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Dec, 2022

Volunteers wrap gifts for local children.

Winter Wishes Benefit Local Children

The Cal Poly Humboldt community came together this holiday season to provide gifts for 92 local children in need bringing in $10,000 in gifts in kind.

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.

Students on Founders Hall stairs

Giving Inspires Giving

Sherman Schapiro (‘86, Environmental Systems) is proof that giving inspires giving.

Nov, 2022

Portrait of Loren Cannon.

Professor Shines Light on Scapegoating of Trans Community

Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell vs Hodges decision in 2015, Loren Cannon noticed a troubling trend. Suddenly it seemed there was a concerted push to attack the transgender community and target it with a slew of legislation.

Founders Hall wide angle

Humboldt Joins International Sustainable Insurance Effort

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and the United Nations’ Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (PSI) announced a first-of-its-kind "Sustainable Insurance Roadmap" for the nation’s largest insurance market. The roadmap marks a strategic shift for insurance’s role combating the consequences of climate change for California residents and businesses, toward actively helping reduce emissions and increase community resilience while better aiding recovery from climate-linked disasters.

Cal Poly Humboldt front gates

Cal Poly Humboldt Applications Increase

Powered by its new designation as a polytechnic university, Cal Poly Humboldt announced the number of students applying for Fall 2023 has increased significantly.

Campus space renamed Wiyot Plaza

‘Wiyot Plaza’ is New Name for Campus Space

Cal Poly Humboldt is proud to share that the space between the Behavioral & Social Sciences Building, Native American Forum, and Food Sovereignty Lab has been given the name of “Wiyot Plaza.”

Oct, 2022

‘Boldly Rising,’ an Ambitious new Fundraising Campaign

Cal Poly Humboldt has publicly launched the most significant fundraising effort in its history, aiming to raise at least $50 million in support of students and campus programs. It’s called Boldly Rising: the Campaign for Cal Poly Humboldt.

Flowers and a sash at commencement

Humboldt Upward Bound Gets $1.4 Million Grant to Continue Longtime Work

Nearly 60 years after its inception, Jen Dyke believes Upward Bound continues to be a vital federal program for helping disadvantaged students attain a college education. And a newly announced $1.4 million five-year grant means the Cal Poly Humboldt program she directs can continue to do that work.