The Summit

Grossmont budget woes: a tale of three numbers

William Dudley

April 25, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--$22.8 million;  15  percent;  $36. These numbers represent three benchmarks of  Grossmont College’s current financial situation – a crisis that Tim Flood, vice president for administrative services,  said is not simply the worst in his own years with Grossmont, but “the worst bud...

Police report a sexual assault on Grossmont campus

April 13, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The following communication is from Joel Javines, the district's director of public safety: "In keeping with the federal Jeanne Clery Act, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Public Safety Department is providing notice of an alleged sexual assault incident...

Sunday, April 17: Rally for community colleges

April 11, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The following notice  was received from John Colson, vice president of student services: "Please Save the Date—April 17, 2011 for Hands Across California.  This  is a large scale event bringing individuals in support of access to college together in support of community colleges...

Campus work-study funds to be cut off May 13

April 6, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Michael Copenhaver, financial aid director at Grossmont College, has issued the following announcement: "Due to extreme economic demand and an unexpected increase in the rate of work-study funds being earned, the Grossmont College Financial Aid Office is close to exhausting this...

GCCCD plans to cut nearly 800 class sections

April 6, 2011

EL CAJON  (Press Release)– Facing an $8.1 million cut in money from the state, officials at the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District are planning to eliminate more than 780 class sections in the next school year – turning away almost 5,000 students -- and reduce summer school to a bare...

Miles outlines possible budget cut scenarios

Chancellor Cindy

March 27, 2011

Editor's Note:  Chancellor Cindy Miles sent this letter by email last week to faculty and staff of Grossmont College and Cuyamaca College.  She gave permission for us to reprint it, noting, however, that "there’s a bigger story to tell to students to help them prepare. We’re convening a group to ...

Book store closes, Friday March 25

March 21, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The bookstore will be closed for inventory, Friday, March 25. * Preceding provided by Janet Althaus,  Grossmont College bookstore supervisor

Grossmont looking for married couples whose love bloomed after meeting on the campus

February 11, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) --Former students, faculty and staff members who met their spouses at Grossmont College may have a campus treat in store for them just prior to Valentine's Day 2012, which will come during the college's celebration of its 50th anniversary. Couples who respond to college...

District seeks students for PR campaign

February 11, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The public information office for the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District is seeking information about outstanding students at either campus who are willing to be the subject of media profiles. If you are, or if you know, a student who has received an award...

Academic Senate discusses upcoming class cuts

Angela Streeper

February 10, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Every student has heard the rumors: “Grossmont is cutting classes; the school is over budget, and several students are not getting the classes they need to graduate.”  Although these are just ‘rumors’, they are not exactly untrue.  What is Grossmont planning to cut? Is...

February’s important (impending) dates

January 31, 2011

FEB.4 deadline Late Registration and Program Change (classes may be dropped without a 'W') Last Day to Apply for Refund FEB.25 deadline Last Day to Apply for Pass/No-Pass (Credit/No Credit)

Prop R auditors give an “A” to Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District

January 26, 2011

EL CAJON (Press Release) – For the ­­eighth year in a row, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has received flawless financial and performance audits of its $207 million Prop. R bond facilities fund, voter-approved monies for construction and renovation at the two East County colleges. The...

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