Toro Guardian Scholars program receives $40k from Pritzker Foster Care Initiative

Adam Spector, former foster care student in the Toro Guardian Scholars program

Adam Spector, a junior studying computer technology at California State University Dominguez, Hills (CSUDH), had to learn some basic life skills that most young adults ease into while still living with their parents, such as how to live on his own or how to find a job. Spector entered foster care … [Read more...]

McNair Scholars Program Celebrates 10th Year on Campus

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When California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) alumnus David Turner, III, went to a forum on college affordability in Nashville, Tenn., and posed questions regarding how underrepresented students such as himself fit into the equation, he was a bit astonished to find his inquires dismissed … [Read more...]

Reading of “The Vagina Monologues” to Benefit Women’s Resource Center

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The Women’s Resource Center at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) will present a two-night only benefit reading of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” in the University Theatre on Feb. 13 and 14 beginning at 7 p.m. First performed in 1996, “The Vagina … [Read more...]

Archives Department Receives Collection from Longest-Running Black-Owned Bookstore

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In honor of Black History Month, the Department of Africana Studies and University Archives and Special Collections at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) present “The Font of Black Culture in Los Angeles: The Alfred and Bernice Ligon Aquarian Collection” beginning Feb. … [Read more...]

President Hagan delivers keynote address during tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

President Hagan and the CSUDH Cheer Squad take part in 30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Kingdom Day Parade

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President Willie J. Hagan delivered the keynote address during the City of Carson’s annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 16, touching on the context prevalent during the Civil Rights Movement that influenced Dr. King's struggles … [Read more...]

SLICE Director Cheryl McKnight honored with Richard E. Cone Award

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Cheryl McKnight, director of the Center for Service Learning, Internships and Civic and Community Engagement (SLICE) at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has a hard time calling her job work and often jokingly asks her staff to “stop having fun.” “I couldn’t really say ‘get … [Read more...]

Interim VP William Franklin to receive the CSU’s Wang Family Excellence Award

William Franklin, interim vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

As a high school and college student, William Franklin, interim vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), learned firsthand how academic enrichment programs such as Upward Bound and the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) … [Read more...]

Carnegie Fellowship Supports College of Education Professor’s Work in Africa

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Irene Osisioma, associate professor of teacher education at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has been awarded a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship. Funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and managed by the nonprofit Institute of International Education, the Carnegie … [Read more...]

CSUDH Receives President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll’s Top Honor, the Presidential Award

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For its commitment to improving the quality of life for residents in the communities it serves, particularly those with lower incomes, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) was honored on Dec. 8 with the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll’s highest honor, … [Read more...]

President Hagan to Attend White House Summit on College Opportunity

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California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President Willie J. Hagan has been invited to Washington D.C. to participate in a White House summit on increasing college access and success for traditionally under-represented populations in higher education. Hagan is among approximately 100 … [Read more...]