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Palm Springs Mall to be new location for the College West Valley Campus »

Palm Springs mayor Steve Pougnet speaking during the Press Conference announcing COD big move

  By Czarina Greaney Features Editor and, Jonathan Moreno Production Manager   On April 2, 2014 the City of Palm Springs and College of the Desert made the announcement that the West Valley Campus will relocate to the Palm Springs Mall. The city of Palm Springs offered…

Apr 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

The College of the Desert fountain »

By Belen Higuera Student Contributor The iconic COD water fountain in front of the HILB building has been here since October 12th 1984. The fountain is called the “International Fountain of Knowledge” it was dedicated to Dr. Reynaldo J. Carreon Jr. for being a concerned…

Apr 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Spring screams outdoors and hiking trails »

By Czarina Greaney Features Editor  For those who enjoy the outdoors and exploring new sites, Palm Desert is home to many hiking trails; and in this current 80 degree weather there are no excuses for not joining the adventures. College of the Desert (COD) student Susie…

Mar 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fun-ancial Literacy Week is Coming! »

By Jocelyn Vargas Faculty Contributor The 3rd Annual Financial Literacy week is almost here! The week long activities will begin April 7th with our Kick-off event at the Palm Desert campus in the Cravens Student Services Center (CSSC)-MPR. We will have food, entertainment and many…

Mar 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Upcoming Energy System Technology Program brings employment opportunities to students »


By Joseph Dolence Energy Systems Technology Instructor Faculty Contributor A new program under development at College of the Desert (COD) is offering a series of courses…

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College of the Desert is a major partner in a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation »

Carl Farmer Faculty Contributor Two College of the Desert Faculty will join a list of California State University, San Bernardino faculty and students in conducting…

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COD’s Marks Art Center presents Desertscapes: Outliers »

Luis Medina Campus Life Editor College of the Desert’s Walter N. Marks Center for the Arts presents “Desertscapes: Outliers,” an exhibition of photography by Victory…

Apr 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

COD Foundation’s Changing Lives Campaign »

Luis Medina Campus Life Editor Celebrating 30 years of support for students success The $3 million Changing Lives Campaign, a comprehensive campaign for College of…

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