April 2024

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CSUSB Palm Desert Campus hospitality management students travel to New York City to attend trade show

Seven hospitality management students from the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus traveled to New York City to attend the The New York Restaurant Show.

This trip wasn't just about sightseeing - it was an opportunity for students to gain real-world insights, forge meaningful connections and bring back invaluable experiences to enrich their academic journey.

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College Corps program allows CSUSB Palm Desert Campus student to pay for college through volunteering in her community

Meet Juliana Garcia, a student at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus and College Corps fellow, who volunteers in her community while earning a financial benefit to help pay for her college education.

Learn more about how the #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program is helping participants like Juliana graduate with less debt while serving her community and gaining valuable work experience.

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Interested in learning more about the CSUSB Doctorate in Educational Leadership program? Attend an information session!

CSUSB celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month

CSUSB is set for the annual celebration of its Asian, Pacific Islander and South Asian communities. We encourage students, faculty, staff and the community to participate in this month's festivities, events and discussions.

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CSUSB celebrates Arab American Heritage Month

Cal State San Bernardino is celebrating Arab American Heritage Month throughout April with a number of events that highlight the vibrant cultures, remarkable achievements and significant contributions of Arab Americans.

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In the News: College Corps program helps students pay for college through volunteer work

Thank you NBC Palm Springs for highlighting the #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program here at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus!

Please watch the video to learn more about this statewide, first-of-its-kind paid service and career development program that provides students with financial support and professional experience while engaging them in meaningful community action.

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Faculty Spotlight

Please join us in congratulating Steve Ellyson, a psychology lecturer at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, for being honored on March 28 as this year's City of Indian Wells recipient of the Senior Inspiration Award.

This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the prestigious event, which aims to celebrate exemplary senior citizens who inspire others through their remarkable volunteerism and active engagement within the Coachella Valley. The Senior Inspiration Awards is hosted by Supervisor V. Manuel Perez and all nine cities in the Coachella Valley.

Campus Video

We invite you to watch our latest 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 Events

The Cal State University Associates presents: The Palm Springs Air Museum - Helping Educate Our Youth

Members of the community are invited to attend this free and informative presentation on April 9 at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus.

5 p.m. - Reception

6 p.m. - Presentation

An RSVP is required.

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Special gala will benefit CSUSB Palm Desert Campus hospitality management program

Get ready to embark on a magical journey to the heart of Polynesia!

The CSUSB Palm Desert Campus will host the "Spirit of Polynesia" gala on April 27 to celebrate and support its hospitality management program.

Featuring classic Tiki cocktails and mocktails and native dishes influenced by Southeast Asia, Europe, and South America, guests will feel transported to Polynesia, a region known for its rich culture and warm hospitality.

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Recent Campus Events

Family Financial Wellness Fair

The CSUSB Office of Pre-College Programs hosted the Family Financial Wellness Fair at PDC on March 16.

More than 100 community members attended the free event, which was designed to empower families with essential tools and information to enhance their financial well-being and featured assistance with financial aid applications, special guests, activities for kids and a live broadcast by La Poderosa 96.7 FM. There was free food, hourly opportunity drawings, a resource fair and financial wellness workshops.

Snow Day

Students had a blast at the annual Snow Day event at PDC on March 12 where they enjoyed food, games, music and of course, lots of snow!