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California State University, Dominguez Hills

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Motto In learning is brotherhood, integrity, and freedom.
Established 1960
Type Public university
Faculty 678
Undergraduates 8,698
Location Carson, California, United States
Campus Suburban, 346 acres
Nickname Toros
Affiliations California State University system
Website csudh.edu
Welch Hall, a building on the campus of CSU Dominguez Hills
Welch Hall, a building on the campus of CSU Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is a campus of the California State University system. It is located in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson, California. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Carson is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Image File history File links CSU.PNG‎ This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... A building at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as photographed on March 5, 2005. ... A building at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as photographed on March 5, 2005. ... The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Carson is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ...


"To educate is to give vision to the blind, speech to the voiceless, empowerment to the disenfranchised. For over 40 years, this has been our role at CSU Dominguez Hills. In our quest to be the model urban 'communiversity,' we will continue in that role with even greater vigor into the new millennium." -- Dr. James E. Lyons, Sr., Former President of the University (1999-2007)

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The History of the University

The foundation for CSUDH was built in 1960 when then Governor of California Pat Brown provided state funds to begin development on the school. It was to be located in Palos Verdes, California, and known as South Bay State College. In 1962 the tentative name was changed to California State College at Palos Verdes. In 1964 architect A. Quincy Jones designed a master plan for construction. As the college had not yet been constructed, the first classes began to be taught in 1965 at the California Federal Savings Bank in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California. The college began with an enrollment of 27 freshmen and 14 juniors. 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... For other uses, see Governor (disambiguation). ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Edmund Gerald Brown Sr. ... Palos Verdes is often used to refer to a group of coastal cities on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the Los Angeles/South Bay area of California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... This entry is for A. Quincy Jones the architect. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Palos Verdes is often used to refer to a group of coastal cities on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the Los Angeles/South Bay area of California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


In 1965 the designated location for the campus was moved to an area known as Dominguez Hills, California. The campus sits on the historic Rancho San Pedro, the oldest land grant in the Los Angeles area. The land was in the continuous possession of the Dominguez family through seven generations, from its concession to Juan Jose Dominguez in 1784 to its acquisition by the people of the state of California for the university. 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Carson is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... Juan Jose Dominguez, a Spanish soldier, came to San Diego, California with the Gaspar de Portolà expedition, and later to San Juan Capistrano and San Gabriel, with Father Juniperro Serra. ...


The college was initially established in the wake of the 1965 Watts Riots as a response to community outcry over the lack of higher education opportunities in the largely African American suburbs of Los Angeles. The college was renamed California State College, Dominguez Hills. In 1966 this campus opened its doors. 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... The term Watts Riots refers to a large-scale riot which lasted five days in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, in August 1965. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ...


In 1977 the California Postsecondary Education Commission endorsed the college trustees’ desire to change the name of the school. The name was then changed from California State College, Dominguez Hills to California State University, Dominguez Hills.


The University Today

Today, CSUDH is a major commuter university for the Southern geographical region of Los Angeles County and the north regions of Orange County. Total enrollment typically hovers around 13,000 students. It is among the most racially diverse campuses in the United States. Many of Southern California's entertainment centers and attractions are nearby. The park-like, 346-acre campus is located strategically in the heart of a major technological, industrial, and transportation complex. CSUDH is 17 miles south of Los Angeles, 117 miles north of San Diego, and is 12 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean. Map of California showing Los Angeles County. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Dr. Boice Bowman is currently serving as CSUDH's acting president upon the recent departure of Dr. James E. Lyons, Sr., who has accepted the position of Secretary of Higher Education for the state of Maryland.


CSUDH offers 43 undergraduate majors, 19 master's degrees, and a number of certificate and credential programs. The university is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Secondary Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). The Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs was founded in 1988 to create an organization and an accreditation process designed to fit the needs of business programs focused on teaching and learning. ...


Statewide Nursing Program

CSUDH is also the administrative headquarters of the California State University's Statewide Nursing Program.

Athletics

CSU Dominguez Hills' athletic teams are known as the Toros, and the university's colors are maroon and gold. CSUDH competes against other universities in Division II of the NCAA in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. Currently, the Director of Athletics is Patrick Guillen. Division II (or DII) is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) is an intercollegiate athletic conference in the Division II of the NCAA. It was founded in December of 1938 and began competition in 1939. ...


CSUDH is the home of the Home Depot Center, a 27,000 seat multiple-sports complex. However, the men's soccer team plays at Toros Stadium (capacity 3,000). Other sports venues for the university are the Torodome (capacity 4200) for basketball and volleyball; Toro Field (capacity 500) for baseball; and Toro Diamond (capacity 250) for softball. The Home Depot Center is a multiple-use sports complex located on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Softball is an activity that came from baseball, in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ...


CSUDH fields 10 sports for men and women for the fall, winter, and spring seasons. The fall sport for men is soccer. Fall sports for women are cross country, soccer, and volleyball. The winter sport for both men and women is basketball. Spring sports for men are baseball and golf. Spring sports for women are softball and track and field. Autumn (also known as fall in North American English) is one of the four temperate seasons, the transition from summer into winter. ... Winter is one of the four seasons of temperate zones. ... Spring is one of the four seasons of temperate zones, the transition from winter into summer. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... The Minnesota State High school Cross Country Meet A cross country race in Seaside, Oregon. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and also is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... Softball is an activity that came from baseball, in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ...


Notable Alumni and Faculty

  • Mumia Abu-Jamal is a highly controversial author of two best-selling books, and today he sits in the Pennsylvania State Prison after his 1982 murder conviction of a police officer that sparked protests and marches around the nation.
  • Alex Bengard is a midfielder for the Los Angeles Galaxy who was on the 2002 Major League Soccer Championship Team.
  • Wendel Vernon Eckford is a noted author, critic, and professor of both U.S. & African American history. He was principal of Archistoria, LLC. a world renowned hisotoric preservation firm world wide. Dr. Eckford, had been awarded numerous preservation awards and citations.
  • Kate Gale is a member of the Adjunct Faculty in English. She is a poet and novelist and the managing editor of Red Hen Press and The Los Angeles Review and has co-written the Spanish-language libretto Rio de Sangre and is also the curator of the Ruskin Poetry Series.
  • Kevin Hartman is a goal keeper in the Major League Soccer (MLS) and has played for the U.S. national soccer team.
  • Jerome Horton is a California State Assemblyman for the 51st District.
  • John Langley is a pioneer in reality television and the creator/executive producer of the hit television series COPS.
  • Lois Lee is a community activist who founded Children of the Night, a tax-exempt, private, non-profit organization that assists children between the ages of 11 and 17.
  • Lela Rochon is a model, dancer, and actress who has starred with Eddie Murphy in Harlem Nights and Boomerang, and has appeared on The Cosby Show, Hangin' With Mr. Cooper, Waiting to Exhale, Any Given Sunday, and performed the lead role in Why Do Fools Fall in Love with Halle Berry.
  • Scott Shaw is an author, actor, journalist, and filmmaker.
  • Steffan Tubbs is a two-time winner of the Edward R. Murrow award for national reporting and former network correspondent for ABC News and an anchor at New York City's WNYW-TV and currently an on-air personality with Newsradio 850 KOA in Denver.
  • Tomas Tamayo is an Assistant Professor in Dance. He is a dancer, choreographer, singer, teacher, and visual artist who has choreographed and performed in concert, dance, film, musical theatre, television, and video.

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Campuses

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Satellites

Desert Studies CenterMoss Landing Marine LaboratoriesMount Laguna Observatory The Desert Studies Center is a field station of the California State University located in Zzyzx, California in the Mojave Desert. ... The Moss Landing Marine Laboratories is a multi-campus research facility of the California State University, administered by San Jose State University, and located in Moss Landing, California. ... The Mount Laguna Observatory or MLO is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the astronomy department of San Diego State University. ...

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California State University, Dominguez Hills - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1141 words)
The land was in the continuous possession of the Dominguez family through seven generations, from its concession to Juan Jose Dominguez in 1784 to its acquisition by the people of the state of California for the university.
Today, CSUDH is a major commuter university for the Southern geographical region of Los Angeles County and the north regions of Orange County.
Jerome Horton is a California State Assemblyman for the 51st District.
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California State University, Fullerton is its largest campus in terms of student body population with 35,040 students in the Fall of 2005.
In 1935, the State Teachers Colleges became the California State Colleges and were administered by the California State Department of Education in Sacramento.
Responsibility for the California State University is vested in the Board of Trustees, whose members are appointed by the Governor of the State of California.
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