Summer Bridge creates ‘web’ of support for incoming students


Standing outside the University Gymnasium early on a Friday morning, Summer Bridge Academy (SBA) peer mentor Alyssa Martinez begins tossing a roll of yarn across a large circle of incoming California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students. The first student to catch the yarn answers … [Read more...]

AB 540 students share challenges and triumphs with consul general of Mexico

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After crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, 14-year-old Belen Mercado walked with her two brothers through the desert for two days and slept in the cold sand by night to reunite with her mother, whom they had not seen since she had migrated from Guadalajara, Mexico, to the United States a couple years … [Read more...]

Class of 2015: a sampling of top graduates share goals, plans for the future


California State University, Dominguez Hills’ graduating Class of 2015 has a lot to offer. This is just a sample of the close to 4,000 graduates who will become the next generation of scientists, researchers, artists, experts and leaders in the workforce.   Cassandra Maddux, B.S., … [Read more...]

Ricardo Vargas, earth science major, is off to D.C. for HACU internship

Ricardo Vargas

Ricardo Vargas, an earth science major at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is eager to acquire new knowledge about the natural world, engage and network with peers, and explore the nation’s capital during the warm summer months as an intern in the National Science Foundation’s … [Read more...]

Class of 2015 raises most money ever, helps hydrate future Toros

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Surrounded by an enthusiastic and seemingly thirsty group of seniors and other California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students, the Class of 2015 unveiled its Senior Class Gift on May 7, the first of four new clean water drinking stations to be installed on campus. The unveiling of … [Read more...]

Class of 2015: Audrey Edwards, B.A., theatre arts, performer

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For many of the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) students who will graduate May 15 and 16, being conferred a university degree will significantly help them to find a career, a calling, or even a future. For theatre arts major Audrey Edwards, the years she spent on stage at … [Read more...]

Class of 2015: Erik Ceja, B.S., business administration, entrepreneur

Eric Ceja

KNWRZN? What could that possibly mean? For Erik Ceja, a business administration student at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) who graduates May 15 with his bachelor’s degree, it is a growing streetwear apparel business and brand, an investment in his future, and a tribute to a … [Read more...]

CSUDH Biology Major Wins at CSU Student Research Competition

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California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) biology major Ashley Potter took home second place at the CSU Student Research Competition that occurred May 1 and 2 at CSU San Bernardino. The Long Beach resident won for her presentation on “Bleaching and its Effect on the Competitive … [Read more...]

Outstanding leadership, service by CSUDH students, faculty, staff honored

Outstanding Students

More than 100 nominations were submitted for the 2015 President’s Student Leadership and Service Awards to honor both students for their service to the campus and community and their academic excellence, as well as staff and faculty who support them in those efforts. The university celebrated the … [Read more...]

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...]