• Bezo’s ex wife donates $18 million to College of the Desert

    Jeff Bezo’s ex wife, Mackenzie Scott, is donating money to colleges across the Country and College of the Desert in Palm Desert is one of them. COD is receiving $18 million from Scott. Scott said in a blog post that her team identified 286 institutes, colleges and charities that work in neglected and overlooked communities. […]

  • Are Fall Sports at College of the Desert Cancelled for 2021-22?

    The Desert Sun reported on Tuesday that student-athletes at the College of the Desert were told by their coaches that all fall contact sports were canceled for the upcoming 2021-22 school year. After hearing from their coaches that College of the desert canceled fall contact sports for the upcoming school year, student-athletes were both upset, and […]

  • Space Still Available in College of The Desert Spring Classes

    Prospective students have another six days to sign up for several classes now underway at College of the Desert. The college’s spring semester began predominately online Monday, and students have until Feb. 8 to register for a slot in classes spanning a variety of subjects, including golf management, culinary arts and administration of justice. About […]

  • How An Extra Year of Eligibility Affects Baseball at All Levels

    Not only has COVID-19 halted baseball season for college and high school athletes, but it has also changed the way colleges and even the Major Leagues are recruiting their prospects. Head coach of College of the Desert’s baseball team, Sam DiMatteo has educated himself on the current situation to provide the best insight to young, […]

  • College Of The Desert Leader Joel Kinnamon Announces Retirement

    PALM DESERT (CNS) – College of the Desert Superintendent and President Dr. Joel Kinnamon will retire next spring, it was announced Tuesday. Kinnamon joined the college in 2012 and has worked within multiple community college systems for more than 30 years. In announcing his departure, Kinnamon cited his desire to focus on family concerns related […]

  • Most Winter, Spring Classes at College of the Desert to be Held Virtually

    PALM DESERT (CNS) – Most classes set for College of the Desert’s upcoming winter intersession and spring semester will be held online due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was announced Tuesday. Officials said at least 95% of all sections will be completely online, although certain courses, including some nursing sections with laboratory and clinical components […]

  • COD Street Fair to Remain Closed For Winter Season

    As October nears many locals in Palm Desert may be wondering if the street fair at College of The Desert will be returning. NBC Palm Springs spoke to a long-time vendor with the fair who says that might not be happening till January. On their website, they refer to themselves as the desert’s premier open-air […]

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