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Who’s in Charge Here?

Who’s in Charge Here?

Aaron Bistrin, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Administration, From The Summit, Public Officials, Student Affairs

Know who is making the decisions at Grossmont College.   It is important to be informed on who is making the major decisions when paying an institution for your education. Unfortunately, some students may not understand how decisions are made within their school. This November, there will ...

A Degree With A Guarantee

Britney O'Donnell

March 11, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus News, Other Colleges, Public Officials, Student Affairs

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE--California Community and State College newspaper editors, reporters and faculty advisors participated in a conference call regarding the 1044 pathway; a program to make transferring to a four-year university easier. The press conference was lead by California Community Colleg...

Gov. Brown Signs Student Success Act of 2012 into Law

October 1, 2012

Filed under Public Officials, Uncategorized

PRESS RELEASE September 27, 2012 SACRAMENTO, CA –Gov. Jerry Brown today signed into law the Student Success Act of 2012, the legislative cornerstone of a California Community Colleges reform initiative aimed at improving educational outcomes for students and better preparing the workforce n...

Dr. Brice W. Harris Named 15th Chancellor of the California Community Colleges

October 1, 2012

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PRESS RELEASE   September 27, 2012 SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors announced the unanimous selection of former Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brice W. Harris as the 15thchancellor to lead the 112-college system, the largest system of hi...

Budget Cuts Result in Historic Enrollment Decline at California Community Colleges

August 30, 2012

Filed under Public Officials, Uncategorized

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...

GCCCD student fees to increase to $46 per unit

December 16, 2011

Filed under Administration, Public Officials

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--Chancellor Cindy L. Miles of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District sent the following message to all district employees Dec. 14 following news of the state budget cuts. "Dear Colleagues: "Yesterday, Gov. Jerry Brown announced that state budget...

LBGT community makes educational strides in California with major at SDSU, failure of petition drive to repeal SB48


October 20, 2011

Filed under Off-Campus News, Public Officials

 Holguin and Dylan Burke GROSSMONT COLLEGE- As of late the LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual transgender) community has become far more high profile in our society Just recently SDSU made LGBT Studies a major, only the second college in the nation to do so and the first of the California S...

DOE implements program to show true costs of colleges


June 30, 2011

Filed under Off-Campus News, Public Officials

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Press Release)--The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday, June 29,  released several College Affordability and Transparency Lists as part of its effort to help students make informed decisions about their choice for higher education. These lists are an important part of the Administration’s...

Officials laud preschools

Corey Streeper

April 30, 2011

Filed under Administration, Police, Public Officials

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Can’t get your child into preschool? He may be 70 percent more likely to become a juvenile delinquent than will be your neighbor children who do go to preschool. That was one of the startling findings of a survey revealed during a press conference last Tuesday at Grossmont Col...

Congresswoman wants veterans’ college stipends reinstated over school breaks

April 12, 2011

Filed under Public Officials

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (Press Release)– Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) introduced legislation to restore cuts made to education aid for veterans going to college.  The Post 9/11 GI Bill Payment Restoration Act (H.R. 1451) would reinstate living expense stipends during school breaks.   “Our...

Congressman remembers Freedom Rides

William Dudley

April 1, 2011

Filed under Public Officials

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--So I am trying to get started on my brilliant editorial this Monday when Grossmont counselor T. Ford knocks on the door and tells me that Congressman Bob Filner is about to arrive on campus. Filner was one of 329 Civil Rights “Freedom Riders” who 50 years ago were arrested in Jackson, M...

‘The Governor cooks up a budget’

March 8, 2011

Filed under Off-Campus News, Public Officials

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