Helen Oesterheld: 2017 Faculty Award winner for ‘Excellence in Service’

A Q&A with Helen Oesterheld. associated professor of English, the 2017 Faculty Award winner for “Excellence in Service Award.” The Excellence in Service Award recognizes the role faculty play in the governance and development of California State University, Dominguez Hills, but also the … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills among 17 CSU Campuses to Receive Grant to Develop Four-year Teacher Preparation Programs

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has been awarded a $227,262 Integrated Program Grants from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to develop four-year teacher preparation programs. The university was among 17 of 23 California State University (CSU) campuses to … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Alumnus and Rialto USD Superintendent Cuauhtémoc Avila Wastes No Time Building Trust in the District and Community

As the first Mexican American and youngest Latino school chief ever hired by the Rialto Unified School District (Rialto USD), Cuauhtémoc Avila understood that building trust in the community and among teachers, administrators, and support staff in his district would take some time, and he didn’t … [Read more...]

Training Teachers in STEM Day for LA Unified School District

The California STEM Institute for Innovation and Improvement (CSI3) at California State University, Dominguez Hills hosted a STEM Day for the New Teacher Summer Institute (NTSI) given by Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The district conducts NTSI for its incoming teachers. CSI3 was … [Read more...]

Jeff Sapp Honored with ‘2016 Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award’

As a gifted curriculum writer, researcher and educator, Jeff Sapp, professor of teacher education, has garnered high respect from his colleagues,  his students, and California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) 2016 Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award. Sapp … [Read more...]

Kamal Hamdan honored with Wang Family Excellence Award for 2016

Kamal Hamdan has been honored with The California State University's Wang Family Excellence Award for 2016 for his unwavering vision and contributions to California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) STEM education programs and curricula, and his commitment to helping develop top educators, … [Read more...]

Professor Kim Trimble teaches English-as-a-foreign-language teachers in Turkey

Kim Trimble, a professor of teacher education at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), was thrilled to be able to return to Turkey as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar, and relive one of the most “rewarding personal and professional” experiences of his life. Trimble had previously spent … [Read more...]

‘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

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

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...]