News for History students - 9/27/2022

1) Graduate Studies Student Assistant Needed

Graduate Studies would like to hire an undergraduate or 1st year graduate student for our office. The position requires a minimum of a two-semester commitment (remainder of fall 2022 - spring 23) with fall semester hours devoted primarily to training for the spring. The position pays $16.00/hr, with 10-15 total work hours per week for the fall semester (more for the spring semester) and we will accommodate class schedules. An interest in website (Drupal) and social media platforms is helpful, but not required. Interested students can apply on Handshake (job#7012458) or email their resume directly to hsugrad by Thursday, September 29th. 


2) Humboldt County Historical Society lecture, Oct. 1
Via Zoom. 2:30pm. Local historian and Historical Society Board Member Michael Berry will present a lecture on the history of Eureka's South Park Addition. The South Park neighborhood is located in the southwest corner of Eureka, and in its early days included a racetrack and baseball field. Berry is a long-time local, born in Eureka and known for his meticulous and in-depth research. Sign up here to get the Zoom invite for the event.


3) All About Civics, Oct. 5-Oct. 28

The Humboldt County Office of Education's All About Civics program is coordinating a series of Q&A meetings with elected leaders during the month of October. The primary purpose of the program is to give local high school students a chance to meet elected officials, learn more about our government, and ask questions, but Cal Poly Humboldt students are also invited to attend these meetings.

4) Study abroad scholarships, deadlines October 6
1) Global Ambassadors Fund. Applications to support study abroad travel happening SPRING or SUMMER 2023 are due October 6. See the Cal Poly Humboldt International Studies website for further information and application instructions. 2) Gilman Scholarship. The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. Applications are now being accepted for programs that start between December 1, 2022-October 1, 2023. See here for details on how to apply. Award amounts vary (up to $5,000) depending on the student's recommendation group in the selection process, financial need, and length of the study abroad program.  
5) Cal Poly Humboldt Sustainability Newsletter 
Browse the most recent newsletter to find information on events, campus sustainability projects, community happenings, and other useful tips. This newsletter is authored by Green Campus, a student group that operates under Cal Poly Humboldt's Office of Sustainability.
6) History Club Meeting, Oct. 7
The History Club of Cal Poly Humboldt is looking for interested students to join our club. The club meets bi-weekly (every other week) on Fridays in Founders Hall 108. The club will take suggestions for various areas of history, guest speakers, historical films, field trips, and will discuss the annual AHA (American Historical Association) Conference. Questions? Contact club president Mollie at or club vice president Jake at
Dates: Every other Friday (Oct. 7, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, Nov. 18, Dec. 2)
Time: 6-7 PM
Place: Founders Hall 108