As coordinator of the Humanities External Degree M.A. Program in the College of Extended and International Education
at California State University, Dominguez Hills, Patricia Cherin oversees students from all over the world, many of
whom will earn their degrees without ever setting foot on the Carson campus. Over the years that she’s helped her
students on their journeys to a college degree Cherin has been on her own journey to becoming a writer After a career that includes featured works in more than 100 publications and two chapter books of her own titled, “Familiarities” and “Park Quest,” her first book-length collection of poems, “Journey in Flagrante,” was published last month.