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Jamming with the dean in the Mod Village

September 30, 2010

  Story and photos by Robert Sanchez     GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Hunched over the keys, eyes shut; Steve Baker plays some ragtime on  his vintage Aerosonic piano in his office in the Deanery of Grossmont College's Modular Village. Dean of the arts, language and communications programs...

District forced to borrow $5 million to make its payroll during state budget crisis

September 30, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The continued lack of a state budget has hit home in the East County as the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District runs short of revenues to make payroll.  The September payment owed by the state is one of the largest of the year and its delay has forced the...

Applicants sought for Director of Student Activities

September 29, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- This campus is looking for a full-time employee to serve as director of student activities. According to a circular, the job pays between $76,712 and $79,781 and will involve the following duties: Primary functions *Assist with the advising of ASGC. *Assist in t...

College to auction off campus surplus Oct. 26

September 29, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – Looking for bargains on such items as bookcases; cabinets; chairs; desks; file cabinets; fitness equipment; computer equipment; printers; scanners; tables, and medical equipment? Surplus items to be auctioned off by Grossmont College will be viewable on line beginning...

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...

Just who is Dr. Sunita V. Cooke?

Xavier Green

September 28, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- She was born in Lucknow, India, and her family moved to the United States when she was five years old. At that time, the Indian government had a policy that allowed people leaving the country to take only $8 per person. So her family of five landed in New York City with $40 to thei...

Commentary: Health science complex totally transforms learning environment

Kamri Jackson

September 28, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- The Ribbon has been cut. The futurist building is complete; it is official. On Friday, Sept. 17, Grossmont faculty, students, and esteemed guests celebrated the opening of the brand new, “state of the art” Health and Sciences Complex.. Grossmont College President, Dr. Sunita Co...

Health-science complex surprisingly high-tech

September 22, 2010

Ribbon-cutting photo GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – An impressive array of demonstrations of everything from high-tech mannequins filling in as faux patients to a mock crime scene replete with a murder “victim” slumped over a living room sofa capped the grand opening Friday, Sept. 17, o...

An invitation from President Sunny Cooke

September 20, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Grossmont College President Sunny Cooke says that "the entire campus is invited to appear in a group photograph to be taken in the Main Quad near the LTRC for the plaque presentation by The San Diego Union-Tribune to celebrate our selection as 'San Diego’s Best Local College or University for 2010.'  "This photograph will be taken at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3...

The kind of cuts we like on campus!

September 17, 2010

  * GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- Deanna Weeks, vice chairman of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Cuyamaca Community College District, cut the ribbon Friday, Sept. 17 at the new health sciences complex on the Grossmont campus. The ribbon cutting lineup, from left included:  Cuyamaca College Student Tru...

Fences! Construction equipment! Where’d everyone go?

Brennan Wasan

September 17, 2010

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- What are those buildings surrounded by green fences and construction equipment?  What is the 'modular village'  all about?  Why are visitors to campus having trouble finding their way around?  Where did everybody go?  According to Tim Flood, vice president of administrative s...

Grossmont has clubs that do WHAT?

Masada Ellis

September 15, 2010

GROSSMONT COLLEGE, Sept. 15-- On campus with extra time on your hands, new to campus, don’t know anyone? Solution: look into the student clubs on campus. As of last year there were over 30 of them, ranging in interests from Orthopedic Technology to Fencing and beyond. Each club has its own distinct ...

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