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Giveaways lure students to campus health fair

By Dylan Burke

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Health care providers and vendors staffed booths in the Main Quad on Wednesday April 18 to promote healthy products and life styles.

People associated with Albertsons, Savons Pharmacy,  PlannedParenthood, Pregnancy Care Clinic, Donate Life, Dental Services and Doctor Express were all there with handouts and sign-up sheets.

Condoms, lubricating jellies, and dental dams […]

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Medical Research Involving a Vulnerable Population

Editor’s Note:  Last year, Grossmont College joined with five four-year colleges in the greater San Diego area in a joint study project based on Rebecca Skloot’s book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  A student essay contest was sponsored as part of that joint study and Grossmont student Sara Birka won second place and $300 for her […]

By |April 18th, 2012|Health and Safety on Campus, Student Affairs|Comments Off on Medical Research Involving a Vulnerable Population

Health and Wellness Fair on campus April 18

By |April 16th, 2012|Health and Safety on Campus|Comments Off on Health and Wellness Fair on campus April 18

Tanker and car collide near campus’s main entrance

By John Weber and Amir Al Tamimi

GROSSMONT COLLEGE — A car crash involving a grey BMW and a tanker truck occurred approximately at 12:10 p.m., Wednesday, March 28th at the intersection of Grossmont College Dr. and Highwood Drive.

According to Lt. Dave Peralto of the Grossmont Police Department, “the truck was making a wide right turn and the BMW appeared to not […]

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Emergency drill to be held on campus March 9

GROSSMONT COLLEGE–a campus evacuation training exercise will be held on campus at 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 9, as part of the continuing efforts to ensure a safe environment for the college community.

The Grossmont College Emergency Operations Center team will conduct this exercise to prepare  faculty, staff and students if an evacuation is ever needed. The administration apologizes for […]

By |March 6th, 2012|Health and Safety on Campus|Comments Off on Emergency drill to be held on campus March 9

Running for learning

By Dylan Burke

GROSSMONT COLLEGE –Andy Timm, a specialist in instructional computer systems, had his students who usually meets in a classroom, assemble at 4 p.m.,  Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Griffins football field and track to run laps.

The exercise was to both gather information regarding the students’ heart rates, their pulse rate, their blood pressure and the amount […]

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Campuses close at 11 p.m. each night, reopen at 5 a.m.

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)–The access gates on the perimeter of the Grossmont and Cuyamaca College campuses are secured at 11 p.m. daily, Joel Javines, GCCCD director of public safety, has announced.  All students, faculty, and staff must leave campus before the gates are secured, unless previously authorized.

The gates were installed to ensure the safety of the two colleges […]

By |February 12th, 2012|Health and Safety on Campus, Police|Comments Off on Campuses close at 11 p.m. each night, reopen at 5 a.m.

Fee hike will mean increased health services at Grossmont

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) — Student health clinics at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges will be able to offer longer hours, better staffing and more wellness education as the result of a $4 per semester fee increase beginning in fall 2012.

Students at the two East County community colleges will begin paying a student fee of $18 […]

By |December 24th, 2011|Administration, Health and Safety on Campus|Comments Off on Fee hike will mean increased health services at Grossmont

Campus participates in ‘Smokeout’ Nov. 17

 GROSSMONT COLLEGE — Information and quit-smoking kits will be distributed in the 500 Quad from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17 as part of the American Cancer Society’s “Great American Smokeout,” according to Juliette Harrington, student health services specialist.

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Preceding provided  by Student Health Services

By |November 16th, 2011|Health and Safety on Campus|Comments Off on Campus participates in ‘Smokeout’ Nov. 17

Assistive Technology Show set Nov. 15

By |November 9th, 2011|Health and Safety on Campus, health occupations, occupational therapy|Comments Off on Assistive Technology Show set Nov. 15