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Headshots of Staff Recognition Award recipients. Top (left to right): Aubrey Emmons, Benjamin Funke, Deserie Donae, Elizabeth Lujan, Bernie Levy, Jennifer Gomes, Jim Woodhead  Bottom (left to right): Kimberly Vincent-Layton, Laurie Marx, Marissa "Mari" Holguin, Kristen Radecsky, Stacy Becker, Sulaina Banks, Marisa "Meeka" Day

Recipients of the 2023-24 Staff Recognition Awards

Much of our success at Cal Poly Humboldt depends on the dedication, experience and skill of our staff members. For more than three decades, the annual Staff Recognition Awards program has recognized meritorious staff members at Humboldt. 

With help from Hyun-Kyung You, Cal Poly Humboldt Child Development professor and program leader for the Child Development Lab, kids cut the ribbon at the celebration of the Trinity Early Learning Center on Saturday, April 6.

Week of the Young Child: New Hub of Learning

Marking the Week of the Young Child, Cal Poly Humboldt celebrated the official opening of the University’s Trinity Early Learning Center, a new hub for two long-standing Cal Poly Humboldt programs that foster a learning environment for young children and University students.

A group photo of Humboldt's Men's Rugby Team at the Giving Day fundraising fair.

Second Annual Giving Day Raises $325K

Cal Poly Humboldt’s second annual Giving Day was a tremendous success as the Humboldt community came together to raise $325,260 in just one day!

A photo of the corpse flower blooming in the Dennis K. Walker Greenhouse.

Corpse Flower Blooms

The corpse flower, also known as Amorphophallus konjac, is one of the most unique flowering plants on the planet due to its distinct and fleshy smell. This week, the corpse flower at Cal Poly Humboldt is blooming, with its deep red stalk reaching toward the sky and emitting its strong aroma in the campus greenhouse's subtropical dome.

Aileen Meyer and Dan Phillips

Aileen Meyer, Dan Phillips Awarded Honorary Doctorates

Cal Poly Humboldt is proud to award two Honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters at this year’s Spring Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11. They are two of only 16 individuals in the University's history to receive the honor. 

A photo of a Logging Sports team member chopping a log with an axe.

Cal Poly Humboldt Hosting Logging Sports Conclave

The Cal Poly Humboldt Logging Sports team, an academic club of the Department of Forestry, Fire & Rangeland Management, is gearing up to host the 84th Annual Association of Western Forestry Clubs Conclave.

Founders Hall

CSU Extends Intent to Register Deadline Due to Federal Aid Processing Delays

The California State University (CSU) has extended the intent to register deadline for fall 2024 for new first-time, first-year admitted students to no earlier than May 15, 2024, in response to the further delays in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) processing announced by the U.S. Department of Education.

A photo of students at last year's Umoja's Black to the Land Paddle Out

Umoja Center Holds Black Liberation and History Month Events

The Umoja Center for Pan African Student Excellence will host several campus events to celebrate Black Liberation and History Month. Activities will feature a movie screening, trivia night, karaoke, paddle boarding, and conversations about this year’s theme: Black Joy, Uninterrupted.