Spring semester begins Monday for more than 27,000 students at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges amid a sense of progress as the campuses benefit from a recovering economy and a state and national focus on the value of community colleges. ...read more
Cuyamaca College hosting first powwow
01/29/2015 - Gourd dancing and Native American arts and crafts, along with fry bread and Indian tacos, will be the order of the day at Cuyamaca College’s first-ever powwow, set for 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 inside the campus gym.
Mood upbeat as new semester begins
01/23/2015 - Spring semester begins Monday for more than 27,000 students at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges amid a sense of progress as the campuses benefit from a recovering economy and a state and national focus on the value of community colleges.
Cuyamaca College adjunct named Judge of the Year
01/16/2015 - Eddie Sturgeon, a longtime instructor of criminal law and civil litigation in Cuyamaca College’s paralegal studies program, has been named Judge of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, an organization of local trial lawyers working to preserve and protect the legal rights of consumers.
Grossmont College hosts robotics workshop
01/15/2015 - As part of its outreach in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, Grossmont College will host the Greater San Diego Botball Workshop and its more than 150 middle and high school attendees.
Community colleges play key role in graduates' success
01/05/2015 - A survey of community college graduates in San Diego and Imperial County found that 9 out of 10 have either transferred to a four-year university or are in the workforce, and their community college played a key role in them getting there.
Trio of classified staff win 2014 worker excellence award
12/16/2014 - Three classified staffers have been honored by the Governing Board as this year’s picks for an employee excellence award lauding behind-the-scenes workers key to Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges and the East County college district.
Bill Garrett returns as Governing Board president for 2015
12/11/2014 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Governing Board has unanimously selected Bill Garrett to serve an eighth straight year as president, while Mary Kay Rosinski was picked as vice president and Greg Barr as board clerk for 2015.
Cuyamaca College's past presidents lauded at portrait unveilings
12/09/2014 - Cuyamaca College’s past presidents are now part of campus history for all to see after Monday’s unveiling of four framed portraits in pencil.
Grossmont College, Point Loma Nazarene University partner for 4-year nursing degree
12/05/2014 - Starting next fall, graduates of the Grossmont College nursing program can seamlessly continue their education and receive their bachelor’s in nursing from Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) in just 15 months without ever leaving the community college campus.
Mexican consulate awards $15,000 for scholarships
11/21/2014 - For the second year in a row, the Mexican Consulate has awarded $15,000 to the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District that will be used to award scholarships to 15 Grossmont and Cuyamaca College students of Mexican descent.
New Campus and Parking Services director pulls into a spot at college district
11/18/2014 - Nicole Conklin, the district’s new Campus and Parking Services (CAPS) director, describes herself as a “parking nerd,” having dealt with the many issues involved in parking since she was 16 years old.
College district names new vice chancellor of human resources
11/10/2014 - Tim Corcoran, a leader in the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s human resources department since 2010, has been named vice chancellor of human resources following a nationwide search.
New members appointed to citizen's bond oversight committee
11/06/2014 - A retired bank manager and a healthcare educator have been appointed to serve on the citizens’ committee charged with ensuring that revenues from two construction bonds for the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District are spent as promised to voters.
East County college, high school district form alliance
10/29/2014 - A unique partnership designed to provide East County high school students with a smoother path to college and a career was announced today by the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and the Grossmont Union High School District.
Nurses put on thinking caps to brainstorm about new alumni group
09/29/2014 - About two dozen nurses had a reunion of sorts recently at Grossmont College to launch a nursing program alumni group with the support of the Foundation for Grossmont & Cuyamaca Colleges.
New staff for Foundation for Grossmont & Cuyamaca Colleges
09/25/2014 - The Foundation for Grossmont & Cuyamaca Colleges has stepped up its donor recruitment and fundraising efforts to benefit students with the hiring of a new staff.
National diversity award for college district
09/16/2014 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Tuesday received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award, a national honor recognizing colleges and universities for outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Budget picture improves, but still in recovery
09/15/2014 - The $134 million general fund budget approved Tuesday for 2014-15 by the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Governing Board represents a boost over last year, but it is still nearly $1.35 million below what was funded for students for the peak year of 2008.
Colleges honor victims of 9/11 attacks
09/10/2014 - Memorial ceremonies marking the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be held Thursday at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges with the planting of 2,977 American flags representing the victims and the reading of names for everyone who lost his or her life.
Fall semester begins with more classes, faculty
08/12/2014 - Fall semester begins Aug. 18 for more than 25,000 students at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges with additional class offerings and instructors at the two East County colleges. Grossmont College is offering 1,605 class sections, compared to 1,548 last fall and Cuyamaca College, 694, up from 679 in 2013. Students still have the opportunity to register for fall classes, with the colleges continuing online registration through Aug. 15. Schedules and registration links are available on each college’s website, www.cuyamaca.edu and www.grossmont.edu.