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

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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

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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

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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...]

2015 Faculty Award Winner: Professor Fahimeh Rezayat

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When Fahimeh Rezayat, professor of information systems and operations management at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), knows she has significantly influenced a student, she doesn’t rest on her laurels; she becomes inspired to work harder. Rezayat received the Lyle E. Gibson … [Read more...]

2015 Faculty Award Winner: Associate Professor Mekada Graham

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Mekada Graham brought a unique distinction with her to California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH): she is the first in her family to earn a college degree. How is that unique at CSUDH, where many among the campus community are from local underserved communities? The difference is she … [Read more...]

26 alumni return to CSUDH to teach during Professor for a Day

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Influential civic leaders, heads of industry, artists, professors and law enforcement personnel: these are just some of the 26 California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumni who returned to campus April 16 to share with students details about their professional careers during the second … [Read more...]

Labor Studies Program Organizes Annual Labor, Social and Environmental Justice Fair

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Students and faculty in the Labor Studies Program at California State University, Dominguez Hills welcome labor and community organizations from across the greater Los Angeles area to celebrate the Seventh Annual Labor, Social and Environmental Justice Fair on Thursday, April 30, on campus. From … [Read more...]

3 CSUDH chemistry students share their research at ACS conference

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Three California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) chemistry students had the opportunity to not only present their own research, but view poster and verbal research presentations by their peers during the 33rd Annual Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference in Chemistry and … [Read more...]