Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

June 2020

Celebrating the Historic Class of 2020

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HSU’s class of 2020 graduated on Saturday, May 16 in a virtual ceremony full of good spirits and inspiring messages for the future.

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View Graduate Video Submissions  »

Watch the Ceremonies  »

Telling Stories from the Heart

Kyla Molander with microphone and a video camera for a news shoot

Kayla Molander (’12, English) films a segment for 13abc Action News in Toledo, Ohio, where she’s a multimedia journalist. She never thought her career would go in this direction when she began studying English at HSU.

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Alumna’s $150,000 Gift to HSU’s Nursing Program Supports Future Healthcare Workers

photo of Robin Smith

Robin Smith (‘78, Nursing) is excited to help students in HSU’s new RN to BSN Nursing Program, which will help the local nursing community. .

Read about Robin’s Gift  »

Legendary Humboldt State Coach Passes Away

Photo of Coach Frank Cheek with HSU Jacks logo

Frank Cheek, whose long career at Humboldt State included 22 years coaching wrestling and 25 years coaching softball passed away peacefully at the age of 82.

Read more about Frank Cheek  »

Congratulations to the 2020 Alumni Scholarship Recipients!

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Claire Bareilles
Environmental Resources Engineering

Jacob Begorre bio photo

Jacob Begorre

Jasmine Collins bio photo

Jasmine Collins

Samantha Doskocz bio photo

Samantha Doskocz

Cessair McKinney bio photo

Cessair McKinney
Environmental Science & Management

Jonah Vevoda-Moore bio photo

Jonah Vevoda-Moore
History (Education)

Read more about the Alumni Scholarship recipients  »

Funding Match for Dreamers

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Now, through June 30, 2020, all gifts to support HSU California Dream Act students will be doubled, thanks to a matching $10,000 grant from Humboldt Area Foundation.

Read how you can double your impact in support of HSU Dreamers  »

We have a Winner!

Photo of the finished coloring contest winner's artwork

Congratulations to Forever Humboldt community member Doreen Lane who won the Forever Humboldt Coloring Contest!

This coloring page and others are still available for download on the Forever Humboldt Facebook Page  »

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.

What is the original name of the City of Arcata?

  • A) Jacoby
  • B) Curtis
  • C) Bucksport
  • D) Union

Last month’s quiz asked, “What design element was temporarily inflicted on Founders Hall during World War II?” Congratulations to Jennifer Ortega (‘97, Fisheries Biology) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing: It was camouflaged with paint.

Questions? Comments? Rants?

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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