Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

April 2018

HSU Alumni in Academic Leadership

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Congratulations to HSU alumni Lynnette Zelezny (‘79, ‘81 M.A., Psychology) and. Bethami Dobkin (‘85, Speech Communication) who were both recently appointed as presidents of universities.

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More Internships, More Practical Learning

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Two Humboldt County foundations are making it possible for HSU students to take their education into the real world.

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$5M Grant for Airport Microgrid

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The microgrid will generate green electricity, create jobs for local contractors and technicians, and provide an energy lifeline in the event of a natural disaster.

More about the grant »

HSU in Sacramento

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Thanks to all the alumni who came out to the Sacramento Alumni gathering! We had a great time catching up and sharing memories. Stay tuned for more events in your area.

See photos from the Sacramento social on Facebook »

Say Y.E.S. to Volunteering

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Forever Humboldt invites HSU alumni to participate in Youth Educational Services’ volunteer days. The next opportunity is the Friends of the Dunes Volunteer Day on Saturday, April 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center. Help restore the dune ecosystem by removing invasive plants. This is a great way to both volunteer and stay connected to the HSU community.

More Volunteer Opportunities »

Volunteer at Commencement

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Saturday, May 12 is Commencement, 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 forever@humboldt.edu or call 707.826.3132.

New Benefit

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Forever Humboldt alumni members can now take advantage of California Academy of Sciences discount tickets. Based in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the Academy is home to a world-class aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum—all under one living roof. Find out more about this benefit and others on Forever Humboldt’s benefits page.

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Take the Humboldt Quiz

How much do you know about Humboldt State? You could 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 Forever Humboldt gifts.

Which HSU building was the first in the CSU system to be LEED-gold certified for its eco-friendly features?

  • A) College Creek Complex
  • B) Science D
  • C) Music Building A
  • D) Behavioral & Social Sciences

Last month’s quiz asked, “In what year was Founders Hall built?” Congratulations to Don Pauli (‘72, Speech Communications) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing: 1922.


Questions? Comments? Rants?

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1 Harpst St Arcata, CA 95521

forever@humboldt.edu or 707.826.3132

Stephanie Lane

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

Megan Krapf

Megan Krapf (’11)
Office of Alumni & Engagement

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