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

Eric Ceja

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

Outstanding Students

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...]

Presidential Scholars honored by university, donors and friends during benefit

2015 Presidential Scholars

When California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Presidential Scholar Suzanne Rodriguez told university President Willie J. Hagan she would graduate summa cum laude during his inauguration dinner last year he replied, “You’d better!” She did not disappoint. Rodriguez, a liberal studies … [Read more...]

Erwin Chemerinsky talks law and inequality during inaugural Social Justice Distinguished Speakers Series event

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Drawing from his nationally recognized expertise in constitutional law, U.S. Supreme Court rulings and appellate litigation, Erwin Chemerinsky recently spoke at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to address some of today’s most pressing societal issues related to equality and the … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Announces 2015 Commencement Speakers, Forest Whitaker as Honorary Degree Recipient


UPDATE: The Friday ceremony at 8 a.m. has been postponed until noon due to reports of severe weather in the morning. California State University, Dominguez Hills is pleased to announce the speakers for its 2015 Commencement Ceremonies, scheduled to take place over two days, Friday, May 15, and … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills to bestow honorary doctorate on actor, humanitarian Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Academy Award-winning actor and renowned social activist Forest Whitaker will return to his hometown of Carson on May 16 to receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) and serve as a keynote speaker during the university’s College of Arts … [Read more...]

2015 Faculty Award Winner: Professor Nancy Erbe

Professor Nancy Erbe

Considering all that Nancy Erbe has done around the world as an educator and peace builder, it likely came as no surprise to her colleagues and students at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) when she was unable to accept the 2015 Presidential Outstanding Professor Award in … [Read more...]