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Grossmont Professor Passes Away

Grossmont Professor Passes Away

Sharisse Cohee, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2019

Through-out her 35-year-career at Grossmont, educator Zoe Close not only touched the lives of students as a Philosophy and Religious Studies Professor, but remained passionate in serving her fellow instructors, operating as chair of the department for nearly 20 years. This passion was noted and cele...

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

May 14, 2018

Dr. Jocelyn Pacheco shares her inspiring story of success. BY BRIANNA TYSELING Dr. Jocelyn Pacheco is a Student Success and Support Program Specialist (SSSP) here at Grossmont College, and she has her doctorate in education. What’s special about that? Our college is filled with highly intelligent profes...

Honors bestowed on students, faculty, staff

Honors bestowed on students, faculty, staff

Matt Quijas

May 12, 2012

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- For 50 years now, this school has been recognizing students, staff and faculty for outstanding performance.  Here are some of this year's highlights: Bobby Morris received the Division Honor Award in the Career Technical Education/Workforce Development Department. ...

Literary Festival on campus grows in prestige

Johnny Weber

May 12, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The Creative Writing Program hosted its 16th annual Literary Arts Festival with such renowned speakers as Sandra Cisneros, who wrote  The House on Mango Street, and Tim O’Brien, author of The Things They Carried, April 23-May 4. This year’s festival was organized by English ...

Student-Faculty Softball Game planned May 17

Student-Faculty Softball Game planned May 17

May 9, 2012

-Staff Report- GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- A student vs faculty softball game is planned at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 17, at the baseball field on campus, according to Andrew Schauf-Anderson, ASGC comptroller-elect. Intended to raise money for the Associated Students of Grossmont College, players will be...

Forum May 9 will advise people who have been laid off

May 1, 2012

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – The Career Center’s Adult Reentry Program will host “Now That You’ve Been Laid Off,” a free seminar featuring tips on getting hired again, from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, in Griffin Center, the new student center building, Building #60, Room #140. ...

Professor invites all to his spooky Halloween celebration

October 28, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—Media Communications Prof. Jim Papageorge, who earlier this month produced the rumbles of the on-campus earthquake drill, will be turning his house into a special-effects mansion on Halloween night, Monday, Oct. 31, with the help of students in his audio class and in theatre arts. The...

Campus profiles: Harlow, Vasquez and Haywood

Dylan Burke

October 26, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE --To aid in the process of helping members of the campus community get to know each other better, following is another in a series of profile stories about a student, staff member and faculty member. Student:  Danny W. Harlow A freshman out of Patrick Henry High School,  Danny Wi...

Local Libertarian featured in political economy week

October 26, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) --  Political Economy Week, Oct.24 to 28, will include an appearance on campus by Richard Rider, chairman of San Diego Tax Fighters, an advocacy group. Rider will speak from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Room #575. The title of his speech is “Is California...

English Dept. to celebrate alumnus who became rock critic

October 10, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The English Department’s Creative Writing Program will pay tribute to a deceased rock `n’ roll critic and former student as part of its Fall 2011 Reading Series. The third annual Lester Bangs Memorial Reading will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 i...

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