Women and Philanthropy: Mentors, Students Develop Strong Bonds

Students visit with their mentor Carole Keen.

Several participants in the Women and Philanthropy (W&P) group at California State University, Dominguez Hills reunited during the organization’s annual fall student-mentor mixer held in the Loker Student Union on Sept. 18. The event was also an opportunity for new and potential participants to … [Read more...]

MSA Summit: Young Men of Color Challenged to Make Meaningful Changes

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With a dynamic line-up that included a keynote address, workshops, panels and hosted discussions aimed at building their self-worth and empowering them to strive toward success through education, nearly 800 middle- and high-school Latino and African American male students from local Los Angeles and … [Read more...]

PEGS: Helping Graduate Students to Prepare for Thesis

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Cleveland Goode made below-average grades as a University of Nebraska undergraduate student. But things improved dramatically years later in his graduate studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills with the help of the Promoting Excellence in Graduate Studies (PEGS) program. Now in the … [Read more...]

McNair Scholars on the Mark for Doctoral Programs

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Earning a doctoral degree is a scholarly pursuit that may seem out of reach for many; however, the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program at California State University, Dominguez Hills is helping to make the advanced degree attainable. The program, funded by the U.S. Department … [Read more...]

Summit Aimed to Empower Minority Male Students to Succeed in School and Life

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Ten young men, all African American and Latino students, stood in front of an audience of about 600 of their high school and college peers during the California State University, Dominguez Hills Male Success Alliance Third Annual Spring Summit held in the Loker Student Union ballroom on April 24 as … [Read more...]

Male Success Alliance Third Annual Spring Summit

William Franklin at Male Success Alliance Freshmen Convocation

What: Male Success Alliance: Third Annual Spring Summit When: Tuesday, April 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Loker Student Union, Ballroom A This is a special event that will empower students to succeed in school and life! Join us on campus for the Male Success Alliance 3rd Annual Spring Summit: … [Read more...]

Career Panel Shares Crime Fighting Experience

Carol Bosman- Anderson, acting director of the Career Center (at far left), welcomed crime-fighting professionals from a variety of fields. L-R: Mark Winchester, Brian Campbell, Rachelle Aberin, Sam Jojola, and Shanna Kelly (Class of '07, M.S., biology). Photo by Jennifer Lopez

A Crime Fighting Careers Panel was hosted by the Career Center at California State University, Dominguez Hills on Nov. 9 in the Loker Student Union. Carol Bosman-Anderson, the center’s interim director, invited professionals in crime fighting careers who did not necessarily have a criminal justice … [Read more...]

Male Students of Color Find Support to Overcome Challenges at MSA Freshman Convocation

William Franklin at Male Success Alliance Freshmen Convocation

California State University, Dominguez Hills held its first Male Success Alliance Freshman Convocation, which drew approximately 100 freshmen to the Loker Student Union Ballroom on Wednesday, September 14. The Male Success Alliance (MSA) is a student support program first conceived by university … [Read more...]

Contemporary Concerns and Technology Examined at Student Research Day

Student Research Day highlighted the work of students like Harneet Grewal, who delivered his findings on “Photoproduction of the Cascade Hyperons at Jefferson Laboratory.”

By Ryan Traylor and Joanie Harmon The 6th Annual Student Research Day (SRD) at California State University, Dominguez Hills showcased the work of undergraduate and graduate students. On Feb. 24, more than 100 students shared their oral and poster presentations on a range of topics that … [Read more...]

“Lifting As We Climb”: Fifth Annual Empowerment Conference Inspires Female African American Students

Mentoring program Sisters United inspired and encouraged female African American students with the fifth annual Empowerment Conference for Black Women. L-R: Mary Anne O'Neal, presiding Queen Mother, The Fannie Lou Hamer Queen Mother Society; motivational speaker Dr.Barbara Young; Dr. Tiffany Herbert, psychologist, Student Health & Psychological Services; and graduate student Dawnna Matheiu (Class of '05, B.A., music), art and humanities major

The fifth Empowerment Conference for Black Women, which serves as the annual signature event of the Sisters United Mentoring Program was held at California State University, Dominguez Hills on March 26 in the Loker Student Union. The Sisters United Mentoring Program was established in … [Read more...]