President Hagan connects with church leaders during clergy breakfast

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To strengthen the university’s connections with local religious leaders and faith-based organizations, President Willie J. Hagan highlighted the benefits of a California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) education during the Hosannna Broadcasting Network’s (HBN) 8th Annual Breakfast with the … [Read more...]

CSUDH alumnus, Peace Corps volunteer teaches music, art and English in Albania

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From learning Albanian culture and the language from his host family to teaching music, art and preparing local children to compete in an English spelling bee, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumnus Paul Shawkat has already experienced quite a lot during his brief time in the … [Read more...]

CSUDH honored with sustainability best practices award for LED lighting system

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California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) will be honored with the 2015 California Higher Education Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practices Award for its new LED outdoor ceiling lighting system during the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC). Hosted … [Read more...]

Geography Students Awarded for Coyote Tracking Project


A spring 2015 internship for credit was a walk in the park, or a nature reserve, for California State University, Dominguez Hills students Alex Lepicier and J.J. Baraja, whose findings on those walks turned into a research project that won them a monetary award at the Southern California Academy of … [Read more...]

Jason Loyola, Gilman scholarship recipient, to study abroad in Chile this summer

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Jason Loyola, a California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) marketing student who will be studying abroad this summer in Santiago, Chile, looks forward to the personal growth he will acquire while on his own in the South American country, but most of all he is excited about immersing … [Read more...]

AB 540 students share challenges and triumphs with consul general of Mexico

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After crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, 14-year-old Belen Mercado walked with her two brothers through the desert for two days and slept in the cold sand by night to reunite with her mother, whom they had not seen since she had migrated from Guadalajara, Mexico, to the United States a couple years … [Read more...]

Kenji Jones overcomes setback and loss to earn her master’s degree with honors


After more than 20 years of putting the needs of her family before her college aspirations, Kenji Jones has earned her Master of Science in Marital and Family Therapy with honors from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), despite the sorrow of losing four close family members just … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapy faculty, student interns improve mobility for stroke survivors

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After just four sessions working with Paul Penoliar, an occupational therapy specialist and clinical instructor at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), stroke survivor Tiufono Taliulu was able to return to Victoria Golf Course’s driving range to continue his rehabilitation while … [Read more...]

Students present research, nab award at psychology convention

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Sharpening their presentation skills while taking advantage of networking opportunities with peers and professors at prospective graduate schools, 23 California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) psychology students had the opportunity to present their in-depth research at the Western … [Read more...]

Class of 2015: a sampling of top graduates share goals, plans for the future


California State University, Dominguez Hills’ graduating Class of 2015 has a lot to offer. This is just a sample of the close to 4,000 graduates who will become the next generation of scientists, researchers, artists, experts and leaders in the workforce.   Cassandra Maddux, B.S., … [Read more...]