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Worth Sharing: DeAtley Elected by American Society of Animal Science Board to Serve Region

The sun sets over campus during the late fall months of 2017.
Jessica Bartlett / University Photographer

The sun sets over campus during the late fall months of 2017.

The following is a listing of professional achievements by Chico State faculty, staff and students. Submit your professional achievements to

Publications, Presentations and Exhibits

Kim Jaxon, Department of English, authored an article “Connecting Rural Educators: Professional Development Goes Digital” on the website DML Central (Digital Media + Learning). Read more here.

Ela Thurgood, Department of English, presented the paper, “Prosody of negation in Iu-Mien” at the 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody in Poznań, Poland in June 2018.

Thomas Fahey, Department of Kinesiology, updated his book “Fit and Well (13th edition),” which he co-authored with Paul Insel, C. Insel and Walton Roth. Additionally, Fahey also updated his book “Specialist in Sports Conditioning (4th edition).” Finally, he co-authored the article, “Effect of High Intensity Interval Training with Blood Restriction on Anaerobic Performance” in the International Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology, written in cooperation with a research group from Iran.

Awards and Activities

Claudia Stuart, Department of Geography and Planning, was awarded the 2018 Award of Excellence for Innovation in Green Community Planning by the American Planning Association – Sacramento Valley Section for her work on the Butte County Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation (SALC) Strategy. Team members also included Chico State Geography and Planning graduates Jesse Hudson, Gabriel Strelecki, Nick Bateman, Nick Hernandez and Ren Rosin. Read more here.

Kasey DeAtley, College of Agriculture, was elected as the Western Section Representative on the American Society of Animal Science Board (ASAS). She will also serve as Program Chair for the WSASAS meetings in 2020.

Eric Houk, College of Agriculture, received the Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) Outstanding Teaching Award at the 2018 WAEA Annual Meeting last month in Anchorage, Alaska.