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Humboldt State University’s Centennial is a time to honor the University’s first century of achievement and to imagine what might be accomplished as its next century begins.

The Centennial Celebration is during the 2013-14 academic year. It kicks off with an event in August at the start of the school year.

Centennial activities are being coordinated by University Advancement, with recommendations from a Campus Centennial Advisory Committee. A number of campus-wide events are being organized centrally, as is publicity and a calendar. Most of the events and activities are organized by various units across campus.

If you are a student, faculty or staff member with an idea for a Centennial activity, contact the Dean or Vice President in your area. If you are an alumnus or friend of HSU with ideas or feedback, please use our comment form.


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What's Planned

A slew of Centennial activities and events are in the works. Here are just a few:

  • Kick-off party to start the school year
  • Centennial-themed Homecoming & Family Weekend
  • Centennial Lecture Series
  • Special musical compositions
  • A play about Von Humboldt’s life
  • Website, logo, calendar of events, and other publicity
  • Off-campus alumni events
  • New ceremonial mace
  • Video project
  • Various historical displays
  • Exhibit at Clarke Museum in Eureka
  • Memorabilia and merchandise in Bookstore
  • April 2014 event marking 100 years since formal opening