Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

May 2021

Humboldt Magazine is Here!

Humboldt magazine cover

The latest edition of Humboldt magazine is on its way to your mailbox. Read about how the Lumberjack community has adapted and thrived during a year like no other and about what alumni, students, staff, and faculty have been up to.

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Alumni Quartet Reunites to Sing HSU Alma Mater

photo of four students standing in a group in 1985

After four decades The Old College Try harmonizes again.

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Class of 2021 Legacy Gift

group of students with mortarboard hats at graduation

Help the class of 2021 raise $2,021 to support the Student Adversity Fund, which helps students who are facing unexpected situations such as COVID-19, wildfires or other emergencies, that could derail their education.

Donate to the Class of 2021 Legacy Gift  »

For the Love of the Land and Humboldt

Mullin looking through a tree holding on to the top branch with a climbing glove

Aidan Leaf Mullin passed away unexpectedly last year at age 18. His passion for the earth and for Humboldt State University, where he was determined to go to college, lives on through the Aidan Leaf Mullin Memorial Scholarship.

Read more about Aiden Mullin  »

Congratulations to the 2021 Alumni Scholarship Recipients!

Alyssa wearing a floral dress Alyssa Harford
English, 2025

Brodie in a green HSU shirt standing in front of some large mountains Brodie Lyons
Biology, 2025

Cianna wearing a lumberjack shirt over her shoulders in front of a body of water Cianna Jermanon
Business Administration, 2024

close up of Janelle's face Janelle Chojnacki
Natural Resources, 2022

Close up of Riley at the beach Riley Williams
Kinesiology, 2022

Valentina sitting on rocks in a desert terrain Valentina Pfeifer
Environmental Science & Management, 2022

Close up of Lexis Lexis Gillette
Kinesiology, 2022

Read more about the Alumni Scholarship recipients  »

Alumni Owned Business Highlight

Ocean Otter

Welcome to OceanOtter Publishing, one of the latest businesses to join the Alumni Owned Business Directory! OceanOtter Publishing, owned by Barbara Brovelli-Moon (‘67, Sociology), offers field guide books that introduce children and families to many of Alaska's mammals, birds, and invertebrates.

Find out more about OceanOtter Publishing  »

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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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.

While serving as a U.S. Fish & Game Warden Terry Grosz ('64 & '66, Wildlife) once caught people fishing illegally by doing what?

  • A) Pretending to be a fellow fisherman.
  • B) Hiding in a nearby tree and jumping down to surprise them.
  • C) Waiting in the river at night pretending to be a salmon being reeled in.
  • D) Covering himself in mud and laying at the bank of the river.

Last month’s quiz asked, “Staci Self ('07, Kinesiology) is a member of what U.S. Olympic team?” Congratulations to Penelope Thomas (‘13, Biology, Zoology) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing. Answer: Handball.

Questions? Comments? Rants?

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Stephanie Lane

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

Megan Krapf

Megan Krapf (’11)
Office of Alumni & Engagement