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Our vibrant community is one reason the Colleges of Distinction guide listed Dominican as one of the best places to learn, grow and succeed—and why transfer students feel welcome and energized from their first day on campus.

Student Events

Welcome Weekend 2014 | August 22

Welcome Weekend is a three day event for new students and parents to view the campus and enjoy various activities.

DUPAC Presents Tommy Emmanuel | September 20

Guitar Player Magazine's Favorite Acoustic Guitarist winner and two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel is sure to dazzle longtime fans and newcomers alike.

Siena Center Lecture: Fr. Gregory Boyle, SJ | September 30

Boyle is the founder and director of Los Angeles' of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the United States. 

Lund-Gill Lecture: Ana Castillo | October 09

Ana Castillo, award-winning scholar, poet, author and Dominican's 2014-15 Lund-Gill Chair presents "Twenty Years of Xicanisma: Latina Empowerment in the U.S."

"Living Water: The Story of St. Gabriel the Archangel Church" | October 14

The St. Catherine of Siena Center hosts a presentation of Still Point Theatre Collective’s new play, "Living Water: The Story of St. Gabriel the Archangel Church."

President's Signature Concert: Kathy Mattea | October 18

Grammy Award winner Kathy Mattea brings her signature bluegrass sound to Dominican's Lund Auditorium.

Siena Center Lecture: "Using Neuroscience to Achieve Moral Perfection" | October 23

Robert Calin-Jageman, assistant professor of psychology and chair of the Dominican's neuroscience department, presents "The Past, Present and Future of Using Neuroscience to Achieve Moral Perfection."

Mazzuchelli Lecture: Tina Taylor-Ritzler, PhD | November 05

Tina Taylor-Ritzler, assistant professor of psychology at Dominican, presents "Caritas et Veritas: The Case for Cultural Competence."

DUPAC Presents "Our Town" | November 14

Dominican's Theatre Arts program presents three performances of Thorton Wilder's "Our Town," a timeless drama of life in the mythical village of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire. 

Theatre Arts Presents "The Black Box Experiment" | December 05

Students in Dominican's Advanced Directing Class present scenes from various works that examine the idea of family.

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