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Media Comm team brought home the ribbons

August 17, 2011

-Staff Report-- DEL MAR, California -- Over the summer, the Media Communications Department of Grossmont College won a pastle of awards at the San Diego County Fair at Del Mar in a competion for the best college-level mock television newscast. Broadcast student and producer Nicolle Fedor explained that the stor...

Grossmont ESL classes create community, seek volunteers

William Dudley

May 19, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—With seven hundred students, Grossmont College has one of the largest populations of English learners among local community colleges. The population is divided almost equally into two categories: foreign students who came to the United States to pursue education and who will ret...

Henry Jordan’s spirited farewell to Grossmont

Corey Streeper

May 14, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- The end is near, the end of the semester that is. With finals looming over and a lot of students trying to decide what they will do when it is all over the campus is in a frenzy of indecision. One thing is for sure though: this is the last chance in the spring semester to catch a Gr...

Wednesday, April 13: Day of Books and Roses

April 11, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The following message about a campus-wide surprise of books and roses  comes from the English Department: "Hello friends: "If we were in Barcelona during the month of April, we would have a chance to experience La Diada de Sant Jordi.  It is a festival day when,...

Cantata recalls Triangle Shirtwaist tragedy

March 31, 2011

Story by Alexis Jacquett; Video by Xavier Green SAN DIEGO --  San Diego State  University  hosted a powerful commemoration concert on March 23 to remember 146 women who lost their lives in the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factorey Fire in New York City. Dr. Sue Gonda, the creator of the U.S. Women’s Histo...

Grossmont’s Dr. Gonda and Prof. Benedetti to participate in factory fire commemoration

Alexis Jacquett

March 18, 2011

  SAN DIEGO –San Diego State University will host a cantata to commemorate the women who lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire 100 years ago. The concert on Wednesday, March 23, in Rhapsody Hall of the Music Building  is the only public event in San Diego that is being held to r...

Guitar instructor Wetzel concertizes March 25

March 13, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The Guitar Guild will present a performance by Grossmont College Music Dept. classical guitar instructor Robert Wetzel starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 25, at Building 26, Room 221 on campus. The public is invited to attend. The performance is a fund-raiser for...

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 ...

What happens on Facebook…

Karl Flores

February 5, 2011

The following article is a guest contribution by Prof. Karl Flores of the Computer Science and Informations Systems Department at Grossmont College.  GC Summit welcomes guest contributions from faculty, staff and students. GROSSMONT COLLEGE--“Uh…I’m a lesbian.” This was a recent entry of one...

Instructor Lisa Berger to direct ‘Simpatico’

January 26, 2011

 CARLSBAD (Press Release)-- Lisa Berger, a Grossmont College theatre arts instructor, has been tapped to direct "Simpatico," a play by Sam Shepard, this upcoming 10th season of  New Village Arts ‌in Carlsbad. Kristianne Kurner, NVA's executive artistic director, describes Berger as a director "known...

Memorial services set Dec. 11 for Diane Mayne-Stafford

December 2, 2010

SAN DIEGO -- A memorial service for Diane Mayne-Stafford, a Grossmont College computer science and information systems  professor who died Sept. 14, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Palisades Presbyterian Church at 6301 Birchwood Street in the Allied Gardens neighborhood. Her husband, Bob Stafford, ...

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