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Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter - June 2015

Recent Happenings

Commencement 2015

Degrees were bestowed upon more than 1,500 graduates who filled Redwood Bowl at ceremonies on May 16. It was a big day for the Cal State system too, which celebrated 3 million living alumni with the class of 2015.

See all photos from the Class of 2015 Commencement on Flickr »

Forever Humboldt Students Support Classmates with Book Donation

Student club members of Forever Humboldt are easing the financial burden for current students. They recently donated a set of textbooks to the University Library, which were purchased with funds donate by current students. It’s a great example of students giving back.

According to the library, textbooks like these were checked out 25,000 times last year, and hundreds of students benefited from having them available.

To learn more about the Forever Humboldt Students Club, visit http://forever.humboldt.edu/students »

HSU Partners with Stargazer Barn Winery

Humboldt County’s Stargazer Barn winery has introduced two new wines that will help support Humboldt State University.

Lumberjack Red and Lumberjack White are special, limited production blends made entirely of Humboldt-grown grapes. They are now available at Wildberries in Arcata and online at the Stargazer Barn website.

A portion of proceeds from every bottle sold will be given to the Humboldt Loyalty Fund, which supports the student experience at HSU with laboratory equipment, new technology, special projects, and more.

Volunteer Opportunity

New Student Send-Off

Join friends and families from Humboldt State as we celebrate the start of freshman year with send-off parties throughout the state. This is a great opportunity to meet other Humboldt families and share your knowledge.

If you’re an alumnus or alumna interested in joining these events, let us know by emailing forever@humboldt.edu.

Updates from Campus

Students Win Big at CSU Research Competition

HSU’s Outstanding Student Researchers represent Humboldt at the 29th annual CSU Research Competition. Three won first place and two won second in their group categories at the event, held May 1 and 2, at CSU San Bernardino.

Read more on Humboldt State NOW »

Graduate Student Focuses on Food Insecurity Solutions

While the old cliché of the “starving student” has often been used to indicate tough times in college, “food insecure” is the more accurate term describing the situation addressed in a population study by the HSU Department of Social Work. The research uncovered some disturbing trends.

Read more on Humboldt State NOW »

Humboldt Quiz

June Humboldt Quiz

Show how much you know about Humboldt State and win great 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 State gear.

According to the HSU University Library, approximately how many times were textbooks checked out last year?

A. 23,000 times
B. 770 times
C. 25,000 times
D. 33,000 times

Submit a Answer

Congratulations Thomas Volk (’92, Business), winner of the May Humboldt Quiz.

Questions? Comments? Rants?

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

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

Christy Khattab

Christy Khattab ('95)
Director of Alumni & Engagement

Vanessa Gonsalves

Vanessa Gonsalves ('14)
Alumni Outreach Coordinator


Jarad Petroske ('06)
HSU Marketing & Communications