A component of the three-day event was a stop at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus for a special presentation. In addition, on the second day of the summit, Robert Nava, vice president University Advancement, participated in roundtable discussion with Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis on how PDC serves the region’s higher education needs.
In its first year, the program is already making great strides in helping students in the Coachella Valley pursue a higher education.
The city of Palm Desert has declared March 23rd as “Dr. Avisinia Rodriguez Day” to honor the campus’ assistant dean for her leadership and service to the community.
Donnie Gerrell ’18 credits the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus for providing her with the necessary skills to be successful.
Scholarships will be awarded to nursing students at the Palm Desert Campus who participate in the university’s Nursing Street Medicine program.
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.
University President Tomás D. Morales and Palm Desert Campus Dean Jake Zhu will participate in the program, which takes place virtually at 11:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25.