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Any large organization will deal with high-conflict personalities, author says

Any large organization will deal with high-conflict personalities, author says

August 30, 2013


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus

CONTACT: Donald Harrison-Acting Director Community & College Affairs AUGUST 29, 2013 EL CAJON-GROSSMONT COLLEGE – People in any large organization, whether in private business or the public sector, are likely to encounter five different types of “high-conflict personalities,” attorney...

District Report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

District Report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

August 21, 2013


Filed under Administration

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE-El Cajon, CA August 21, 2013 A report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion was presented to the GCCCD Governing Board on August 20, 2013 at Grossmont College. Under the direction of Chancellor Cindy Miles, each campus and the District formed a Diversity, Equity and I...

Meet the New ASGC President Esau Cortez

Meet the New ASGC President Esau Cortez

Amber Sherman

May 10, 2013


Filed under ASGC, Student Affairs

  As the old saying goes “With great power comes great responsibility”.  Those words rang true to one Grossmont  student who evolved from an unconfident teenager to a more than confident leader. In April 2013, 19-year-old  Esau Cortez was elected the ASGC President for the next 2013-2014...

Evening Class Safety

Evening Class Safety

Carly Albrecht

May 7, 2013


Filed under Police, Student Affairs

  At night, school campuses can seem like creepy places. Some students might be reluctant to take night classes when they think of being on campus in the evening. But students should not fear! Security protocols and safety measures are in place. Officer Frank Laveaga of the Grossmont Campus...

ASGC Accepting Applications for Elections

Amber Sherman

March 16, 2013


Filed under ASGC, Clubs, Student Affairs

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- The Associated Students of Grossmont College (ASGC) Board and Trustees are accepting applications for board elections for the 2014 Fall and Spring semesters. ASGC is a collective group of Grossmont students with an interest in giving back to Grossmont and the community throug...

A Degree With A Guarantee

Britney O'Donnell

March 11, 2013


Filed under Off-Campus News, Other Colleges, Public Officials, Student Affairs

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE--California Community and State College newspaper editors, reporters and faculty advisors participated in a conference call regarding the 1044 pathway; a program to make transferring to a four-year university easier. The press conference was lead by California Community Colleg...

Umoja Club Gives Back to Community in Beach Cleanup

Ashley Davis

March 7, 2013


Filed under Clubs, Off-Campus News, Uncategorized

FIESTA ISLAND, CA-- In conjunction with Black History Month the Umoja program of Grossmont College and Cuyamaca College students were invited to participate in a joint community beach cleanup service. Umoja, which stands for Unity in Kiswahili, mission statement is to “serve educationally and economically...

Press Release: Debate Team Fares Well in First Tournament

February 13, 2013


Filed under Clubs, Uncategorized

PRESS RELEASE--Congratulations Grossmont Speech & Debate team competing at the Point Loma University and Southwestern College, swing tournament, held Feb. 1-3, 2013. 38 Colleges and Universities attended. 26 Four year Universities competed. UCLA, University of Notre Dame, William Jewell, Western Wash...

Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween

Amy Golden

October 31, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Off-Campus News, Student Affairs, Uncategorized

*Editorial* Halloween is meant to be fun for all ages, especially for young kids. Children get to dress up in costumes and mimick their favorite characters, ideas and visions. The kids run around their school and neighborhoods, not worrying about anything other than not getting enough candy.  That’s wher...

Brown Widows Spin Thier Web On Campus

Amy Golden

October 11, 2012


Filed under Campus Sightseeing, Health and Safety on Campus, Off-Campus News, Uncategorized

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--Approximately ten years ago an infestation of a new breed of arachnid invaded the SoCal area. It became widely known as the brown widow spider, grey widow or the geometric button spider. The brown widow has been described as a hybrid between the black widow, its cousin, and the brown ...

‘Tis the Season to be Sneezin’

Julian Wellman

October 3, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Uncategorized

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- It may be the beginning of hunting season, football season and holiday season but it is also Flu season. However this year, students and faculty are not just exposed to the Flu; but also Whooping Cough. These two illnesses pose a major health hazard to the campus community. E...

Students React to Constitution Wall

Ashley Davis

October 3, 2012


Filed under Clubs, Student Affairs, Uncategorized

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Students at Grossmont College were given the opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings on the Constitution Wall. The Constitution Wall was a tall wall with blank posters that students could write on. Grossmont students were encouraged to draw and post their thoughts and...

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