CSUDH President Willie J. Hagan inducted into L.A. Hall of Fame during African American Heritage Month celebration

For his role in “reinvigorating” California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) mission for the students and communities it serves, President Willie J. Hagan was honored on Feb. 3 with the City of Los Angeles’s Hall of Fame award for “Outstanding Achievement in Education" at its kick off … [Read more...]

Alumna Monica Cooper: building a ‘robust’ financial future for the City of Carson

Since being voted in as treasurer of the City of Carson in March 2015, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumna Monica Cooper has been probing financial records and systems as she works to make the city’s capital safer, its investments more strategic and transparent, and its … [Read more...]

CSUDH opens Orthotics and Prosthetics Education Center in Los Alamitos

Elected officials, industry professionals, faculty, alumni, and campus leaders were guided by knowledgeable California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students as they toured the university’s new Orthotics and Prosthetics Education Center (O&P center) in Los Alamitos during a … [Read more...]

Alumnus Joe Flanagan: ‘Winningest Coach’ in CSUDH History

After the celebration wound down in Tampa, Fla.— and the 2008 Cal State Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) men’s soccer team walked off the field with a Division II NCAA National Championship—the coaching staff made its way back out. “We didn’t know when we would be back. We wanted to take in the moment, and … [Read more...]

CSUDH alumni charity ‘LA on Cloud9’ helps support homeless and their pets

“Hey Big Mama,” a homeless man quietly said last week on a brisk Thanksgiving morning in MacArthur Park in Los Angeles. He then joined the line to wait for food served by LA on Cloud9 (LAC9) volunteers. “Hey Baby,” she replied, as Big Mama continued greeting folks. Behind her hundreds of … [Read more...]

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

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

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

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

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’

“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...]