California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Redirected from Humboldt State College)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt
Cal Poly Humboldt seal.svg
Former names
Humboldt State Normal College (1913–35)
Humboldt State College (1935–72)
California State University, Humboldt (1972–74)
Humboldt State University (1974–2022)
MottoDiscere Faciendo (Latin)
Motto in English
Learn by Doing
TypePublic
EstablishedJune 16, 1913; 109 years ago (June 16, 1913)
Academic affiliations
California State University
Endowment$32.1 million (2020)[1]
Budget$220.8 million (2018)[2]
PresidentTom Jackson Jr.
ProvostJenn Capps
Academic staff
574[3]
Students6,431 (Fall 2020)[4]
Undergraduates5,869 (Fall 2020)[4]
Postgraduates562 (Fall 2020)[4]
Location,
U.S.
CampusRural, 144 acres (58 ha) main campus and nearly 591 acres (239 ha) of additional property[5] Total: 733 acres
Colors   Green and gold[6]
NicknameLumberjacks
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division IICalifornia Collegiate Athletic
MascotLucky Logger[7]
Websitewww.humboldt.edu
Humboldt State University wordmark.svg

California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt also known as Cal Poly Humboldt, Humboldt or Cal Poly[Note 1] (formerly Humboldt State University, HSU, or Humboldt State,[8] ) is a public university in Arcata, California. It is one of three polytechnic universities in the California State University system. It is the northernmost campus of the 23-school California State University (CSU) system. The main campus, situated hillside at the edge of a coast redwood forest, has commanding views overlooking Arcata, much of Humboldt Bay, and the Pacific Ocean. The college town setting on the California North Coast, 8 miles (13 km) north of Eureka, 279 miles (449 km) north of San Francisco, and 654 miles (1052.51 km) north of Los Angeles is notable for its natural beauty. It is the most westerly four-year university in the contiguous United States. Humboldt is an Hispanic-serving institution (HSI)

The university is divided into three colleges: the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; the College of Natural Resources and Sciences; and the College of Professional Studies.[9] It offers 48 types of bachelor's degrees, 12 different master's degrees, 61 minors, and 13 credential programs.[3] Cal Poly Humboldt does not offer doctoral degrees.

In addition to the main campus, Cal Poly Humboldt has multiple off-campus facilities and education-related properties, including an ocean-side marine biology research center,[10] a wildlife care facility,[11] a public natural history museum,[12] a public art gallery,[13] a bay-side aquatics facility,[14] a mountain-top astronomy observatory,[15] an ocean-going marine research and teaching vessel (Coral Sea),[16] and a demonstration forest (Arcata Community Forest).[17]

History[edit]

Founders Hall

Humboldt State Normal School was established as a teacher's college on June 16, 1913, by then-California Governor, Hiram Johnson.[18] It was named after the famous German scientist Alexander von Humboldt. The cities of Arcata and Eureka (and to a lesser extent Fortuna[19]) competed with one another to host the new campus. Arcata eventually won the university when William Preston, and the Union Water company, donated 55-acres.[18] It opened on April 6, 1914, in the former Arcata Grammar School building with 78 students and 5 faculty. On May 26, 1915, the first commencement of the first graduating class occurred, a class of 15 women.[20] The first graduate awarded their degree in 1915 was local historian Susie Baker Fountain, who went on to catalog much of Humboldt County history from 1850 to 1966. Baker was a columnist for the Blue Lake Advocate and her extraordinary, lifelong collection of newspaper clippings and images are available for viewing in HSU Special Collections.[21]

View from high point of Humboldt State Normal campus, 1915

The school was put under the jurisdiction of the California Department of Education, renamed Humboldt State Teacher's College and Junior College, and moved to its current location in 1921. In 1924, during the presidency of Ralph Waldo Swetman, the Associated Students and the Alumni Association were organized and The Foghorn, the first student newspaper, was published. Bachelor's degrees began being offered in 1927. The school was renamed Humboldt State College in 1935 and the next year the Lumberjack was adopted as its mascot. In 1937, the students opened a cooperative bookstore and soda fountain, which would exist for the next 40 years as the center of student life.

During World War II, Arcata's city defense council suggested camouflaging Founder's Hall, which is visible from the Pacific Ocean, so it would not be a target for Japanese submarines. The council made its request in 1942, but Founder's Hall was not painted until the spring of 1944. The building remained camouflage green until 1948.[22] During WWII, President Arthur Gist corresponded back and forth with the hundreds of students who left Humboldt State College to serve in the war. Available for viewing in the Arthur Gist Letters at HSU Special Collections, there are over 1,000 letters from 365 servicemen and women writing to Gist for the duration of the war.[23]

Graduate programs began being offered in 1947. Under President Siemens in 1952, HSU continued expanding by accepting students from abroad, including some from Yugoslavia, Germany, the Near East as well as US territories such as Samoa, Guam and Hawaii. KHSC, later KHSU, the first state college radio station in California, was established. In 1960, the college joined the newly formed California State College system. The junior college program, terminated at HSU in 1962, was re-established in 1964 at College of the Redwoods (CR) located at the southern edge of Eureka. CR is located only seventeen miles south of HSU, and the two institutions maintain a close working relationship, with many students transferring to HSU following graduation from CR.

Student activism on campus rose through the 1960s and early 1970s, peaking in a protest against the Vietnam War with about 800 students (out of 3,600) participating in demonstrations on October 15, 1969. This was followed by another protest with nearly 3,000 students who planned a strike after the Cambodian Incursion. With similar events across the state, Governor Reagan shut down the CSC system in May 1970 for 5 days. The 1970s also saw the rise of feminist, cultural, and LGBT groups, and though the Women's Center would be the only one to survive through the 1980s, most groups would reappear by the mid-1990s.[22] The campus currently hosts a United Students Against Sweatshops group that is active in lobbying for ethical products and services on campus.

David Philips (HSU alum) established the Humboldt Film Festival in 1967. It is now one of the oldest student-run festival in the world.[22] In 1996 the annual Explorations in Afro-Cuban Dance and Drum workshop began being held on the campus every July. The workshop is the largest assemblage of Afro-Cuban folkloric masters in the United States, drawing students from across the country and around the world.

In 1972, the college was renamed California State University, Humboldt. However, it still continued to be popularly called "Humboldt State." Reflecting this, its name was simplified to Humboldt State University in 1974.[18] Enrollment first reached 7,500 in 1974, and though it has increased to near 8,000 in years since, the university remains one of the smallest in the CSU system. Through the 1980s, mature students became a large part of Humboldt State's student body, and in 1986 40% of the students were over the age of 25.[24] The number has since decreased to 30%.[25]

In 1987 students and activists founded the optional Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility. The purpose of the Pledge is to encourage graduating students to be mindful of the social and environmental impacts of their employment as they enter the workforce or continue their education. Today over one hundred Universities and colleges worldwide use the Pledge to some extent.[26]

Name[edit]

The university was originally named after the famous German scientist Alexander von Humboldt and was founded as Humboldt State Normal College in 1913. The university held that name from 1935 when it was renamed Humboldt State College.

On May 23, 1972, fourteen of the nineteen CSU campuses were renamed to "California State University," followed by a comma and then their geographic designation.[27] The five campuses exempted from renaming were the five newest state colleges created during the 1960s.[27] The new names were very unpopular at certain campuses. Over Dumke's objections, state assemblyman Alfred E. Alquist proposed a bill that would rename the San Jose campus back to San Jose State. A few years later, some other CSU campuses, alongside the Humboldt campus, also secured passage of similar legislation,[27] and California State University, Humboldt was renamed Humboldt State University from 1974 until 2022.

On January 26, 2022, the university was officially renamed from Humboldt State University to California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt, becoming the third polytechnic university in the state. The change is backed by a $458 million investment from the state of California.[28][29]

Academics[edit]

Fall Freshman Statistics[30][31][32][33]
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Applicants 11,912 11,261 9,976 9,417 9,207 9,418
Admits 9,119 8,514 8,050 8,768 7,278 7,135
% Admitted 76.55 76.06 80.69 93.10 79.04 75.75
Avg GPA 3.20 3.21 3.15 3.13 3.16 3.16

The university is divided into three colleges: the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; the College of Natural Resources and Sciences; and the College of Professional Studies. There are 48 undergraduate majors and 69 minors.[34] The two largest majors are biology and art, both with over 20 faculty members and extensive facilities on- and off-campus. This CSU campus offers a wildlife undergraduate degree. There are several credential programs and twelve master's programs, of which natural resources and social work are the largest. The new Energy, Environment, and Society graduate program is unique to the CSU, and provides graduates with interdisciplinary training in engineering, economics, and climate policy.

The University Library supports students and faculty from all three academic colleges. Beginning in 2015, the Library launched The Press at Cal Poly Humboldt to showcase research and scholarship across the campus.[35] It also houses the Humboldt State University Press, which publishes theses, textbooks and trade books of interest to Cal Poly Humboldt and the surrounding area. On campus, a popular major is forestry. The Forestry department building's walls are completely paneled with different species of wood. The building was rebuilt in October 1980 after the original building was burned down. The original building stood for 17 years before an arsonist, whose identity is still unknown today, set the building on fire in 1979.[36]

Cal Poly Humboldt is one of only two universities in California to offer a major in botany; the other is California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Its botany program is the nation's largest undergraduate program. Cal Poly Humboldt is the only university in California to offer a degree in rangeland resources and wildland soil science.[37] The Native American Studies major and the Oceanography major are also unique to the California State University system. The university offers unique minors including multicultural queer studies, scientific diving, and appropriate technology.[34]

The university's location on the North Coast provides access to the Pacific Ocean, lagoons, marshes, estuaries, and the Fred Telonicher Marine Laboratory, which provides opportunities for "hands-on" experiences and research for the sciences. The Marine Lab was opened in 1966, the lab is open during the academic school year (mid August-mid May).[36]

Cal Poly Humboldt's fire science program teaches modern techniques for managing wildfire, and an advanced training program is offered for Forest Service employees and similar professionals.[38]

As of 2012, Cal Poly Humboldt has an international student population that has quadrupled in the last five years. The International English Language Institute has worked alongside HSU for 22 years to help international students gain academic English language skills to further their academic pursuits and business careers.

The college of eLearning, & Extended Ed (CEEE) is a self-supporting outreach department of Cal Poly Humboldt that provides a variety of academic, professional development and personal enrichment opportunities. While the CEEE programs are open to almost everyone, there is an emphasis on providing access to those community members who are not matriculated students at the university. Non-matriculated students may take some regular university courses through the CEEE Open University program. High school students may take regular university courses through the CEEE High School Concurrent Enrollment Program. Also, those aged 60 and over may take regular classes through the Over 60 Program. There are also a variety of online degree programs offered through the college. The CEEE also offers a wide range of diverse and eclectic programs. Examples include music and art programs for children, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for those aged 50 and over, foreign language classes, travel-study programs, continuing education for teachers, MFT/LCSW, nurses, and law enforcement. In 1998 Humboldt State University opened the HSU First Street Gallery in Old Town Eureka, expanding community access to the university's cultural and fine arts programs. In 2007, the university further expanded its presence in Eureka with the opening of the HSU Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, a $4.5 million aquatic facility on the bay in Old Town Eureka. Future plans include a new HSU Bay and Estuarine Studies Center. This new facility will be closer to the Coral Sea (in 2012 docked at Woodley Island, Eureka), the only vessel in a U.S. educational institution solely dedicated to undergraduate research. The new facility would be considerably larger than the other existing facility, the Fred Telonicher Marine Laboratory in Trinidad, 20 miles (32 km) north.[39]

Cal Poly Humboldt Professor Steve Sillett has conducted groundbreaking research on redwood forest canopies and was featured in a 2009 cover story in National Geographic. He holds the Kenneth L. Fisher Chair in Redwood Forest Ecology, the only endowed chair in the world dedicated to a single tree species.[38]

Statistics[edit]

Undergraduate demographics as of Fall 2020
Race and ethnicity[40] Total
White 44% 44
 
Hispanic 34% 34
 
Other[a] 12% 12
 
Black 4% 4
 
Asian 3% 3
 
Native American 1% 1
 
Foreign national 1% 1
 
Economic diversity
Low-income[b] 52% 52
 
Affluent[c] 48% 48
 
  • Average High School GPA: 3.2 (Fall 2015 Freshmen)[41]
  • SAT Middle 50%: 440–560 Reading, 430–550 Math (Fall 2013 Freshmen)[41]
  • ACT Composite Middle 50%: 18–24 (Fall 2013 Freshmen)[41]
  • Average Undergraduate Class Size: 25[25]
  • Average Graduate Class Size: 8[25]
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 21.1[3]

Student demographics[edit]

As of fall 2018 Cal Poly Humboldt had the largest enrollment percentage of Native Americans and the third largest enrollment percentage of multiracial individuals in the Cal State system.[42]

  • Number of enrolled students: 5,739
  • Gender:[3]
    • 59.0% Female
    • 41.0% Male
  • Average Age 24[3]

Rankings[edit]

2022 USNWR Best Regional Colleges West Rankings[47]

Top Public Schools 12
Best College for Veterans 14
Top Performers on Social Mobility 29
Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs 75
(of schools without doctorate programs)
2022 USNWR Graduate School Rankings[48]
Program Ranking
Social Work 140
  • Cal Poly Humboldt is one of the colleges profiled in The Princeton Review's book, Colleges with a Conscience: 81 Great Schools with Outstanding Community Involvement. The school was selected because of its record of having excellent service-learning programs and its blending of academics with community work.[49]
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked Cal Poly Humboldt tied for 37th out of 127 schools in the Regional Universities (West) category for 2021, and in the same category also ranked it 17th best public school, 22nd best for veterans, 33rd for best value, and tied for 34th best for social mobility.[50]

Student life[edit]

Primary HSU campus entrance on LK Wood Blvd (south side, adjacent to US-101)

The Humboldt Energy Independence Fund (HEIF) is unique to the CSU, and uses student fee money to fund renewable energy and energy efficiency projects on campus. HEIF provides a rare opportunity for students, faculty, and plant operations staff to work together collaboratively towards a goal of a lower-carbon and energy-independent future. Compost and recycling bins are more common on campus than trash cans and many events are encouraged to be zero waste, all coordinated through the student-run Waste Reduction and Resource Awareness Program (WRRAP).[51] The Associated Students fund WRRAP, the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology, and the Sustainable Living Arts and Music Festival (SLAM fest).

Cal Poly Humboldt built the first building in the CSU system to be LEED-gold certified for its eco-friendly features. The Behavioral and Social Sciences Building has rainwater collection, sustainably harvested wood native-plant landscaping, and more.[38]

The university's location affords students the potential for outside activities in local parks and public lands, which include miles of accessible, undeveloped coastline. Rivers and streams, forests, and extraordinary terrain are just outside the classroom door.

There are over 200 clubs on campus that students can join. Clubs on campus include a variety of options that range from social interests, academic, Greek life and sports.[52]

Student media[edit]

The university has multiple publications. The Lumberjack is the university's only student-run weekly newspaper.[53]

The university also has a monthly student-run newspaper, El Leñador, which is bilingual and produced by students with minority backgrounds. It is a newspaper committed to promoting diversity in local media. El Leñador was named top non-weekly newspaper in the state. El Leñador received first place in competing against other monthly and bi-weekly papers from four- and two-year colleges and universities across California.[54]

Osprey is the university's student-run magazine, published twice annually. It has won first-place awards in major regional competitions, including the Society of Professional Journalists' "Mark of Excellence" Awards and the California Intercollegiate Press Association awards.[55]

Cal Poly Humboldt is also the only university in the CSU system to have a university press. The Press at Cal Poly Humboldt publishes high-quality scholarly, intellectual, and creative works by or in support of our campus community.[56]

Greek life[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Logo

The Lumberjacks' program is affiliated with the NCAA on the Division II level and is a member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association. Cal Poly Humboldt currently sponsors 12 intercollegiate sports programs — men's and women's soccer, basketball, cross country, track and field, women's volleyball, softball, rowing, and, formerly, football (in which it competed in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference).

In addition to NCAA sanctioned athletics, Cal Poly Humboldt also supports club sports including, archery, baseball, cheer, climbing, cycling, disc golf, fencing, logging sports, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's rugby, men's and women's ultimate Frisbee, men's crew, and men's volleyball.

Cal Poly Humboldt's softball team has qualified for the NCAA post-season 18 times between 1990 and 2008, capturing the NCAA Division II Softball Championship in 1999 and in 2008.

  • Women's (2)
    • Softball (2): 1990, 2008

On-campus housing[edit]

On-Campus Housing consists of 6 living areas; The Hill, Cypress, Canyon, Creekview, College Creek and Campus Apartments. The north side of campus consists of The Hill, Cypress, The Canyon, and Creekview, which are considered primarily for first year traditional residents. The southside of campus, College Creek and Campus Apartments are placed for second year students, and non-traditional residents. College Creek consists of four three-level housing complexes separate.[57]

Klamath Connection Program[edit]

The Klamath River is the focus of the Klamath Connection, which is designed to help freshmen learn important skills for future science careers.[58]

Y.E.S. House[edit]

The Y.E.S. House (Youth Educational Services) is programs created by students and led by students volunteer programs. The Y.E.S. House serves the communities needs. There are currently running 17 programs.[59] Students can volunteer for these programs and also have the ability to become directors as well.

Centers and institutes[edit]

Centers and institutes at the university include:

  • The California Center for Rural Policy at Cal Poly Humboldt is a research center to assist policy development. community building community, and promoting the health of rural people and their environments.[60]
  • The mission of the Humboldt Science and Mathematics Center is to enhance science and mathematics education. It was chartered in 2005, and offers programs and professional support for teachers and for students preparing for the professionals. The center is formally affiliated with a number of university programs.[61]
  • The Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research (HIIMR) seeks to improve the economic, social, physical, and environmental health of individuals and communities through the interdisciplinary scientific study of marijuana. HIIMR designs, conducts, analyzes, and disseminates research; provides applied expertise to policy makers, researchers, health professionals, businesses, and the media; and archives and provides access to source materials (raw data, media).[62][63][64]
  • Affiliated with the Department of Geography and its Kosmos Lab for teaching cartography, the Institute for Cartographic Design provides cartography students with an opportunity to engage in applied map design before graduation, provides a centralized cartographic design service on campus, in all formats from paper to web to animation.[65]
  • The Institute of Health and Human Performance supports the local community in activities for health promotion. It supports research and training for faculty and students in health, human performance, disease prevention, physical activity and nutrition.[66]
  • The Institute for Entrepreneurship Education is designed to reach other academic departments on campus as well as the Redwood Coast business community. It is oriented around interdisciplinary study, with a focus on social entrepreneurship and an ethic of social responsibility.[67]
  • The Institute for Spatial analysis (ISA) is devoted to the expansion of spatial analysis methodologies in multiple disciplines and the real world issues. It works with both public and private sector entities.[68]
  • The Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) works to establish clean energy technology. It specializes in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and hydrogen energy systems, especially increasing the efficiency of fuel cells. Its work involves research and development, technology demonstration, project development, energy systems analysis, and education and training.[69]
  • Museum & Gallery Practices Certification Program[70]

Notable people[edit]

Alumni[edit]

Faculty[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Other consists of Multiracial Americans & those who prefer to not say.
  2. ^ The percentage of students who received an income-based federal Pell grant intended for low-income students.
  3. ^ The percentage of students who are a part of the American middle class at the bare minimum.
  1. ^ "Cal Poly" may also refer to California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California or California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in Pomona, California. See the name section of this article for more information.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2020 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY19 to FY20 (PDF) (Report). National Association of College and University Business Officers and TIAA. February 19, 2021. Archived from the original on February 21, 2021. Retrieved February 21, 2021.
  2. ^ "Questica OpenBook".
  3. ^ a b c d e "About Humboldt State University". Humboldt State University. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  4. ^ a b c "Fall Term Student Enrollment". The California State University Institutional Research and Analyses. Retrieved November 24, 2020.
  5. ^ "Fast Facts". Humboldt State University. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  6. ^ "Visual Identity | HSU Brand". Archived from the original on July 15, 2018. Retrieved July 15, 2018.
  7. ^ Tanner, William R. (1993). "Cal Poly Humboldt Chronology". Cal Poly Humboldt Library | Special Collections & Archives. Eureka, California. Archived from the original on January 23, 2022. Retrieved July 6, 2022.
  8. ^ "Campus Names". calstate.edu. California State University. Archived from the original on June 14, 2014. Retrieved May 30, 2014.
  9. ^ "HSU Colleges, Departments, Study Fields, and Majors". pine.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on February 15, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  10. ^ "HSU Marine Laboratory". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on February 1, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  11. ^ "Marine Wildlife Care Center". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  12. ^ "Natural History Museum". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on February 9, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  13. ^ "Department of Art | Humboldt State University". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on November 7, 2015. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  14. ^ "Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center | HSU Center Activities". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on February 19, 2016. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  15. ^ "Facilities | Department of Physics & Astronomy". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on October 4, 2015. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  16. ^ "HSU Marine Laboratory | Research Vessel". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  17. ^ "Arcata Stay | Humboldt State University is located in the city of Arcata, California". Arcatastay.com. Archived from the original on April 1, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  18. ^ a b c "Humboldt State University: A Brief History – Centennial – Humboldt State University". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on October 11, 2015. Retrieved February 8, 2016.
  19. ^ Van Kirk, Susie (January 1979). Reflections of Arcata's History: eighty years of architecture. Bug Press.
  20. ^ Tahja, Katy (2010). Humboldt State University. San Francisco, CA: Arcadia Publishing. p. 15. ISBN 978-0-7385-8015-9.
  21. ^ Susie Baker Fountain Papers. Arcata, CA: Humboldt State University Special Collections, Humboldt State University.
  22. ^ a b c Tanner, William (1993). A View from the Hill. Humboldt State University, Arcata, California: University Graphic Services.
  23. ^ Arthur Gist Letters. Arcata, CA: Humboldt State University Special Collections, Humboldt State University.
  24. ^ Tanner, 135–144
  25. ^ a b c "Analytic Studies: University Statistical Profile". Humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on May 28, 2010. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  26. ^ "History | Graduation Pledge Alliance". Graduationpledge.org. Archived from the original on March 19, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  27. ^ a b c Gerth, Donald R. (2010). The People's University: A History of the California State University. Berkeley: Berkeley Public Policy Press. p. 548. ISBN 9780877724353.
  28. ^ Patterson, Michael (January 26, 2022). "Humboldt State now officially named Cal Poly Humboldt, will receive major state investment". KRCR-TV. Retrieved January 29, 2022.
  29. ^ Whitford, Emma (January 27, 2022). "Humboldt State University is now a polytechnic". Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved February 5, 2022.
  30. ^ "Applicants reports". Pine.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  31. ^ "General Information" (PDF). Pine.humboldt.edu. Archived (PDF) from the original on December 17, 2013. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  32. ^ "Fall Applications for Admission Submitted via CSU Mentor" (PDF). Calstate.edu. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 23, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  33. ^ "Data Center". Humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on July 19, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  34. ^ a b "Majors & Programs | Humboldt State University". Humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on July 1, 2014. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  35. ^ "HSU Launches University Press – Humboldt State Now". now.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on January 28, 2016. Retrieved January 19, 2016.
  36. ^ a b Tahja, Katy (2010). Humboldt State University. San Francisco, CA: Arcadia Publishing. p. 89. ISBN 978-0-7385-8015-9.
  37. ^ "Department of Forestry & Wildland Resources—Humboldt State University". Humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on April 15, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  38. ^ a b c "Humboldt State University | The Impact of the California State University". Calstate.edu. Archived from the original on April 21, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  39. ^ "On the Cover – North Coast Journal – April 21, 2005 – Out with the tide? As administrators mull a move for Telonicher, Humboldt State faculty protect their Trinidad turf". North Coast Journal. April 21, 2005. Archived from the original on November 2, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  40. ^ "College Scorecard: Humboldt State University". United States Department of Education. Retrieved May 8, 2022.
  41. ^ a b c "General Information" (PDF). Pine.humboldt.edu. Archived (PDF) from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  42. ^ "Ethnicity Enrollment Profile". www.calstate.edu. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  43. ^ "Best Colleges 2021: Regional Universities Rankings". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved September 24, 2020.
  44. ^ "2020 Rankings -- Masters Universities". Washington Monthly. Retrieved August 31, 2020.
  45. ^ "Forbes America's Top Colleges List 2022". Forbes. Retrieved September 13, 2022.
  46. ^ "Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2022". The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. Retrieved July 26, 2022.
  47. ^ "Humboldt State University Rankings". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved September 20, 2021.
  48. ^ "Humboldt State University – U.S. News Best Grad School Rankings". U.S. News & World Report. March 28, 2022. Archived from the original on November 25, 2021. Retrieved September 24, 2020.
  49. ^ "Humboldt State University". The Princeton Review College Rankings & Reviews. Archived from the original on November 16, 2018. Retrieved July 6, 2022.
  50. ^ "Regional Universities (West) – Humboldt State University". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved September 25, 2020.
  51. ^ "Waste-Reduction & Resource Awareness Program (WRRAP) | Humboldt State University". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on November 27, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  52. ^ "HSU Clubs & Activities • Club Directory". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on October 11, 2015. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  53. ^ "The Lumberjack | Journalism & Mass Communication". journalism.humboldt.edu. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  54. ^ "El Leñador". www.facebook.com. Archived from the original on January 5, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  55. ^ "Society of Professional Journalists | Mark of Excellence Awards". Spj.org. Archived from the original on September 12, 2014. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  56. ^ "The Press at Cal Poly Humboldt | Cal Poly Humboldt Research | Digital Commons @ Cal Poly Humboldt".
  57. ^ "Housing & Residence Life". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on April 14, 2016. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
  58. ^ "Klamath Connection Program". Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved February 25, 2016.
  59. ^ "Y.E.S. House". Archived from the original on April 27, 2016. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
  60. ^ "CCRP". Humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on March 18, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  61. ^ "Humboldt Science and Mathematics Center". Humboldt.edu. September 9, 2011. Archived from the original on March 30, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  62. ^ Schmidt, Peter (June 3, 2013). "Legalize It and They Will Analyze It – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education". Chronicle.com. Archived from the original on July 15, 2018. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  63. ^ "Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research (HIIMR) Charter | HSU Forms". Humboldt.edu. November 28, 2012. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  64. ^ "HiiMR". Humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  65. ^ "Kosmos Cartography". Humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on March 3, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  66. ^ "The Institute of Health and Human Performance | Humboldt State University Department Kinesiology & Recreation Administration". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  67. ^ "Current Centers & Institutes | Office of Research, Economic & Community Development". www2.humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  68. ^ "Institute for Spatial Analysis – Humboldt State University". Humboldt.edu. Archived from the original on March 3, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  69. ^ "Schatz Energy Research Center". Schatzlab.org. Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  70. ^ "Acknowledgements". Humboldt Redwoods Project. Retrieved December 7, 2021 – via Omeka.
  71. ^ "Taylor Boggs Stats". Pro-Football-Reference. Archived from the original on December 23, 2020. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  72. ^ Čivle, Agnese (March 19, 2021). "Laughter or Truth?". Arterritory. Archived from the original on August 22, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  73. ^ "About the President". North Dakota State University. Archived from the original on January 27, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  74. ^ "Ellie Cachette". Forever Humboldt. Archived from the original on January 27, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  75. ^ "Alex Cappa Stats". Pro-Football-Reference. Archived from the original on August 14, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  76. ^ DeMark, Jeff (April 29, 2010). "Raymond Carver, a Writer's Life". Eureka, California: North Coast Journal. Archived from the original on April 10, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  77. ^ Tanner, William R. (1993). A View From the Hill. Humboldt State University, Arcata, California: University Graphic Services. p. 130.
  78. ^ "Alumni Profiles: Michael Crooke – People on the Ground/The Green Scene". Humboldt State University. Archived from the original on November 29, 2020. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  79. ^ "Dan Curry". Fall 2009. Arcata, California: Humboldt Magazine. Archived from the original on June 9, 2010. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  80. ^ Reyes, Lorrie (August 6, 2014). "Blazing his own trail: Former Humboldt State QB Dixon parlays pro career into first head coaching job". Eureka, California: Eureka Times-Standard. Archived from the original on August 22, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  81. ^ "Trevor Dunn, Author at Open Space". Open Space. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Archived from the original on July 16, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  82. ^ "Jack Fimple Stats". Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on August 17, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  83. ^ Willmer, Sabrina (February 7, 2020). "A Sexist Joke Cost Ken Fisher $4 Billion in Assets. He Still Runs $121 Billion". Bloomberg.com. New York City: Bloomberg Businessweek. Archived from the original on July 18, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021. He went to Humboldt State University in rural Arcata, Calif., where for a time he wanted to study forestry. He switched to economics, and after graduation went to work for his dad.
  84. ^ McCollum, Allan (April 1, 2006). "Harrell Fletcher". Issue 95 – Spring 2006. Brooklyn: BOMB Magazine. Archived from the original on April 25, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  85. ^ Woody, Todd (May 8, 2010). "You'd Never Know He's a Sun King". The New York Times. New York City. Archived from the original on January 31, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021. He bounced around U.C. Berkeley and Humboldt State College in Northern California before returning to Irvine to receive his mathematics degree in 1972.
  86. ^ "Dave Harper Stats". Pro-Football-Reference. Archived from the original on November 25, 2020. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  87. ^ "Wendell Hayes Stats". Pro-Football-Reference. Archived from the original on December 26, 2020. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  88. ^ "Danny Herrera Dies At Age 70". Powerlifting Watch. May 2, 2008. Archived from the original on January 5, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2021. Danny Herrera of Rowland Heights, Ca. passed away on April 25, 2008 of an apparent Heart attack at the age of 70. He was a graduate of Humboldt State University and a current High School teacher at Rosemead High School.
  89. ^ Schneider, Ruth (November 27, 2018). "SpongeBob creator and Humboldt State alum Stephen Hillenburg has died at 57". Eureka, California: Eureka Times-Standard. Archived from the original on September 27, 2020. Retrieved August 22, 2021.
  90. ^ Pickard, Joshua (June 24, 2017). "Record Bin: How Green Day illuminated punk's restored relevance on "Dookie"". NOOGAtoday. Archived from the original on August 22, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021. Later that year, Kiffmeyer moved away from the East Bay area to attend Humboldt State University in Arcata, California.
  91. ^ "Jeffrey Levine". Fall 2012. Arcata, California: Humboldt Magazine. Archived from the original on August 22, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021. Levine majored in journalism at HSU and after graduating, worked as a reporter for seven years at various newspapers, including USA Today.
  92. ^ Bottams, Timothy (November 25, 2019). "The Bär Sound of Mr. Bungle". The Standard. Melbourne: Swinburne University of Technology. Archived from the original on March 8, 2021. Retrieved August 22, 2021. McKinnon continued to pursue an interest in music and enrolled at Humboldt State University at 18 studying a music major.
  93. ^ "Michael Moore – Musician". Radio Swiss Jazz Music Database. Archived from the original on August 23, 2021. Retrieved August 23, 2021. He studied music at Humboldt State and in 1977 graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Jaki Byard and Gunther Schuller, and was a classmate of Marty Ehrlich's.
  94. ^ Bayly, Julia (November 14, 2015). "Retired UMFK professor leaves no stone or branch unturned in lichen hunt". Bangor, Maine: Bangor Daily News. Archived from the original on August 23, 2021. Retrieved August 23, 2021. Collecting that many of anything does not happen overnight, and Selva began gathering lichens — an organism in which an alga and a fungus live in a symbiotic relationship — more than 40 years ago when he was an undergraduate at Humboldt State University in California.
  95. ^ "Spaght, Former President and Chairman of Shell Oil, Dies". Associated Press. June 30, 1993.
  96. ^ Marsh, Steve (June 1, 2011). "Silent Spring: Is a Future Without Bees Closing in On Us?". Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. Archived from the original on August 13, 2021. Retrieved August 23, 2021. And the solitary nature of the job is continually reinforced: After Prescott closed, Spivak finished her undergraduate work at Humboldt State in California, before earning her PhD in entomology at Kansas University.
  97. ^ "Calypso Band and HSU Percussion Spring Concert". Humboldt State Now. Arcata, California. April 25, 2013. Archived from the original on August 23, 2021. Retrieved August 23, 2021. In addition to works by Nigel Westlake and others, the Ensemble also performs a cult classic by HSU alum and founding member of the Mr. Bungle group Trey Spruance, as featured on the hit album Disco Volante.
  98. ^ Penza, Danny (March 14, 2012). "Rattle and Roll: Former Humboldt State soccer standout Josh Suggs signs with the San Jose Earthquakes". Eureka, California: Eureka Times-Standard. Archived from the original on November 12, 2020. Retrieved August 23, 2021. Suggs, who was a three-time all-California Collegiate Athletic Association selection during his four years at Humboldt State (2007–2010), was one of five non-contract players with the Quakes during their preseason camp.
  99. ^ Shapiro, T. Rees (April 11, 2012). "Micah True, ultramarathon runner, dead at 58". The Washington Post. Washington, D.C. Retrieved August 23, 2021. He studied religion and history at Northern California’s Humboldt State University before dropping out to become a boxer full time.
  100. ^ "Martin Wong's legacy lives on at Humboldt State". Humboldt State University Library. Archived from the original on January 30, 2021. Retrieved August 23, 2021. Accomplished artist, Martin Wong, a 1968 graduate of Humboldt State University, has left a legacy of art and scholarships to his alma mater.
  101. ^ a b c "Scholar of the Year Award Recipients". Cal Poly Humboldt Academic Affairs. Archived from the original on January 26, 2021. Retrieved July 6, 2022.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°52′34″N 124°04′44″W / 40.876°N 124.079°W / 40.876; -124.079