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Edna Martinez
September 26, 2023

Edna Martinez, the new associate vice president and administrator in charge of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, is the first Latina to lead the Palm Desert Campus in its 37-year history.

Adolfo Velazquez
September 19, 2023

Adolfo Velazquez has been selected as the new director of community relations and philanthropy at the Cal State San Bernardino, Palm Desert Campus.

A rendering of the Student Services Building.
September 15, 2023

The new Student Services Building will be able to accommodate up to 4,000 students and is designed for maximal flexibility as the campus continues to grow.

Palm Desert Campus, Faculty in the News
September 14, 2023

Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about hate crimes in California and two manhunts for escaped prisoners on the East Coast; Diane Vines was honored by the city of Palm Desert and discussed a grant for the Nursing Street Medicine program; and Michelle Russen (marketing/hospitality management) published a paper and contributed a chapter to a book on DEI in the hospitality industry.

CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales poses for a photo with John, June and Janet Rogers at the 2022 Rogers Scholars Dinner
September 14, 2023

The Mary Stuart Rogers Scholarship Fund was established to provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus.

Members of the CSUSB Nursing Street Medicine Program pose in front of a mobile medical clinic.
September 12, 2023

The funding will allow the program to continue providing free healthcare services to unsheltered, sheltered and vulnerable populations in the Coachella Valley.

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteer in Cathedral City, Calif., on Sept. 2 to help those affected by Tropical Storm Hilary.
September 8, 2023

Due to the fact that the campus’ annual Convocation ceremony wasn’t able to take place this year because of Tropical Storm Hilary, the PDC Pack Welcome event will officially welcome students to the 2023-24 academic year.

Palm Desert Campus, Faculty in the News
September 6, 2023

Diane Vines (nursing) was honored by the city of Palm Desert for her service to the community, David Marshall (English) was interviewed for a podcast on advising, and Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was the emcee for the topping out ceremony for the new Performing Arts Center.

City of Palm Desert Council Members present proclamation to Diane Vines on Aug. 24, 2023.
September 5, 2023

The city of Palm Desert has declared Aug. 24 as “Dr. Diane Vines Day” to honor the nursing instructor for her leadership and service to the community.