26 alumni return to CSUDH to teach during Professor for a Day

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Influential civic leaders, heads of industry, artists, professors and law enforcement personnel: these are just some of the 26 California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumni who returned to campus April 16 to share with students details about their professional careers during the second … [Read more...]

National Poetry Month: 3 CSUDH poets share insights, teaching and their writing

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There is a reason the departure from the conventional rules of writing and speaking is often referred to as poetic license. As poets try to tell narrative or more personal stories based on the world around them through their prose, rules on writing could hinder their ability to creatively dissect … [Read more...]

Alumna Jimmie Thompson to step down from CSU Alumni Council

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The California State University (CSU) Alumni Council has honored California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumna Jimmie Thompson with a commendation for her tireless leadership in alumni relations and support for the entire 23-campus CSU system. Thompson (’92, B.A., political science; … [Read more...]

Alumnus Steffan Tubbs has a nose for news and ‘voice’ for U.S. soldiers, farmers

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Armed with only a small recorder as an embedded reporter with a U.S. Army convoy in Taji, Iraq in 2006, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumnus and reporter Steffan Tubbs felt even more vulnerable when his Humvee approached a bridge. The convoy, which was transporting Tubbs … [Read more...]

Alumna Linda DeYampert featured in ‘Made in the CSU’ display

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Linda Corsey DeYampert, a California State University, Dominguez Hills alumna and the first African American woman to hold a management position at the National Football League (NFL) Network, has been selected to be featured in the California State University’s Made in the CSU poster display in the … [Read more...]

Alumna Kayleigh Davis joins the Peace Corps to teach English in Indonesia

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Speaking in Bahasa Indonesian, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumna Kayleigh Davis said “Sampai jumpa lagi" (Until we meet again) as she left her friends whom she’d been visiting in Las Vegas. When she got in her car for the long drive home to Los Alamitos, she turned on a … [Read more...]

Alumnus Edwin Henderson paves a straight path for inner-city teens

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“Man, do we have to go home?” One might expect such a question from a teenager after a fun-packed trip away from home. But for California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumnus Edwin Henderson (2001, B.A., psychology), founder of the Los Angeles-based nonprofit On a Mission (OAM), the … [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...]

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...]

CSUDH Alumni and Staff Mingle and Swap Stories at Toyota Automotive Museum

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Approximately 100 alumni joined CSU Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President  Willie J. Hagan and university staff members at the Toyota USA Automotive Museum in Torrance during a South Bay Alumni and Friends reception on Nov. 18 to mingle, reminisce about college, and enjoy good food and drink while … [Read more...]