Faculty Scholars Program gives Enrique Ortega more time for research, students

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Working with researchers in Sweden and Italy, Enrique Ortega, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Science at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is providing his students with unique access at the undergraduate level to not only research but also international … [Read more...]

Kaiser Internship Offers Kinesiology Students Unique Experience

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Nicole Chambers and Wendy Barrios, seniors studying kinesiology at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), will have a significant advantage when applying for post-graduate healthcare programs, and invaluable work experience that is often hard to acquire at the undergraduate … [Read more...]

Toros and Professional Baseball Players Coach Inner-City Kids

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A third-grade girl in an Anderson Elementary School uniform looks excited yet a little apprehensive as she takes her turn swinging at the ball perched on top of a batting tee. She chokes up high on the bat, takes aim. It’s a swing and a miss. “That’s okay,” says Kevin Lugo, a kinesiology major … [Read more...]

Trustees’ Award Recipient Pamela Hernandez: on a non-‘perilous’ path to success

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Higher learning was the furthest thing from Pamela Hernandez’s mind when she was an adolescent and young adult struggling through a life fraught with danger and despair. Abused as a child, and addicted to drugs by her early teens, she eventually spiraled into a perilous existence in a junkyard, … [Read more...]

Carol Casten: 2014 Excellence in Service

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If there’s a committee, task force, or project at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), or within her academic department or professional community, professor of kinesiology and recreation Carole Casten has more than likely been on it, maybe more than once. That happens with 42 … [Read more...]

CSUDH Students Present Research at Prestigious Health Science Conferences

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Eleven seniors majoring in health sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills presented details of their research at two high-level conferences during the fall semester. Three seniors presented at the Annual American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting held in Boston in … [Read more...]

University Social Work Exchange Connects Students Internationally

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Twice a month, Master of Social Work (MSW) students at California State University, Dominguez Hills are sharing the best practices they have learned in the classroom and in the field with counterparts at Kingston University in London, England. But the students aren’t traveling across the pond to do … [Read more...]

Keeping Pace with 2013 Excellence in Service Award Recipient Mary Lou Cappel

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Just as the YMCA, the Boys and Girls Club of America, and other such recreational programs have provided countless young people with a chance at a healthy, productive life, so too has Mary Lou Cappel, professor and program coordinator of Recreation and Leisure Studies at California State University, … [Read more...]

Michelle Padilla Wholeheartedly Believes in Disease Awareness

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“Gooood afternoon… This is K-D-H-R coming live from Cal State Dominguez. This is Michelle Padilla. …Happy Valentine’s Day everybody. It’s also go red for women American Heart Association Month …and we’re winding down Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week…” Michelle Padilla, a junior at … [Read more...]

Health Science Students Present at National Conference

CSU Dominguez Hills health science students Chiara Landsman, Jenese Girgis, and Jenna Alarcon, and assistant professor of health sciences Enrique Ortega at the 2012 APHA Annual Meeting.

Students from the Division of Health Sciences at California State University, Dominguez Hills were among a select few undergraduates who presented their scholarly research alongside respected professionals, as well as doctoral and master’s level students at the 140th American Public Health … [Read more...]