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.

We hope you enjoyed EDXCHICO 2021! In case you missed out, or would like to rewatch and share this year's amazing talks, we have provided the full broadcast as well as the individual presentations below.

Full Broadcast

For individual presenter sessions, please click on the presenter's photo below.

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

To learn more about this year's faculty, please visit Chico State Today(opens in new window).

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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