Casey Lee Thorne was once told she was too tall to be a professional ballet dancer. Now, as a successful teacher, choreographer, and inaugural class graduate of Dominican's LINES Ballet BFA Program in 2010, she is soaring to new heights.
Dominican University of California received the PacWest Academic Achievement Award for an unprecedented fifth-consecutive season, as announced by the league office on Thursday. The Penguins displayed their prowess in the classroom once again with the highest cumulative grade-point average in the PacWest of 3.41, the highest mark in conference history.
Dominican’s service-learning program joined forces with local residents and non-profit organizations to support a community-driven research project designed to better understand the needs and interests of residents living in San Rafael’s Canal neighborhood and empower residents to take a proactive role in strengthening their community.
Eleven juniors in the LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program at Dominican were among 31 dance troupes selected to perform June 5-7 at the National College Dance Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Since 2008, Dominican students and faculty have participated in an outreach trip to Kiganda, Uganda to help its people with its water purification system, its school lunch program, its educational needs and its health center.
As a former LeaderShape participant, Dominican alumna Leighia Fleming returned to the University the week of June 2 as a way to give back to the influential program as a cluster facilitator in the LeaderShape Institute Bay Area Consortium at Dominican.
Less than two weeks after she walked on stage for Commencement to accept her BA degree in communications and media studies at Dominican, Mariah Chinchilla has stepped onto a bigger stage.
She is working for NBC Universal in New York City as a marketing coordinator.
The “Making of Leaders” certificate program in Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS), in partnership with County of Marin Department of Human Resources, has been named Honorable Mention in the second annual Innovation Recognition awards, also known as the INNY Awards, sponsored by the Marin County Board of Supervisors.
Dominican President Mary B. Marcy awarded degrees to 576 students and Oscar-nominated filmmaker, actress and advocate Jennifer Siebel Newsom delivered the keynote address on May 17 during commencement ceremonies in front of hundreds of family, friends and guests at Forest Meadows Field.
Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy was named one of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” for 2014 by the San Francisco Business Times in the publication’s May 2 issue.
Elizabeth Warren, Senior Senator from the state of Massachusetts, spoke to a sellout crowd May 10 at Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage.
Dominican University of California has partnered with DesignMedix, a biotech startup with ties to Portland State University, for a three-year research project aimed at advancing a new type of anti-malarial drug.