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Cultural Graduation Celebrations

Friday, May 5th 4 p.m
Kate Buchanan Room (KBR), University Center Building

Native Graduation Sash Ceremony
Thursday, May 11th 6 p.m.
Kate Buchanan Room (KBR), University Center Building

Asian Desi Pacific Islander +Middle Eastern North African Graduation Ceremony
Friday, May 12th 2 p.m.
Goodwin Forum, Nelson Hall East 102

Black Heritage Graduation
Friday, May 12th 4 p.m.
Kate Buchanan Room (KBR), University Center Building

Commencement Receptions in the College of Professional Studies

With Commencement and graduation just around the bend, please see the schedule below to find a reception for your major and to celebrate with your department after the 8:30 ceremony.


Business University Banquet Room, University Center Building, 11:00–12:30 p.m.

Child Development Harry Griffith Hall, Room 105, 11:00–1:00 p.m.

Economics Siemens Hall, Room 206, 11:00–12:00 p.m.

McCrone Award Faculty and Student Winners Honored for Creative Scholarship

Two Humboldt State University faculty members from the College of Professional Studies—Business Professor Tyler Stumpf, and Psychology Professor Amber Gaffney—have been selected as recipients of the 2017 McCrone Promising Faculty Scholars Award. Selected for exhibiting potential in a specific field, each faculty member will receive $1,500 to assist a program of creative activity, scholarship, or research. This year’s recipients will be formally honored at a reception where they’ll deliver short presentations of their research.