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St. Joseph Health Invests $2 Million in North Coast Nursing Program

Humboldt County — Officials from St. Joseph Health, Humboldt County (SJH-HC), Humboldt State University, College of the Redwoods, and Senator Mike McGuire announced today that St. Joseph Health is making a $2 million grant to help re-launch the RN to BSN nursing program at HSU.

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HSU Testing Emergency Alert Systems »

HSU will conduct a campus-wide test of its Emergency Alert Systems on Wednesday, March 27 at 10 a.m.

Students Head to System-wide Research Competition »

Fourteen Humboldt State University students have been selected to represent the campus at the 33rd Annual California State University Student Research Competition, April 26 and 27, at CSU Fullerton.

Humboldt State University among Peace Corps’ 2019 Top Volunteer-producing Schools »

Peace Corps announced today that Humboldt State University ranked No. 8 among medium schools on the agency’s list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. There are 30 alumnae currently volunteering in countries around the world.

Latest Achievements » all achievements

Staff Michael Le,  :

Michael Le, Research Associate in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness won the California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR) 2018 Best Presentation winner for: “Data‐Informed Conversations of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.” Michael received the highest overall scores for the best overall presentation. Michael’s presentation will be featured at AIR 2019 in Denver, CO as CAIR Best Presentation and he will receive a $2,000 travel grant. This is Michael’s third time winning the award. Past wins were in 2015 and 2017. https://cair.org

Faculty Cindy Moyer, Music:

On March 7, Cindy Moyer presented an Express Talk at the American String Teachers Association National Conference in Albuquerque, NM, on Introducing Scales and Arpeggios with Shifting Practice.

Faculty Joseph C. Diémé, World Languages and Cultures:

Published new book titled: “La répudiation du tribalisme sous l’ère Barack Hussein Obama”, Harmattan Editions, Paris, March 1st, 2019.

Faculty Natalie Arroyo, Environmental Science & Management:

Environmental Science & Management Instructor and Eureka City Councilmember Natalie Arroyo was recently named Assembly District 2 2019 Woman of the Year. Arroyo was selected by Assemblyman Jim Wood.

From Wood’s office:

Today Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) honors Assembly District 2’s 2019 Woman of the Year, Natalie Arroyo. Every year each Assemblymember has the privilege of selecting someone to be honored who serves their community with dedication and distinction. The day includes personal recognition during the legislative session in the Assembly Chambers and a luncheon. “Today we have the opportunity to recognize Natalie for her achievements and commitment to making a difference in the Eureka community,” said Wood.

Natalie lives and works on the North Coast in Eureka and was recently re-elected to her second term on the Eureka City Council. As a Councilperson, Natalie helped complete Eureka’s nearly 7-mile waterfront trail which is part of the California Coastal Trail, supported a Strategic Arts Plan that has demonstrated the value of the arts community in Humboldt County and initiated the return of 200 acres of culturally important land to the Wiyot Tribe. Representing Eureka, Natalie also serves on the board of the Humboldt Transit Authority.

By day, Natalie is a senior planner with the Natural Resources division of Redwood Community Action Agency, and is an enlisted member of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, stationed at Humboldt Bay – and that’s when she isn’t lecturing at Humboldt State University.

Because of her passion for trails and fisheries health, Natalie serves on the board of the Humboldt Trails Council, and served on the board of the Salmonid Restoration Federation, a statewide organization dedicated to restoring native California salmon and trout.

“Natalie is more than an inspiration in Humboldt County,” said Wood. “Her career, her elected office, her service in the Coast Guard and her volunteer work demonstrates her amazing 24-7 commitment to public service.”

Faculty Louis Marak, Art:

Emeritus Faculty member Louis Marak has been recognized by
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA): Excellence in Teaching Award 2019

Description of the award:
Recipients should be near or at the end of a career dedicated to the practice of teaching (may be awarded posthumously); shall have demonstrated excellence in their own creative work; shall have had previous recognition for and a history of awards in teaching; and should have highly visible former students in the field.

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Transfer Support Mob in Communication Communication

Transfer Support Mob in Communication

Students who transfer into Humboldt State often face the burden of a new school with the assumption that they know the norms and practices of university life.  The Department of Communication provides peer-to-peer support for transfer students in the form of the Transfer Support Mob.  Every semester the TSM gather to answer questions, provide guidance and help incoming transfer students to navigate life at Humboldt State.

On January 28, 2019, almost a dozen current Communication Majors (most of them former transfer students) gathered to discuss housing, health care, food, exercise, music, classes and professors with the Spring 2019 transfer cohort.