• College of the Desert Receives Funding to Expand Online Programs

    Working adults and those looking to improve their skills online will have new options at College of the Desert in the coming years. The College has been awarded $427,000 as part of the Improving Online CTE Pathways grant program developed by the California Community Colleges’ Online Education Initiative. The College will use these funds to […]

  • College of the Desert Holds Record-Breaking Commencement Ceremony

    More than 10,000 parents, family and friends joined College of the Desert as it celebrated its 2019 class of graduates during a record-breaking commencement ceremony held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Friday. The College conferred more than 1,576 degrees and certificates, a 50 percent increase over the last four years. This is the first […]

  • Tuition-free English classes at the Coachella Library

    Residents across the Coachella Valley have a new opportunity to learn English as a second language (ESL). The city of Coachella and College of the Desert have joined forces to bring a special program to the community that will help them learn the language and excel in their professional life. Juanita Rodriguez is an ESL […]

  • College of the Desert Opens 60th Anniversary Exhibition

    College of the Desert will celebrate its 60th anniversary with the opening of a new exhibition Wednesday that provides a visual timeline of the school’s history. “Celebrating 60 Years of COD” will be available for public viewing from Wednesday through Nov. 7 at the school’s Marks Art Center in Palm Desert. The exhibition’s opening will […]

  • College of the Desert Radio Station on the Move

    College of the Desert radio station, KCOD, is on the move. Literally. While it may be just a stones throw from the main campus, it’s a move that will give students real-world experience that can’t be measured in distance. It’s what is now the new home of KCOD, at Monterey and Park View in Palm […]

  • College of the Desert Extends Tuition Free Program

    A program offering free tuition for Coachella Valley kids to attend College of the Desert campuses has been extended to include students graduating in 2019, the college announced today. The plEDGE program was launched in the summer of 2017, and provided free tuition for about 1,000 valley high school students that year, according to College […]

  • Fate of Palm Springs Mall Likely Weeks Away

    Around the year 2021, College of the Desert will plant its fifth flag, fulfilling a commitment to bring higher education to the west side of the Coachella Valley. KMIR got an exclusive look at the future sight of COD’s master plan, the Palm Springs Mall. Once upon a time, the Palm Springs Mall was bustling […]

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