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Three African Americans Step Into Top California Leadership Roles
June 25, 2020
Yolanda Richardson and Adetokunbo “Toks” Omishakin, are officially assuming their roles as state government executives in Sacramento at at time when the state is implementing deep cuts to its fiscal year 2020-21 budget in response to the global COVID-19 crisis. ... read more »
DOMINGUEZ TECHNOLOGY CENTER RECOGNIZED FOR RECYCLED WATER INNOVATION
June 24, 2020
West Basin, a provider of drinking and recycled water supplies for nearly 1 million people in coastal Los Angeles County, nominated Dominguez Technology Center for the Recycled Water Customer of the Year Award. The award recognizes innovative organizations who have advanced the use and acceptance of recycled water. The annual award is given out by WateReuse California. West Basin Board Vice President, Harold C. Williams, accepted this year’s award on behalf of all the project partners. ... read more »
CSU Moves To `Virtual Mode’ In Face Of Coronavirus
March 17, 2020
The California State University system announced today it will immediately eliminate in-person operations and transition to a ``virtual mode,'' while also postponing planned commencement ceremonies due to the coronavirus. ... read more »
CSU Dominguez Hills Exhibition ‘Will the Circle Be Unbroken: The Sacred Music of the African American Diaspora’
February 14, 2020
California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) Gerth Archives and Special Collections presents “Will the Circle Be Unbroken: The Sacred Music of the African American Diaspora,” an exhibition that explores the role that local African American musicians and their music has played in the cultural institutions of Los Angeles’ black communites. The exhibit will run from Feb. 3  to Aug. 7, Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the CSUDH Library Cultural Arts Center.  ... read more »
Displacement in Los Angeles The First Time
February 14, 2020
Some of the country’s most intense “battles” around gentrification - commonly defined as the renovation or reinvigoration of communities or areas thru the influx of new residents and businesses which leads to the displacement of long-term residents from those same communities or areas - are currently being waged in predominantly Black South L.A. neighborhoods such as Leimert Park, View Park and Windsor Hills.  ... read more »
California State University, Northridge Presidential Search Committee to Hold First Meeting
February 4, 2020
The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees is beginning the search for a new president of California State University, Northridge (CSUN) to succeed Dr. Dianne F. Harrison, who is retiring in June 2020. ... read more »
The New 2019 California Dashboard Release Shows Outstanding Progress Across Compton Unified School District
December 27, 2019
Compton Unified School District today announced the release of class of 2019 student data by the California Department of Education, which shows that the district remains on an upward path in high school graduation rates, and other important student success indicators. ... read more »
CSU Dominguez Hills President Thomas A. Parham Elected to Serve on Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Executive Committee
November 21, 2019
California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) President Thomas A. Parham has been elected to serve on the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities’ (CUMU) executive committee as a member at large. The coalition is the world’s largest organization committed to serving and connecting urban universities and their community partners. ... read more »
Why Dem. Senators Richard Pan and Steven Glazer Are Holding Out Their Votes on Ethnic Studies Bill
July 11, 2019
In April 1992, violent riots broke out in Los Angeles after an almost all-White jury (one juror later “came out” as biracial 10 years later) handed down a not guilty verdict in the case of Rodney King, ... read more »
State Audit Shows CSU Concealed $1.5 Billion in Surplus
June 21, 2019
In a highly critical report, the state auditor found the California State University funneled hundreds of millions of dollars to accounts outside of the state Treasury, disregarded state laws covering transparency and used millions of dollars in revenue from campus parking permit fees to fund projects unrelated to the CSU parking program. The audit also showed that CSU campuses are keeping surplus funds in locally held accounts that are hidden from public view and state oversight. ... read more »
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Speak at SMC Graduation June 11 Largest-Ever Graduating Class in Santa Monica College’s History
May 31, 2019
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will be the 2019 commencement speaker at Santa Monica College (SMC). SMC’s 89th commencement ceremony will be held Tuesday, June 11 at 6 p.m. at Corsair Field on the college’s main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica. ... read more »
Arbor Day Foundation Honors CSU Dominguez Hills with 2018 Tree Campus USA Recognition
May 3, 2019
CSUDH achieved the recognition by meeting Tree Campus USA’s five standards: maintaining a tree advisory committee; developing a campus tree-care plan; dedicating annual expenditures for its campus tree program; hosting an Arbor Day observance; and creating a student service-learning project.  ... read more »
Heated Charter School Debates Ignore One Key Fact: Black Students Are Underperforming In Our Schools
May 2, 2019
African American children are California’s lowest performing group of students, only above students with special needs. Only two percent of Black kids in the state attend schools that are considered “high performing.” And only 10 majority African American schools, located mostly in hard-to-count, high-poverty census tracts around the Bay Area and Los Angeles, score, on average, above the state math and language arts requirements. ... read more »
Advocate for Incarcerated Women to Receive Honorary Doctorate from CSUN
May 2, 2019
It took six visits to prison before Susan Burton found the support she needed to break the incarceration cycle. Determined to help other women like herself, she founded A New Way of Life Reentry Project in South Los Angeles in the late 1990s. ... read more »
CSU Dominguez Hills to Bestow Honorary Doctorate Degree on Olympic Gold Medalist Carmelita Jeter
April 25, 2019
California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) and the California State University Board of Trustees will bestow an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree on 2012 Olympic gold medalist and CSUDH alumna Carmelita Jeter on May 17, at 6:30 p.m., during CSUDH’s 2019 Commencement Ceremony. ... read more »
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