Fall Alumni Reception reaches out to Toros in the O.C.

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To reconnect with alumni who live in Orange County, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) hosted its Fall Alumni Reception on Nov. 4 at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. Joining CSUDH President Willie J. Hagan and university staff members, approximately 50 alumni reminisced about … [Read more...]

Alumnus Charles Snyder teaches in Spain in cultural immersion program

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Charles Snyder, a two-time California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumnus, is hoping to enjoy the “fiestas and everything Spain has to offer” during his nine months in the European country as a teacher in the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program. Snyder (’09, B.A., … [Read more...]

Founders’ Dinner honors CSUDH founders, champions of Watts

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With more than 350 activists, civic and business leaders, educators and friends of the university in attendance, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) hosted its Founders’ Dinner on Oct. 8 to honor those pivotal in the in 1965 selection of what would soon become the City of Carson as … [Read more...]

‘The Simpsons’ co-producer Dominique Braud shares her work, and offers a little ‘sound’ advice for students

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Dominique Braud sits in the back of a sound studio at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City as the iconic voices of Bart Simpson and Sideshow Bob blare through the speakers. The same line is repeated several times as they become more in sync with the animation projected on a wall-sized monitor in … [Read more...]

‘Sweet Alice’ Harris to be honored with ‘Community Leadership Award’

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“Do you want to be part of the building crew or the wrecking crew?” When an uncooperative parent, city official or school administrator hears that trademark question, he or she knows it’s time to get back in the good graces of “Sweet” Alice Harris, a celebrated and much-loved humanitarian and … [Read more...]

Alumnus David Gamboa appointed assistant VP for external relations

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“Once a Toro, always a Toro!” There are few people who those words hold truer for than David Andres Gamboa, California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) new assistant vice president for external relations in the Division of University Advancement (UA). “I was honored and felt very … [Read more...]

Digital Media Arts students produce PSAs for City of Los Angeles

Top Row = Matt Gallimore, Gerardo Lopez, Marcus Scott, Ronald White, Jonathan Romero, Charli Harris, Anthony Davila.    Bottom Row = Dr. Mitch Avila (Dean CAH), Leslie Richter, George Vinovich

Looking for a way to produce four professional, high-quality public service announcements (PSA) without the high cost usually charged by industry professionals, the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks turned to California State University, Dominguez Hills’ Digital Media Arts (DMA) … [Read more...]

CSUDH alumni gather in Long Beach for a day of kayaking, summer fun

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More than 50 California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumni and their family and friends were brought together July 11 to paddle kayaks in the calm ocean channels around Naples Island in Long Beach, and to enjoy the sun, sand and good conversation. Hosted by the CSUDH Alumni … [Read more...]

CSUDH alumnus, Peace Corps volunteer teaches music, art and English in Albania

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From learning Albanian culture and the language from his host family to teaching music, art and preparing local children to compete in an English spelling bee, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumnus Paul Shawkat has already experienced quite a lot during his brief time in the … [Read more...]

Presidential Scholars honored by university, donors and friends during benefit

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When California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Presidential Scholar Suzanne Rodriguez told university President Willie J. Hagan she would graduate summa cum laude during his inauguration dinner last year he replied, “You’d better!” She did not disappoint. Rodriguez, a liberal studies … [Read more...]