64th District Assemblymember Mike Gipson Sworn-In at CSUDH

Left to Right ASI President Chris Fernandez, Assemblyman Mike Gipson and CSUDH President Willie Hagan

A spirited crowd of constituents, state and civic leaders, church leaders and parishioners, and family and friends packed California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) University Theatre on Feb. 7 for the community swearing-in ceremony of Mike A. Gipson as asssemblymember of the California’s … [Read more...]

President Hagan delivers keynote address during tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

President Hagan and the CSUDH Cheer Squad take part in 30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Kingdom Day Parade

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President Willie J. Hagan delivered the keynote address during the City of Carson’s annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 16, touching on the context prevalent during the Civil Rights Movement that influenced Dr. King's struggles … [Read more...]

CSUDH Receives President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll’s Top Honor, the Presidential Award

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For its commitment to improving the quality of life for residents in the communities it serves, particularly those with lower incomes, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) was honored on Dec. 8 with the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll’s highest honor, … [Read more...]

‘Feria de Educación’ Attracts More Than 20,000 Latinos

LtoR: Efrain Fernandez, Genesis Alverez and their mother Adriana Alverez.

With a box full of books precariously balanced on his shoulder, Jaime Torres checked out some of the displays on the main fairground during the sixth annual “Feria de Educación” Hispanic education fair at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) on Oct. 11. The day before Torres, who … [Read more...]

Toros and Professional Baseball Players Coach Inner-City Kids

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A third-grade girl in an Anderson Elementary School uniform looks excited yet a little apprehensive as she takes her turn swinging at the ball perched on top of a batting tee. She chokes up high on the bat, takes aim. It’s a swing and a miss. “That’s okay,” says Kevin Lugo, a kinesiology major … [Read more...]

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...]