Alumna Jimmie Thompson to step down from CSU Alumni Council

Jimmie Thompson

The California State University (CSU) Alumni Council has honored California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumna Jimmie Thompson with a commendation for her tireless leadership in alumni relations and support for the entire 23-campus CSU system. Thompson (’92, B.A., political science; … [Read more...]

CSUDH business students help prepare SoCal ROC students for the workforce


Business management students from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) conducted mock job interview sessions to learn essential management techniques, while helping students enrolled at the Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SoCal ROC) gain real-world interview skills … [Read more...]

Entrepreneurial spirit sparked at CSUDH by new institute


You recently launched a new website but have little marketing experience or time to promote it while teaching full-time, or maybe you are a kinesiology student who scribbled an athletic training business idea in your textbook while studying for finals last fall. Small business problems or … [Read more...]

Alumna Justina Couey Seeks the Best and Brightest for SpaceX

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She may not be on her way to Mars, yet, but Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) technical recruiter Justina Couey’s work may someday help colonize the red planet, and beyond, as she helps search Earth for the most “brilliantly smart” employees for the pioneering aerospace company. Couey (’11, … [Read more...]

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’

Gus Martin

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...]