‘Better Together’ teacher summit connects educators with best practices


Isolation, outdated teaching styles and a lack of collaborative idea development are just a few of the issues Ira Long has witnessed as a Los Angeles school teacher, which are consistent with many of the issues the statewide “Better Together, California Teacher Summit” addressed on July 31 to assist … [Read more...]

Irene Osisioma Receives Fulbright Award

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Irene Osisioma, associate professor of teacher education at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship grant during the 2015-2016 academic year to continue her research on the way science is taught in her home country of Nigeria, the United States … [Read more...]

STEM teachers in training celebrates Pi Day with Gage Middle School

Pi Day Olympics was educational and fun.

The California STEM Institute for Innovation & Improvement (CSI3), an institute within the Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE) at California State University, Dominguez Hills, celebrated the "Ultimate Pi Day" at Gage Middle School in Huntington Park this past Saturday by hosting … [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...]

STEM in Education Conference Highlights the Future


Nearly 350 attendees spent their Saturday on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) for the second annual STEM in Education conference on June 7, 2014. Students, faculty, K-12 math and science teachers, educational organizations, and professionals in the fields of … [Read more...]

Two CSU Dominguez Hills Professors Awarded Fulbright Scholars Grants

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The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has announced the selection of two California State University, Dominguez Hills professors—Kate Fawver, professor of history, and Kim Trimble, professor of teacher education—as Fulbright Scholars for the 2014-2015 academic year. With … [Read more...]

Special Education Symposium Focuses on the Topic of Bullying

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By:Wyahee Tucrkile Students in Special Education Post Induction (SPE 571) organized a Special Education Symposium on March 6 in the California State University, Dominguez Hills Loker Student Union Ballrooms. The symposium and panel discussion focused on the film “Bully” by Lee Hirsch and Cynthia … [Read more...]

STEM Education Students Teach Science of Golf

Transition to Teaching teacher candidate Amanda Lo Bello ('13, B.S., math education) leads an activity at the Chevron STEM ZONE.

Part of the struggle to interest more young people in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)—and equally a challenge for their K-12 teachers—is how to make these subjects more engaging. From Feb. 13 to 16, 23 California State University, Dominguez Hills students with aspirations of … [Read more...]

University Awarded Multimillion Federal Grant for School Leadership Initiative


California State University, Dominguez Hills has been awarded a multimillion dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement’s School Leadership Program (SLP). More than $13 million of first-year funding was awarded for fiscal year 2013 to 20 educational … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded $800,000 NSF Grant to Support Math-Science Teacher Pipeline


California State University, Dominguez Hills has been awarded a third Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue its efforts to elevate the caliber of math and science teachers in local middle and high schools. This new $800,000 grant … [Read more...]