberly Perry and California State University, Chico President Paul Zingg jointly announced that the Book in Common for Academic Year 2014-15 will be The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande
Butte College Sustainability Students Win Grant Nine Butte College Sustainability Studies students and instructor Mimi Riley were awarded a $6,000 grant to attend and participate at the PowerShift 2013 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA recently.
Butte College Awarded Green Genome Award As part of an expanding national effort to support "green" practices, programs, and training at the nation's more than 1,100 community colleges, Butte College is one of five exemplary community colleges to be presented with a Green Genome Award