Category Archives: Health and Safety on Campus

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Health and Wellness Fair on campus April 18

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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. * … Continue reading

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Assistive Technology Show set Nov. 15

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