Join us for the2016 Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series
Join us for the 2016 Distinguished
Alumni Speaker Series
The Distinguished Alumni Awards honor alumni for achievements in their fields
or for service to their community, nation, or HSU.
’75, Physical Education
Vice President of
’12, Native American Studies
Chief Deputy, California
Office of Tribal Advisor
Two Worlds, One
Goal: Success Through
a Native Lens
Thursday, April 21, 3 pm
Thursday, April 21, 11 am Siemens Hall, Room 109
Speaking to Prof James Biteman’s BA 494 Class. Personal Values,
Integrity, and Personal Ethics—the work of Mary Gentile (Giving Voice
to Values) and Joseph Badaracco (The Discipline of Building Character).
Burt Nordstrom will share some of his personal experiences in this area.
Heather Hostler, Chief Deputy, Office of Tribal Advisor, returns to Humboldt to
accept the Distinguished Alumni Award, and deliver a talk about her experiences as
a Humboldt student from the perspective as a tribal member and what it takes to
accomplish your goals in the non-native world.
’91, Social Work
’99, M.A. Social Science
Dean of Student Services at the
El Camino College Compton Center
GREG BECK (left)
’94, Environmental Engineering
Director, Integrated Development, FHI360
Friday, April 22, 2 pm
Gist Hall, Room 218
Phillip Humphreys, the current Dean of Students at El Camino College Compton
Center, draws on a career in higher education to address what it takes to be
successful in school, career, and in life.
PIET DEVRIES (right)
’93, Environmental Systems
Senior Technical Advisor, Global Communities
An Inside Perspective on
International Relief and Development
Thursday, April 21, 5 pm, Science B, Room 133
Greg Beck and Piet Devries will discuss some of their experiences in
international relief responses, development activities, and policy developments
from the Indonesian tsunami response, to the opening of Burma/Myanmar,
to the Liberian Ebola outbreak containment.
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The Distinguished Alumni Speaker
Series is FREE and open to the public.
HSU is an AA/EO institution. Disability accommodation may be available. Contact event sponsor at 826-3132.