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Dawn Arledge, Sociology, 2002

Submitted: May 13, 2011

Was chosen to receive an "Award of Excellence" from the California Office of Traffic Safety & the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for work to reduce the number of young people injured or killed in car crashes.

Zoe H. Armstrong, Religious Studies, 2003

Submitted: May 13, 2011

June 1, 2009 I began serving in Peace Corps Armenia as a Community and Business Development Volunteer. I am an NGO Development Specialist for a Women's Resource Center in Southern Armenia. I will be completing my service term and moving back to the east coast this summer. I credit my time with the Refugee Extension Program out of HSU's Youth Educational Services for getting me this position. I am very happy to be counted amongst the large and proud group of past HSU students who have served in the US Peace Corps.

James Arthur Bonomini, Physical Education Minor in Mathematics, 1968

Submitted: May 13, 2011

Retired 8 years this June. Coaching American Legion Baseball.

Jo Anne Smith (Flueck), Wildlife, 1982

Submitted: May 12, 2011

Recently appointed Chair of Huemul Task Force in the Species Survival Commission of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Has served as Chair for the Scientific Steering Committee for the 6th and 7th International Deer Biology Congress (Republic of Czech and Chile, respectively) and now serving at same capacity for the upcoming 8th IDBC, which is to be held in Harbin China.

Wesley Korpela, Anthropology, 2011

Submitted: May 10, 2011

pursing careering in maritime archaeology

Morgan King, Environment & Community (Social Sciences), 2003

Submitted: May 6, 2011

In March 2011 I was hired on as the Sustainability & Waste Coordinator for Humboldt State, after working five years as a Program Manager for a sustainability non-profit. I live in Arcata with my wife and daughter, who will turn 5 in August.

Lizbet Husby-Gerry, Anthropology, 2007

Submitted: April 26, 2011

Living and working in Oregon.

Christopher Robertson, Anthropology, 2009

Submitted: April 20, 2011

I just accepted an offer of admission into U.C. Berkeley's Asian Studies MA program, and will be focusing on China Studies during the fall of 2011. During the two-year program, I am hoping to take an extra year to study Chinese abroad in both China and Taiwan.

Daniel Mandel, History, 1979

Submitted: April 8, 2011

My sixth book, King Philip's War: Colonial Expansion, Native Resistance, and the End of Indian Sovereignty was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in fall 2010. Recently it was named an “Outstanding Academic Title for 2010” by the American Library Association’s Choice.

Kate Catanese, Anthropology, 2010

Submitted: April 6, 2011

After graduating, I worked for six months as a research assistant on a project through Tulane University concerning the reproductive strategies of male capuchin monkeys. Although it was an amazing and life-changing experience, I came out of it knowing that I would much rather work with people than primates, and am currently seeking admission to HSU's elementary education program.