Six CSUDH Students Awarded at 2014 CSU Media Arts Festival

"Parkour: The Art Of Movement" takes second place at CSU Media Arts Festival.

When the video “Loneliness" took second place at the 24th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival on Nov. 8, the round of applause proved to its producer, California State University, Dominguez Hill (CSUDH) alumnus Gustavo Luna, that life doesn't always imitate art, particularly since just minutes before he … [Read more...]

CSUDH STEM Scholars Attend 2014 SACNAS Meeting

Jeff Guevara at SACNAS

Seven students from California State University, Dominguez Hills presented posters detailing their research during the annual Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference in October at the Los Angeles Convention Center They were among … [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...]

Students Journey to Four Corners of the World With the Help of Scholarships


Six California State University, Dominguez Hills students will have the chance to travel and study in a new corner of the world after being awarded scholarships to help fund their international travel opportunities during the 2014-2015 academic year. Of those six, four were awarded the Benjamin … [Read more...]

Field Notes from Peru: A Blog by Dr. Jerry Moore and Anthropology Students


Professor of Anthropology Jerry Moore and four students, Claudio Carini, Michelle Garcia, Martha Ramos, and Steve Rosales, are in Peru using geophysical techniques to help answer archaeological questions at sites dating from as old as 4700 – 4300 BC and as recent as AD 1400 – 1500. This is their … [Read more...]

Commencement 2014: A Celebration of Hope, Perseverance and Grit

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Their faces filled with joy, relief and just a hint of hesitation, close to 3,000 students crossed the stage in the 2014 California State University, Dominguez Hills Commencement ceremonies as loved ones, faculty and university staff elatedly cheered them on. Over the span of two days—on May 16 … [Read more...]

Posthumous Degrees Honor Departed Toros


Commencement 2014 was a time for celebration and joy for nearly 3,000 students at California State University, Dominguez Hills, but the event also held a somber reflection to honor four students who died in the past year. During the ceremonies held on May 16 and 17 at the StubHub Center Tennis … [Read more...]

Student Highlights: 2014 Spring and Summer


Recognizing recent honors bestowed on students at the end of the 2013-14 academic year and internship and/or research programs in which they are participating over the summer. College of Arts and Humanities Nathan Ortiz, who graduated this year with a degree in theatre arts, dance option, has been … [Read more...]

After CSUDH: Class of 2014 Commences Next Journey

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“Commencement” is defined as “a beginning or start” and for many Toros, their graduation from California State University, Dominguez Hills is just that. Below is a partial listing of students known to have been accepted into post graduate programs or employment. We wish them and the entire Class … [Read more...]

Class of 2014: A Snapshot of Featured Graduates


California State University, Dominguez Hills’ graduating class of 2014 is remarkable. From future business leaders, scientific researchers, artists and academics, the close to 3,000 degree candidates join the Toro family network to succeed and lead their communities. These are just some of the … [Read more...]