Left to right: Kellie Johnson, Ken Pimlott, and
Youtube: 2017 HSU Honors Dinner Highlights
Kellie Johnson (’93, Political Science)
Kellie Johnson has had a long career fighting for social justice and equality, having having served most recently as assistant disciplinary counsel at the Oregon State Bar.
Ken Pimlott (’88, Forest Resource Management)
Ken Pimlott is currently the director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the highlight of a career that began 33 years ago as a reserve firefighter in Contra Costa County, California.
Michael T. Rains (’68, Forestry Management, ’71 Watershed Management)
A widely respected leader in linking environmental health with community stability, Michael Rains led a career that spanned nearly half a century with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service.
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The HSU community recently came together to celebrate the life of 19-year-old student David Josiah Lawson, who was killed Saturday, April 15. Family members and those who knew Josiah remember him as a caring and charismatic person. “I’m sad and I’m heartbroken but I know that the last two years that he was here, he was loved. And I see it from everyone that’s here,” said his mother Michelle-Charmaine Lawson. Josiah and his family remain in our thoughts.
Photos from Lawson's Celebration of Life
News Updates From HSU
HSU Downtown Brings Students to Arcata’s Hotspots
Over the last year, Forever Humboldt made a big effort to connect students with the broader community through ‘HSU Downtown.’ It included hundreds of students dancing the night away at three DJ events at the Arcata Theatre Lounge and Humboldt Brews, and six evenings of new-release movies at the Minor Theater. All events were free due in part to alumni support.
What shouts summer more than hot dogs and baseball? Forever Humboldt hopes you’ll be a part of our annual picnic at the Humboldt Crabs game on Friday, June 30, at the Arcata Ballpark. Stay tuned for more information in next month’s newsletter and at forever.humboldt.edu.
Come visit HSU! Humboldt State offers Alumni affordable rentals in residence hall rooms during the summer. Spaces are available from June 1 through August 8, 2017.
Reservations will be open May 1.
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Updates From Campus
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» Bonding Chemistry Students With Success
Volunteer at Commencement
On May 13 HSU hosts its annual commencement ceremonies and Forever Humboldt is seeking volunteers to help out in the Alumni Tent. We’ll be helping new graduates register with Forever Humboldt and selling HSU gear. If you’d like to help out, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
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 Forever Humboldt gift.
What does this year’s Outstanding Student Abigail Petersen study?
- A) Chemistry
- B) Biology
- C) Forestry
- D) Fisheries Biology
Congratulations to Laurel Eschen ('13, International Studies) winner of last month’s quiz!
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