December 9

Cuyamaca College's past presidents lauded at portrait unveilings

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. more

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December 2014 November 2014

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 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.

October 2014 September 2014

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.

August 2014

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, and

July 2014

Completion of $2.1 million lighting upgrade marks Prop. V start
07/23/2014 - A $2.1 million lighting upgrade at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges – the first project completed under the college district’s Proposition V construction bond program – is being hailed for dramatically improving visibility and greater energy savings.

Grossmont, Cuyamaca grads join Grad Fest to kick off alumni group
07/08/2014 - The ink barely dry on their diplomas and certificates, hundreds of new graduates of Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges joined together for a recent networking party and Padres game to throw the opening pitch for a new alumni association.

'Give the Dream' music video raises $91,000 for colleges' foundation
07/07/2014 - It’s music to the ears of the Foundation for Grossmont and Cuyamaca Colleges, which has tallied more than $91,000 in donations from its Give the Dream music video fundraising campaign that ended last week.

June 2014

Ernest Ewin takes on new role with Foundation for Grossmont & Cuyamaca Colleges
06/25/2014 - From student body president at Grossmont College during the 1960s to his fundraising efforts on behalf of students over the past 10 years, Ernest Ewin is the gift to East County’s community colleges that keeps on giving.

New student trustee joins district Governing Board
06/18/2014 - Jocelyn Estrada, a business administration major, is the new Cuyamaca College student trustee on the Governing Board of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.

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