Alumna Sofia Pop Tunes in to Breaking News for KVEA-TV Telemundo 52

assignment One moment she is fact checking a story online, seconds later she is sending reporters into the field, all the while she has one eye trained on her email, and an ear tuned into two police scanners for breaking news. It’s all in a hectic day’s work for Sofia Pop, assignment editor for … [Read more...]

Alumni Become Educators during 4th Annual ‘Professor for a Day’

California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) 4th annual Professor for a Day on April 13 provided 29 alumni the opportunity to teach college-level courses and impart to students their knowledge, insights, and advice, while also providing students a glimpse at opportunities available to them … [Read more...]

Cultural Events, Film Screenings Mark Black History Month at CSUDH

February is Black History Month. This year's theme is "Reclaiming Africana Culture, Community and Self through Health and Wellness." Be a part of the celebration and discover some of the significant ways that black leaders, visionaries, scientists, innovators, authors, and artists have … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Alumnus Robert Goodwin and Wife, Julie Kiernan, open Stone & Compass Balkan Ecotourism and Cultural Retreat in Bulgaria

In 2006, just after earning his bachelor’s degree in anthropology from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), alumnus Robert Goodwin took out a map of the world and threw a dart at it, and it sunk in Bulgaria. It was four years later that Goodwin followed the trajectory of that … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Presents LAEDC’s ‘Future Forums: Cyber Security’

Leaders in digital technology, education, business, and city governance gathered in El Segundo Dec. 14 for Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s (LAEDC) Future Forums: Cyber Security to address society’s increasing vulnerability to cyber threats. Cyber Security was the second … [Read more...]

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 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...]

Alumnus Patrick Gannon Works to Thicken LAX’s ‘Thin Blue Line’

Four minutes and eight seconds. That is how quickly Los Angeles Airport Police Division officers responded and stopped a gunman who had already killed one Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer from carrying out his plan to kill even more. The November 1, 2013 attack at Los … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Alumna Arleene Valdez Takes on Big Events for the LA Times

“Baptism by rain” is what Cal State Dominguez Hills alumna Arleene Valdez (’11,  B.A., communications, minor in marketing) calls her first assignment as a planner of consumer events at the Los Angeles Times after it rained on the newspaper’s annual Festival of Books for the first time in its 20-year … [Read more...]