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...]

New Alumni Banners Line Campus Walkways, Engender Toro Pride at CSU Dominguez Hills

High achievement engenders Toro Pride more than any other measure of success, and no group invokes that proud Toro feeling better than California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) more than 95,000 distinguished alumni. To showcase their accomplishments, the Division of University … [Read more...]

Intimate Spring Alumni Reception Helps Reconnect OC Toros to CSUDH

An intimate gathering of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumni recently enjoyed food and drink as they shared stories and got to know one another at the 2016 Spring Alumni Reception. Hosted on March 30 at the elegant Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach by CSUDH’s Division of … [Read more...]

CSUDH Alumna Linda Rose’s Diverse Work Experience Bodes Well for Student Success at Los Angeles Southwest College

What do employers need? They need people who can communicate, who “understand what they’re doing,” those who can think critically and are “not afraid” to think creatively. “That’s how companies are moving forward, and that’s what our students need to get there,” said Linda Rose, president of Los … [Read more...]

Alumnus Sam Enriquez Serves as Keynote at New York/Tri-State Alumni Reception

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumnus Sam Enriquez served as keynote speaker at the CSU New York/Tri-State Alumni Reception on March 14, an event that annually brings together alumni from throughout the California State University (CSU) system to network and … [Read more...]

Students in New Call Center Link Generations of Toros to Alma Mater

After only six months on the job, the students placing calls in the Toro Fund Call Center at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) are not only learning new skills and earning some cash, they are also reaching out to alumni eager to better connect with campus and a new generation of … [Read more...]