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Dominican's facilities director honored
Jacques Charton, the Executive Director of Facility and Auxiliary Services for Dominican University of California, is responsible for implementing the campus’ transformation into the 21st century. He will be honored on June 15 at the North Bay Business Journal’s inaugural Facilities Managers Recognition Awards in Santa Rosa.
Senior Class Address at commencement
The Senior Class Address delivered on May 12, 2012 at Dominican by Peter Jean M. Bote “J.T.” Teodoro. He is a graduate of the Humanities and Cultural Studies program and is a musician and poet.
Dominican names top female, male student-athletes
Te Manu Whakatakai “Taki” Te Koi, who scored a career-high 20 points in her final women’s basketball game, Kellie Hislop, who started the final 122 games of her softball career, and Mark Lewis, who helped lead the Penguins to a strong finish and fourth place in Pacific West Conference men’s basketball, were named the Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year at Dominican University of California on April 29.
Ronan Farrow to Address Class of 2012
Writer, human rights lawyer and diplomat Ronan Farrow will receive an honorary Doctorate of Humanities degree and deliver the keynote address at Dominican University of California’s undergraduate commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 12. John R. Gaulding, founder and director of Sage Partners LLC, will receive an honorary degree and deliver the graduate commencement address, Friday, May 11.
SOD Blitz training session returns to Dominican
The public was invited to participate in a free training session at Dominican University of California on how to identify Sudden Oak Death (SOD) symptoms and collect samples for testing. The session was April 21 in Room 102 of the Joseph R. Fink Science Center on campus.
Dominican welcomes alumni for 2012 Reunion weekend
Reunion 2012 at Dominican University of California featured a variety of activities that stretched over three days beginning April 20 on and about the San Rafael campus.
PacWest tennis championships a success at Dominican
Dominican University of California was the host team for seven other teams, including perennial powerhouse BYU-Hawaii, the No. 1 ranked team in NCAA Division II, at the Pacific West Conference Women’s Tennis Championships April 19-21.
Dominican hosts U.S. Congressional seat debate
The 12 registered candidates for the newly-drawn 2nd United States Congressional District participated in a debate in front of a crowd of about 400 in Angelico Hall on the Dominican University of California campus on April 17.
Anne Lamott speaks at Dominican's Lecture Series
Anne Lamott, bestselling author of "Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son’s Son," spoke on April 11 in front of a crowd of more than 500 appreciative fans in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.
Violist Vinocour caps Guest Concert Series April 22
Jonathan Vinocour, Principal Violist of the San Francisco Symphony since 2009, will perform at Dominican University of California in Angelico Hall for the first time on April 22 to close out the 2011-12 Guest Concert Series.
Dominican students present at NCUR in Utah
More than 45 Dominican University of California students presented 39 poster and oral presentations from original search March 29-31 at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Weber State University in Utah.
Dominican invited to Aspen Institute's national consortium
Dominican University of California is among a select group of universities invited by the Aspen Institute to be a part of a national dialogue in March in Washington, D.C. on rethinking undergraduate business education.
Farm Bill discussed at Dominican event
Ken Cook, President of Environmental Working Group, and Dan Imhoff, author of "Food Fight," were guest speakers in Angelico Hall on March 22 at a Food For Thought Author Series event hosted by Dominican's GreenMBA program and presented by Marin Organic and Point Reyes Books.
Swiss General Consul speaking at Dominican
Julius Anderegg, the Cousul General of Switzerland, will present “The Eurozone Crisis: Swiss Stability in the Eye of the Storm” on March 29 in the Creekside Room at Dominican University of California.
Former Governor Granholm at Dominican on Sunday
Jennifer Granholm, who in January 2002 was the first woman ever to be sworn in as governor of Michigan, will speak with her husband, leadership expert Dan Mulhern, on Sunday, March 25, in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.
Dominican radio partners with minor league baseball team
San Rafael Pacifics and Dominican University of California are excited to announce a one-of-a-kind-partnership for the Pacifics’ inaugural 2012 baseball season.
Bridge Chamber Virtuosi performs at Angelico Hall
Violinist Wei He, viola Yun Jie Liu and cellist Amos Yang – together known as the Bridge Chamber Virtuosi – performed March 18 in the 2011-12 Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California.
Dominican receives national award for community service
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) for a fifth year has honored Dominican University of California as a leader among institutions of higher education for their support of service-learning, volunteering, and civic engagement. This past year, 547 Dominican students were engaged in more than 10,931 hours of community service.
Aspen Institute invites Dominican to national consortium
Dominican University of California is among a select group of universities invited by the Aspen Institute to be part of a national dialogue in March in Washington, D.C. on rethinking undergraduate business education.
Dominican students, faculty busy during spring break
From studying field biology and conservation in Tanzania, to visiting the art galleries of Paris, to studying health care in Costa Rica, to working on behalf of orphans in Tijuana, Dominican students immersed themselves in a wide variety of educational, cultural, and service projects during Spring Break 2012.

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