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Budget Cuts Result in Historic Enrollment Decline at California Community Colleges

August 30, 2012

PRESS RELEASE-- California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Sacramento,  CA   August 29, 2012 California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott announced today on a media briefing call that budget cuts have resulted in an historic 17 percent drop in enrollment at the state’s community colleg...

Clubs Reach Out To Students During “Week Of Welcome”

Johnny Weber

August 27, 2012

, Loren-James Clarke  GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Student clubs attempted to recruit members with a number of fun activities on Wednesday, August 22. The event took place in the main quad from 11-1pm. Among some of the clubs were The International Club, The Forgiven Christian Club, Spread of Co...

“Spread of Colors” LGBT club welcomes students

Desiree Shelby & Teresa Gonzales

August 27, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Spread of Colors, the LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) club on campus welcomed new and returning students and cheered them on for a great semester.The fall semester at Grossmont Community College began on Monday August 20, 2012. By Wednesday morning, student organiza...

The tricky business of college budgeting

Chancellor Cindy L. Miles

May 18, 2012

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- As we review Governor Brown’s revised May budget, we’re forecasting what this will mean for California’s community colleges and our District. We can’t simply look at the short term and declare sunny skies; we’ve got to look ahead for storm systems that could darke...

Suspicious package forces evacuation of Tech Mall

Jenn Sanders

May 17, 2012

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

  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...

Honors bestowed on students, faculty, staff

Honors bestowed on students, faculty, staff

Matt Quijas

May 12, 2012

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- For 50 years now, this school has been recognizing students, staff and faculty for outstanding performance.  Here are some of this year's highlights: Bobby Morris received the Division Honor Award in the Career Technical Education/Workforce Development Department. ...

Literary Festival on campus grows in prestige

Johnny Weber

May 12, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The Creative Writing Program hosted its 16th annual Literary Arts Festival with such renowned speakers as Sandra Cisneros, who wrote  The House on Mango Street, and Tim O’Brien, author of The Things They Carried, April 23-May 4. This year’s festival was organized by English ...

Legalize marijuana? Pro and con

Jenn Sanders

May 11, 2012

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...

Student-Faculty Softball Game planned May 17

Student-Faculty Softball Game planned May 17

May 9, 2012

-Staff Report- GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- A student vs faculty softball game is planned at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 17, at the baseball field on campus, according to Andrew Schauf-Anderson, ASGC comptroller-elect. Intended to raise money for the Associated Students of Grossmont College, players will be...

Forum May 9 will advise people who have been laid off

May 1, 2012

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – The Career Center’s Adult Reentry Program will host “Now That You’ve Been Laid Off,” a free seminar featuring tips on getting hired again, from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, in Griffin Center, the new student center building, Building #60, Room #140. ...

New vice president for student services named

April 27, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- Jeff Baker, interim vice president for student services at Las Positas College in Livermore, California, has been named  by Grossmont College President Sunita V. Cooke to the vice presidency for student services here, pending approval by the District Board of...

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