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.
Journalist and urban farmer Novella Carpenter spoke at Dominican University of California on April 30, as part of the University’s 2014 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series. The series is offered in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage.
Sister Gervaise Valpey ’61 received the Distinguished Alumni Award and Lorraine Barry ’86 was given the Sister Patricia Lyons Distinguished Alumni Service Award when Dominican hosted its annual Reunion Weekend with celebration and remembrance on April 25-27.
Alumna Laryn Hoytt, who graduated in December with a BA in humanities and cultural studies, represented Dominican as a presenter at the Fifth Annual Bay Area Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium on April 12 in the Koret Auditorium at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.