Cal Poly Humboldt and its partners have been awarded $18 million from the state to launch the Redwood Coast K-16 Education Collaborative. The partners include Sonoma State University, UC Davis, College of the Redwoods, Mendocino College, the Offices of Education in four counties, and ProjectAttain!
The Cal Poly Humboldt Library and partners invite you to join us for the LifeLong Learning Lounge (L4Humboldt) through Friday, July 29.
Collaborating for a Clean Energy Future: California’s First 100% Renewable Multi-Customer Microgrid is Now Operational
California’s first 100% renewable energy, front-of-the-meter, multi-customer microgrid is now fully operational. Located in Humboldt County, California, the microgrid provides energy resilience for the regional airport and U.S. Coast Guard Air Station.
The station will air more news programs on weekdays and a variety of NPR shows covering news, culture and storytelling on the weekend.
Recognizing the innovation, collaboration, and leadership of students, faculty, and staff who are advancing sustainability on campus.
Alumni & Donor Stories
Meg Godlewski (‘87, Journalism) is passionate about two things—aviation and writing—and she’s figured out how to combine the two into a satisfying career.
“I’m not a pure forestry guy.” So says “forestry guy” Cal Mukumoto (‘77, Forestry), who was appointed Oregon State Forester last year. “I’ve had a varied career and for me to be in this position is a surprise.”
Cal Poly Humboldt’s Dennis K. Walker Greenhouse boasts one of the largest teaching collections of living plants in California. Now, thanks to a generous gift from the facility’s namesake, Professor Emeritus Dennis K. Walker (‘60, Botany), the iconic campus facility will get an injection of TLC this semester with funding to hire a permanent assistant manager.
On a cool, overcast day, Tim Karas (‘91, Geography) walked across the field in Redwood Bowl to receive his diploma, becoming the first in his family to graduate from college.
Humboldt in the News
Recognizing the expertise and achievements our faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Know of a story we should consider for HSU in the News? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Our graduates represent the absolute best our university has to offer. They also represent our success — as both a University and as a broader community — and they are our way of sending hope out into the world," say President Tom Jackson, Jr. and Frank Whitlatch, executive director of the Foundation at Cal Poly Humboldt.
Times Standard - May 2022
The 3,200 year-old giant sequoia tree in California’s Sequoia National Park has around 2 billion leaves and stands 74 meters tall.
Business Today - May 2022
"In a very real way, restoring condor habitat and returning condor to Yurok skies is a clear restoration of the Yurok people, homeland, ecological systems, culture, and lifeway," says Tiana Williams-Claussen, a Yurok Tribal member and Cal Poly Humboldt graduate student who helped lead the conservation project.
CNN - May 2022
"We recently celebrated the naming of the Gutswurrak Student Activities Center with a fun and inspiring event on campus. The naming represents a very deliberate effort to bring Native culture to the forefront on our campus, and we’re very proud that Wiyot Tribal Chair Ted Hernandez was the featured guest speaker," says President Tom Jackson, Jr.
Times Standard - Apr 2022
Duke Manyweather, who grew up in South Central Los Angeles and played Division II football at Humboldt State, works with both NFL veterans and prospective draftees. He hosts a convention in the summer, called OL Masterminds, for players and coaches of all ages, ranging from high school to pro.
Fox Sports - Apr 2022