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Our grads are doing great things.


Barbara Scaroni, Forestry & Wildland Resources, 1978
Submitted: March 5, 2022
Barbara Scaroni has managed to stay a dirt forester over the many years. Scaroni is still out marking and cruising timber, administering timber sales, running property lines, and writing environmental assessments, timber sale contracts, and researching the land use history of my timber sale...

Jessie Perez, Biological Sciences, 2010
Submitted: March 2, 2022
Jessie Perez recently founded a company to help provide clean air during the global pandemic and the company would like to spread the word about a new technology that can keep people safe in the spaces they work, learn, and live. https://www.geekwire.com/2022/former-dod-nuclear-engineer-leads-...

Joni McAtee, MD, Chemistry, 2008
Submitted: January 28, 2022
After HSU, Joni McAtee attended UC Davis school of medicine. McAtee did her residency in Family Medicine in Duluth, MN. McAtee returned to Humboldt County to work in a broad spectrum family medicine with obstetrics. McAtee opened a business in Fortuna, Ikigai Physician Group with a clinic....

Erik Kramer-Webb, Natural Resources, 1992
Submitted: December 25, 2021
After HSU, Erik Kramer-Webb taught environmental education at schools, summer camps, Outward Bound, and NOLS. He eventually settled down in Joshua Tree where he and his wife Theresa had a son and built a straw bale house. Erik and Theresa started California Climbing School in 2017 to lead...

Richard T Sayre, Biological Sciences, 1974
Submitted: December 7, 2021
Richard Sayre was elected to the National Academy of Inventors.
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/national-academy-of-inventors-…