Stesha Selsky honored with’s ‘Rising Star Award’


For her success in quickly learning and applying what it takes to bridge the gap between nurses and the digital information they need to care for patients, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) student Stesha Selsky has received’s "2015 … [Read more...]

Dominique Dalanni receives CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement

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With more than two years of sobriety behind her, and with a little help from the CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) computer science major Dominique Dalanni looks forward to continuing her successful college education, and … [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

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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...]

Graphic arts student Adrian Gonzalez featured in Communications Arts magazine

Art and design student Adrian Gonzalez featured in Communications Arts magazine.

Art and design student Adrian Gonzalez scours a thrift store before finding what he is looking for—an old vintage chair. When he gets home, he places it on the floor, cleans it up and takes a seat to try it out. He then stands, grabs an aluminum baseball bat and begins breaking the chair to … [Read more...]

Student James Harris receives Torrance Chamber’s Inspirational Spirit Award

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James Harris, a business accounting major and Africana studies minor at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), is more than happy to help high school student Raul Ruiz when he calls looking for a ride to school, a few bucks or for Harris to let his teachers know he can’t make it to … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Amanda Reyes Channels Boundless Energy Into Leadership

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Amanda Reyes cannot help peering ahead into the future, fidgeting to catch a glimpse of what’s to come. “I was the type of kid—and now the type of adult—who can’t sit still or stay put,” says the tenacious, determined, and above all, deeply motivated 23-year-old who graduates this spring with a … [Read more...]