Six CSUDH Students Awarded at CSU Media Arts Festival

"Parkour: The Art Of Movement" takes second place at CSU Media Arts Festival.

When the video “Loneliness" took second place at the 24th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival on Nov. 8, the round of applause proved to its producer, California State University, Dominguez Hill (CSUDH) alumnus Gustavo Luna, that life doesn't always imitate art, particularly since just minutes before he … [Read more...]

CSUDH Student Becomes Congressional Intern through Panetta Institute

CSUDH student Sean Rodriguez with former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and his wife, Sylvia.

Sean Rodriguez did much more than get a “peek behind closed doors” in the U.S. Capitol building while in Washington D.C. recently. He received the unique opportunity to sit in chairs that have been occupied by congressional leaders, Supreme Court justices and historic American figures. For two … [Read more...]

Margaret White Offers Students and Faculty Service with a Smile

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Margaret “Maggie” White may be described by her colleagues as “the face of the department” or “extremely efficient,” but it was the “blur of smiles,” hand waves and a personal favorite—the hugs— that stood out the most for recent communications graduate Megan Murray. For these and many other … [Read more...]

Playwright Tarell McCraney talks ‘In the Red and Brown Water’

Playwright Tarell McCraney (center, back) visits the CSUDH cast of his play "In the Red and Brown Water."

Theatre arts students at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) who are the cast and stage team in the upcoming university’s production of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s acclaimed play “In the Red and Brown Water” were treated to a rare examination of the play when the celebrated playwright … [Read more...]

‘Crossing Borders’ Exhibition Explores Migration in Contemporary Art

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“Crossing Borders: Stories of Migration in Contemporary Art,” a new exhibit in the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) University Art Gallery, opened Oct. 22 to packed room of artists and enthusiasts who were treated to artistic examinations centered around the U.S.-Mexico border … [Read more...]

Alumna Chardae Jenkins Taps Her ‘Moxy’ to Excel in PR

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In a famous quote it is said that in life “10 percent is what happens to you, and 90 percent is how you respond to it.” When it comes to California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumna Chardae Jenkins (Class of ’13, B.A., communications) who follows this belief, one gets the … [Read more...]

Fulbright Student Program Offers Experience of a Lifetime

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“This experience may take you out of your comfort zone, but it will definitely change you and shape you for the better.” With that, Fulbright alumni ambassador Rebecca Littman-Smith inspired a classroom full of students at California State University, Dominguez Hills who are interested in … [Read more...]

Theatre Professor’s Road to Self-Acceptance Leads to Prestige and Solo Show

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Sharrell D. Luckett can’t believe her good luck. The assistant professor of theatre at California State University, Dominguez Hills was not only accepted into the highly selective and prestigious Lincoln Center Theater Director’s Lab this summer, but she’s gearing up for the world premiere of her … [Read more...]

Amanda Reyes Channels Boundless Energy Into Leadership

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Amanda Reyes cannot help peering ahead into the future, fidgeting to catch a glimpse of what’s to come. “I was the type of kid—and now the type of adult—who can’t sit still or stay put,” says the tenacious, determined, and above all, deeply motivated 23-year-old who graduates this spring with a … [Read more...]

Art and Design Seniors Showcase Their Work in Annual Student Exhibitions

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Works of art ranging from giant posters, rebranding identity, packaging and web design to mixed media assemblage, ceramic sculpture, and paintings—all created by 40 California State University, Dominguez Hills studio art and design graduates—will be featured in two exhibits with the combined title … [Read more...]