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Any large organization will deal with high-conflict personalities, author says

Any large organization will deal with high-conflict personalities, author says

August 30, 2013


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus

CONTACT: Donald Harrison-Acting Director Community & College Affairs AUGUST 29, 2013 EL CAJON-GROSSMONT COLLEGE – People in any large organization, whether in private business or the public sector, are likely to encounter five different types of “high-conflict personalities,” attorney...

Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween

Amy Golden

October 31, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Off-Campus News, Student Affairs, Uncategorized

*Editorial* Halloween is meant to be fun for all ages, especially for young kids. Children get to dress up in costumes and mimick their favorite characters, ideas and visions. The kids run around their school and neighborhoods, not worrying about anything other than not getting enough candy.  That’s wher...

Brown Widows Spin Thier Web On Campus

Amy Golden

October 11, 2012


Filed under Campus Sightseeing, Health and Safety on Campus, Off-Campus News, Uncategorized

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--Approximately ten years ago an infestation of a new breed of arachnid invaded the SoCal area. It became widely known as the brown widow spider, grey widow or the geometric button spider. The brown widow has been described as a hybrid between the black widow, its cousin, and the brown ...

‘Tis the Season to be Sneezin’

Julian Wellman

October 3, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Uncategorized

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- It may be the beginning of hunting season, football season and holiday season but it is also Flu season. However this year, students and faculty are not just exposed to the Flu; but also Whooping Cough. These two illnesses pose a major health hazard to the campus community. E...

Health Fee Raises Questions

Julian Wellman and Aysha Serdah

September 9, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Student Affairs

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- After paying for classes at Grossmont College, students may notice a fee on their invoice called the Mandatory Health Fee.  The 18 dollar fee causes concern for students as to where the money goes and how it is applied to students.   According to Dianne Woodson,...

Suspicious package forces evacuation of Tech Mall

Jenn Sanders

May 18, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- It’s the last week before finals; 1:30 in the afternoon on Thursday May 17, 2012. Everyone is studying. The Tech Mall and Library are as filled as they will be right before the end of the semester. Suddenly the entire building was evacuated. No one knew what was going on. The instruc...

Solving homelessness requires sustained interest

Sean Asuncion

May 13, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE - What is a major obstacle to solving the homeless problem?  Russell Lindquist, a former GC Summit editor who experienced homelessness as a student, says one is most people's inability to sustain their interest in solving problems. He says there is similarity in society's reac...

Legalize marijuana? Pro and con

Jenn Sanders

May 11, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus

Editor's Note: Two writers for the GC Summit have diametrically opposed views on the issue of legalizing marijuana.  We asked Jenn Sanders, who favors the idea, and Dylan Burke, who opposes it, to tell their sides of the controversy.   Sanders is commentary editor and Burke is news editor of the Sum...

Center helps foreign nationals retrain in their specialties

April 24, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Health Occupations

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--They came to the United States as refugees and immigrants with the skills and training to help others, but without the license they need to pursue a career. Despite their years of education, they often end up in low-paying jobs. Since it opened in 2001, the San D...

Health Fair featured some alternative treatments

Matt Quijas

April 23, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Do people needle you about your smoking? Karie Rust-Wise, a registered acupuncturist, told Grossmont College students that quitting smoking can be as easy as, well, getting needled. Scared of needles?  No worries. She said you really do not feel anything because of how smal...

Giveaways lure students to campus health fair

Giveaways lure students to campus health fair

Dylan Burke

April 19, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Health care providers and vendors staffed booths in the Main Quad on Wednesday April 18 to promote healthy products and life styles. People associated with Albertsons, Savons Pharmacy,  PlannedParenthood, Pregnancy Care Clinic, Donate Life, Dental Services and Doctor Expre...

Medical Research Involving a Vulnerable Population

Sara Birka

April 18, 2012


Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Student Affairs

Editor's Note:  Last year, Grossmont College joined with five four-year colleges in the greater San Diego area in a joint study project based on Rebecca Skloot's book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  A student essay contest was sponsored as part of that joint study and Grossmont student Sara Birka w...

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