CAMPUS CONNECTIONS

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A short feature series hosted by Humboldt State University President, Lisa Rossbacher. Dr. Rossbacher highlights campus activities, students, staff and faculty - as well as discussion on the political, financial and social landscape of the CSU system.

      

As she reflects on this past academic year, Dr. Lisa Rossbacher shares some positive highlights from the Humboldt State University campus.


Humboldt State University president Lisa Rossbacher discusses next year's budget.

With so many unknowns around state legislator and governor decision making, one thing we can applaud is the decision to maintain tuition rates at current levels . There will be no tuition increase for this coming academic year.


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Dr. Lisa Rossbacher shares an excellent expression of Humboldt State University's graduation pledge through an HSU graduate and his sister's efforts with Klean Kanteen. 


Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher discusses the importance of  university donors. Donations support students by contributing to scholarships, internships, mentoring services  and more. Whether from alumni, community members or foundations, Dr. Rossbacher says, "Thank you!"


Humboldt State University has begun accepting students for enrollment in fall 2018. With their acceptance letters, these students are invited to share responses on social media. Dr. Lisa Rossbacher celebrates these delighted responses from students and their families.


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Dr. Lisa Rossbacher discusses the wonderful undergraduate research opportunities at Humboldt State and highlights HSU student research presentations at national conferences.


Travel challenges abound for Humboldt County residents, typically ranging from airplanes and fog to copious amounts of rain and subsequent landslides. 

HSU President Rossbacher's recent jaunt down to the CSU Chancellor's office turned into the epic journey many of us easily recognize.


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Do we learn from mistakes or simply dwell on having made mistakes?

California State University Presidents recently read the book, Mindset, by Carol S. Dweck.  As HSU's Dr. Rossbacher explains, the book focuses on fulfilling our potential and how each of us can choose a growth mindset or a fixed mindset.  


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On this episode of Campus Connections, HSU President Lisa Rossbacher highlights the upcoming solar eclipse. Dr. Rossbacher recalls experiencing this amazing event in years past -- and finds possibilities for optimism and hope.


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HSU President Lisa Rossbacher remembers the tragedy of the Kent State student protest of 1970 -- and considers more recent protests on college campuses across the country.

Dr. Rossbacher concludes, "The right to dissent is fundamentally important."


A humpback whale was recently freed from entanglement in fishing gear off of Crescent City's shore.

HSU President Lisa Rossbacher celebrates the collaborative effort to save the whale's life.


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A healthier place for the entire community...

Humboldt State University is becoming a tobacco free campus. 


Dr. Lisa Rossbacher discusses Humboldt State University's commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement and on-going campus efforts to expand the culture of sustainability. 

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Humboldt State's academic year has come to a close. In this segment of Campus Connections, President Rossbacher reflects on the graduating class of 2017.


HSU President Dr. Rossbacher discusses our values - as individuals, in the context of Humboldt State University and in our broader community.

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From Antiques Roadshow to the Environmental Studies major at Humboldt State...

HSU President Lisa Rossbacher champions education that encompasses and integrates wide-ranging, interdisciplinary areas of study. 

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HSU President Lisa Rossbacher discusses a recent study completed by Instructor Lonny Grafman and his engineering students. They examined the relative environmental and economic benefits of using mason jars in place of plastic and paper cups. 

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HSU President Lisa Rossbacher reflects on the markers of the changing seasons: deciduous trees, migratory birds, community events -- and Humboldt State students.

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HSU President Lisa Rossbacher discusses the positive impact university faculty have on the lives of students - and reflects on her own college experience and the professor that helped shape the course of her career.

In light of recent elections, Dr. Rossbacher reflects on the impact federal funds have on numerous programs and initiatives at Humboldt State University - including the benefits of federal funding to student grants and financial aid.

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