Campus News

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Humboldt, CSU Get Major Cyberinfrastructure Upgrade for Research

Cal Poly Humboldt, along with San Diego State University, California State University, San Bernardino, Stanislaus State, and the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, are leading the way on a new project that will upgrade high-performance computing capabilities and increase access to advanced computing for faculty and student researchers across California State University campuses.

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5th Annual Humboldt MLK Day of Service

On Monday, Jan. 15, over 90 Cal Poly Humboldt students, staff, and faculty participated in Cal Poly Humboldt’s Youth Educational Service’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, where they’ll volunteer at local community centers.

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Cheers to the Fall Class of 2023!

Nearly 300 Cal Poly Humboldt students participated in the fall Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 15, and more than 2,500 friends and family members joined the graduates to celebrate and witness the ceremony.

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‘Tis the Season for Winter Wishes

Sitting piled high on a table are toys, clothes, and electronics ready to be wrapped and delivered to children throughout Humboldt County as part of Cal Poly Humboldt’s Winter Wishes program. This year, over 350 gifts will be delivered. 

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Student Projects Spotlight Makerspaces

Cal Poly Humboldt Engineering students will showcase projects made at the University’s new Makerspaces on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 11 a.m.-noon, behind Alistair McCrone Hall.

(Left to right) Cal Poly Humboldt President Tom Jackson, Jr., Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation Tribal Chairman Joe Davis, and College of the Redwoods (CR) President Keith Flamer.

Cal Poly Humboldt, Hoopa Tribe, CR Formalize Partnership

On Wednesday, Nov. 29, Cal Poly Humboldt President Tom Jackson, Jr. and College of the Redwoods (CR) President Keith Flamer traveled to the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation to sign an official Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tribal Chairman Joe Davis. The MOU is the result of numerous discussions and visits to establish a formal partnership between Cal Poly Humboldt, CR, and the Hoopa Valley Tribe.

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Staying Healthy and Focused Through Finals

Cal Poly Humboldt has resources to help students excel through finals this year, including health and wellbeing services, study prep, and more. Consider these support services to reduce stress and finish the semester right.

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New Program Offers Paid Professional Development for Humboldt and Del Norte Teachers

The Cal Poly Humboldt School of Education and History department—in collaboration with the Del Norte and Humboldt County offices of education and Minnesota State University, Mankato—are excited to announce a new one-year program in U.S. history and civics for K-12 teachers and student teachers in Humboldt, Del Norte, and San Diego counties.

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College Corps Humboldt Prepares Students for Leadership Development

One hundred and twenty full-time students from Cal Poly Humboldt and College of the Redwoods are pledging to help 25 local non-profits as part of the #CalforniansForAll College Corps program. The program, which spans the entire state, aims to equip college students with the skills and experience they need to become effective leaders and agents of change in their communities.

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McCrone Award Reception to Celebrate Awardees

Join Cal Poly Humboldt in celebrating the 2023 McCrone Promising Faculty Scholars and Graduate Award on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 4-6 p.m. at the Plaza View Room in Arcata. The reception will feature each McCrone Awardee giving a TED Talk-style presentation about their research interests.

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Cal Poly Humboldt Third in Top 10 Zero Waste Campuses in the U.S.

Cal Poly Humboldt has placed third on the Top 10 Zero Waste Campuses of 2023, receiving a Zero Waste Certification through the Post-Landfill Action Network’s (PLAN) Atlas Zero Waste program. The campus is now developing a zero-waste action plan to reduce its solid waste generation further.