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.
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.
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.
Spencer Sherman, one of the top wealth advisors in the country and author of the bestselling book “The Cure for Money Madness” was guest speaker on March 6 in the Guzman Lecture Hall at Dominican University of California.
The Penguin Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at Dominican University of California staged a benefit event during a Pacific West Conference basketball doubleheader with Hawai'i Pacific University on February 23 in the Conlan Center, attracting a season-high crowd of 580.
Dominican University of California is one of six colleges nationwide awarded a grant by the 1 for All program to support efforts to raise awareness of the First Amendment and the fundamental freedoms it protects.
Andrei Tsygankov, Professor of International Relations and Political Science at San Francisco State University, presented “Putin and Medvedev: Back To The Future?” on February 28 in the Creekside Room at Dominican University of California.
Veteran NBC News journalist Tom Brokaw, who moderated the third and final California Governor’s debate at Dominican between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman in 2010, returned to Angelico Hall on January 22 to kickoff this year’s Institute for Leadership Studies' Spring Lecture Series.
Violist Nancy Severance, a member of the San Francisco Symphony since 1982, joined fellow symphony members Dan Carlson and Peter Wyrick on stage on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 5, to perform in the Guest Concert Series in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.
Dominican University of California basketball has come to television.
Dominican has partnered with Community Media Center of Marin (CMCM) to air tape-delayed coverage of Penguins men’s and women’s basketball home games at Conlan Center on public access TV. The first game – Dominican’s 51-48 upset victory over Chico State in women’s basketball on November 22 – was broadcast December 26,on CMCM Channel 30.
Violist Nanci Severance, a member of the San Francisco Symphony since 1982, will be joined by fellow SF Symphony performers Dan Carlson and Peter Wyrick on stage on February 5, Super Bowl Sunday, to perform in the Guest Concert Series in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.
The Dominican Pre-Med Mentor Program, offered in association with Kaiser Permanente-Northern California, was featured at this year’s annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges in Denver, CO.
In its eighth year, the Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2011 Fall Lecture Series at Dominican University of California set attendance records for its seven-event schedule that featured three capacity crowds in Angelico Hall.
The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) has invited Dominican University of California to lead an international project focused on stimulating international student involvement in civic engagement.
On October 29, Mary B. Marcy was officially installed as the ninth president of Dominican University of California. This was the first time in more than two decades, and only the ninth time ever, that the 122-year-old institution has installed a new president.