Alumni Updates

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Harriet Ann Burr, Economics, 2010

Submitted: January 21, 2011

Started this month my master's program in Community Economic Development. Very exciting about it! Considering an AmericCorps Vista contract, joined the Northern California Translators Association, and volunteered to do translations for the National Parks Services for the Pacific Region.

Lynn Enemark Pretzel, Journalism, 1988

Submitted: January 21, 2011

Currently the College Counselor and Executive Assistant to the Dean of Students at St. Bernard's Catholic School in Eureka, CA. I also freelance for the Times-Standard. Live across the street from a small, quiet forest overlooking the bay south of Eureka with my 10 year old son and seven year old daughter, three scottie dogs, a cat and a hamster.

Jennifer Polse Payne, Psychology, 2001, 2007

Submitted: January 21, 2011

I miss Humboldt dearly. That was the most amazing time of my life. I got such an in-depth education. I am now a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I am the Lead Counselor at an alternative high school and am in Private Practice in Berkeley, Ca.

Heather Sundblad Rhoade, Journalism, 2003

Submitted: January 21, 2011

Own a Cake/cupcake Business...currently working on freelancing for various publications.

Carri Ratazzi, Liberal Studies Elementary Education, 1995

Submitted: January 21, 2011

I'm living in Denver, CO with my beautiful partner of 11 years and our 2 beautiful kids (5 & 3). I am a Geriatric Care Manager with Care Management Solutions and love my work.

Norm Benson, Forestry & Wildland Resources, 1974

Submitted: January 21, 2011

Happily married. Living in N Cal.

Lately been passing along reasonably green thoughts at

Jonathan Timothy Wright, Elementary Education (Liberal Studies), 1990

Submitted: January 21, 2011

Married to Sue(Neal)Wright('88), Jonathan is in a new postion at Emmett High School in Emmett Idaho. He has moved up to Assistant Principal and Athletic Director for the 2010-2011 school year.

steve barrios, Communication, 1992

Submitted: January 21, 2011

I was at a San Jose sharks game the other night, when the people in front of me an I started talking. Come to find out they were HSU alumnus too, we talked about the old times and all the goodtimes in arcata!!!! What a small world, and what cool people go or have gone to HSU. Go JACKS

Larry Stephens, Forestry & Wildland Resources, December 1990

Submitted: January 21, 2011

Working for the California Department of Fish and Game for 12 years now enforcing hunting and fishing laws in the mountains of Southern California.

Harry Bartley, History, 1966

Submitted: January 20, 2011

As far as I know, I'm the only History major working at Tektronix. I've worked in my minor field since graduation. Drafting, Computer Aided Drafting and Computer Aided Engineering have provided a career path from teaching drafting classes at Marysville High School to providing training and support in high tech. What happened to Industrial Arts at Humboldt? Did the Spurs and Intercollegiate Knights also vanish?