HSU Class of 2015 adds 1,500 to Alumni List

Humboldt State held its commencement Saturday, May 16, in Redwood Bowl, with three ceremonies honoring graduates of the colleges of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, Professional Studies, and Natural Resources & Sciences. A total of 1,500 degree candidates crossed the state to be presented diplomas and congratulated by first-year Humboldt State President Lisa Rossbacher.

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Faculty Sarah Jaquette Ray, Environmental Studies:

Sarah Jaquette Ray attended the “Rethinking Race in the Anthropocene” symposium at the University of Oregon May 7-9.

Faculty Selma Sonntag, Politics:

Politics Professor Selma Sonntag is one of two editors of State Traditions and Language Regimes, recently published by McGill-Queen’s University Press, in which scholars from Asia, Europe, and North America shift focus from the consequences of language policies to how and why states make language policy choices.

Faculty Cesar Abarca, Social Work:

For the past four years, Social Work Faculty Member César Abarca has helped plan, coordinate, and implement a community-based, grassroots organization, Los Jardines Institute’s 4 Direction Intergenerational Youth Exchange, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Two videos produced by youth who attended the summer institute are now available to view.

Video One – Four Directions Youth Exchange 2012

Video Two – Four Directions Youth Exchange 2013

The institute is organized with assistance from community organizations including PODER San Francisco, TEJAS Houston, TX, New Mexico Acequia Association, TEWA Women United NM, El Chante Casa de Cultura, and ABQ NM, among others.