November 2023

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CSUSB Palm Desert Campus included in 3-day California Economic Summit

A component of the three-day event was a stop at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus for a special presentation.

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CSUSB celebrates Native American Heritage Month

This November, Cal State San Bernardino celebrates Native American Heritage Month with a series of events to honor Native American culture, traditions and contributions.

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CSUSB Palm Desert Campus offering classes for people 50 and older

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a program designed for adults 50 and older who want to experience learning for the fun of it.

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Students present posters at sports medicine conference

Kinesiology students from PDC presented their research posters at the 2023 Southwest American College of Sports Medicine Conference in Costa Mesa, CA.

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Nursing Street Medicine Program team presents at conference

Three representatives from the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Nursing Street Medicine Program presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association 37th Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. "Teaching Empathy to Nursing Students Through a Foot Soak Program for People Experiencing Homelessness" was presented by Dr. Diane Vines, program director, Sarah Harrington, lead nursing student assistant and Geoffrey Cui, graduate student and research assistant.

Socktober Sock Drive

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus students, faculty and staff collected 140 pairs of new and packaged socks to benefit the Coachella Valley Rescue Mission to help make this a warmer winter for our neighbors in need.

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The application period to be admitted for the Fall 2024 semester is currently open!

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In the News

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Associate Vice President, Edna Martinez, was interviewed in Spanish by Telemundo 15 about the importance of education in the Coachella Valley and her new role at PDC.

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Faculty Spotlight

Associate Professor of Kinesiology, Sarah L. Dunn, along with fellow colleagues and alumni, presented a symposium at the 2023 Southwest American College of Sports Medicine Conference in Costa Mesa, CA titled, "Pedagogies and Teaching Practices in the Exercise Science Classroom: An Exploration in Sense of Belonging, Involvement, and Co-Curricular Activities."

New Campus Video

We invite you to watch our new campus video, offering a glimpse into the vibrant campus life and innovative programs at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus.

PDC is committed to offering students a variety of programs to exceed their goals and provide four-year degrees that allow students to grow beyond their potential. PDC offers a unique student experience with small class sizes, dedicated faculty, and an active campus life, all of which are vital for a student's academic success.

With great resources, financial aid and scholarships are available to help students graduate with minimal debt. The Palm Desert Campus provides outstanding opportunities for everyone.

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Upcoming Campus Events

“The Gift of Love & Laughter” with Bill Marx and Cash Baxter - An OLLI Holiday Fundraiser

Dec. 2, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Indian Wells Theater

Get ready to be captivated by the extraordinary talents of two prominent artists in our community, Bill Marx and Cash Baxter! Bill is a renowned pianist, arranger and composer. He’s a local legend and even has a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. Cash is a fine arts painter, art historian and world traveler. He is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed Broadway producer and New York director whose career in show business spans 40 years. Together, these two make quite the comedy duo!

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor Blanke Schein Wealth Management!

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"Discover the Palm Desert Campus"

Nov. 16, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

A unique opportunity for students interested in attending the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus to meet and engage with current PDC students, faculty and staff to truly experience what it's like to be a Coyote at PDC.

Attendees will gain insights into the CSUSB admissions process, explore financial aid options, learn more about academic colleges, attend sessions hosted by specific programs and campus departments, and have access to a computer lab to submit the CSU application.

We can't wait to welcome all of the attendees to our beautiful campus and help them on their journey to becoming part of the PDC Pack!


Recent Campus Events

Dick Oliphant Book Signing

Local high school students visit PDC for CSUSB hospitality management program event

Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council visit PDC nursing department

First Generation College Student Celebration