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Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

Nominate A Distinguished Alum!

Do you know an HSU alumnus or alumna who is doing amazing work? Nominate them for a 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award by Jan. 13. Award winners will be announced in April.

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In the meantime, read more about last year’s winner, Greg Beck (below) and previous awardees.

Humanitarian Extends Kindness
to All

Greg Beck

Greg Beck (‘92, Environmental Systems) is no stranger to helping others. Currently, Beck serves as FHI360’s Director of Integrated development where he researches and shares the latest news in international development. He took on this most recent role after more than 20 years working as a humanitarian—a life’s work he found with the help of a relative.

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Recent Happenings

Congrats to HSU Fall Grads

Recent Happenings

HSU students celebrated a major milestone with family and friends at last month’s Fall Graduation reception.

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More than $10k in Gifts for Local Kids

Recent Happenings

Supporters of Forever Humboldt’s Winter Wishes campaign, like the HSU Crew team and many Humboldt State employees, donated more than $10,000 in holiday gifts for local children. A big thanks to everyone who helped out!

Eureka Truckers Parade

Recent Happenings

Finally, Forever Humboldt had a great showing at the Eureka Truckers Parade.

Updates From Campus

» Gallery Visits Expand Arts Education to Local Youth

» Grant to Expand Four-Year Teacher Preparation Programs

» CSU Mourns Passing of Chancellor Emeritus Charles B. Reed

Save the Date

Forever Humboldt is planning a meet up with HSU Alumni in East Portland on Saturday, Feb. 11. More details to follow!

Forever Humboldt Remembers

We recently lost three members of the Humboldt State community. Their families sent the following notices.

William Einman, 1975-2016

Forever Humboldt Remembers

Yurok Tribe member William Einman passed away recently at the age of 41. Einman was a 2000 graduate of HSU’s Liberal Studies: Elementary Education program. He would go on to earn a teaching credential in 2002 and a second bachelor’s degree in Native American Studies in 2003. In 2010 he earned a credential in Administrative Services. In his memory, Will’s family has created the Will Einman Scholarship. Contact Del Norte County Schools for more information. Read Will’s full obituary here.

Marie Barry-Cruz, 1970-2016

Forever Humboldt Remembers

Marie Barry-Cruz passed away peacefully after battling Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Marie earned her bachelor's degree from Humboldt State in Wildlife Biology. Most recently, Marie was the Environmental Director of the Washoe Tribe where she had too many accomplishments to list. Read Marie’s full obituary here. here.

James Steven Reinhold, 1954-2015

Forever Humboldt Remembers

James Steven Reinhold, a 1976 Humboldt State University Journalism Department graduate, has left this world. His IBM Selectric keys, quick and acerbic witty one-liners and comebacks have forever been silenced. Read James' full obituary here.

Lynette Swan Hibler, 1918-2016

Forever Humboldt Remembers

Lynette Swan Hibler died peacefully in her home this year. She was a graduate of both Eureka High School and Humboldt State College where she earned an undergraduate degree in 1942 and a teaching credential in 1950. Read Lynette’s full obituary here.

Humboldt Quiz

Show how much you know about Humboldt State and win great Humboldt prizes. Just click the answer button to respond. Those sending correct responses to this month's question will be entered in a drawing for a Humboldt Alumni sweatshirt.

What’s the deadline to nominate an HSU grad for a Distinguished Alumni Award?

  • A) Jan. 13, 2017
  • B) May 12, 2017
  • C) April 25, 2017
  • D) Feb. 14, 2017
Submit an Answer

Congratulations to Catherine Hoyle (‘14, Oceanography), winner of last month’s Humboldt Quiz!

Questions? Comments? Rants?

Nelson Hall East 112
1 Harpst St Arcata, CA 95521

forever@humboldt.edu or 707.826.3132

Stephanie Lane

Stephanie Lane (’04 & ’16)
Office of Alumni & Engagement

Vanessa Gonsalves

Vanessa Gonsalves (’14)
Office of Alumni & Engagement


Jarad Petroske (’06)
HSU Marketing & Communications