MSW Graduate Layla Sewell Works to ‘Awaken the Greatness’ in Local Communities

When Layla Sewell is out in the community and she hears someone say, “Look! It’s Ms. Sewell!” it warms her heart —as it should having worked to warm the hearts of entire families for over 20 years. Sewell is executive director of the Awaken the Greatness Foundation (ATG), which she founded in … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapy Students Take 1st at CSU Student Research Competition

For their ground-breaking research on incorporating a proven, yet emerging, wellness methodology into occupational therapy (OT), California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) OT students Lisa Faust and Vanessa Dougherty took 1st Place at the statewide 30th Annual CSU Student Research … [Read more...]

Master’s of Social Work Students Write Story for LAUSD Newsletter

Erika Cruz and Rosio Ochoa, Master of Social Work students at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) have applied their knowledge of Critical Race Studies (CRS) in the field so well that the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) tapped them as guest writers for a district … [Read more...]

CSUDH opens Orthotics and Prosthetics Education Center in Los Alamitos

Elected officials, industry professionals, faculty, alumni, and campus leaders were guided by knowledgeable California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students as they toured the university’s new Orthotics and Prosthetics Education Center (O&P center) in Los Alamitos during a … [Read more...]

Human Services students help connect veterans and employers at job fair

The Cal State Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Human Services Student Association (HSSA) will be spending part of their winter break doing one of the key principles of their major, helping others. In particular, HSSA members will be helping to connect veterans with the right employers during the Veterans … [Read more...]

Students Talina Minasian and Kristina Chandler receive CSUDH Alumni Scholarship

For their strong academic achievement and extensive service to the university and the community, Talina Minasian, an Occupational Therapy (OT) student, and Kristina Chandler, a public administration major, have received the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Alumni … [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

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...]

Faculty Scholars Program gives Enrique Ortega more time for research, students

Working with researchers in Sweden and Italy, Enrique Ortega, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Science at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is providing his students with unique access at the undergraduate level to not only research but also international … [Read more...]

Kaiser Internship Offers Kinesiology Students Unique Experience

Nicole Chambers and Wendy Barrios, seniors studying kinesiology at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), will have a significant advantage when applying for post-graduate healthcare programs, and invaluable work experience that is often hard to acquire at the undergraduate … [Read more...]