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


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


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...]

Richard Tetrick Honored with Management Excellence Award

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When the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) campus community doesn't notice the hard work of Richard Tetrick, manager of Building Trades services in the Facilities Services Department, it typically means he and his colleagues have done a great job. Tetrick, who was honored with … [Read more...]

Alumna Justina Couey Seeks the Best and Brightest for SpaceX

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She may not be on her way to Mars, yet, but Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) technical recruiter Justina Couey’s work may someday help colonize the red planet, and beyond, as she helps search Earth for the most “brilliantly smart” employees for the pioneering aerospace company. Couey (’11, … [Read more...]

CSUDH Alumni and Staff Mingle and Swap Stories at Toyota Automotive Museum

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Approximately 100 alumni joined CSU Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President  Willie J. Hagan and university staff members at the Toyota USA Automotive Museum in Torrance during a South Bay Alumni and Friends reception on Nov. 18 to mingle, reminisce about college, and enjoy good food and drink while … [Read more...]

Six CSUDH Students Awarded at 2014 CSU Media Arts Festival

"Parkour: The Art Of Movement" takes second place at CSU Media Arts Festival.

When the video “Loneliness" took second place at the 24th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival on Nov. 8, the round of applause proved to its producer, California State University, Dominguez Hill (CSUDH) alumnus Gustavo Luna, that life doesn't always imitate art, particularly since just minutes before he … [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...]

Margaret White Offers Students and Faculty Service with a Smile

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Margaret “Maggie” White may be described by her colleagues as “the face of the department” or “extremely efficient,” but it was the “blur of smiles,” hand waves and a personal favorite—the hugs— that stood out the most for recent communications graduate Megan Murray. For these and many other … [Read more...]