Class of 2015: a sampling of top graduates share goals, plans for the future


California State University, Dominguez Hills’ graduating Class of 2015 has a lot to offer. This is just a sample of the close to 4,000 graduates who will become the next generation of scientists, researchers, artists, experts and leaders in the workforce.   Cassandra Maddux, B.S., … [Read more...]

Ricardo Vargas, earth science major, is off to D.C. for HACU internship

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Ricardo Vargas, an earth science major at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is eager to acquire new knowledge about the natural world, engage and network with peers, and explore the nation’s capital during the warm summer months as an intern in the National Science Foundation’s … [Read more...]

Commencement 2015: big on pomp, deep in circumstance

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Eagerly emerging from deep within the StubHub Center Tennis Stadium tunnel like teams about to compete in a sporting event, California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Class of 2015 waved to throngs of family, friends, faculty and staff as they walked toward their seats amid rumbling … [Read more...]

University Receives $3 Million for Higher Education Innovation


California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has been awarded a $3 million one-time infusion of state funds in recognition of its innovative efforts to reduce the average time to earn a degree and increase graduation rates among its students. The university was one of 14 California public … [Read more...]

‘STEM in Action’ conference at CSUDH stirs the imagination of K-12 students

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Scaling a rock wall to learn about human energy output, discovering why solar tubes float, and launching paper rockets to put Newton’s Law to the test are just a few of the learning activities that were offered to local school children during the first “STEM in Action: A Kid’s Conference” at … [Read more...]

Class of 2015 raises most money ever, helps hydrate future Toros

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Surrounded by an enthusiastic and seemingly thirsty group of seniors and other California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students, the Class of 2015 unveiled its Senior Class Gift on May 7, the first of four new clean water drinking stations to be installed on campus. The unveiling of … [Read more...]

Class of 2015: Audrey Edwards, B.A., theatre arts, performer

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For many of the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students who will graduate May 15 and 16, being conferred a university degree will significantly help them to find a career, a calling, or even a future. For theatre arts major Audrey Edwards, the years she spent on stage at … [Read more...]

Class of 2015: Erik Ceja, B.S., business administration, entrepreneur

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KNWRZN? What could that possibly mean? For Erik Ceja, a business administration student at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) who graduates May 15 with his bachelor’s degree, it is a growing streetwear apparel business and brand, an investment in his future, and a tribute to a … [Read more...]

Class of 2015: Benjamin Clinton, 65, B.A, interdisciplinary studies, giver

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At 65 years of age, Benjamin Clinton, an interdisciplinary studies student at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), has no plans to hold back his career aspirations. In fact, like most of his fellow graduates who will walk across the commencement stage May 15 and 16, he sees his … [Read more...]

Outstanding leadership, service by CSUDH students, faculty, staff honored

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More than 100 nominations were submitted for the 2015 President’s Student Leadership and Service Awards to honor both students for their service to the campus and community and their academic excellence, as well as staff and faculty who support them in those efforts. The university celebrated the … [Read more...]