Permaculture Workshop Series at Butte College The Butte College Associated Students' Sustainability Resource Center (SRC) has again invited Rosa Maicas founder of non-profit, Perma-fun-k to host a series of permaculture workshops.
Relational Education and How We Educate for These Times The Butte College Associated Students' have invited teacher, naturalist, wilderness guide, designer, facilitator and longtime student of the human-nature relationship to present on, "Relational Education and How we Educate for These Times."
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.