Carol Casten: 2014 Excellence in Service

Carole Casten

If there’s a committee, task force, or project at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), or within her academic department or professional community, professor of kinesiology and recreation Carole Casten has more than likely been on it, maybe more than once. That happens with 42 … [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...]

Tara Victor: 2014 Excellence in Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity

Tara Victor

Associate professor of psychology Tara Victor’s interest in the brain was first piqued after taking a neuropsychology course as an undergraduate psychology major at Hanover College. “I began to understand that my interest in basic brain research could turn into an applied clinical specialty. I … [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...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Honors Faculty Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service

2014 Faculty Award recipients Carole Casten, Richard Malamud, Thomas Norman, Marie Palladini, and Tara Victor

California State University, Dominguez Hills recognized five of its faculty for their excellence in the classroom, in scholarship and in service to their profession during the 2014 Faculty Awards reception on March 20 that also honored years of service milestones and the more than 200 faculty … [Read more...]

2013 Faculty Awards Reception Honors Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service

Honorees Mary Lou Cappel, Matt Mutchler, Naomi Moy and Christopher Monty.

In front of an estimated 100 colleagues, supporters, and students, four individuals were presented with the university’s highest honors bestowed to faculty, and 46 faculty members—with service ranging from 5 to 30 years—were recognized for their 430 combined years of service commitment to the … [Read more...]

Faculty Awards Reception Honors Years of Dedication to Research, Service, Teaching

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California State University, Dominguez Hills will honor 49 faculty members for contributions to their field and service to the university during the 2013 Faculty Awards reception on Thursday, March 14, at 5:30 p.m. on the fifth floor of the South Wing University Library. The event is open to all … [Read more...]

Providing Affordable Learning Solutions Earns Naomi Moy the 2013 Excellence in Service Award

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Countless students at California State University, Dominguez Hills have saved untold dollars on textbooks and other alternative learning materials they may have otherwise been unable to access thanks to Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$), a systemwide CSU initiative to provide low- and no-cost … [Read more...]

Matt Mutchler Earns Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award

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For his continuous and meaningful collaboration with students, large body of original research, scholarly publications, and grants acquisition, Matt Mutchler, associate professor of sociology and director of the Urban Community Research Center (UCRC) at California State University, Dominguez Hills, … [Read more...]