Homeless Student Turned Graduate Gets By with a Little Help from Her Friends

Exhausted and fast asleep in the backseat of her car following a long day of classes, Esther Cruz springs up after University Police Officer Juan Perez lights up her vehicle with his cruiser’s spotlight. “He started asking questions—wanting to know why I was there and what I was doing,” she … [Read more...]

Surf to Screen: Johnny Gonzales Turns Surf Photography into Film Career

                  Johnny Gonzales could play it safe and buy an expensive telescopic lens for his camera and stand on the sand to take his photographs, but “What fun would that be?” To capture a charging backside ride up close, … [Read more...]

CSUDH Professor, Students Explore Port of LA in Photography Exhibit

Students from California State University Dominguez Hills and their professor are featured in a two exhibitions, “LA Living Space: Photographs by Ellie Zenhari” and “We Will Be Heard: Work by CSUDH Students,” at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro from April 23 to May 30 that explore the … [Read more...]

Mary T. Lacanlale: 2017 Faculty Winner of the ‘Catherine H. Jacobs, Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award’

A Q&A with Mary T. Lacanlale, interim coordinator of the Asian Pacific Studies program, the 2017 “Catherine H. Jacobs, Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award” winner. Non-tenure track lecturers play a valuable part in the academic success of students and the university community as a whole, and … [Read more...]

Professor Vivian Price Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Teach in Liverpool, England

Vivian Price, professor of Interdisciplinary Studies/PACE and coordinator of Labor Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), has been awarded a 2017-18 Fulbright Scholarship to teach at the University of Liverpool in England during the spring 2018 semester. In … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills receives $8,000 grant from Pasadena Art Alliance for Praxis Studio art exhibit

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has received an $8,000 grant from the Pasadena Art Alliance to support a culmination art exhibition of CSUDH’s Praxis Studio, a year-long extracurricular, cross-disciplinary arts and design program that explores community through socially engaged … [Read more...]

Pianist Sean Chen Captivates Audience During Steinway by Starlight Concert

  Sean Chen, a charismatic and world-renowned pianist, captivated the audience during California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) annual Steinway by Starlight concert Feb. 2 with energetic renditions of pieces by such virtuosos as Leopold Godowsky, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and … [Read more...]

Art and Design Student David Kwock Honored for LA Opera’s ‘Salome’ Program Cover Design

David Kwock, an art and design major at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), was honored with 2nd place and a $2,000 prize for his program cover design for the LA Opera’s spring production of composer Richard Strauss’ opera, Salome. Kwock and students in art and design … [Read more...]

Ellie Zenhari Shares Thoughts About ‘Watts: Then and Now’ Exhibit and Project

Assistant Professor Ellie Zenhari shares her thoughts about the "Watts: Then and Now" exhibit and student project, photography, and her current project. Ellie Zenhari earned her MFA at Savannah College of Art and Design and has been with CSUDH in the Art & Design Department since 2012 … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Digital Media Arts Students’ PSA Played at LA Clippers Game

“Everybody Plays,” a public service announcement (PSA) produced by seniors in California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Digital Media Arts (DMA) program, was played before thousands of basketball fans at the Jan. 8 Los Angeles Clippers versus Miami Heat game at the Staples Center. The … [Read more...]