The Summit

WOW showcases clubs and special programs

Kellen Brauer

August 25, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- As part of Grossmont College’s WOW--Week of Welcome--many clubs and programs were recently on display to enable incoming students to get a little taste of life on campus beyond the classroom. Such programs as the International Club, the Visual Arts and Humanities program, and th...

Artist poses with ‘Me’ — er, with himself

Alexis Tittle

May 25, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The Hyde Art Gallery was busy and full of Grossmont students, teachers, parents, and art enthusiast all enjoying the 300 + pieces on display. The night also included complementary pizza and cookies with coffee and soda to drink. The occasion: The awards ceremony May 17 honoring ...

Arabic Club hosts end-of-semester food and fun

May 22, 2011

Story and photo by Russ Lindquist GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The Arabic Club hosted an event focused on food, fun and education, in the main quad, May 18. Of the event, Deana Hourani, the club's chef and marketer--and one of the coordinators of the event--said the following: "Every semester the Arabic club of Grossmo...

Christian students meet for lesson on campus

Russ Lindquist

May 13, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--A handful of Christians gathered under a tree near the 500 Buildings on  Thursday, May, 12 for informal religious study.  Their discussion focused on a lesson that equated Jesus to a gardener, faith to a seed and personal priorities to dirt, the idea seeming to be that Jesus sets a foun...

Mexican students rehearse for Cinco de Mayo

Russell Lindquist

May 4, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Virginia Berger, one of Grossmont's instructors of English as a Second Language (ESL), has helped Grossmont to coordinate dozens of exchange students from Mexico's Northwestern city of Atlacomulco for a three-month English-immersion program, here in San Diego, the conclusion of which wil...

Islam Awareness Day explains the faith

April 15, 2011

Story and photos by Russell Lindquist GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The Muslim Students Association (MSA) hosted Islam Awareness Day (IAD) on campus, Wednesday, April 12. Attendance was sparse yet spirits were high, reflecting the principle of Margaret Mead's maxim, "never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed...

Islam Awareness Day will bring speaker, literature from Muslim Student Association to campus

April 7, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The Muslim Student Association plans to staff a booth from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, at the main quad.   Dr. Mohamed Tarabishi will offer a lecture, and literature, pamphlets, Qurans and audio CDs about Islam will be available.  More information may be...

International Club raises fund for Japan

March 16, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The recent 9.0 earthquake in Japan  caused much devastation  to the people. The International Club on campus is collecting money for relief and aid for the victims  through Thursday March 17 all day long - 9am to 5pm, east of the tech-mall, just outside the outdoor cafeteria.  Collecti...

Campus relief efforts begin for victims of disasters in Japan

March 15, 2011

 GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The International Club, moved by the plight of the Japanese following the March 11 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor damage, is taking up a collection on campus for victims' relief. The Club will staff a table from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. today through Thursday and...

Campus weighs meaning of Arab-world protests

William Dudley

March 8, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The ouster of Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak and other dramatic recent events in surrounding nations have raised much interest (and some worries) among Americans. Responding to such interest, the Grossmont Arabic Club sponsored “The Arab World Today,” a forum held on campus on ...

Action Clubs raises funds for scholarship goal

Russell Lindquist

March 3, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The Action Club had a bake-sale on Monday, Feb 28.  The club aims to effect an "ongoing scholarship probably for part-time students," said president Charles Simpson who believes that there are too few scholarships for part-time students.   The proposed scholarship is still unre...

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