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College to auction off campus surplus Oct. 26

September 29, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – Looking for bargains on such items as bookcases; cabinets; chairs; desks; file cabinets; fitness equipment; computer equipment; printers; scanners; tables, and medical equipment? Surplus items to be auctioned off by Grossmont College will be viewable on line beginning...

Just who is Dr. Sunita V. Cooke?

Xavier Green

September 28, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- She was born in Lucknow, India, and her family moved to the United States when she was five years old. At that time, the Indian government had a policy that allowed people leaving the country to take only $8 per person. So her family of five landed in New York City with $40 to thei...

Health-science complex surprisingly high-tech

September 22, 2010

Ribbon-cutting photo GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – An impressive array of demonstrations of everything from high-tech mannequins filling in as faux patients to a mock crime scene replete with a murder “victim” slumped over a living room sofa capped the grand opening Friday, Sept. 17, o...

An invitation from President Sunny Cooke

September 20, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Grossmont College President Sunny Cooke says that "the entire campus is invited to appear in a group photograph to be taken in the Main Quad near the LTRC for the plaque presentation by The San Diego Union-Tribune to celebrate our selection as 'San Diego’s Best Local College or University for 2010.'  "This photograph will be taken at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3...

The kind of cuts we like on campus!

September 17, 2010

  * GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- Deanna Weeks, vice chairman of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Cuyamaca Community College District, cut the ribbon Friday, Sept. 17 at the new health sciences complex on the Grossmont campus. The ribbon cutting lineup, from left included:  Cuyamaca College Student Tru...

Fences! Construction equipment! Where’d everyone go?

Brennan Wasan

September 17, 2010

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- What are those buildings surrounded by green fences and construction equipment?  What is the 'modular village'  all about?  Why are visitors to campus having trouble finding their way around?  Where did everybody go?  According to Tim Flood, vice president of administrative s...

Special video report: Our smoke-free campus

September 9, 2010

See the Special Video Report by Felipe Oliveira GROSSMONT COLLEGE, Sept. 9 -- It took several years for Grossmont College to ban smoking, according to Dean of Student Affairs Agustin Albarran.  In 2004 and 2005, a student named Rick Walker headed a campaign calling for it; and in 2006 student Sarah Moor...

Bob Garber named interim Cuyamaca College president

August 30, 2010

RANCHO SAN DIEGO, August 30 (Press Release)--Bob Garber, a former president of Pierce College in Los Angeles, has been named interim president of Cuyamaca College,  Chancellor Cindy L. Miles of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District announced Monday. In an announcement to faculty and staff...

Union-Tribune poll rates Grossmont best college or university in the county

August 30, 2010

 SAN DIEGO, August 30 -- The San Diego Union-Tribune, based on a poll of its readers, rated Grossmont Community College the best college in San Diego, followed by UCSD and San Diego State University. Other finalists, according to the newspaper, included California College San Diego, Cal State San Marcos,...

College District seeks programmer-analyst

August 24, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE, August 24--Gloria Reyes in the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s employment service department reports the district is seeking to hire a programmer analyst, sr. If you, or someone you know, may be interested, here is the link. * Preceding provided by Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College...

Barbara Blanchard named Grossmont’s vice president of academic affairs

August 23, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- Barbara Blanchard has been named vice president of academic affairs at Grossmont College. Blanchard comes to Grossmont College from American River College, one of four colleges in the Los Rios Community College District in Sacramento, Calif. Blanchard’s wide-ranging...

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