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Honoring America’s Veterans at Grossmont College

Sunita V. Cooke

November 8, 2010

President, Grossmont College GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- This week, we will commemorate the more than 25 million Americans who have served in our Armed Forces.   We honor them for their love of county and their willingness to serve. We have liberties and freedoms because brave men and women answer the call ...

‘GR8 Pumpkin’ Halloween trail proves more fun than scary

November 4, 2010

  Stories and photos by Alexis Jacquett; Video by Feilipe Oliveira    SAN DIEGO -- Prof. Jim Papageorge of Grossmont College’s Media Communications Department each year since 1965 has created a Halloween trail at his home near San Diego State University, delighting many neighbor children and their parent...

Faculty voters elect Sue Gonda to Academic Senate presidency

November 2, 2010

Staff Report  GROSSMONT COLLEGE --History Prof. Sue Gonda  has been elected president of the Academic Senate for the 2011-13 term, it was announced on Tuesday, Nov. 2, by Earth Sciences Prof. Chris Hill, the incument in that offie. Gonda was unopposed for the position,...

‘Rock the Page’ write-a-thon set Nov. 13 for creative writers

October 31, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) --The  Creative Writing Program will host “Rock the Page,” an all-day creative write-a-thon fund-raiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13, on the college campus. The public is invited to attend. “Rock the Page” features participants spending the day...

Grossmont professor turns his home into a Halloween experience

October 30, 2010

SAN DIEGO -- Every year since 1965, Grossmont College Media Communications Professor Jim Papageorge has turneed his home at 5221 Joan Court into a mini-Halloween theme park, using numerous special effects to make a visit to a haunted house an unforgettable experience. Videographer Felipe Oliveira joined...

Professor favors eliminating super majority required to pass budget

October 28, 2010

Story and photo by Russell Lindquist GROSSMONT COLLEGE—“Get motivated; get informed; and vote!”  Those were the words of Mary Rider, a counselor at the Transfer Center and  organizer of  Wednesday’s ‘Election Teach-in’ held in the Main Quad between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The focus was on wh...

Has a faculty or staff member been exceptionally helpful to you?

October 8, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Has a faculty, staff member, supervisor or manager gone out of his or her way to be of assistance to you? That's just what Grossmont College is encouraging. You can nominate that person for a "Kudo Award" by filling out the form on this linked website. * Preceding provided by the Grossmont College Awa...

Grossmont audience enjoys subtle Odeum program

Russell Lindquist

September 28, 2010

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE–Despite two significant technical-difficulties, the Odeum Guitar Duo delighted its audience with 21 guitar compositions, including two encores, Sunday Sept. 17, in The Room 220 performance space of the Music Department. The compositions covered a spectrum which ranged from solemn to pl...

Faculty member Diane Mayne-Stafford dies

Russell Lindquist

September 15, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE, Sept. 15 –Faculty member Diane Mayne-Stafford died on Tuesday, Sept. 14,  from complications stemming from an auto-immune disease for which she had been hospitalized since mid-July, Grossmont College colleagues have reported. Mayne-Stafford's husband, Bob Stafford, said her ash...

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