Campus News

Alum Creates a New Mentorship Path for Students

Rick Gardner (‘65, Psychology) remembers the day he was accepted into Cal Poly Humboldt. “I opened the mailbox and saw the letter from Humboldt. When I opened it, I went running to my parents to show

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Jeff Kane, Benjamin Graham, and Erin Kelly in summer 2022 at the edge of the 2020 Slater Fire near Happy Camp, California.

New Study Looks at Community Recovery After Wildfire

When wildfire strikes a community, it can leave a path of destruction, and a chance for renewal. During the fire and in the immediate aftermath, residents and officials focus on protection and stabilization efforts. However, the availability of resources to support community recovery and promote resilience to future fires over the longer-term is less certain. Three Cal Poly Humboldt professors are studying how communities recover from wildfires over time.

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Founders Hall wide angle

Cal Poly Humboldt Hosts 100+ Potential Employers at Career and Volunteer Expo

More than 100 employers will be on campus looking for qualified Cal Poly Humboldt candidates at the Career and Volunteer Expo on Thursday, Feb. 16. Employers will be on-site at the West Gym from noon to 4 p.m. to network with students who are interested in employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities.

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Student athletes share words of encouragement about mental health.

#EndtheStigma Around Mental Health

To raise awareness and help end the stigma surrounding mental health for student athletes, the Cal Poly Humboldt athletic community joined Dam Worth It, a nonprofit committed to ending the stigma around mental health.

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Craftsman Mall housing project

Student Housing Transformation

A new Cal Poly Humboldt housing project has been approved by the California State University Board of Trustees, with construction slated to begin in February.

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Fred Korematsu Day keynote speaker traci kato-kiriyama

Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties & the Constitution

Cal Poly Humboldt will observe the annual Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties & the Constitution with a visit from  poet, multi-disciplinary artist, and community activist traci kato-kiriyama (they+she) Monday, Jan. 30.

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The first Salmon cooking pit in Cal Poly Humboldt’s history, held in the outdoor classroom space Wiyot Plaza. Bubba Riggins prepared and carried out the traditional salmon cook as part of the Native Women’s Collective Indigenous Girls, Young Women, and Femmes Volleyball and Empowerment Camp. Photo Credit: Cutcha Risling Baldy

$1 Million Grant will Support Food for Indigenous Futures Program

The Rou Dalagurr Food Sovereignty Lab and Traditional Ecological Knowledges Institute at Cal Poly Humboldt received a $1 million Elevate Youth California: Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program Grant which will support the Food for Indigenous Futures Program.

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Rugby plays hoist the trophy after winning the national championship.

Men's Rugby Wins 2022 National Championship

The Cal Poly Humboldt men's rugby team will bring home the 2022 National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) Small College National Championship trophy for the first time in school history.