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America Happens Here:
"Reflections on Making it Real" Contest 

Open to staff, students, faculty, and alumni.


President Hagan has chose "America Happens Here" as the theme of his presidential inauguration.We want you to reflect on that theme and use your creative side to show all that CSUDH means to you and the community.

Submit an original work from the following categories:

  • Poetry/spoken word
  • Art
  • Essay
  • Music
  • Video

Participants can compete in more than one category. Click here for contest guidelines.

Deadline to Submit: April 9, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Send entries to



  • First place: $300 gift certificate and 1-year parking permit (or equivalent amount in a gift certificate)
  • Second place: $200 gift certificate
  • Third Place: $100 Gift Certificate


Winners will be announced April 16 and will be invited to present their works at the Student, Faculty and Staff Brunch on May 1.


For further information, contact Dr. Hamoud Salhi at or (310) 243-2547.