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New Faculty Awarded Grants

The Cal Poly Humboldt Emeritus and Retired Faculty & Staff Association (ERFSA) Executive Committee is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of ERFSA Small Grants.

A photo of an eighth grade student from Northcoast Prepatory Academy looking into a water tank filled with sea stars.

Saving Sunflower Sea Stars

Cal Poly Humboldt faculty and student researchers are joining a nationwide effort to save a critically endangered keystone species along the West Coast of North America.

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. 

A photo of the 70th Issue of Toyon: Multilingual Literary Magazine.

Toyon 70th Issue Launch Party April 15

Celebrate the release of Toyon Volume 70: Liberation Now! on April 15 from 3-5 p.m. at the Great Hall, located right above The College Creek Marketplace.

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!

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Dance Visions

The Department of Dance, Music & Theatre at Cal Poly Humboldt presents Dance Visions—an annual spring dance concert featuring 36 dancers and 10 different pieces in the diverse styles of ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, and tap.

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.

Shobe Britton (right), a double major in Child Development and Native American Studies and a member of the Covelo Round Valley Tribe at the 2023 Big Time.

14th Annual Cal Poly Humboldt California Big Time and Social Gathering

According to California Native American cultural traditions, Tribes would gather over multiple days to strengthen bonds and make significant decisions about their families and the future. Although there is no direct English translation of the Native word for these gatherings, the term “Big Time” was adopted to mean significant, decision-making, or major importance.

Meyo Marrufo, Power and Strength, 2023, digital drawing

Wa Hinthil Come North

Cal Poly Humboldt’s Goudi’ni Native American Arts Gallery presents the Wa Hinthil Come North group exhibition, curated by Meyo Marrufo. The exhibition runs March 28 through May 11.

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.