Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Discover the joy of learning!

EDXCHICO, an annual showcase where everyone gets energized and excited about the joy of learning, is proudly a part of Alumni and Family Weekend held every fall semester. Hosted by Provost Debra Larson, some of our exceptional faculty give short presentations on why they are so passionate about their areas of expertise.

EDXCHICO 2021 will be taking place virtually at 9am on Friday, October 8th. You can watch it live on the Chico State Facebook page(opens in new window) or the Chico State livestream page(opens in new window). If you can't tune in when it airs, the full event will be archived on this site shortly afterwards.

2021 Faculty Presenters

EDXCHICO Logan Smith College of Agriculture

What is Regenerative Agriculture? Carbon Farming and Building a Resilient Future

EDXCHICO Shelley Hart and Christine Leistner, Departments of Child Development/Public Health and Health Services Administration

REACH For Others: Resilience Through Connection

EDXCHICO Arash Negahban Department of Business Information Systems

The Social Impacts of Information Technology

EDXCHICO Matthew Stone Department of Recreation, Hospitality, & Parks Management

The Taste of Travel

EDXCHICO Marie Patterson Department of Construction Management

Shattering Ceilings and Building Bridges: How to Thrive in Non-Traditional Careers

EDXCHICO Jason Nice Department of History

History Lessons: The Art of Facts

EDXCHICO Troy Cline Department of Biological Sciences

From the Lab Bench to the Field: Discovering An Academic Identity In Unexpected Places

If you have any suggestions for future faculty presenters for 2022-23, we'd love to hear! Please email your nominations to

To view our past presentations, please visit the Past Events page.

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