Forever Humboldt

Alumni Updates

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.

Damien Adams, Mathematics , 2010

March 3, 2017

Damien Adams, 2010 Mathematics, earned a master’s degree in Mathematics from San Jose State University and acquired a full-time teaching position at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz, Calif. Adams has also started a podcast, Women in Math: The Limit Does Not Exist promoting women in mathematics, and founded the college’s Math Club.

Brittney Cathey-Adams, Art for my CV, 2010

March 3, 2017

Brittney Cathey-Adams, 2010 Art, received her Master of Fine Arts from San Jose State University in 2014. With the support and mentorship of many of her art professors, and especially Professor Emeritus Don Gregorio Anton, Cathey-Adams has achieved one of her goals of teaching photography at the college level. She has had the opportunity to teach four courses in digital and darkroom photography with San Jose State University, create photo curricula for youth programs, exhibit her artwork, give lectures, participate in conferences for her regional chapter of the Society for Photographic Education. She currently works in the San Jose Museum of Art’s Education Department.