STEM in Education Conference Highlights the Future

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Nearly 350 attendees spent their Saturday on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) for the second annual STEM in Education conference on June 7, 2014. Students, faculty, K-12 math and science teachers, educational organizations, and professionals in the fields of … [Read more...]

Women in STEM Conference: Shattering Glass Ceilings and Stereotypes

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  "We need to change the world by changing the focus." With that quote, Rebecca Blanton, executive director of the California Commission on the Status of Women & Girls, kicked off the first-ever California State University, Dominguez Hills Women in STEM Conference on April … [Read more...]

STEM Education Students Teach Science of Golf

Transition to Teaching teacher candidate Amanda Lo Bello ('13, B.S., math education) leads an activity at the Chevron STEM ZONE.

Part of the struggle to interest more young people in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)—and equally a challenge for their K-12 teachers—is how to make these subjects more engaging. From Feb. 13 to 16, 23 California State University, Dominguez Hills students with aspirations of … [Read more...]

STEM Advantage Helps Computer Tech Majors Break Stereotypes

Erica Tinsley was interviewed for a video STEM Advantage produced to raise money for more scholarships.

Joyce Rockhold and Erica Tinsley aren’t your stereotypical math or science geeks. They are women, for one. They are also African American. However, being both could be to their advantage:  Women and minorities—particularly African American and Latinos—are viewed as the key to addressing the … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded Inaugural STEM Advantage Scholarship-Internship-Mentorship Program

Twelve students majoring in computer science/computer technology with program emphases in areas such as homeland security and information security at California State University, Dominguez Hills are receiving close to $8,000 each for tuition, fees, and books for the year. STEM Advantage, a newly … [Read more...]

$200,000 from Keck Foundation Supports Unique Chemistry Lab Redesign

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California State University, Dominguez Hills has received a $200,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to support a unique chemistry lab model aimed at addressing barriers to the sciences for part-time, working students. For nontraditional students who work and/or commute long distances to … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills Awarded Unprecedented Fifth U.S. Department of Education Transition to Teaching Grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $949,430 to California State University, Dominguez Hills—the first-year allotment of a five-year, $5.09 million Transition to Teaching (TTT) grant—to create an online credential program for math and science teachers throughout southern and central … [Read more...]

Antonia Boadi: Preparing Computer Science Students for Careers in Homeland Security

Computer science lecturer Dr. Antonia Boadi has been awarded two grants totaling more than $1 million from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop programs that prepare undergraduate and graduate students at California State University, Dominguez Hills who are majoring in science, … [Read more...]