Faculty Highlights: December 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...]

Steinway by Starlight Concert Celebrates University’s ‘All-Steinway’ Designation


Steinway by Starlight, a concert held Dec. 11 to celebrate the designation of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) as an “All-Steinway School,” treated university staff, alumni and guests to an eclectic mix of imaginative and animated performances by internationally renowned and … [Read more...]

Faculty and Staff Alumni Reception Rekindles Memories, Creates Connections

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One motto the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Office of Alumni Programs uses often is “Once a Toro, Always a Toro,” and for about 300 employees who also happened to have graduated from CSUDH, the expression couldn’t be truer. On Dec. 3, Alumni Programs invited those faculty and … [Read more...]

Students’ Social Media Research Presented at ASCAC Conference

Left to right. Student presenters and the ASCAC conference. Back Row: Tedford Hope, Justin Blakely, and Logan Baughman. Front Row: Arron Baptist, Courtney Taylor, Candace Ross, and Myia Williams.

Seven California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Africana studies students presented their research on ways in which the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations’ (ASCAC) could expand its mission and membership through the use of social media during the  organization’s … [Read more...]

CSUDH Receives President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll’s Top Honor, the Presidential Award


For its commitment to improving the quality of life for residents in the communities it serves, particularly those with lower incomes, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) was honored on Dec. 8 with the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll’s highest honor, … [Read more...]

Richard Tetrick Honored with Management Excellence Award

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When the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) campus community doesn't notice the hard work of Richard Tetrick, manager of Building Trades services in the Facilities Services Department, it typically means he and his colleagues have done a great job. Tetrick, who was honored with … [Read more...]

Research Undergrads Attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

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From a study on the effects of salinity on the reproduction and parasite susceptibility of water fleas, to how one’s critical thinking ability predicts positive and negative life events, six science majors from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) shared their research with peers … [Read more...]

President Hagan to Attend White House Summit on College Opportunity


California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President Willie J. Hagan has been invited to Washington D.C. to participate in a White House summit on increasing college access and success for traditionally under-represented populations in higher education. Hagan is among approximately 100 … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Receives All-Steinway School Designation, Celebrates with Steinway by Starlight Concert


With the acquisition of 21 brand new Steinway-designed pianos earlier this year, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) became the first public four-year university in California to receive the designation as an “All-Steinway School” by Steinway & Sons. The prestigious title … [Read more...]

Alumna Justina Couey Seeks the Best and Brightest for SpaceX

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She may not be on her way to Mars, yet, but Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) technical recruiter Justina Couey’s work may someday help colonize the red planet, and beyond, as she helps search Earth for the most “brilliantly smart” employees for the pioneering aerospace company. Couey (’11, … [Read more...]