Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

April 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 Distinguished Alumni!

Distinguished Alumni photo collage

Lisa William (’92, Journalism, ’96, English (Education)) is a professor at California State University, Sacramento. Each semester, she teaches popular courses on topics like Urban education, discourse on race and gender in educational settings, and social and psychological foundations of multicultural education.

Mike Radenbaugh (’12, Industrial Technology) and Ty Collins (’10, Journalism) are the co-founders of Rad Power Bikes, North America’s largest electric bike company. Mike and Ty employ a team of nearly 100 with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, Vancouver, British Columbia and Utrecht, Netherlands.

Mark Andre (’79, Natural Resources Planning & Interpretation) is the Director of Environmental Services for the City of Arcata.. Mark recently helped lead the acquisition of 967 acres of public forest in the Jacoby Creek watershed, of which 884 acres will be given to HSU.

HSU Alumni Mixers

HSU Alumni Mixer

Forever Humboldt will be hosting alumni mixers in Santa Rosa, San Jose, and Eureka. 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.

Santa Rosa
Saturday, April 13 from 2-4 p.m.
Third Street Aleworks
610 3rd St. Santa Rosa, CA.
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San Jose
Sunday, Apr. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Camino Brewing Co.
718 South First St. San Jose, CA.
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Friday, April 26
Redwood Curtain Theatre
220 First St. Eureka, CA.
A reception and showing of Prodigal Son. Reception begins at 7 p.m. and the play begins at 8 p.m. Redwood Curtain Theatre is owned and operated by HSU alumni and Prodigal Son is directed by HSU alum Roman Sanchez (‘18, Theatre, Film, & Dance).
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New Endowment Supports Engineering Students

ERE Brunch group photo

Tom Warnock (’85, Environmental Resources Engineering) and his wife Renee found that a Charitable Gift Annuity allowed them to diversify their savings portfolio and achieve their ultimate goal of giving back to HSU.

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Scholarship Helps Grad Student

Saskia Raether at the beach

The Malcolm Oliphant Scholarship has helped Biology grad student Saskia Raether focus on her passion for marine seaweed.

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HSU Alumni Summer Stay

Photo of the Canyon

Come visit HSU! Humboldt State offers alumni affordable rentals in residence hall rooms during the summer. Spaces are available from June 1 through August 7, 2019. Reservations will be opening soon!

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Humboldt Loyalty Fund

Student studying

A gift to the Humboldt Loyalty Fund reaches students across campus. Your gift could help remodel a lab, provide a student with an internship opportunity, and support shorebird research all at the same time. Humboldt Loyalty Fund allows HSU to take advantage of opportunities immediately, meet needs when they arise, and enhance the education of today's students.

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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.

During the 1980s, Humboldt State's Ultimate Frisbee team, the Buds, briefly changed their name to what?

  • A) The Storm Trolls
  • B) The Corkscrews
  • C) The Flying Discs
  • D) The Flying Mushrooms

Last month’s quiz asked, “Prior to the "Lumberjacks" what did the student-athletes of Humboldt State compete as?” Congratulations to Ray Chips (‘69, History) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing: Thunderbolts.

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