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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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Deep Canyon Tennis Club Friends Veterans Scholarship Fund Needs Your Help With Match
Deep Canyon Tennis Club Friends Veterans Scholarship Fund Needs Your Help With Match

Four College of the Desert military veterans received $1,000 scholarships during an end-of-the-season party at Deep Canyon Tennis Club in Palm Springs. But that was just a start as $15,000 match challenge was issued...

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Largest Graduating Class in COD History
Largest Graduating Class in COD History

Student success initiatives helped College of the Desert deliver its largest graduating class in history this past May, 2015, conferring 1,100 degrees and certificates for the 2015-2016 academic year.  

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Modernist architect Donald Wexler dies at 89.
Modernist architect Donald Wexler dies at 89.

While Donald Wexler may have been best known for his innovative work in designing and developing elegant and simple steel homes, we have always been particularly fond of his work developing our Palm Desert campus home. 

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Wells Fargo Foundation Awards Donation of $75,000
Wells Fargo Foundation Awards Donation of $75,000

Wells Fargo Foundation recently awarded College of the Desert Foundation a donation of $75,000 to be used toward college priorities developed by faculty and administration

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