CSU Dominguez Hills’ Praxis Studio Hosts First Youth Community Art Forum

After drawing the head on a sheet of paper, a high school student from Ranch Dominguez Preparatory School (RDPS) folds the paper to hide his drawing then passes to a classmate who draws the torso, who folds the piece again and then passes on to another who draws the legs. After repeating the process … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Master’s Student Scott Martin Named Rotary Peace Fellow

Scott Martin’s unique blend of talent, ambition, and compassion, and his desire to use those traits to help others, has earned him the 2017 Rotary Peace Fellowship and the opportunity to study in the Rotary Peace Centers program at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, where he will train … [Read more...]

International Leaders Discuss Negotiation, Conflict Resolution With CSU Dominguez Hills Students

J. Steven Rhodes, former U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe, and Katherine Clerides, daughter of the late President Glafcos Clerides of Cyprus, were on campus last month as visiting scholars in the Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (NCRP) program. The leaders spent one to four days on … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Professor Gilah Hirsch’s Documents Archived in Smithsonian

In the early 1970s, Gilah Yelin Hirsch was an artist whose paintings were widely recognized, but it was a time when art by women was rarely in major museums and exhibits around the world. In 1971, to draw attention to the sexism in the art scene, particularly in Los Angeles, Hirsch … [Read more...]

CSUDH Receives $40k California Arts Council Grant to Develop Arts Program on Campus

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has received a $40,000 grant from the California Arts Council (CAC) as part of its 2016 Creative California Communities (CCC) program to establish the Big City Forum: Praxis Studio at CSUDH, a one-year extracurricular, cross-disciplinary arts and … [Read more...]

Hollywood by the Horns Provides a ‘Voice’ for Student Storytellers

Fearlessly stepping up to the microphone without notes and in front of a live audience, 15 California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students and two alumni shared dramatic, funny, and tear-jerking personal stories from their lives during the Hollywood by the Horns 2nd Annual “Story Slam” … [Read more...]

Marisela Chávez Honored with ‘2016 Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teaching Award’

For her reputation as an engaging and inspirational educator, and as a champion for high-impact practices (HIPs) at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), Marisela Chávez, associate professor and chair of Chicana and Chicano Studies, was honored with the 2016 Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez … [Read more...]

Ivonne Heinze Balcazar Honored with ‘2016 Excellence in Service Award’

In the past five years alone, Ivonne Heinze Balcazar, associate professor and chair of the Department of Modern Languages, has made major contributions to her department in the form of new Spanish programs and courses, adding to her multitude of accomplishments since arriving at California State … [Read more...]

Toro Forensics Team Grabs Top Honors at PSCFA Conference

Shrewd persuasiveness, incisive interpretation, and keen critical thinking helped California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Toro Forensics Team achieve two top honors during the 2016 Pacific Southwest Collegiate Forensics Association Cool-Off Tournament on April 23-24 at Saddleback … [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...]