Humboldt State University Forever Humboldt Alumni Newsletter

April 2022

Alumni Stay is Back!

arial view of the residence halls

Come visit Cal Poly Humboldt! Once again, Humboldt offers alumni affordable rentals in residence hall rooms during the summer. Spaces are available from June 1 - August 5.

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The Gift of Practical Plant Experience

students inside the greenhouse dome

Thanks to the generosity of Professor Emeritus Dennis K. Walker (‘60, Botany), the campus greenhouse, an iconic facility where students apply their plant knowledge, will receive an injection of TLC this semester with funding to hire a permanent assistant manager.

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Meet Oregon’s Official Forester

Cal Mukumoto standing in front of a fire place

“I’m not a pure forestry guy.” So says “forestry guy” Cal Mukumoto (‘77, Forestry), who was appointed the official Forester for the State of Oregon last year. Mukumoto now leads hundreds of employees of the Department of Forestry and helps manage 745,000 acres of forestlands.

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Alumni Owned Business Highlight
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stained glass fishes

Since graduating, Colleen Clifford (‘02, Studio Art) has created Colleen Clifford Stained Glass, a digital home where you can preview her work and contact her for custom designed pieces. Her art is commonly inspired by Humboldt’s local nature and honors biological accuracy with the perfect touch of artistic imagination. Her work can also be seen at the Trinidad Art Gallery in Trinidad, California.

Find out more about Colleen Clifford Stained Glass Art and other alumni owned businesses  »

Are you an alumni 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 Cal Poly Humboldt? 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.

Cal Poly Humboldt has more than 170 student clubs on campus. Of those clubs, how many are specifically interested in environmental justice?

  • A. 20
  • B. 5
  • C. 7
  • D. 14

Last month’s quiz asked, “Which two women CSU presidents are Cal Poly Humboldt alumni?” Congratulations to Kevin Cloherty (‘78, Journalism) for submitting the correct answer and winning the drawing. Answer: Cathy Sandeen and Lynette Zelezny

Questions? Comments? Rants?

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Stephanie Lane

Stephanie Lane (’04 & ’16)
Director of Alumni Relations

Ash Hanson

Ash Hansen (’18 & ’22)
Marketing & Engagement Lead