Desert Sun 11/8 – Election results: Perez, Kinnamon lead for COD Board of Trustees seats

One incumbent and one challenger are leading in early results for two College of the Desert Board of Trustees seats in a race that has seen unusually high campaign spending. Early returns in Trustee Area 1 showed board chair Ruben Perez, a first-term trustee and fieldworker for Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, leading with a substantial margin over Larissa Chavez […]

KESQ 10/26 – College of the Desert hosts annual State of the College address; update on campus expansion projectsDesert Sun

College of the Desert focused on sharing its future growth across its campuses in its annual State of the College address, “COD Rising,” Wednesday. Superintendent/President Martha Garcia, Ed.D., shared details about some of the College’s upcoming projects, including the Palm Springs Development Project, Roadrunner Motors in Cathedral City, and the Indio campus expansion.

Desert Sun 10/21 – College of the Desert trustees hear employee complaints

…several employees who spoke at Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting or submitted written comments, morale is flagging.  “You are currently dysfunctional and you’re hurting our college,” adjunct accounting professor Julie Rescigno told the board. “You do not respect or trust each other and you let the community see it. You do not accept any responsibility for […]