L.A.’s ‘Good Joe’

“Don’t rate my performance as a councilmember based on what I do. Base it on what I deliver.” If the number of projects Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino (’00, B.A., communications) has taken on is any indication of what he will deliver for his council area, District 15, then his … [Read more...]

A Loving Family Legacy


Despite having earned a degree in aeronautical engineering from Cal Tech as a young man and having enjoyed a successful career in the aerospace industry, Philip Johnson was retired and in his 50s when he began attending California State University, Dominguez Hills in the late 1970s. By all accounts, … [Read more...]

President Hagan connects with church leaders during clergy breakfast

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To strengthen the university’s connections with local religious leaders and faith-based organizations, President Willie J. Hagan highlighted the benefits of a California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) education during the Hosannna Broadcasting Network’s (HBN) 8th Annual Breakfast with the … [Read more...]

CSUDH alumnus, Peace Corps volunteer teaches music, art and English in Albania

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From learning Albanian culture and the language from his host family to teaching music, art and preparing local children to compete in an English spelling bee, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumnus Paul Shawkat has already experienced quite a lot during his brief time in the … [Read more...]

CSUDH honored with sustainability best practices award for LED lighting system

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California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) will be honored with the 2015 California Higher Education Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practices Award for its new LED outdoor ceiling lighting system during the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC). Hosted … [Read more...]

Connecting Women to Power Business Conference attracts more than 3,000

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Looking for sound advice, fresh ideas and new connections to help launch or grow their businesses, more than 3,000 women entrepreneurs from throughout the region filled speaker sessions and workshops during the Connecting Women to Power Business Conference at California State University, Dominguez … [Read more...]

CSUDH Receives National Parks Service Grant to Lead Digitization of Japanese American Internment Documents

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The National Park Service has awarded a two-year $321,554 grant to California State University, Dominguez Hills' (CSUDH) Archives and Special Collections to serve as principal investigator on a collaborative project between archives at 15 CSU campuses to digitize nearly 10,000 documents and more … [Read more...]

Male Success Alliance Helps Carson Win All-America City Award

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The City of Carson has been named a 2015 All-America City by the National Civic League in large part thanks to the role the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Male Success Alliance (MSA) plays in the community. Members of MSA, including Acting Vice President of Enrollment … [Read more...]

Summer Steinway by Starlight concert transports audience to bygone era


Visibly moved by the beat as they bobbed their heads and tapped their toes, audience members were transported back to the jazz age during California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Steinway by Starlight concert held on June 11 in the University Theatre. The second such concert in the … [Read more...]

Geography Students Awarded for Coyote Tracking Project


A spring 2015 internship for credit was a walk in the park, or a nature reserve, for California State University, Dominguez Hills students Alex Lepicier and J.J. Baraja, whose findings on those walks turned into a research project that won them a monetary award at the Southern California Academy of … [Read more...]