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Interim vice president for student services selected

October 26, 2011

 GROSSMONT COLLEGE  (Press Release)-- The retired vice president of student services of Alan Hancock College, Dr. Roger Welt, has accepted a position as interim vice president of student services at Grossmont. Welt has 34 years of community college experience, 25 of those in student services. ...

Construction running ahead of schedule

October 15, 2011

            Story by Issac Jeitler Photos by Stephen Harvey GROSSMONT COLLEGE --- Construction has been buzzing in the campus air ever since the start of the Fall  2010 semester.  Students around campus couldn't help but notice the Griffin  Center and...

Governor Jerry Brown approves e-transcripts, common assessment tests for all California community colleges

investing in this statewide technology

October 12, 2011

SACRAMENTO. (Press Release)- California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott has thanked Gov. Jerry Brown for signing two bills designed to simplify the educational process for students and create more efficient placement testing within the 112-community college system. The new legislation will save...

Chancellor’s message: A lean, healthy budget diet

Cindy L. Miles

October 11, 2011

, Ph.D GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- You’ve probably heard of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new way of showing dietary guidelines, using a dinner plate to illustrate the healthy foods that we should eat, in place of the old food pyramid. The plate is divided up into fruits, vegetables, protein, and gra...

Legislator offers Community Colleges some procedural relief

Kellen Brauer

October 3, 2011

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Assemblyman Marty Block (D-San Diego) has told a campus audience that California’s Community Colleges should have a single assessment test upon which state colleges and universities all could rely. Meeting with Journalism students on Wednesday, Sept. 27, Blo...

Website redesign announced for college district

October 1, 2011

-Staff Report- GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Chancellor Cindy L. Miles has announced the launch of a "vibrant new website" for Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District providing " a more up-to-date reflection of who we are and all the exciting programs and events going on throughout the District." ...

Emergency ‘Dreammaker’ grants available Monday, Sept. 25

September 25, 2011

-Staff Report- GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)—Family emergencies and merrymaking may seem to be opposites, but at Grossmont College one can help provide for the other. Grossmont College is one of the institutions of higher learning around the country that was selected by Scholarship America...

The saga of the disappearing and reappearing parking spot

Issac Jeitler

September 23, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE - At the start of each semester, students face impacted classes, scheduling conflicts and other woes. At the forefront of these issues is the first one students face upon arriving on campus. The parking issue. However, by this time of the semester, the parking situation has see...

Grossmont may eliminate another 212 class sections from Spring semester schedule

the first day of fall classes in August

September 16, 2011

EL CAJON (Press Release)– The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District approved a $179 million budget for 2011-2012 that anticipates a $6.3 million cut in state funding this year. The spending plan passed by the governing board Tuesday night, Sept. 13,  projects that 600 class sections will...

9/11 Memorial Olive Tree planted on campus

Kellen Brauer

September 14, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- An olive tree was planted Tuesday, Sept. 13,  in remembrance of the victims of the  September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The tree was planted in front of Building 55. Messages written by students about the attacks dangled from its branches. Due to last Thursday’s countywid...

61 students share $44,000 in scholarships

September 12, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The annual Fall Scholarship Awards Breakfast was held on Saturday, Sept. 10, in the 200 Building courtyard. In all, 61 students were  awarded $44,000 in scholarships. Recipients included 27 students each receiving an Osher scholarship, and 34 campus awards totaling...

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