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Earthquake drill procedures for 10:20 of 10/20 told

October 14, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The Great California Shake out will occur on Thursday October 20, 2011.  This year over 8.2 million people will participate in this event, and Grossmont College will be included in the participants!  Grossmont safety officials will announce the start of the...

Earthquake simulation planned on campus 10:20 a.m. 10/20

September 29, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – At 10:20 a.m. on 10/20, it has been predicted with 20-20 vision that the big, simulated earthquake will come. That’s when public institutions throughout California, including Grossmont College, will participate in a statewide earthquake drill known as the...

Master dance classes announced

September 17, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – Master dance classes in a variety of genres will be offered by the Dance Department on campus this semester. Students may register with their instructor or by phoning (619) 644-7766. Here is the schedule: Friday, Sept. 23 Hip Hop (Beginning) – 6 to 7:30 p....

Seasonal flu shots now available on campus

September 17, 2011

Staff Report GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The Student Health Services Office in Modular Village 58N is offering seasonal flu shots to all students, faculty and staff from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Cost is $15 for students with Grossmont ID cards, $20 for faculty...

Grossmont, Cuyamaca cancel Friday classes

September 9, 2011

EL CAJON (Press Release)--Classes at Grossmont College and at Cuyamaca College were cancelled for Friday, Sept. 9, in the wake of the power outage on Thursday and Friday that left an estimated 3 million county residents without power and caused many traffic signals, electric rail service and some water...

Graffiti vandalism common says Campus PD

Brenda Arce

August 31, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-Graffiti is being found on campus inside random restrooms. Campus Police Supervising Officer Dave Peralto says he doesn’t believe its gang related--he thinks its just a tagger. Someone has has vandalized both male and female restrooms with graffiti.  It is unclear whether it is the same...

CVT program offers free screenings

August 30, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--Students from the cardiovascular technology (CVT) program will provide free screenings for  Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.  20, at the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center, Brier Patch campus,  9000 Wakarusa...

Muslims seek an area on campus for prayer

Brenda Arce

August 29, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--Mohammad Sabir Abbassi, a Grossmont student aimed at a career in public health and social work, is advocating for his fellow Muslim students on campus to have a comfortable place to pray throughout the day.  Abbassi is petitioning with flyers, promoting the cause. Previously, complai...

Student collapses in GC library

August 29, 2011

Story and photo by Russ Lindquist GROSSMONT COLLEGE--An unidentified student collapsed on the second floor of the library, Monday August 29 at 330pm. Campus Officer Kenneth Coleman arrived within five minutes of  the call. Among the witnesses of the collapse was tech-mall tutor Mojdeh Badiei who ...

Blood drive set for campus on Wednesday, June 15

June 13, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) –The San Diego Blood Bank will conduct an on-campus blood drive from 10- a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, in the Main Quad, where its Bloodmobile will be parked. Those interested in donating blood should “eat a good meal and drink plenty of fluids” before...

Tech-mall tutor appeals for a payphone

Russ Lindquist

May 6, 2011

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Some may consider payphones silly, in a time when it seems that everyone has his or her own cellular connection to the world. However, Michael Ragan, a 2005 Grossmont alumnus and evening lead tutor at the tech-mall, believes that including a payphone on campus would solve a lot of problem...

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