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Olivia Linstad, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Since San Diego is home to so many military families, it’s no surprise Grossmont College has between 600 to 700 military veterans on campus during the semester. The Veterans Affairs Office on campus offers benefits especially for former service members and their families. The Veterans Affairs Office,...

Veterans: Benefits you may not know about

Amy Golden and Aysha

August 27, 2012

 Serdah  GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Being in the military and returning to school is a unique experience. Throughout campus, many Veteran students have commented on how troubling it has been to attain their requirements of a minimum of 12 units per semester to receive their full GI Bill benefits. The stat...

Budget cuts add to woes of student veterans

Matt Quijas

May 1, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Budget cuts have the veteran body on reconnaissance patrol to find alternative options in lieu of taking a break for the summer. Student Veterans Organization (SVO) President Joey Zaliagiris stated that veterans not attending school  over the summer will face a cut in th...

Airlines, even the USO, give little respect to veterans

Matt Quijas

April 16, 2012

COMMENTARY  SAN DIEGO -- Newly-minted veterans are in for a shock.  Once they're out, they're out, at least as far as airlines and USO's are concerned. Having recently completed my service as a sergeant in the Marine Corps, coming under fire in Afghanistan, I learned that the hard way. At th...

Ventura sculpts his boyhood dream every day

Andi Laurvick

February 13, 2012

Related story on veterans GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Al Ventura, a ceramics technician on campus, recently was successfully nominated by sculpture technician Tom Fox  for the Chancellor's Classified Senate Award for the last quarter of 2011. In Ventura's honor, a conga line led by Chancellor Cindy L. Miles wove through the school and ended at his office with an e...

Veterans plan to ‘increase the fun factor’ on campus

Matt Quijas

February 9, 2012

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – Although the semester has just begun, the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) is already planning to honor those who will be graduating this June. The organization’s members voted on Wednesday, Feb. 8, to serve chicken and steak entrees at an end-of-semester dinner proposed ...

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