Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

December 2021

Donors’ Estate Gift Expands Access to Textbooks, Helps Nursing Students Succeed

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A $10,000 gift from the estate of Charlynn Johnson and her wife, Suzanne Moore, will help expand the HSU Library’s Textbook on Reserve program.

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On the Front Lines of COVID: An Infectious Disease Expert Innovates to Save Lives

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An infectious disease physician with a background in wastewater and epidemiology, Dr. Amy Mathers (‘97, Biology) found herself among the country’s top medical officials as they scrambled for answers in the early days of the pandemic.

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Nominate the Next Distinguished Alumni

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Since 1960, HSU has honored alumni for their outstanding contributions to society. Help us continue celebrating HSU’s excellence by nominating an alumni for the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Nomination forms can be emailed to or mailed to Alumni & Engagement, HSU, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521, and must be received by Friday, Jan. 14, 2022.

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.

How many years did Emeritus President McCrone serve?

  • A. 28
  • B. 19
  • C. 25
  • D. 11

Last month’s quiz asked, “How many HSU students were supported by donor giving last year?” Congratulations to Katherine Arnett (‘13, Religious Studies) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing. Answer: 674

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