January 2017                Happy New Year from the Office of Alumni Relations
Alumnus Turns Dream into Reality, Opens Cultural Retreat in Bulgaria
In 2006, just after earning his bachelor's degree in anthropology from California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), alumnus Robert Goodwin took out a map of the world and threw a dart at it, and it sunk in Bulgaria. Read More... 
CSU Dominguez Hills Presents LAEDC's 'Future Forums: Cyber Security'
Future Forums: Cyber Security to address society's increasing vulnerability to cyber threats. Read More... 
CSU Mega Mixer
Steinway by Starlight
Mark your calendars to join us for a star-lit evening

Thursday, February 2, 2017
7:30 p.m.
University Theatre

Special Alumni Ticket rate - $10

Japanese-Americans in WWII - EO 9066
Student Research Day
Class Notes
Steve Bradford (BA '85) 
was sworn in as California's newest state senator.  Bradford previously was a member of the State Assembly and also served 12 years on the Gardena City Council, the first African-American elected to that body.     

Earl Ofari Hutchinson (MA '90)
wrote "The Obama Legacy," in which he shows how the 44th president of the United States should be remembered. In the book, readers can find a rich analysis of several big-ticket issues that rocked the Obama presidency and excerpts from his signature speeches during his years in office. In addition to being an author, Hutchinson is also a political analyst, contributing writer to the Huffington Post and The Wave, associate editor of New America Media, and a radio host.

Walter Muneton (BA '16)
was sworn in as trustee for the Garden Grove Unified School District. The swearing-in ceremony marks the beginning of his four-year term. Muneton is a proud graduate of Santiago High School and has worked as a caseworker and truancy reduction officer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Garden Grove.

Jeanette Rowe (BA '01)
is retiring after 19 years as outreach director with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. She was recently featured in the Los Angeles Times for her pioneering work of finding homeless people in the streets and helping them navigate the social service system.

Jim Tanizaki (BA '77)
was appointed to the position of chief assistant district attorney in Orange County, where he previously served as the senior assistant district attorney.

Melissa Zak (MA '99)
was named the University of Colorado Boulder Assistant Vice Chancellor of Safety. She will oversee the planning, organization and coordination of all campus safety functions, including the police and environmental health and safety departments, and will manage the campus's response to crises and emergencies. For the past three years, Zak has served as the university's police chief, helping lead the campus through crises and high-profile events such as floods, a presidential debate, and demonstrations.  
Faculty Highlights

Find out what your favorite professor has been up to. Visit the Faculty Highlights section of Dateline Dominguez.

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CSUDH Softball Game vs. Alumni
JANUARY 22, 11am
DH Softball Field
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CSUDH Baseball Game vs. Alumni
JANUARY 22, 12pm
DH Baseball Field
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CSUDH Alumni Social in Pasadena
JANUARY 26, 6pm - 8pm
46 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105

VITA: Free Income Tax Preparation & Family Resource Fair 
Claudia Hampton Hall
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Make a Gift to the  Toro Fund
to support scholarships and other campus  initiatives .

Did you know you can make a gift that provides a fixed income for life? More information can be found on our Planned Giving website or by calling 310-243-2182.


Liberty Mutual offers exclusive savings on auto and home insurance to CSUDH alumni. Information available here.


CSUDH Alumni can also save on medical insurance through our partnership with Mercer. Learn more here.

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