CSU Dominguez Hills Alumnus and Rialto USD Superintendent Cuauhtémoc Avila Wastes No Time Building Trust in the District and Community

As the first Mexican American and youngest Latino school chief ever hired by the Rialto Unified School District (Rialto USD), Cuauhtémoc Avila understood that building trust in the community and among teachers, administrators, and support staff in his district would take some time, and he didn’t … [Read more...]

Alumni on I’m a Toro Banners Return to Campus

Alumni featured on the banners lining campus walkways returned to their alma mater on November 17 to see their banners, connect with students, and attend a special reception in their honor. Nearly a dozen alumni participated in I'm A Toro Industry Panels. The five panels were organized by … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills’ Praxis Studio Hosts First Youth Community Art Forum

After drawing the head on a sheet of paper, a high school student from Ranch Dominguez Preparatory School (RDPS) folds the paper to hide his drawing then passes to a classmate who draws the torso, who folds the piece again and then passes on to another who draws the legs. After repeating the process … [Read more...]

Faculty Highlights: November 2016

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 Education James S. Cantor, … [Read more...]

CSUDH’s SLICE Center Displays more than 50 Native American Baskets

It has been a “strange and surreal” journey through Native American culture and history for Cheryl McKnight and her staff in CSU Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Center for Service Learning, Internships and Civic and Community Engagement (SLICE). Since September 2016, Indian baskets from as far back as the … [Read more...]

Hermosa Beach resident awarded Rotary Peace Fellowship

Hermosa Beach's Scott Martin is heading to Thailand in January after being awarded the 2017 Rotary Peace Fellowship. He will be studying in the Rotary Peace Centers program at Chulalongkorn University, where he will receive training in peace and conflict resolution. The Rotary Foundation's goal … [Read more...]

CSUDH Hosts Week of Events Supporting Undocumented Students

In conjunction with the United We Dream National Educators Coming Out Day campaign, the CSUDH Undocumented Student Ally Coalition has scheduled a series of events to educate the campus community about the experiences of undocumented students on our campus, increase awareness of the resources and … [Read more...]

Campus Planning Workshop Set to Update CSUDH’s Facilities Master Plan

The university is embarking on an update to its Facilities Master Plan and is hosting an all-day Campus Planning Workshop on Wednesday, November 16 in the Extended Education Auditorium, EE-1213. Please plan to attend and help revise the Facilities Master Plan to guide the development of the … [Read more...]

Author Linda Hervieux Discusses Book on WWII’s African-American Army Unit

The Department of History and the CSUDH Bookstore present two Lunchtime Talks with Linda Hervieux, author of Forgotten, from 11:30am to 12:30 Monday, Nov. 14 and Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the CSUDH Bookstoore. In telling the story of D-Day's black soldiers of the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion, … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Hosts 2016 Fall Alumni Reception in Downtown Los Angeles

Whether awe-struck by the shimmering downtown Los Angeles skyline from the 27th floor terrace of the Tom Bradley Room in Los Angeles City Hall, or enjoying food and drink while mingling with fellow Toros inside, a great time was had by all during California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) … [Read more...]