Forever Humboldt

Alumni Updates

Michelle I Teasley (formerly Teets), Journalism , 1998

April 7, 2017

Michelle I. Teasley (née Teets), 1998 Journalism, after working as a reporter for several years, and then being a stay-at-mom for several more, returned to school to become a registered nurse. Teasley is currently a charge nurse on the Progressive Care Unit at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding. She lives with her husband Tim, also a 1998 HSU grad, two kids, Kara, 13, and Matthew, 11, in Anderson, Calif.

Martha A. Gabriel, Journalism Social Work, 1964

April 7, 2017

Martha A. Gabriel, 1964 Journalism, just joined Forever Humboldt and is looking to hear from others she might have known while attending HSC, 1960 to 1964.

Barbara (Babs) DeWitt (Reinhardt), Nursing , 1976

April 7, 2017

Barbara “Babs” DeWitt (née Reinhardt), 1976 Nursing, is the nurse manager for the pre- and post surgery, and ambulatory post surgery care units, as well as the surgery waiting rooms at University of Washington Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, the Pacific Northwest’s regional trauma center. From 1977-78, she was a registered nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka, where she developed and implemented the hospital’s IV Therapy protocols. She also worked as a nursing lab instructor at HSU for the 1977 and 1978 academic years. She lives on Bainbridge Island, Wash., with her husband, Ken DeWitt (‘78, Business), a mortgage banker and elected Commissioner for the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District.

Tami Miller Nelson, Journalism Sociology, 2001

April 3, 2017

Tami Miller Nelson, 2001 Journalism, has begun her first term on the board as a Los Rios Community College Trustee. The Los Rios Community College District is the second largest multi-college district in California and serves more than 75,000 students.

Sanford Wilbur, Wildlife , 1963

April 3, 2017

Sanford “Sandy” Wilbur, 1963 Wildlife, has just completed his newest book, Government Biologist, detailing his HSU years (1957-1963) in wildlife, journalism, and drama, and his 34-year career with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A free PDF of the book can be obtained by contacting Sandy at

michael bronfman, Journalism , 2001

March 28, 2017

Michael Bronfman, 2001 Journalism, works as a journeyman stagehand through IATSE Local 122. Bronfman has a wife and dog and owns a home in San Diego.

Daniel DeArmond, Other- Forestry, 2004

March 28, 2017

Daniel DeArmond, 2004 Forestry, worked in the timber industry in California for 10 years, and during that time became a registered professional forester (RPF No. 2855). Now DeArmond is living in Manaus, Brazil with my family, and is halfway through a graduate program at the National Institute of Amazonian Research in Manaus, Brazil. DeArmond hopes to graduate with a Master of Science in tropical forestry in 2018.

Mildred (Milly) J. Correa, Art Graphic Design, 2017

March 28, 2017

Mildred (Milly) J. Correa, 2017 Art, has begun a full-time graphic design job doing what she loves for an amazing non-profit, the Armory Center for the Arts, in Pasadena, Calif. Correa writes, “Thanks to my family, friends, and mentors who all encouraged me to pursue my goals to do what I love as a career. Contributing to my community while being able to do what I love is vital, which led me to take the Graduation Pledge. This is just the first step in my post-graduation life but I really look forward to it.”

Omar Alejandro Garcia, International Studies , 2011

March 21, 2017

After working at Solar City, I am currently working in Taiwan as an English Teacher and preparing for an International Business Masters degree. I am still playing baseball and running my audio-blog about identity and cross-cultural interactions. I would like to thank Rosamel Benavides in the World Languages and Cultures Dept as well as the International Studies Dept for providing me a solid foundation to conquer career challenges, domestic and international.

Magen Golobay, Psychology , 2004

March 16, 2017

Magen Golobay, 2004 Psychology, currently works at a special school teaching students with severe emotional and behavioral disturbances. Golobay’s work includes helping kids suffering from mental illness, neglect, abuse, and other difficulties get an education while also ensuring they receive support and treatment. The goal is to help students become productive members of society and remove the stigma of their mental illness.