Source: Daily Breeze Cal State Dominguez Hills will try to address the lack of diversity in the tech industry by training more educatorsto teach computer science in K-12 schools — thanks to a $5 million grant from the company that owns social media application Snapchat. CSUDH sudents, teachers, administrators and alumni, as well as Snap Inc. representatives, recently gathered to celebrate the launch of the Snap Inc. Institute for Technology and Education, which is housed within the College of Education on the Dominguez Hills campus, with support from the nonprofit CSforALL. The institute will train aspiring educators to effectively impart computer science skills to students with an ... Read More
NBC4: Large Donation at CSUDH to be Used to Foster Equity in STEM
Source: NBCLA (Video) Big changes are coming to Cal State Dominguez Hills thanks to the largest single donation in school history. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News. ... Read More
CSUDH Receives Largest Single Donation in University History from Snap Inc.
Snap Inc., developer of Snapchat, announced today a $5 million gift to California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) for the creation and endowment of a new institute focused on addressing equity gaps in computing education. The gift comprises the largest single donation ever given to the CSUDH campus. Housed in the CSUDH College of Education, the new institute will serve as a leader in computing education research, teacher preparation, and curriculum development centered around equity and access, particularly for students with special needs and for bilingual, multilingual, and dual language learners. Additionally, through strong partnerships with Los Angeles area school districts, ... Read More