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Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter - November 2014

Recent Happenings

HSU Alumni Drop in on Portland Trailblazers

HSU was well represented when the Portland Trailblazers took on the Golden State Warriors on Nov. 2. Dozens of HSU alumni took part in the special Forever Humboldt event, which included a pregame reception, socializing, reconnecting with friends, and taking in the NBA action.

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Golden Grad Luncheon

HSU honored the class of 1964 with the annual Golden Grad Luncheon, part of Homecoming & Family Weekend. See more photos on Flickr »

Homecoming & Family Weekend

The Humboldt State Community loves to showcase its pride, and this year's Homecoming & Family Weekend was no exception. The campus welcomed everyone with a Clubs' Fair, Homecoming Parade, pep rally, and tailgate party. On the playing field, the Lumberjacks enjoyed a big win over South Dakota School of Mines & Technology -53-0. See more photos on Flickr »

Volunteer Opportunities

'Food For Thought' Helps Fight Student Hunger

Student hunger is a growing concern at colleges around the country. Here at Humboldt State, we're working to fix it through Food for Thought, a project that attacks the problem from all angles.

Working together, we can take on college hunger and make sure students here and across the country are able to thrive.

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Make a Nomination for the Distinguished Alumni Awards

Nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards are being accepted through Jan. 2, 2015.

Distinguished alumni are individuals recognized as leaders in their fields, or outstanding contributors to their community, nation, or Humboldt State University.

Distinguished Alumni Awards include: The Distinguished Alumni Award, The Distinguished Recent Alumni Award, and The Distinguished Friend of the University Award.

Download the nomination form (PDF).

Forever Humboldt – Featured Benefits

Forever Humboldt is partnering with Humboldt Made vendors to offer members special holiday savings. Enjoy special shipping, discounts, and more with your Forever Humboldt membership. Learn More »

The HSU Bookstore has great deals on HSU gear for you and your loved ones. Forever Humboldt members get a special 10 percent discount on all purchases. Learn more »

Learn more about Forever Humboldt member benefits »

Backpacks to Briefcases Puts Students In Career Mindset

Students and alumni are logging onto Google+ for prep courses in the often-confusing world of career life.

The first two sessions of the new Backpacks to Briefcases webinars can be viewed at Google+. Featuring Sarah Wagener, vice president of talent acquisition and diversity at Pandora Radio, and Kristine Austin of Austin Communications, the first two sessions answered students' questions about starting their careers.

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If you're an alumnus or alumna interested in participating, we're always looking for more contributors to this series. Let us know at alumni@humboldt.edu.

Class of 3 Million

The California State University system will see its living alumni pass the 3 million mark with commencement in the spring.

To honor the occasion, CSU has launched its Class of 3 Million celebration. It includes the world's largest yearbook, an interactive online site where alumni can create personal profiles and connect with their fellow graduates from the system's 23 campuses.

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Updates from Campus

Wildlife Students Nab First Place in Quiz Bowl

Bat Research Benefits Species and Students

Broad Efforts Lead to Big Water Savings

Humboldt Quiz

Show how much you know about Humboldt State and 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 Humboldt Alumni gear.

Backpacks to Briefcases, HSU's New Career Outreach Program, can be accessed on which social media platform?

A. Google+
B. Twitter
C. Facebook
D. LinkedIn

Submit a Answer

The winner of the October's Quiz was Larry Kennedy, 75 Forestry.

Questions? Comments? Rants?

We'd like to hear from you:
alumni@humboldt.edu or 707.826.3132

Address: Nelson Hall East 112
1 Harpst St Arcata, CA 95521

Christy Khattab

Christy Khattab (’95)
Alumni & Engagement Office


Tiana Ariaga ('12)
Alumni & Engagement Office


Courtney Haraldson
Alumni & Engagement Office


Jarad Petroske ('06)
HSU Marketing & Communications