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Retiring Dominican President Joseph R. Fink delivers Commencement address to record Class of 2011
Retiring Dominican University of California President Joseph R. Fink, who led the institution’s transformation from a small college of 650 students into a vibrant University of more than 2,300 students during his 23-year tenure, presented the Commencement address at ceremonies on May 14 in Forest Meadows Amphitheater.
Dominican repeats as PacWest academic champion
For the second year in a row, Dominican University of California has been awarded the Pacific West Conference’s Academic Achievement Award, the first school in the current nine-team league to win the award in its first two years as a PacWest member institution.
Booker Harris named new basketball coach at Dominican
Booker T. Harris, a member of the USF Dons’ NCAA Division I tournament team in 1998 who was the top assistant coach for NCAA Div. II perennial powerhouse Metro State in Denver the past two seasons, has been named the new men’s head basketball coach at Dominican University of California, the University announced May 17.
Retiring Dominican President Joseph R. Fink delivers Commencement address to record Class of 2011
Retiring Dominican University of California President Joseph R. Fink, who led the institution’s transformation from a small college of 650 students into a vibrant University of more than 2,300 students during his 23-year tenure, presented the Commencement address at ceremonies on May 14 in Forest Meadows Amphitheater.
Dominican's Service-Learning program named to President's Community Service Honor Roll
Dominican University of California has been named to the 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dominican hosts "CEO Summitt on International Trade"
Business promotion officers from U.S. Embassies throughout Europe participated in "CEO Summitt on International Trade" on May 10 at Dominican University of California.
Dr. Abraham Verghese speaks to capacity crowd in finale of ILS Spring Lecture Series featuring Caroline Kennedy
A capacity of crowd of more than 850 filled Angelico Hall on April 27 as Dr. Abraham Verghese, Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, was guest speaker in the “One Book One Marin” presentation at Dominican University of California.
Dr. Nicola Pitchford named Dean of School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Dominican University
Dominican University of California has announced that Dr. Nicola Pitchford has been selected new Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University. She will replace interim dean Philip Novak whose term is ending June 30.
Sudden Oak Death "Blitz" free training session on Saturday at Dominican Science Center
The public is 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 is on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. in Science Center Room 102.
St. Lawrence String Quartet, featuring Stanford musicians, concludes 10th anniversary season of Guest Concert Series
The St. Lawrence String Quartet, featuring Stanford University Music Faculty, performed April 17 in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California as part of the 10th anniversary season of the Guest Concert Series.
Caroline Kennedy addresses capacity crowd at Dominican's Angelico Hall in ILS' 2011 Spring Lecture Series
Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the 35th President of the United States John F. Kennedy, spoke to a capacity crowd of more than 800 at Angelico Hall on Wednesday, April 13, as part of the Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2011 Spring Lecture Series at Dominican University of California.
Dominican graduate student contributes to research published in "Nature" online publication
David Zucker, a graduate student in the Dominican University of California/Buck Institute for Research on Aging MS in Biological Sciences program, contributed to a study appearing in the March 30 online edition of Nature.
Dominican University joins Department of Commerce trade mission to Indonesia, Vietnam
Dominican University of California is among the 56 colleges and universities invited to join Francisco Sánchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, on the Obama Administration’s first education services trade mission to Jakarta, Indonesia, and Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam, April 2-8.
St. Lawrence String Quartet performing April 17 in 10th anniversary season of Guest Concert Series
The St. Lawrence String Quartet will be performing Sunday, April 17, in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California as part of the 10th anniversary season of the Guest Concert Series.
Caroline Kennedy speaking April 13 in 2011 ILS Spring Lecture Series at Dominican's Angelico Hall
Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the 35th President of the United States John F. Kennedy, will speak on April 13 in Angelico Hall as part of the Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2011 Spring Lecture Series at Dominican University of California.
Dr. Mary Marcy named President-Elect at Dominican
Dominican University of California has announced that Dr. Mary B. Marcy has been elected President of the University. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2011, when she will succeed Dr. Joseph R. Fink and become the ninth person to lead Dominican in its 121-year history.
Dr. Denise Lucy honored by Marin Women's Hall of Fame
Dr. Denise Lucy, founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Leadership Studies at Dominican University of California, was inducted into the Marin Women’s Hall of Fame Dr. Lucy -- along with Julie Abrams, Linda Davis, Barbara Lee, Dolly Nave and Youth Leadership Institute CEO Maureen Sedonaen, who holds an MBA in Strategic Leadership from Dominican -- at Marin Women’s Hall of Fame ceremonies on March 19 in San Rafael.
Musicians from world-acclaimed Philharmonia Baroque to perform in Guest Concert Series' 10th anniversary season
The 10th anniversary of the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California will continue on March 27 with several musicians from the world-acclaimed Philharmonia Baroque performing at Angelico Hall. Musicians Lisa Weiss and Joseph Edelberg on baroque violin, and baroque cellist David Goldblatt will appear on stage with Yuko Tanaka, Carmel Bach Festival’s Solo Harpsichordist, and baritone Craig Singleton, the Chair of the Department of Music and Performing Arts at Dominican.
Ted Danson, Suze Orman coming to Dominican for 2011 ILS Spring Lecture Series featuring Caroline Kennedy
Emmy Award-winning actor Ted Danson and celebrity financial advisor and television host Suze Orman both will be appearing at Angelico Hall as guest speakers in the Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2011 Spring Lecture Series at Dominican University of California.
Dominican LINES Ballet students invited to Monaco
Three LINES Ballet/Dominican BFA in Dance seniors have returned from Monaco after accepting invitations to the Monaco Dance Forum’s annual Tremplin Jeunes Ballet where the top 50 dance students from around the world, from Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Italy, Holland and Russia, auditioned.

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