The Summit

Health Fee Raises Questions

Julian Wellman and Aysha Serdah

September 9, 2012

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,...

Safety First!

Ashley Davis and Teresa Gonzales

September 5, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Students expect to feel safe when they come to school. Students shouldn’t have to worry about things like robbery, assault, possession of a weapon, and many other things that can happen on campus. Campus security has provided students on the Grossmont Campus with safety or...

“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...

Grossmont commencement to feature Kumeyaay healer

May 19, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- More than 2,300 students will be receiving their degrees or certificates from East County’s two community colleges at month’s end, capping a year marked by the state’s ongoing budget crisis. Cuyamaca College will honor 695 students receiving associate degrees...

Planning to graduate? Bring your student ID

May 18, 2012

-Staff Report- GROSSMONT COLLEGE --Dean of Students Agustin Albarran has announced procedures for the 51st Annual Grossmont College Commencement Ceremony, which will be held Thursday, May 31 "We have a new Check-In process for Commencement that requires currently enrolled student to come prepared...

Winning students get money for their dough

Winning students get money for their dough

Sean Asuncion and Barbara Boyd

May 17, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Students lined up recently to try their hand at making pizzas, with Nicholas Zizzo of Griffin Center Food Services giving prizes for the largest-diameter pizza made from the same amount of dough and for the highest distance a pizza could be tossed and caught. First place...

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. ...

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...

Where has all the language gone?

JoAnn Schneck

May 7, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- Throughout our lives, language has changed drastically and  not always for the betterment of society. What I’m talking about is the excessive use of slang, expletives, and the general grunts and groans. Ever notice wherever you go on campus that there are others who...

Private colleges and universities give away goodies

May 1, 2012

-Staff Report- GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Representatives of various private colleges and universities vied with one another during the Transfer Fair to sell the merits of their schools to students passing on Tuesday, May 1, on the Main Quad. To attract Grossmont students to their tables, nearly every colleg...

Guest commentary: Solicitors on campus must follow rules

JoAnn Schneck

April 29, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Well it’s that time of year again where we are bombarded by those ever persistent solicitations. Did you know that you have the right to tell the people behind the petition that you do not wish to participate? And they must leave you alone? Someone coming up to you to sol...

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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