Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

January 2019

Alum Works on Sustainable Roads

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HSU alum and Caltrans District 7 Director takes road congestion and sustainability personally.

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Graduates Celebrate

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Fall 2018 graduates were honored during the Fall Graduation Reception.

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Donor Report

Donor Report

Last year gifts from alumni, parents, and friends helped ensure HSU students greater access to scholarships, awards, and hands-on learning opportunities.

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Distinguished Alumni Share Their HSU Experience

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Two 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients take a look back at their time at HSU and how it helped shape their successful careers.

Watch Video - Jennifer Kho (‘99, Journalism) »

Watch Video - Craig Tucker (’74, Zoology) »

Scholarship helps Student Continue to Grad School

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With help from the Dr. Chester Collins Memorial Psychology Scholarship Irene Gonzalez-Herrara earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2016 and is working on her Master’s Degree in Psychology. Irene plans to pursue a Doctorate Degree in Psychology.

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Nominate the Next Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni - Jennifer Kho

Since 1960, HSU has honored alumni for their outstanding contributions to society, including 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient alumna Jennifer Kho (‘99, Journalism). Help us continue celebrating HSU excellence by nominating an alumnus or alumna for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Nomination forms can be mailed to Alumni & Engagement, HSU, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521 or emailed to, and must be received by Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.

Winter Wishes

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Last month, Winter Wishes volunteers came together to wrap gifts worth more than $9,000 and deliver them to 123 local children in need. Thanks to everyone in the Humboldt State community for their generosity and support. You put smiles on many faces.

Help the PC Gaming Club Build a Flight Simulator

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The PC Gaming Club needs help raising $3,150 to purchase parts to build an airplane flight simulator in the HSU Library. The simulator will be available to all students and community members to help them cultivate their interests in aviation.

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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.

In its first year offering classes (1914), where was Humboldt Normal School located?

  • A) The Minor Theatre
  • B) Gist Hall
  • C) The Sequoia Theatre
  • D) Arcata Grammar School

Last month’s quiz asked, “What was the first fraternity on campus?” Congratulations to Steve Curtis (‘99, Business Administration) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing: Delta Sigma Phi.

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