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Emergency drill to be held on campus March 9

March 6, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--a campus evacuation training exercise will be held on campus at 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 9, as part of the continuing efforts to ensure a safe environment for the college community. The Grossmont College Emergency Operations Center team will conduct this exercise to prepare ...

Running for learning

Dylan Burke

February 14, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE –Andy Timm, a specialist in instructional computer systems, had his students who usually meets in a classroom, assemble at 4 p.m.,  Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Griffins football field and track to run laps. The exercise was to both gather information regarding the students' heart ...

Campuses close at 11 p.m. each night, reopen at 5 a.m.

February 12, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The access gates on the perimeter of the Grossmont and Cuyamaca College campuses are secured at 11 p.m. daily, Joel Javines, GCCCD director of public safety, has announced.  All students, faculty, and staff must leave campus before the gates are secured, unless previously...

Fee hike will mean increased health services at Grossmont

December 24, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- Student health clinics at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges will be able to offer longer hours, better staffing and more wellness education as the result of a $4 per semester fee increase beginning in fall 2012. Students at the two East County community colleges...

Campus participates in ‘Smokeout’ Nov. 17

November 16, 2011

 GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Information and quit-smoking kits will be distributed in the 500 Quad from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17 as part of the American Cancer Society's "Great American Smokeout," according to Juliette Harrington, student health services specialist. * Preceding provided ...

Suicide prevention clinic planned Nov. 9

November 5, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--Sara Glasgow, director of student activities, is urging members of the Grossmont College community to learn how to prevent suicides during a special presentation at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Griffin Gate. "Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich maneuver...

Campus briefs: blood, suicide and scholarships

October 27, 2011

Campus blood drive planned GROSSMONT COLLEGE --San Diego Blood Bank will be conducting another blood drive on the Main Quad from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9. Poster youth for the drive is Trevor Norby of Carlsbad, who is getting ready...

“Great California Shakeout’ draws mixed reviews

Kellen Brauer

October 20, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE- The Great California Shake Out shook up the activity around the Grossmont campus as teachers and students evacuated classrooms. The Shake Out was a planned earthquake drill that took place at 10:20a.m. on October 20 throughout California. Many schools and businesses were told to...

Looking ahead to Oct. 20 earthquake drill

October 17, 2011

Staff Report GROSSMONT COLLEGE--Just before 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, an artificial rumbling sound will emanate from the Main Quad of the campus to emulate the sound of a large earthquake.  The sound effect will be created by Grossmont Professor Jim Papageorge and his class in the Media...

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