VIDEO: Summer Youth Development Academy Students Say “Thank You” to CSUDH

Counselor and CSUDH student Gabriel assists his team as they compete in the Marshmallow Challenge. - Photo courtesy of Sharefest

For the eighth summer in a row, California State University, Dominguez Hills was the location for the Sharefest Summer Youth Development Academy (YDA). A South Bay-based nonprofit, Sharefest works to strengthening underrepresented communities through comprehensive programs and services. Through its … [Read more...]

Campus Hosts California Legislative Black Caucus’ African American Leaders for Tomorrow

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For the second year, California State University, Dominguez Hills hosted the California Legislative Black Caucus's annual African American Leaders for Tomorrow leadership and college preparedness conference on campus. Sixty African American high school students from throughout the state were … [Read more...]

Women’s Business Conference Inspires, Informs and Connects Entrepreneurs

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Nearly 2,000 women (and several men) who either are small business owners or are considering becoming one filled the Loker Student Union at California State University, Dominguez Hills for the 2014 Connecting Women to Power Business Conference on June 20. The capacity crowd was on hand to … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Honors Outstanding Community Partners

California State University, Dominguez Hills recognized local companies, nonprofits and government agencies with its 2014 Outstanding Community Partner Award during Inauguration Week April 26 to May 2 in celebration of the investiture of Willie J. Hagan as the 10th president in the university’s … [Read more...]

Fourth Annual CSU Dominguez Hills Pow Wow Celebrates Native American Culture

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Native American culture will be celebrated on Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20 at the fourth annual California State University, Dominguez Hills Pow Wow: Honoring the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas. A social and sacred gathering, the pow wow is an educational as well as cultural event … [Read more...]

University President to Pay Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. at Kingdom Day Parade

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California State University, Dominguez Hills President Willie J. Hagan will appear in South Los Angeles’ 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Kingdom Day Parade, one of country’s largest remembrance celebrations of the slain civil rights leader. Taking place on Monday, Jan. 20, beginning at 9:30 a.m., … [Read more...]

CSUDH Hosts Fifth Es El Momento Spanish-Language Education Fair

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Thousands of Spanish-speaking families attended the Educación: Feria Es El Momento (The Moment is Now: Education Fair) held on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills on Oct. 5 to learn about the many educational possibilities in California. For the fifth straight year, CSU … [Read more...]

Es El Momento Spanish-Language Education Fair Returns to Campus for Fifth Year

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On Saturday, Oct. 5, California State University, Dominguez Hills will welcome thousands of Spanish-speaking families to campus for the fifth annual Educación: Feria Es El Momento from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair is part of a long-term education campaign led by Spanish-language television network … [Read more...]

Annual Hispanic Education Fair on Campus Garners L.A. Emmys Governors Award

University President Willie J. Hagan holding the Governors Award Emmy. Also picture (l to r): David Gamboa, CSUDH director of government and community relations, Jorge Haynes, sr. director of CSU External Relations, and Toby Bushee, CSUDH director of events and donor stewardship

For the past four years, California State University, Dominguez Hills has hosted one of the largest one-day Spanish-language education fairs in the country through a partnership with Univision and its flagship Los Angeles station, KMEX, on Edúcalos: Es el Momento (Educate Them, the Moment is Now), … [Read more...]

California Legislative Black Caucus’ Leaders for Tomorrow Program Convenes at CSU Dominguez Hills

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The annual African American Leaders of Tomorrow (AALT) conference sponsored by the California Legislative Black Caucus was held this year on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills, which was ranked first among universities in the state in the number of bachelor’s degrees … [Read more...]