Scholarly and Creative Activities Directory

Mildred García, Ed.D.

Title: President, California State University, Dominguez Hills (2007-June 2012)

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Community Relations/Civic Engagement

  • Interview with Kelly Opdycke, “Introducing President Garcia” South Bay Woman, April Issue, 2009. 
  • Guest Speaker, “A Tribute to César E. Chávez,” Unity Day Latino-Hispanic Subcommittee, City of Carson, March 21, 2009. 
  •  Interviewed for “Girl, Let’s Talk About the Academy,” Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, March 5, 2009  
  • Op-ed, “CSUDH is Key to the Future of South Bay,” Daily Breeze, March, 1, 2009, pg. A13.  
  • Speaker, CSU Super Sunday, New Philadelphia AME, February 22, 2009  
  • Interview with Scott Jaschik, “Happy but Not Looking to be Chief,” Inside Higher Education, Feb. 10, 2009  
  • Welcome Message, “Educating the South Bay Work Force of Tomorrow,” Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Beach Business,  
  • Interview with Mark Holston, Latina Style, for profile, August 2008  
  • Interview with Time Warner Cable Los Angeles Metro Division, CNN Local Headline News, to talk about the state budget impact to CSU and highlight CSUDH programs, July 17, 2008  
  • Interview with JJ Hermes, Reporter, Chronicle of Higher Education, on presidential inaugurations, June 20, 2008  
  • Interview with KMEX Channel 34 Univision, June 8, 2008
  • Interview with Louis Sahagun, Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, for profile and outlook for CSU Dominguez Hills, June 17, 2008
  • Commencement Address, El Camino College, June 6, 2008.  
  • Interview with Adolfo Guzman Lopez, NPR-member station KPCC 89.3FM, Los Angeles, for profile as first Latina May, 5, 2008  
  • Interview with Veronica Mendoza, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, for profile, March 20, 2008 
  • Interview with Michelle Adam, Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, for profile, February 25, 2008  
  • Interview with Epicentro Politico, NPR-affiliate program, on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., January 26, 2008  
  • Selected as the Grand Marshal of the 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Kingdom Day Parade, Los Angeles, January 21, 2008  
  • Appointed to the Board of Directors, South Bay Economic Development Partnership, Torrance, CA, 2007-Present.  
  • Interview with Ivan Mejia, La Opinion, December 25, 2007.  
  • Selected as Godmother – National Puerto Rican Day Parade, June 2007.  
  •  Appointed to the New York City/Long Island Chapter, Office of Women in Higher Education Women’s State Network Office of the American Council on Education, 2007-Present.  
  • Selected as a member of the Council of Presidential Advisors for Metro International, 2006-Present.  
  • Interview with Keith Freelancer, Writer, Westchester County Business Journal, September 27, 2006.  
  • Interview with Steven Burd, Reporter, Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington, DC, July 21, 2006.  
  • Interview with Jeanette Castellanos, Entre Mujer y Mujer, LatinoGraduate.Net, Media Series: Women to Women in Higher Education, July 7, 2006.  
  •  Interview, El Nuevo Hudson Newspaper, July 6, 2006.  
  • Interview with David Cruz, WBGOFM Radio in Newark, New Jersey, Latin Issues in Higher Education, June 15, 2006.  
  • TV Interview, Telemundo/Noticiero 47 with Odalys Molina, Co-Anchor, May 24, 2006.   TV Interview, CN8 - The Comcast Network, Higher Education Series, April 5, 2006.  
  • TV Interview, Visiones, WNBC Today with Lynda Baquero, Anchor, November 19, 2005.  
  • Appointed to Assemblywoman Nellie Pou’s Hispanic Policy and Issues Advisory Council, 2005.  
  • Panel Presentation, Moderator, “The Reality of being a Hispanic Entrepreneur,” at the 2005 Hispanic Business Summit of the Hispanic Business Council of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, September 20, 2005.  
  • García, M.“A Focus on Dr. Mildred García, Berkeley College,” in the Westchester Business Journal, August 22, 2005.  
  • Commencement Address, Dover Business College, July 16, 2005.   Selected as the Godmother of the Yonkers Puerto Rican Day Parade, June 5, 2005.  
  • TV Interview, One-on-One with Steve Adubato, New Jersey Caucus, Higher Education Series, November 22, 2004.  
  • Panel Presentation, “Empowering Women: Opening Eyes to New Possibilities,” at Gorton High School, Meeting Hate with Humanity Program, March 30, 2004.
  • Invited Presentation, “Vagina Monologue,” sponsored by the Westchester Arts Council, March 27, 2004.  
  • TV Interview, One-on-One with Steve Adubato, New Jersey Caucus, Educational Corporation, February 18, 2004.  
  • Appointed to the Executive Committee of the New York City Workforce Investment Board, 2003-Present. Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Association, 2002.  
  • Appointed as Chair of the Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization Committee, 2002. Appointed to Mayor Bloomberg’s New York City Workforce Investment Board, 2002-Present.  
  •  Presentation, “New Management Communications Strategies: Positioning for Profitability,” at the Westchester County Association, October 25, 2001.

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