President’s Award

The President’s Award is presented to an individual, corporation, or foundation for extraordinary philanthropy that has had a transformative impact on the mission of California State University, Dominguez Hills. One of the highest honors given by the university, the President’s Award recognizes innovators for long-term, cumulative contributions to the university that have supported our talented students; enhanced the university and helped academic programs grow and prosper; and inspired our community to contribute to the greater good.


  • Toyota

Founders’ Award

The Founders’ Awards is presented to an individual/s who have worked to build CSU Dominguez Hills into a thriving center for higher education or who rendered extraordinary contributions to the university and community at large. A person or organization who has been instrumental to the growth and development of the university.


Community Leadership Award

The Community Leadership Award recognizes a visionary and dedicated community leader who has gone above and beyond in committing time and energy to addressing critical issues and improving local communities.


Alumni Award

The Alumni Award is presented in recognition of a CSU Dominguez Hills alumna/us who has achieved a high level of success in their profession while also gaining distinction for their service to the university and contributions to their communities.


  • Dr. John Tracy 
    Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President (ret.), Boeing

Student Civic Engagement Award

The Student Civic Engagement Award is presented to a CSU Dominguez Hills student who has made a positive impact on the lives of others through civic engagement and public service.

Recipient to be determined