Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

March 2019

There’s a lot to Like about Working Behind the Scenes

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When a health issue forced Roman Sanchez (‘18, Theatre, Film & Dance) to give up acting for a few months, he discovered backstage was where he was meant to be.

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Corey Gray: Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series

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Join us Friday, April 5 from 3 to 4 p.m. in Founders Hall 118 for a lecture by 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Corey Gray ('97, Physics & Applied Mathematics). Corey will talk about being part of the team that detected gravitational waves at LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory), how he connects his Native culture to science and astronomy, and his experience at HSU.

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Stepping Up to Support Dance Studies

Richard Stepp

Professor Emeritus Richard Stepp, who taught Physics at HSU for 39 years, has added the HSU Dance Studies Program to the numerous campus programs he has donated to.

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San Jose HSU Alumni Mixer

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Join us Sunday, April 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Camino Brewing Co. at 718 South First St. in San Jose to meet up with fellow alumni, get updates about campus, and reminisce about HSU. Food will be provided, as well as a free raffle for HSU items. No-host beer will be available.

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New Mom Earns Scholarship

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With help from the Thelma and Kasper Ingebritson Scholarship, Kayla Riley can focus on her education and her daughter.

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Hall of Fame Coach’s Legacy of Excellence

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Make a gift supporting HSU Softball Scholarships to honor HSU’s all-time winningest coach Frank Cheek.

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Host your Conference at Humboldt State

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Planning a conference? Looking for the opposite of Las Vegas? Give your attendees an experience to cherish.

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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.

Prior to the "Lumberjacks" what did the student-athletes of Humboldt State compete as?

  • A) Hilltoppers
  • B) Banana Slugs
  • C) Murrelets
  • D) Thunderbolts

Last month’s quiz asked, “For many years students competed in traditional logging competitions during Lumberjack Days. Which of the following was NOT an activity?” Congratulations to Jeff Kelley (‘80, Industrial Arts) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing: Cabin building.

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