Megan Rodriquez and Kelsey Nicks receive Jamina O. Barnes Memorial Scholarship

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For their personal commitment and ongoing contributions to community service, Megan Rodriquez, a Digital Media Arts (DMA) major, and Kelsey Nicks, an Occupational Therapy student, have received the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Alumni Association Jamina O. Barnes Memorial … [Read more...]

Students Talina Minasian and Kristina Chandler receive CSUDH Alumni Scholarship

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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

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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...]

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

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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

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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...]

Toros and Professional Baseball Players Coach Inner-City Kids

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A third-grade girl in an Anderson Elementary School uniform looks excited yet a little apprehensive as she takes her turn swinging at the ball perched on top of a batting tee. She chokes up high on the bat, takes aim. It’s a swing and a miss. “That’s okay,” says Kevin Lugo, a kinesiology major … [Read more...]

Trustees’ Award Recipient Pamela Hernandez: on a non-‘perilous’ path to success

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Higher learning was the furthest thing from Pamela Hernandez’s mind when she was an adolescent and young adult struggling through a life fraught with danger and despair. Abused as a child, and addicted to drugs by her early teens, she eventually spiraled into a perilous existence in a junkyard, … [Read more...]

Carol Casten: 2014 Excellence in Service

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If there’s a committee, task force, or project at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), or within her academic department or professional community, professor of kinesiology and recreation Carole Casten has more than likely been on it, maybe more than once. That happens with 42 … [Read more...]

CSUDH Students Present Research at Prestigious Health Science Conferences

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Eleven seniors majoring in health sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills presented details of their research at two high-level conferences during the fall semester. Three seniors presented at the Annual American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting held in Boston in … [Read more...]