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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...

Two veteran counselors honored as GCCCD top faculty

October 6, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--Two veteran counselors who help pave the way for students at  Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges to transfer to four-year campuses have been given top faculty awards recognizing their dedication to the colleges and the students they assist. Janice Johnson is the...

Legislator offers Community Colleges some procedural relief

Kellen Brauer

October 3, 2011

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Assemblyman Marty Block (D-San Diego) has told a campus audience that California’s Community Colleges should have a single assessment test upon which state colleges and universities all could rely. Meeting with Journalism students on Wednesday, Sept. 27, Blo...

Language skills helped Ghattas-Soliman adapt

Nicolle Fedor

September 26, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Challenged by the process of cultural adaptation as a child, Dr. Sonia Ghattas-Soliman says she has made it her personal goal to help international students “feel comfortable” while learning. A native of Alexandria, Egypt,  Ghattas-Soliman was immersed in the French lan...

Chairman of Assembly Higher Education Committee to hold news conference on campus

Kellen Brauer

September 20, 2011

Marty BlockGROSSMONT COLLEGE- Marty Block, chairman of the Assembly committee on higher education, will be participating in a campus news conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27. “A  panel of questioners will include Russ Lindquist, editor of the GC Summit; Marc Arizmendez, news director of Gr...

There’s a new dean on campus

Barbara Boyd

August 31, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- There is a new Dean on campus, but  she is far from being new to the school. Debbie Yaddow who has devoted  21 years to the Grossmont College Nursing program, is now the Dean of  Allied Health and Nursing. Yaddow related that she “fell” into her career, how she never p...

Henrietta Lacks’ story and life go on…

Chauntel Duren

August 28, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – There is a story that will probably go on for  years.  It is about Henrietta Lacks, who is still living 60 years after her death -- through her cells.  How can that be? Henrietta Lacks was born in the 1920’s into a poor,  southern African-American family.  She was diagnose...

Life of involuntary gene donor Henrietta Lacks probed in campus-wide study

August 23, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- A campuswide learning experience called “A Multi-Disciplinary Celebration of ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” is involving students in many different departments, ranging from history to nursing, science to English, and culinary arts to the dramatic arts....

Video telling 50 year history of Grossmont shows at 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 24

August 23, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- Faculty and students in the Media Communications Department worked together to capsulize the colllege's 50th anniversary wih a video.  It was compiled over the summer, integrating major events in the college's history with historical events of the era.  Now ...

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