Faculty Highlights: October 2014

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Our faculty members participate in conferences around the world, conduct groundbreaking research, and publish books and journal papers that contribute to their field and highlight their expertise. We feature those accomplishments and more in this section.   College of Arts and … [Read more...]

Kaiser Internship Offers Kinesiology Students Unique Experience

Nicole Chambers

Nicole Chambers and Wendy Barrios, seniors studying kinesiology at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), will have a significant advantage when applying for post-graduate healthcare programs, and invaluable work experience that is often hard to acquire at the undergraduate … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Named Among Top Universities Granting Degrees to Minorities


California State University, Dominguez Hills is among the nation’s top 100 universities granting undergraduate and graduate degrees to minority students, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. In the magazine’s “Top 100 Degree Producers” report published this month, CSU Dominguez Hills … [Read more...]

‘Vision Tree’ Project Enables CSUDH Alumnus, Students to Help Military Veterans

Von adds color to his “Vision Tree” at Century Villages at Cabrillo.

Eric, a U.S. military veteran, hangs his cat’s rescue animal tag on his miniature, three-dimensional tree along with several oranges. The items may seem a bit random, but they are significant to Eric. His cat is his best friend and provides him much-needed emotional support, while the oranges … [Read more...]

Library Hosts Talk on Upton Sinclair’s 1934 EPIC Race for Governor

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In conjunction with the November 2014 elections and an ongoing exhibition on campus, “Citizen Sinclair: Upton Sinclair--American Provocateur,” the University Library at California State University, Dominguez Hills presents author and journalist Greg Mitchell discussing muckraker Upton Sinclair’s … [Read more...]

St. James, Melissa

Melissa St. James

Melissa St. James, Ph.D. Title: Associate Professor Department: Management and Marketing Areas of Expertise Advertising, Branding and Marketing, Marketing, Travel, Tourism, Wine Marketing and Tourism, Celebrity Endorsements. Professional Background Melissa St. James has taught at the … [Read more...]

Wilson, Karen

Karen Wilson, Ph.D. Title: Professor Department: Psychology Areas of Expertise Child Development, Children’s Issues, Psychology, Neuropsychological assessment, Developmental disorders. Professional Background Dr. Wilson is a clinical neuropsychologist, a specialized discipline of psychology … [Read more...]

McCurn, Alexis

Alexis McCurn, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor Department: Sociology Areas of Expertise Sociology, Diversity, Women’s Issues, Black Communities, Race and Ethnic Relations, Inequality, Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class, Urban Sociology, Qualitative Research Methods Professional … [Read more...]

‘Feria de Educación’ Attracts More Than 20,000 Latinos

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With a box full of books precariously balanced on his shoulder, Jaime Torres checked out some of the displays on the main fairground during the sixth annual “Feria de Educación” Hispanic education fair at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) on Oct. 11. The day before Torres, who … [Read more...]

‘Crossing Borders’ Exhibition Explores Migration in Contemporary Art

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“Crossing Borders: Stories of Migration in Contemporary Art,” an exhibition featuring six California artists whose work explores the visual impact of immigration and migration, will open on Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the California State University, Dominguez Hill’s (CSUDH) University Art Gallery, and … [Read more...]