Linda Cotton, Student Success Coordinator

Student Success Center Staff
Faith Morreo
(Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians)
Student Engagement Specialist

Tutoring
La Trail Kaywanaphtewa-Dixon
American Sign Language

Nathan Schubert-Estrada
Literary Skills, Composition, and Writing

Click here to schedule a tutoring appointment.

Center Location
College of the Desert Palm Springs Campus
Room Kwan Su’plli’ (PS-06)
1300 E. Baristo Rd.
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Hours
Mon 9am-6:30pm
Tue 8:30am-5:30pm
Wed 9am-6:30pm
Thu 9am-6:30pm
Fri – Remote

Remote/online appointments available

Contact
studentsuccess@CINCollege.org

Call (760) 282-2264

Text (760) 834-1395

About the Student Success Center

Student Success is tasked with providing incoming and current CINC students holistic support and services in order to ensure their success both inside and outside of the classroom and offers programs, workshops, tutoring, and one-on-one support to support students. The workshops and programs include, but are not limited to, navigating Populi and Canvas, accessing resources like our MiFi and textbook loan program, writing workshops, basic Microsoft skills workshops, and academic integrity and citation workshops. Student Success supports cultural and community-building programming and workshops that enrich the student’s experience while at CINC.

From Linda Cotton, Student Success Center Coordinator

Student Affairs Calendar of Events

Beading Circle w/ Birdie Pulskamp

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Reserve your spot today with Birdie Pulskamp (Diné) in Room PS02!

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Book Club – Mean Spirit by Linda Hogan

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join our CINC Book Club, facilitated by Linda Cotton. Books are available now at the Student Success Center.

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CINC & UCR’s Comedy Night

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a unique comedy collaboration hosted by CINC and UCR Palm Desert! Experience the healing power of laughter with acclaimed Anishnaabe comedian, Jim Ruel, as he shares his comedic brilliance. All are invited to join us at the UCR Palm Desert Auditorium for an evening of laughter and joy.

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In Room PS02, please join us for a Native healing and Indigenous wellness talking circle in collaboration with RSBCIHI Behavioral Health. Everyone is welcome!

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Beading Circle w/ Birdie Pulskamp

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reserve your spot today with Birdie Pulskamp (Diné) in Room PS02! This is a graduation cap session.

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CINC Hiking Club

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Embark on a hike with us, connecting with nature and creating memories that honor both body and spirit. Experience the beauty of diverse landscapes and the joy of shared moments with friends or new acquaintances. Our chosen trail features unique natural wonders, like waterfalls and scenic viewpoints, ensuring a culturally sensitive and inclusive adventure. Regardless of fitness levels, our carefully planned hike welcomes all, focusing on the joy of exploration and unity. Join us for an enriching experience that respects and celebrates our diverse backgrounds and the shared love for nature.

 

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Limited space available for this hands-on cultural series of basket weaving. Lead by Rose Ann Hamilton of the Cahuilla Band of Indians. Don’t miss this wonderful traditional experience. Reserve your space at StudentSuccess@CINCollege.org.

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Book Club – Mean Spirit by Linda Hogan

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join our CINC Book Club, facilitated by Linda Cotton. Books are available now at the Student Success Center.

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Microsoft Outlook

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn how to improve your skills with the Microsoft Outlook application. Open to the community and all students.

 

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Book Club – Mean Spirit by Linda Hogan

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join our CINC Book Club, facilitated by Linda Cotton. Books are available now at the Student Success Center.

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Beading Circle w/ Birdie Pulskamp

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Reserve your spot today with Birdie Pulskamp (Diné) in Room PS02!

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