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2017-2018 Rogers Scholars named at CSUSB's Palm Desert Campus
June 20, 2017
PALM DESERT, Calif – Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus has announced the 14 recipients of the prestigious Rogers Scholars awards for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The Mary Stuart Rogers Scholarship fund was established in 1994 to provide monetary awards for deserving students. Recipients, called Rogers Scholars, must demonstrate a sincere commitment to their own personal growth, compile outstanding academic records, demonstrate leadership qualities, and show a desire to serve their fellow students and communities. The award is a merit-based scholarship and only awarded to the top students at the campus.
Each year, the recipients of the scholarship are honored at a banquet where they meet John Rogers, the son of Mary Stuart Rogers, and his family. Since its establishment, the Rogers Scholarship has awarded more than $1 million to students at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus.
Located in beautiful Palm Desert, the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, a doctorate in educational leadership, and teacher credentials and certificates. With more than 1,400 students, it is the Coachella Valley’s four-year public university and plays a vital role in educating and training the region’s growing population.
For more information about the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, contact Mike Singer in the campus’s Office of Public Affairs at [email protected] or (760) 341-2883, ext. 78107, or visit the campus website at www.pdc.csusb.edu.
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