Trustees’ Award Recipient Pamela Hernandez: on a non-’perilous’ path to success

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Higher learning was the furthest thing from Pamela Hernandez’s mind when she was an adolescent and young adult struggling through a life fraught with danger and despair. Abused as a child, and addicted to drugs by her early teens, she eventually spiraled into a perilous existence in a junkyard, … [Read more...]

New Semester, New Classrooms

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When students returned to campus for the Fall 2014 semester, many walked into classrooms that looked a bit more modern. Over the summer, a total of 16 classrooms underwent top-to-bottom renovations, with not only new paint, lighting and window coverings, but upgraded furniture and … [Read more...]

Faculty Highlights: Summer 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.   College of Arts and Humanities Jung Sun Park, professor of Asian studies, attended and … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Ranked in Top 10 Nationally for Contribution to Public Good

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California State University, Dominguez Hills has been ranked 10th in the nation for its contribution to public good by the D.C.-based magazine Washington Monthly. This is the third year in a row the university has been in the top 10 among more than 650 universities across the country whose … [Read more...]

Move-In Day: Freshmen Settle in to New Home at CSUDH

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Two-hundred forty eight (248) first-time freshmen now call California State University, Dominguez Hills home. Arms loaded with paper towels, sheets and comforters, pots and pans, and other living essentials (read TVs), family and friends helped the young students get settled into their new … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Summer Youth Development Academy Students Say “Thank You” to CSUDH

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For the eighth summer in a row, California State University, Dominguez Hills was the location for the Sharefest Summer Youth Development Academy (YDA). A South Bay-based nonprofit, Sharefest works to strengthening underrepresented communities through comprehensive programs and services. Through its … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills to Host CSU Super Saturday College Fair August 23

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On August 23, California State University, Dominguez Hills will partner with McDonalds to host the annual CSU Super Saturday College Fair. The day-long fair is geared towards middle school and high school students, parents, families, and friends, and serves to introduce prospective students to the … [Read more...]

Campus Hosts California Legislative Black Caucus’ African American Leaders for Tomorrow

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For the second year, California State University, Dominguez Hills hosted the California Legislative Black Caucus's annual African American Leaders for Tomorrow leadership and college preparedness conference on campus. Sixty African American high school students from throughout the state were … [Read more...]

“Flyin’ West” Lands for Three Weekends in August at CSU Dominguez Hills

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WHAT:       “Flyin’ West” WHEN:      August 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30, 8 p.m.; August 17, 24 and 31, 2 p.m. WHERE:     Edison Theatre, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA 90747 TICKETS:   General admission - $15; Students/Seniors - $10.  Purchase … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Hosts Legislative Black Caucus African American Leaders for Tomorrow Program

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For the second year, California State University, Dominguez Hills is partnering with the California Legislative Black Caucus to host the African American Leaders for Tomorrow leadership and college preparedness conference on its campus, this year July 23-26. Sixty African American high school … [Read more...]