Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

March 2021

A Lifetime of Service in International Aid

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Gregory Gottlieb (‘76, Political Science) has had a lifetime of service in humanitarian aid that spans dozens of countries. Now he's giving a humanitarian education to others.

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Food Sovereignty Lab

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Help make HSU’s Food Sovereignty Lab a reality. The Lab will support the resurgence of Indigenous food sovereignty and traditional ecological and cultural knowledge to build a better future for our planet.

This campaign will enable the purchase of the stainless steel refrigeration, tables, and countertops needed to complete the lab.

Support the Food Sovereignty Lab  »

2021 Alumni Talks

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Talk with Lynn Jones ('00, Art), owner of Just My Type Letterpress, about how she started her business and made it a success.

Monday, Mar. 15
1 p.m.
Register here  »

Rhonda Wiedenbeck

Talk with Rhonda Wiedenbeck ('99, Biology), owner of Beck's Bakery, about baking bread using local, whole grains and how she started her business. Rhonda will also answer your bread baking questions, too!

Thursday, Mar. 25
2 p.m.
Register here  »

Leaving a Legacy at Humboldt

Photo of Connie Stewart smiling for the camera“I hope more HSU alumni will consider helping launch careers the way HSU has launched mine. That’s what I am trying to do with my legacy,” says Connie Stewart.

Connie Stewart (‘88, Speech Communication) realized she had the ability to give back to Humboldt, the university and place that has given her so much. “I want to give to the next generation of HSU students so they can have a career and be of service to the world.”

Read more about Connie Stewart  »

Presidential Speaker Series

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Each year, Humboldt State University’s Presidential Speaker Series will feature national and international experts on issues regarding higher education and of specific interest to HSU and the North Coast.

Dr. George Yancy, Professor at Emory University: “Between Pessimism and Optimism: White Crisis”
Wednesday, Mar. 10
6 p.m.
Register here  »

Alumni Owned Businesses Highlight

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Welcome to Bruno Group Signature Solutions, one of the latest businesses to join the Alumni Owned Business Directory! Paul Bruno ('77, Business Administration), has been specializing in Embroidery & Screen Printed Apparel and Promotional Products for more than 20 years.

Find out more about Bruno Group Signature Solutions  »

Are you an alumna or alumnus who owns a business? Join our Alumni Owned Business Directory! Fill out our form to be included in the directory.

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Humboldt State University Unveils Vision for the Future

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Humboldt State University announced a bold new vision in its “Future Forward: 2021-2026 Strategic Plan,” which outlines the University’s purpose, values, and goals for the next five years.

Read more about HSU’s Strategic Plan  »

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 2012 Super Bowl Halftime Show featuring Madonna, HSU Alumnus Andrew Lewis ('08, Recreation Administration) performed what?

  • A) Juggling
  • B) Slacklining
  • C) Dancing
  • D) Live art

Last month’s quiz asked, “In 1954, the sidewalk west of Founders Hall was designated as a special sidewalk and everyone who walked it was expected to do what?” Congratulations to Connie Hendryx (‘81, Natural Resources) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing. Answer: Say "hi" to everyone they passed.

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Stephanie Lane (’04 & ’16)
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Megan Krapf (’11)
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