Expansion Coming to CSUSB – Palm Desert Campus

By |2022-06-28T22:38:19-07:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Economic Development, News|Tags: , , |

On Monday, June 27, it became public that the California Assembly and Senate reached a budget agreement with Governor Gavin Newsom that includes $79 million for expanding the CSU San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus capacity to 4,000 students. These funds will serve as the foundation to build out our campus in a way that delivers [...]

Educational Attainment in the Coachella Valley

By |2022-06-01T13:27:06-07:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , , |

Under the helm of our inimitable CEO, Joe Wallace, CVEP has persistently advocated for a fully utilized four-year college in our valley providing urgently needed local access to STEM degrees. Currently, the UC Riverside – Palm Desert and Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert campuses are merely satellite campuses, underutilized and underrealized. This is especially [...]

College and Graduate Enrollment in the Coachella Valley

By |2022-01-27T13:32:59-08:00January 27th, 2022|Categories: Data Digest|Tags: , , |

Today we give you a preview of data you will find in our soon-to-be-published 2021 Greater Palm Springs Economic Report. Below is a sample of the nearly 50 tables and graphs to be found in the report. These resources cover a wide range of demographic and economic characteristics of the Coachella Valley. This graph displays [...]

Observations From the Road: What My 5-year Doctoral Journey has Taught Me About the Coachella Valley Economy

By |2021-05-11T22:32:48-07:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: Economic Development|Tags: , , , |

In the summer of 2016, I began my doctoral-level academic journey. My destination was to more deeply understand the Coachella Valley economy. I wanted to determine what ailed our region and identify the steps we could individually and collectively take to improve our economy. I thought I had an excellent grasp of our market. As [...]

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