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Mark Your Calendar for the Centennial Celebration!

Legislation creating Humboldt State Normal School was formally signed on June 16, 1913. The School opened for classes the next year, in April 1914. Now, Humboldt State University’s Centennial Celebration is just around the corner. It’s almost time to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime occasion. The fun starts in August 2013! Be sure to check out the [...]

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Remembering David Hernandez

The College of Professional Studies is sad to announce the passing of our friend, and noted Chicago Poet, David Hernandez. For the past two years he was the invited guest and headline performer at the August Welcome Back Block Party. With his band, Street Sounds, he delighted and touched students, staff and faculty alike with [...]

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Congratulations to ITEPP Student Conor Handley

Taken from the Winter 2013 ITEPP Newsletter “It was tiring and cold and scary at times,” says Handley, who was one of hundreds of Native Americans from around the country to participate in the Peace and Dignity Journey, a national event held every four years to raise Native American awareness. “For me, it was all [...]

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ITEPP Changes Name

The name of the Indian Teacher & Educational Personnel Program was officially changed to the Indian Tribal & Educational Personnel Program beginning February 1, 2013. ITEPP has included and served students in all majors in the College of Professional Studies and the College of Arts & Humanities for quite some time. The word teacher in [...]

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Check out the CPS YouTube Site!

Below are just two of the videos you can see by going to the CPS YouTube site. Learn more about your colleagues and the programs of the College of Professional Studies by selecting this link.

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New Native American Student Scholarship

A new scholarship has been developed by the National Association of Social Workers California Chapter. If not for the amazing work of Social Work BA student, Merris Obie, this would never have come to be. There are twenty $1,000 scholarships available for Native American undergraduate and graduate students of Social Work. Applications are being accepted [...]

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HSU Economics Group Releases Entrepreneurial Survey Results

Professor Erick Eschker of the Department of Economics at Humboldt State University has just released “Humboldt County Entrepreneur Annual Survey Report, 2012.” This is the second analysis from the ongoing survey of local entrepreneurs that began in 2011. The report reveals factors that are associated with successful new businesses. “We have been tracking businesses that [...]

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Consider a ZipCar

Zipcars are shared vehicles that live on campus that students, faculty, and staff can use as an alternative to bringing a car onto campus, these cars can be used by departments through Zipcar’s departmental account program. By signing up for this program, you’ll provide your colleagues with access to Zipcars through directly billed and personal [...]

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New Director of Educational Effectiveness

The Office of Academic Programs is very pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Nuhfer, Ph.D., as Director of Educational Effectiveness effective August 27, 2012. Dr. Nuhfer is currently Director of Faculty Development and Professor of Geoscience/ESRM at CSU Channel Islands. In addition, he has served as the Assessment Officer for CSU Channel Islands. Before [...]

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Please Welcome Dr. Emiliano C. Ayala as Associate Dean

The College of Professional Studies is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Emiliano C. Ayala as Associate Dean effective July 16, 2012. Dr. Ayala is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Special Education at Sonoma State University. In addition, he serves as Principal Investigator and Project Director for [...]

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