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Centennial Roadshow Fall 2013 Wrap Up

Date: November 21, 2013

The HSU Alumni office has recently wrapped up their final Centennial Roadshow for the Fall 2013 season. We have visited alumni in over 11 different cities around the US including but not limited to; Walnut Creek, La Jolla, Monterey, Redding, Anchorage AK, Portland OR, Fresno, Denver CO, Montclair NJ, Boise ID and Bend OR.


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Exploring the Wonder in “Humboldt Unbound”

Date: November 21, 2013

Who in the world was Alexander von Humboldt? During Humboldt State University’s centennial year, this original play about the school’s namesake attempts to capture the spirit of his life as visionary explorer, scientist, godfather of ecology and champion of diversity and freedom online casino



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Pastels on the Plaza & the Clarke Museum Celebrate HSU 100

Date: October 08, 2013

This weekend HSU celebrated their 100th with the community at both Pastels on the Plaza and Arts Alive! in Eureka at the Clarke Museum.


The day began with the annual community gathering, Pastels on the Plaza at 9am on the Arcata Plaza. Four talented HSU student artists chalked up two different squares in honor… Keep Reading »

Centennial Homecoming & Family Weekend

Date: October 01, 2013

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Centennial Homecoming & Family Weekend was one for the books! With so many activities, enthused students, alums and community members, just the energy alone was contagious.

The weekend started off with a Throwback Centennial Homecoming parade, which began on campus and toured around the Arcata Plaza. The parade packed the streets with… Keep Reading »

HSU Centennial Roadshow Kick off in Seattle

Date: September 18, 2013


Good friends, great food, wonderful conversation and many laughs were shared at the first HSU Centennial Roadshow Kick off event in Seattle at Red Hook Brewery. This was the first roadshow of many connecting alumni with their old pals all over the country. Eighty eight enthused alumni came out to celebrate HSU’s 100th and… Keep Reading »

For the history books! The HSU Human 100 Aerial Photo.

Date: September 03, 2013

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Nearly 1,000 students, faculty and staff gathered to form a Human 100 to commemorate HSU’s 100th year on Friday, August 30th on the HSU Events Field.
The first 800 participants received a free t-shirt. The event began at 3pm in the afternoon and in just a few short minutes, the t-shirt… Keep Reading »

HSU Centennial Kick Off Event on the Arcata Plaza!

Date: September 03, 2013

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An old time fair with a North Coast flair took over the Arcata plaza Saturday, August 24th to celebrate the start of Humboldt State University’s Centennial Year.

Thousands flocked to the city square for an event featuring antique classic cars, kids activities, artisan demos all-day music and much more. With the start… Keep Reading »

What Makes HSU So Special; an Inspiring Story from Roberta Duggan

Date: August 01, 2013


This touching story was read by Roberta Duggan at her retirement farewell party to her friends, family and colleagues. Roberta worked at Humboldt State University in the bookstore for over 20 years. Her passion and love for Humboldt State is evident. It’s people like Roberta that make HSU the special place it is. Thank… Keep Reading »

Humboldt State’s 100th Birthday Festival, Aug 24. on Arcata Plaza

Date: July 25, 2013

Humboldt State University’s yearlong Centennial Celebration kicks off Saturday, Aug. 24, with a 100th Birthday Festival on the Arcata Plaza from 4-7pm. The free event is hosted by the Arcata Chamber of Commerce, Arcata Main Street and the City of Arcata.
The Humboldt State 100th Birthday Festival honors the strong connection between the campus and community.

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Sand Sculpture Festival 2013

Date: July 09, 2013

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The Sand Sculpture Festival is an annual event held at the Manilla Dunes, where beautiful sand sculpture creations are on display for the community to enjoy. This year, Humboldt State participated with a sand sculpture of Lucky Logger to pay tribute to the Centennial year. The festival began at 8am and ended around… Keep Reading »

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