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Joseph Tormey

From left, David Pacheco, Cristian Cabrera, Shannon Gilbert, Sofia Torres-Crespo, Baldomero Felix and Joseph Tormey.
May 29, 2024

Four recent alumni — David Pacheco, Baldomero Felix, Cristian Cabrera and Sofia Torres-Crespo — have found their calling at The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, bringing with them a blend of education, passion and the drive to excel.

Students and faculty at the “Spirit of Polynesia” gala hosted by the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus on April 27, 2024 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa Indian Wells.
May 1, 2024

Guests at the university’s “Spirit of Polynesia” gala felt transported to Polynesia, a region known for its rich and diverse culinary traditions, warm hospitality and natural beauty.

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus hospitality management students enjoy a meal during their trip to Italy.
April 17, 2024

Students had opportunities to interact with business owners and operators in the manufacturing and services sectors of wine, food products, retail, hospitality and tourism.

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus hospitality management students in Italy
April 6, 2023

Students participated in a variety of activities, visited iconic landmarks and immersed themselves in Italian culture.

Palm Desert Campus, Faculty in the News
February 7, 2023

Bryan Castillo (geological sciences) was interviewed about whether earthquakes can be predicted, Miranda M. McIntyre (psychology) published research on the subjective characteristics of individual differences in interests, and Joseph Tormey (hospitality management) and Eric Newman (marketing) published a paper on the use of social media marketing to promote the hospitality management program.

PDC hospitality management students and faculty traveled to New York City on Nov. 11-14. From L to R: Michelle Russen, Julia Vizcaino, Alyssa Negrete, Eileen Hernandez, Rosa Benito, Amanda Reigle, Yessica Fonseca, Joseph Tormey
December 7, 2022

The group had the opportunity to explore the city and network with hospitality industry insiders.

PDC students attend National Restaurant Association Show
June 6, 2022

PDC hospitality management students had the opportunity to explore the city and network with hospitality industry insiders.

CSUSB Palm Desert Campus
August 18, 2020

Sean Kim joins the program as an assistant professor. Kim will teach Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality Marketing and Principles of Marketing.

PDC/Joe Tormey composite
April 24, 2019

Joseph Tormey is a 25-year veteran of the hospitality industry and an educational leader with 17 years of administrative and educational experience.