Alumnus Markus Biegel: Finding Success in the Business World

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As a teenager in Germany, Markus Biegel (Class of ’08, B.A. Marketing and International Relations) was always looking for ways to make extra money. Today the Los Angeles resident is a very successful “serial entrepreneur,” owning his own business consulting company and investing in several startups. … [Read more...]

College of Business Tests Google Glass in Academic Setting

Director of development for Google Glass Explorer David Zakariaie with associate professor of management and HTRI director Natasa Christodoulidou and College of Business and Public Policy Joseph Wen.

As its faculty and students literally gaze into the future, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) will be among the first universities in the nation testing Google Glass as a wearable technology that may enhance student learning. The university will be the first in the U.S. to test … [Read more...]

Gus Martin’s New Book: ‘Understanding Homeland Security’

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Offering valuable insight into the complexities of protecting the nation from both external and internal threats, C. Augustus (Gus) Martin’s textbook Understanding Homeland Security (Sage Publishing, June 2014) provides students and professionals a straightforward, modern-era exploration of this … [Read more...]

Marie Palladini: 2014 Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher

Marie Palladini

For 30 years, Marie Palladini was a federal law enforcement officer with the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife Service, working undercover to catch smugglers of endangered species and investigating all kinds of criminal cases involving wildlife, both in the field and as a manager. It was her … [Read more...]

Richard Malamud: 2014 Outstanding Professor

Richard Malamud

In Hebrew, the surname Malamud translates to English as “teacher,” which makes Richard Malamud, professor of accounting, aptly named. A certified public accountant and tax lawyer, Malamud first got interested in teaching while working for the national accounting firm, Laventhol & … [Read more...]

Thomas Norman: 2014 Outstanding Professor

Thomas Norman

An example of Thomas Norman’s dedication to California State University, Dominguez Hills and its students is where he chose to live—across the street from the campus. Little did Norman know in 2007 that this university would have such an impact on him. All but dissertation (ABD) in his doctoral … [Read more...]

Want to Share Your Produce? CSUDH Student Combines Entrepreneurship, Sustainability

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Have you ever wanted to live life more simply, maybe in a community where everyone grew their own produce in an organic garden, and then share and trade it with their neighbors, all while living in homes powered entirely by naturally derived energy sources? Though it might sound impossible to … [Read more...]

CSUDH: Building a Pathway to Success for Transfer Business Majors

Business students from Los Angeles Harbor College take in the state-of-the-art facilities at CSUDH

Nearly two dozen business majors from Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC) spent the day touring California State University, Dominguez Hills on April 15 to get a first-hand look at the campus, speak with professors and other students in their major, and hear how CSU Dominguez Hills could teach them … [Read more...]

Google Glass, Others Offer Business Students Insights into Cutting Edge Enterprise

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Students along with faculty and staff from California State University, Dominguez Hills were given a glimpse into the future, if not through rose-colored glasses certainly through futuristic ones. David Zakariaie, CEO of Glassic, a private company that creates applications for Google Glass, … [Read more...]

CBAPP Hosts Successful Women Leaders Symposium

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“Don’t ever underestimate confidence. Even if you don’t know what you’re doing at the moment, act like you do. Fake it until you can make it.” “Never let them see you sweat.” These are just some of the words of wisdom imparted to about 175 students, mostly women along with several men, from … [Read more...]