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Providing a Voice: El Leñador Expands its Community Presence

When Shareen McFall learned about an effort to create a bilingual newspaper, her sense of Humboldt State’s changing campus culture and that of the community at large ignited a passion. The Humboldt State Journalism & Mass Communications student felt strongly that a communications void existed, and was excited to help.

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Conference Aims to Boost Relationship Among Service Providers, Community Members »

The University of California Davis Extension Center for Human Services hosts “Threading Communities: Working Together to Strengthen Relationships,” a one-day conference, held on the Humboldt State campus, aimed at strengthening relationships between Hmong community members and human service professionals, with particular emphasis on child welfare services.

Record-Setting 12,000 Students Apply to Humboldt State »

Humboldt State University received a record number of applications for the fall 2015 semester.

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Staff Alison Holmes and Loren Collins, Politics:

Loren Collins of the Career Center and Alison Holmes, Program Leader for International Studies, gave a joint presentation on ‘Faculty/Staff Collaboration in Career Curriculum’ at the Mountain Pacific Association of Colleges and Employers in San Francisco on December 11. The paper was based on various collaborations that have provided the foundation for the CAHSS-wide initiative on career education currently underway.

Faculty Ricardo Febre, Art:

The Art Department’s brochure, designed by Assistant Professor Ricardo Febre, received an American Graphic Design Award. Writer: Professor Teresa Stanley. Photographs: Kellie Jo Brown. http://gdusa.com/contests/agda14/winners/winner.php?i=5430

Faculty Laurie A. Pinkert, English:

Laurie A. Pinkert, Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator of Composition, was invited to lead writing-focused sessions at Innovative Teaching Through Transitions: A High School-Institutions of Higher Education Symposium on Transitional Math and English. The statewide symposium was sponsored by University of Texas-Pan American. Pinkert’s workshop “Writing For Real: Engaging Student Writers Through Effective Assignment Design” was attended by math and English teachers from a range of high schools, two-year colleges, and four year institutions.