2016 Criminal Justice Graduate David Garza Battles Back from Car Accident to Become Army Officer, Olympian

David Garza has a lot of fight in him. He fought his way out of a coma in 2012 after a devastating car accident left the then 19-year-old California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) freshman with a traumatic brain injury. “I was in a coma for about five weeks in the hospital after the … [Read more...]

Internships Enable Students to Exceed Their ‘Gooooals!’

Hanging around professional soccer players, preparing commemorative shirts for the LA Galaxy’s season opener, helping coordinate children on the field before a game, and getting paid to boot—it’s all in a day’s work for Jason Loyola, a marketing major at California State University Dominguez Hills … [Read more...]

Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus Delves into ‘The Fiction of Memory’

The Social Justice Distinguished Speaker Series, co-founded by Shari R. Berkowitz and Jennifer Sumner, assistant professors in Criminal Justice Administration at the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is delving deep into miscarriages of justice in the criminal justice system by … [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...]

Tori Correia Honored with ‘2016 Inspirational Spirit Award’

  Tori Correia’s passion and dedication to addressing injustice and helping others are traits that have been long recognized by her family and friends, particularly her late mother and her Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. sisters at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH)—all of … [Read more...]

Accounting Society launches Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at CSUDH

Students from the Accounting Society at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) were among the knowledgeable volunteers helping hundreds of individuals and families who converged on campus Feb. 13 to take advantage of the Free Income Tax Preparation and Family Resource Fair. The … [Read more...]

Shari Berkowitz and her colleagues discover that sleep deprivation increases risk of false confession

Shari R. Berkowitz, an assistant professor at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), and her fellow researchers provide the first empirical evidence that sleep deprivation increases the risk an innocent person will falsely confess to an act of wrongdoing. Berkowitz and her … [Read more...]

Alumna Monica Cooper: building a ‘robust’ financial future for the City of Carson

Since being voted in as treasurer of the City of Carson in March 2015, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumna Monica Cooper has been probing financial records and systems as she works to make the city’s capital safer, its investments more strategic and transparent, and its … [Read more...]

CSUDH alumni charity ‘LA on Cloud9’ helps support homeless and their pets

“Hey Big Mama,” a homeless man quietly said last week on a brisk Thanksgiving morning in MacArthur Park in Los Angeles. He then joined the line to wait for food served by LA on Cloud9 (LAC9) volunteers. “Hey Baby,” she replied, as Big Mama continued greeting folks. Behind her hundreds of … [Read more...]

Connecting Women to Power Business Conference attracts more than 3,000

Looking for sound advice, fresh ideas and new connections to help launch or grow their businesses, more than 3,000 women entrepreneurs from throughout the region filled speaker sessions and workshops during the Connecting Women to Power Business Conference at California State University, Dominguez … [Read more...]