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...]

SLICE Director Cheryl McKnight honored with Richard E. Cone Award

Cheryl McKnight, director of the Center for Service Learning, Internships and Civic and Community Engagement (SLICE)

Cheryl McKnight, director of the Center for Service Learning, Internships and Civic and Community Engagement (SLICE) at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has a hard time calling her job work and often jokingly asks her staff to “stop having fun.” “I couldn’t really say ‘get … [Read more...]

Interim VP William Franklin to receive the CSU’s Wang Family Excellence Award

William Franklin, interim vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

As a high school and college student, William Franklin, interim vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), learned firsthand how academic enrichment programs such as Upward Bound and the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) … [Read more...]

Entrepreneurial spirit sparked at CSUDH by new institute

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You recently launched a new website but have little marketing experience or time to promote it while teaching full-time, or maybe you are a kinesiology student who scribbled an athletic training business idea in your textbook while studying for finals last fall. Small business problems or … [Read more...]

Photography Exhibition Frames Essence of Human Experience

"Money collected from crack-cocaine sales being counted next to a sleeping baby. Roughly $3000- in cash. When I went to get my tripod for this eight second exposure the gang member in charge threw down some guns, bullets and rocks of crack-cocaine."

“Portraits of the Human Experience,” a photography exhibition focusing on incisive contemporary editorial photo essays and portraiture, opens on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the California State University, Dominguez Hill (CSUDH) University Art Gallery, and continue through March 17. WHAT:       … [Read more...]

Steinway by Starlight Concert Celebrates University’s ‘All-Steinway’ Designation

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Steinway by Starlight, a concert held Dec. 11 to celebrate the designation of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) as an “All-Steinway School,” treated university staff, alumni and guests to an eclectic mix of imaginative and animated performances by internationally renowned and … [Read more...]

Faculty and Staff Alumni Reception Rekindles Memories, Creates Connections

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One motto the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Office of Alumni Programs uses often is “Once a Toro, Always a Toro,” and for about 300 employees who also happened to have graduated from CSUDH, the expression couldn’t be truer. On Dec. 3, Alumni Programs invited those faculty and … [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...]

International Study Expands Student’s Horizons

Laura Huerta (center) and new friends at Mount Takao, Japan.

For CSU Dominguez Hills student Laura Huerta, getting the opportunity to live in another country was something she had always wanted to do. It was more than a bucket list wish, but rather an experience that fit with her career goals in international business. Last year, through California … [Read more...]

CSUDH Student Becomes Congressional Intern through Panetta Institute

CSUDH student Sean Rodriguez with former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and his wife, Sylvia.

Sean Rodriguez did much more than get a “peek behind closed doors” in the U.S. Capitol building while in Washington D.C. recently. He received the unique opportunity to sit in chairs that have been occupied by congressional leaders, Supreme Court justices and historic American figures. For two … [Read more...]