CSU Dominguez Hills receives $8,000 grant from Pasadena Art Alliance for Praxis Studio art exhibit

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has received an $8,000 grant from the Pasadena Art Alliance to support a culmination art exhibition of CSUDH’s Praxis Studio, a year-long extracurricular, cross-disciplinary arts and design program that explores community through socially engaged … [Read more...]

Toyota USA Foundation Grants $4 Million to CSU Dominguez Hills to Prepare Students in Southern California for STEM Careers

Toyota USA Foundation and California State University, Dominguez Hills announced today that together they will tackle workforce readiness issues head-on, creating a new Toyota Center for Innovation in STEM Education (Toyota Center) to inspire learning for students from kindergarten through … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills among 17 CSU Campuses to Receive Grant to Develop Four-year Teacher Preparation Programs

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) has been awarded a $227,262 Integrated Program Grants from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to develop four-year teacher preparation programs. The university was among 17 of 23 California State University (CSU) campuses to … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills’ Praxis Studio Hosts First Youth Community Art Forum

After drawing the head on a sheet of paper, a high school student from Ranch Dominguez Preparatory School (RDPS) folds the paper to hide his drawing then passes to a classmate who draws the torso, who folds the piece again and then passes on to another who draws the legs. After repeating the process … [Read more...]

CSUDH’s SLICE Center Displays more than 50 Native American Baskets

It has been a “strange and surreal” journey through Native American culture and history for Cheryl McKnight and her staff in CSU Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Center for Service Learning, Internships and Civic and Community Engagement (SLICE). Since September 2016, Indian baskets from as far back as the … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills’ Annual Economic Forecast Shows Steady Growth in 2017

California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) 2nd Annual South Bay Economic Forecast Conference reported that steady growth will continue in all the South Bay’s primary economic indicators—employment, wages, housing and taxable sales—through 2017. The report was presented at the … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Professor Gilah Hirsch’s Documents Archived in Smithsonian

In the early 1970s, Gilah Yelin Hirsch was an artist whose paintings were widely recognized, but it was a time when art by women was rarely in major museums and exhibits around the world. In 1971, to draw attention to the sexism in the art scene, particularly in Los Angeles, Hirsch … [Read more...]