Giacomo Bono shares tips and challenges for ‘Making Grateful Kids’


On Christmas morning, as children hurriedly open their holiday gifts one after another, many will only pause long enough to display gratitude for the gifts they really want, as other presents only solicit a requisite smile or “thank you,” if any emotion at all. The authenticity of a child’s … [Read more...]

CSUDH launches Women in STEM Education program

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Lilid Mendez, an 11th grader at Mervyn M. Dymally Sr. High School in South Los Angeles who is interested in pursuing a degree and “possibly” a future career in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) field is encouraged yet guarded about the changing gender roles in the … [Read more...]

Dymally Institute hosts Women in Leadership Conference

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A virtual who’s who of powerful and influential women from the world of politics, workforce development and academia assembled at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) on Nov. 12 to share their struggles, triumphs and advice during the “Women in Leadership Conference: the Path to … [Read more...]

Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute

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California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) officially named the Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute on Nov. 12 and unveiled a sculpture of the legendary congressman as his friends, family and political colleagues gathered to pay tribute the "Godfather of … [Read more...]

Hamoud Salhi joins Algerian parliamentarians to discuss national reconciliation

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Hamoud Salhi, associate dean in the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), joined Algerian leaders for a panel discussion on Sept. 29 during a conference celebrating the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the national reconciliation … [Read more...]

Fall Alumni Reception reaches out to Toros in the O.C.

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To reconnect with alumni who live in Orange County, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) hosted its Fall Alumni Reception on Nov. 4 at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. Joining CSUDH President Willie J. Hagan and university staff members, approximately 50 alumni reminisced about … [Read more...]

Professor Terry McGlynn and students discover ‘thieving ants’ are specialized

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A professional, an expert—no matter what title one assigns a member of the most specialized group in an Ectatomma ruidum ant colony – a “Jack of all trades” should definitely not be one of them. In fact, a “cunning thief” might be the most fitting, according to Terry McGlynn, professor of biology … [Read more...]

Student Support Services programs receive $2.3 million

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To improve services for more than 220 military veteran students, those with disabilities, former foster youth, and many others on campus, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has received two U.S. Department of Education (DOE) TRIO grants totaling $2.3 million for its Student Support … [Read more...]

CSUDH hosts first ‘South Bay Economic Forecast and Industry Outlook’

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On the heels of the Great Recession, Robert A. Kleinhenz, chief economist for the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), currently sees a slow but steadily growing South Bay economy, more job creation, and a continuing shift away from manufacturing toward the service … [Read more...]

Music student, guitar player Carlos Bolivar wins solo performance at LA symposium

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While just looking to have a little “fun,” Carlos Bolivar, a music education major at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) won first place at the Guitar Foundation of America’s (GFA) Regional Symposium and the opportunity to play solo guitar during the GFA’s Evening Showcase Concert … [Read more...]