Education a Key Role for Actor, Alumnus Jeff Coopwood

From the time he was 8, Jeff Coopwood knew he wanted to be an actor. He not only reached that goal but in the nearly five decades since, the California State University, Dominguez Hills alumnus (M.A., Class of ’08, Humanities; HUX) has played scores of characters for film, television, stage and … [Read more...]

Google Glass, Others Offer Business Students Insights into Cutting Edge Enterprise

Students along with faculty and staff from California State University, Dominguez Hills were given a glimpse into the future, if not through rose-colored glasses certainly through futuristic ones. David Zakariaie, CEO of Glassic, a private company that creates applications for Google Glass, … [Read more...]

Cuban and CSUDH Faculty, Students Participate in Sociological Exchange

The idea to take a group of students to Cuba stemmed from an academic visit that Jose Prado made to the island nation when he was a graduate sociology student more than 10 years ago. “I made a promise to myself that, like the professors who took me and other students to study in Cuba, I’d do … [Read more...]

Professor of NCRP Nancy Erbe Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Nancy Erbe, professor of negotiation, conflict resolution and peacebuilding (NCRP) at California State University, Dominguez Hills, has been awarded the 2014-2015 Fulbright-PUC (Pontifícia Universidade Católica) Rio de Janeiro Distinguished Chair in American Studies. The highest level of … [Read more...]

CBAPP Hosts Successful Women Leaders Symposium

“Don’t ever underestimate confidence. Even if you don’t know what you’re doing at the moment, act like you do. Fake it until you can make it.” “Never let them see you sweat.” These are just some of the words of wisdom imparted to about 175 students, mostly women along with several men, from … [Read more...]

Ninth Annual Student Research Day: A Rewarding Experience in Record Numbers

Record numbers marked the ninth annual California State University, Dominguez Hills Student Research Day (SRD) on Feb. 13. This year SRD featured the work of 316 students and 63 faculty mentors—a 70 percent increase in participation within the last three years alone. In its first year, in … [Read more...]

Author of “The Butler” Wil Haygood Visits Campus

“We gingerly walked down and when we got to the center of the basement, Mr. Allen clicked on the light switch and it literally changed my life. On every wall, there were framed photographs of Mr. Allen and all the presidents that he had worked for; Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, … [Read more...]

University Strategic Plan Town Hall Engages Campus Community

Approximately 250 faculty, staff, and students from California State University, Dominguez Hills joined top university administrators on Feb. 20 in the Loker Student Union Ballroom for a first in a series of town halls designed to provide participants with an opportunity to contribute suggestions … [Read more...]

Student Choreographed, Performed Dance Concert: “Vibratory Frequencies”

California State University, Dominguez Hills senior Nathan Ortiz, a theatre arts major with a dance option, is showcasing his latest choreographic work “Vibratory Frequencies,” a student dance concert to be held at the university—one night only—on Friday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in the dance studio … [Read more...]

Theatre and Dance Department Produces Two-man Play, “Topdog/Underdog”

Celebrating Black History Month, the Department of Theatre and Dance at California State University, Dominguez Hills presents a production of “Topdog/Underdog,” a powerful play written by African American playwright and screenwriter Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by assistant professor of theatre … [Read more...]