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 College of the Desert Foundation

Together with our donors, members and fans we work to support College of the Desert through scholarships and programs that aid students and faculty, college facilities, and more.

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Trustees unanimously voted to place bond on November ballot.
Trustees unanimously voted to place bond on November ballot.

The Desert Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to place a $577,860,000 local education bond measure on the November 2016 ballot. The bond measure will provide critical capital funding which will allow the College to expand, modernize and meet the increasing demands for higher education and career training throughout the Coachella Valley.

 

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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 2016 is also known as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month which helps promote resources and awareness around the issues of suicide prevention, how you can help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm.

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By Connecting To Her Past She Helps Others Connect To Their Future
By Connecting To Her Past She Helps Others Connect To Their Future

Kim Dozier, Ph.D. came from a family of educators. From her great grandmother, to both her grandmothers, and her mom. That’s really unheard of today. So, naturally, Kim didn’t want to be a teacher.

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He Started Classes at COD When He Was 10. Now He's COD's Director of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness
He Started Classes at COD When He Was 10. Now He's COD's Director of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness


Tim T. Nakamura is the Director of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness at College of the Desert. But Tim has been coming to COD since he was 10 years old.

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Academic Angels Spring Luncheon Raises $25,000 for the Kitchen Garden at COD
Academic Angels Spring Luncheon Raises $25,000 for the Kitchen Garden at COD

COD Foundation Academic Angels Spring Bloom Luncheon was in full bloom April 11, 2016 at the Blossoming Gardens at Toscana Country Club...

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A Heartfelt Thank You From A Student To Donors of COD Foundation
A Heartfelt Thank You From A Student To Donors of COD Foundation

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Donor/Student Scholarship Reception at College of the Desert. I was beyond amazed. It was a magical culmination of community.

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Featured Donor

Annexstad Family Foundation

Established 16 years ago in 2000, The Annexstad Family Foundation, was founded by Al and Cathy Annexstad and their family. We’re so appreciative of their $25,000 gift to support the bright minds and big dreams of tomorrow’s College of the Desert students.

 

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