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...]

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


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


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...]

University Partners with Sharefest to Provide On-campus Summer Youth Development Academy for Middle, High School Students

In it's seventh year, the program has served nearly 1,100 students from local communities.

Kicking, screaming, bobbing, and splashing… Nothing quite says summer camp like making new friends, having lots of fun in a sparkling swimming pool, and learning new skills. But for many children from underserved Los Angeles area communities, this experience is hard to come by. Working to … [Read more...]

Record Number Attend the 2013 Connecting Women to Power Business Conference Held at CSU Dominguez Hills


Approximately 1,500 women and a few men from throughout much of Southern California —who already are or are interested in becoming small business owners—gathered at the 2013 Connecting Women to Power Business Conference held at California State University, Dominguez Hills on June 28. The record … [Read more...]

University to Host Connecting Women to Power Conference


In partnership with the California State Board of Equalization Office of Chairman Jerome Horton (Class of ’79, B.S., business administration), the California Legislative Women’s Caucus, the Southern California Minority Business Development Council, and the Bridges Community Economic Development … [Read more...]