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Jake Zhu

Jake Zhu
May 18, 2023

Zhu, the fifth dean of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, was instrumental in moving the Palm Desert Campus (PDC) forward by focusing his efforts on growing the campus to meet the needs of students and the Coachella Valley community.

PDC student Marla Guzman
October 25, 2022

The Paws Radio and Multi-Media Learning Lab now includes a completely renovated broadcast facility with 24-hour programming.

From left: Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and Assemblymember Chad Mayes present a check to Sarah Lopez, CSUSB Palm Desert Campus vice president of Associated Students Inc.; Andrew Hunter, CSUSB student; Sasha Baltazar, Rancho Mirage Student Center coordinator; and Yunuen Cerano, student assistant
October 20, 2022

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.

Sixteen undergraduate students from Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus were celebrated at the annual Rogers Scholarship reception held in the campus’s Indian Wells Theater on Oct. 4.
October 6, 2022

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.

Student convocation, 2022, at the Palm Desert Campus
September 2, 2022

New and returning students learned about academic tradition and campus life at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus at the event held Sept. 1.

PDC students utilize new virtual reality equipment
April 20, 2022

New technologies will enhance teaching methods and improve student success thanks to the Vital and Expanded Technologies Initiative grant.


Students are walking in the campus
March 6, 2022

Students from the Palm Desert Campus, home of the Paws Radio station, will collaborate with the Boys & Girls Club to create content, from broadcasts to brochures, videos and promotional materials, to improve the outreach and impact of the nonprofit organization in a positive way.

Convocation at the Palm Desert Campus welcomed students, faculty and staff on Aug. 26.
August 27, 2021

CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales delivered the keynote address, sharing campus achievements and advice for students during the Aug. 26 event.

University President Tomás D. Morales and Palm Desert Campus Dean Jake Zhu participated in the program, which took place virtually Jan. 25.
February 5, 2021

University President Tomás D. Morales and Palm Desert Campus Dean Jake Zhu participated in the program, “Destination Talent Coachella Valley – The New Realities in Higher Education,” hosted by OneFuture Coachella Valley and the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce, and sponsored by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. The program was originally livestreamed Jan. 25.