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April 26, 2002
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Media Advisory

California State University, Dominguez Hills Recognizes
Outstanding Students During Honors Convocation

Carson, CA - California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) recognizes outstanding students during the 18th Annual Honors Convocation on Friday, April 26, in the University Gymnasium beginning at 7 p.m.

WHAT: 18th Annual Honors Convocation

WHO: Dr. James E. Lyons, Sr., President, California State University, Dominguez Hills

WHERE: University Gymnasium, California State University, Dominguez Hills

WHEN: Friday, April 26, 2002, beginning at 7 p.m.

Each year, Cal State University, Dominguez Hills celebrates academic excellence by recognizing those students who have achieved cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude as well as those who are members of academic societies and organizations and have been awarded scholarships.

Kathleen Walton, interim provost/vice president for academic affairs, will provide a formal recognition of the honors students, while Lisa Gray-Shellberg, professor of psychology, will deliver a special message to the students titled, "Taking Measure." Gray-Shellberg is the CSUDH Outstanding Professor for 2001-02.

"I am especially proud of this group of students today who serve as a stellar example of what someone can achieve when they truly commit themselves to the highest levels of academic pursuit," said President Lyons. "Our entire campus community shares in the honor to call them products of the educational program at California State University, Dominguez Hills."

Bobby Matos and his Afro-Cuban Drummers will provide processional music for the program. Jun Kurasako, pianist and music major at CSUDH, will perform "Appasionata" by Beethoven.

California State University, Dominguez Hills takes pride in offering a 'World of Opportunity' to everyone who desires a quality higher education. Visit the university website at for complete information on campus curriculum and activities.