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Grants available for campus events reflecting diversity

January 25, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The World Arts and Cultures Committee (WACC) is soliciting applications of grant requests for funding of on-campus arts and cultural events to occur in the Spring 2011 and Fall 2011 semesters. The events that will be funded must fit within the Committee’s charge,...

Despite looming budget cuts, GCCCD puts on happy face–and feet

January 24, 2011

EL CAJON – Almost 30,000 students started a new semester of classes Monday at East County’s two community colleges as officials with the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District awaitde news about state budget cuts that could be devastating for the two schools. More than 19,500 students were...

Meeting the unplugged Ernie Ewin

Russell Lindquist

December 21, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—As we all know ‘corporations’ are eerie, dastardly places – smoke-filled rooms wherein the fate of the world is heavy-handedly decided by executives from Walmart, Disney, Coca Cola, General Electric, etc. Corporations! The Grossmont College Foundation is technically a corporation. So when I stepped into the office of the Grossmont College Foundation, with my mini-acoustic guitar – as a...

Chris Hill named as an interim dean

December 21, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)-- Chris Hill, resigning as president of the Academic Senate, has been appointed Interim Dean of Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Exercise Science/Wellness, effective Jan. 1.  In her new position, Hill will "provide leadership to the division until a permanent dean...

Outside auditors give GCCCD a grade of “A”

December 20, 2010

EL CAJON (Press Release) – It happens with such regularity that it seems almost routine. But those in the number-crunching business are quick to point out that the top marks that Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District received this month from auditors for the seventh consecutive year are not...

Restrooms to close Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in Griffin Gate

November 24, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE  (Press Release)-- The restrooms in Griffin Gate will be closed beginning Tuesday morning, Nov. 30, and will be re-opened on Thursday, afternoon Dec. 2, to enable Padre Dam and contractors to relocate the water meter and back flow devices for Griffin Center, according to Tim Flood, Grossmont...

Trustees Alexander and Weeks receive fond farewell

William Dudley

November 16, 2010

CUYAMACA COLLEGE-- It was "the end of an era" according to Dr. Cindy L. Miles, chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. November 16 marked the final day of a combined 26 years of service for two Board trustees of the GCCCD: Rick Alexander, trustee since 1990, and Deanna Weeks, trustee ...

Reminder: Today is last day to withdraw from a class

November 12, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE --Today is the last day for students who have fallen hopelessly behind to withdraw from their classes.  After today, faculty members are required to give students a letter grade for the semester.

GCCCD honors its construction teams, scholarship donors

November 9, 2010

CUYAMACA COLLEGE (Press Release) – With construction finishing on 14 projects at Grossmont and Cuyamaca College, leaders of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District recently took time to honor the architects, engineers and contractors who led the work to transform the two East County camp...

Two new faces elected to college district board

William Dudley

November 8, 2010

EL CAJON--The Republican wave sweeping over the United States in last Tuesday's elections did not reach the Grossmont-Cuyamaca  Community College District Board. Voters elected Deborah Justeson and Edwin Hiel to the GCCCD Board of Governors, rejecting two Republican-endorsed candidates in the process. ...

Honoring America’s Veterans at Grossmont College

Sunita V. Cooke

November 8, 2010

President, Grossmont College GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- This week, we will commemorate the more than 25 million Americans who have served in our Armed Forces.   We honor them for their love of county and their willingness to serve. We have liberties and freedoms because brave men and women answer the call ...

New campus buildings for arts programs envisioned

October 21, 2010

Summit staff report GROSSMONT COLLEGE – A new Performing Arts Center may rise on campus in the vicinity of Lot 1, partly in recognition that the arts do not simply provide entertainment, they are an important source of employment in California. Steve Baker, dean for arts, languages and communications,...

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