Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

June 2019

Commencement 2019

A Graduate celebrating

Humboldt State University celebrated the graduation of more than 1,800 students in three ceremonies on May 18.

Read the Article  »

View photos  »

Watch the Videos  »

Humboldt State University’s 8th President

Donor Update

The California State University Board of Trustees have appointed Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr. to serve as the next president of Humboldt State University.

News Article: Tom Jackson, Jr. Appointed President of Humboldt State University

Read more about Dr. Jackson  »

Two Alumni Events in June

Meet up with other alumni, find out what’s happening on campus, and reminisce about your time at HSU.

  • Arcata Alumni Reception Oyster Fest Weekend
    Friday, June 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Plaza View Room, 780 7th St. Arcata. Cost is $10 per person and includes food by Uniquely Yours Catering, a drink ticket, and an HSU gift.

    Register for Arcata Alumni Reception Oyster Fest Weekend  »

  • At the Annual Crabs Game Picnic
    Friday, June 28 at 6 p.m. at the Arcata Ballpark. Tickets are $20 for adults and include a traditional BBQ dinner catered by Cafe Nooner, one game ticket, and this year’s HSU-themed Crabs t-shirt. Tickets for children 12 and younger are $10 and include all the above except the t-shirt. This event sells out quickly.

    Register for Crabs Game Picnic  »

Alum is ‘Culture’ Pioneer in Silicon Valley

Katelin Holloway (‘02, Art)

Katelin Holloway (‘02, Art), a vice president for Reddit, claimed one of the very first ‘culture’ titles in Silicon Valley, and was at the forefront of what was happening in HR: the shift in focus from compliance to the human experience.

Read more about Katelin  »

Alumni Band Together for Community Service

Group of alumni

Former HSU fraternity members, who as students made community service a priority, have created an endowment to support the same spirit in current HSU students.


Scholarship Helps Build Sense of Belonging

Madelyne Green

The Humboldt Chemistry Scholarship helped Madelyne Green shed her feeling of imposter syndrome and helped confirm she made the right choice in transferring to HSU.

Read more about the scholarship  »

HSU Alumni Summer Stay

View of Residence Hall

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.

Now taking reservations!

Humboldt Loyalty Fund

Students in lab

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.

Learn more about the Humboldt Loyalty Fund  »

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 politician is credited with saying “A tree is a tree… seen one you’ve seen them all,” - prompting HSU students to dedicate a lone redwood tree to him in 1976?

  • A) Gerald Ford
  • B) Jimmy Carter
  • C) Ronald Reagan
  • D) Jerry Brown

Last month’s quiz asked, “Humboldt State offers more than 180 clubs. Which is not a recognized club on campus?” Congratulations to Jennifer Moline (’96, Journalism) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing: Cheese Club.

Questions? Comments? Rants?

Come Visit Us!
Nelson Hall East 112
1 Harpst St Arcata, CA 95521 or 707.826.3132

Stephanie Lane

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

Megan Krapf

Megan Krapf (’11)
Office of Alumni & Engagement