Media Relations

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Resources for the Media

DATELINE DOMINGUEZ ONLINE NEWS CENTER

The Dateline Dominguez online news center is the primary source of news, information and stories about California State University, Dominguez Hills and its students, faculty and staff.

CSUDH EXPERTS GUIDE FOR JOURNALISTS

An online guide to the exceptional scholars and educators at CSUDH who are among the most distinguished experts in their fields, and who are willing to offer their special knowledge, informed opinions, and noteworthy perspectives on current and unique topics.

CAMPUS FACTS

A leader in groundbreaking programs that foster a college-focused culture in the urban communities it serves, CSU Dominguez Hills is a laboratory and national model for student access and success, offering a proven path to professional opportunity and social equity for underserved students and all students who aspire to succeed and thrive in a complex and global society.

NATIONAL RANKINGS

To get an unbiased opinion and see how CSU Dominguez Hills compares to other colleges and universities, take a look at some of our recent national rankings.

CAMPUS FEATURES AND FACILITIES

The CSU Dominguez Hills campus sits on 346 acres, and features a wide variety of modern and time honored buildings, all within a short walking distance from one another, with large pedestrian paths lined by eucalyptus or other shade trees. CSU Dominguez Hills is home to an award-winning University Theatre and the University Art Gallery is considered to be one of the major exhibition spaces of the South Bay region.

CAMPUS MISSION, VISION, AND CORE VALUES

We provide education, scholarship and service that are, by design, accessible and transformative. We welcome students who seek academic achievement, personal fulfillment, and preparation for the work of today and tomorrow.

ACCREDITATIONS

California State University, Dominguez Hills is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The last WASC Educational Effectiveness Review was conducted in 2008, and CSUDH’s accreditation was reaffirmed for 10 years.

UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT'S BIO

Highly regarded as a results-oriented administrator with a collaborative work style and a proven ability to motivate and lead within the academic community, Dr. Willie J. Hagan is the eighth president of California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Contact Us

University Communications and Public Affairs staff includes public relations professionals responsible for securing local, national and regional media coverage of the university.

The office is responsible for communicating official university positions on issues of general, campus-wide impact or significance, as well as crisis communications during a critical or emergency situation.

  • Director, University Communications and Public Affairs
    Email Brenda Knepper or call (310) 243-3849
  • Associate Director, University Communications and Public Affairs
    Email Amy Bentley-Smith or call (310) 243-2455
  • Communications Specialist
    Email Paul Browning or call (310) 243-2740

Media Visiting CSUDH

Campus Maps and Directions

For Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff with news and story ideas should contact one of the above individuals. We also collaborate with other campus members in planning and organization of university-wide events and ceremonies, and develop media plans and communications to promote events.

  • Media Policy Guide [PDF]
    Guidelines and university policy for working effectively with the media to enhance public awareness of CSU Dominguez Hills.