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President’s Distinguished Service Award winners: Keith Flamer, Connie Stewart, Robin Smith

Cal Poly Humboldt Honors Service and Leadership

Cal Poly Humboldt celebrated the recipients of the President’s Distinguished Service Award as well as the naming of Presidents Courtyard at Founders Hall—the University’s most iconic building.

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Kenneth Sanchez has bequeathed a percentage of his estate to Cal Poly Humboldt’s Lowell Diller Wildlife Memorial Scholarship to one day help Wildlife students pay their tuition.

Legacy to Future Wildlife Students

Kenneth Sanchez (‘84, Wildlife) loves saving habitats. He has been helping protect and restore habitats in the United States for over 30 years, and now with a bequest pledge made to Cal Poly Humboldt’s Lowell Diller Wildlife Memorial Scholarship Endowment, he will one day be able to help other Humboldt Wildlife students who are just as passionate about habitat restoration.

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Rebecca Beard is on the Privacy Leadership Team at Meta

Protecting Privacy in the Metaverse

Being part of the Privacy Leadership Team at Meta, Facebook’s parent company, which focuses on developing augmented and virtual reality technology, means thinking outside the box.

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The rowing team celebrates its national championship title at the White House.

Women’s Rowing Honored at White House

Fresh off their national title victory two weeks ago, the Cal Poly Humboldt Women’s Rowing team celebrated in style with a visit to the White House on Monday, June 12.

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The group, which included Professor Marchand and alum Journee Eib (‘22, Recreation Administration), following the Owyhee River. Photo by Rhiannon Marquis.

A Weeklong Expedition in the Owyhee Canyonlands

Cal Poly Humboldt’s Outdoor Leadership class braved a 13- hour drive to the vast canyons, rolling hills, and wildlife of Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands for a student-led backpacking expedition.

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Nick Pettit

Dr. Nick Pettit Set to Lead Lumberjack Athletics

On Monday, May 15, 2023, Cal Poly Humboldt President, Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr., announced that Dr. Nick Pettit will be the next Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports for the Lumberjacks.