The San Diego Workforce Partnership has linked with the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District to provide free training this fall for entry-level positions in the environmental health and safety field. ...read more
College district chosen to train environmental health, safety techs
08/23/2016 - The San Diego Workforce Partnership has linked with the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District to provide free training this fall for entry-level positions in the environmental health and safety field.
Grossmont College welcomes Lorenze Legaspi as newest VP
08/12/2016 - As Grossmont College’s senior leader in Administrative Services, Lorenze Legaspi’s job is to oversee the business end of operations at East County’s oldest community college. But the Bay Area native points out that beyond fiscal management and budgeting, the bottom line is serving students and ensuring that decisions are made with their success uppermost in mind.
Colleges welcoming students for fall semester
08/11/2016 - The new semester begins Aug. 22 for more than an anticipated 28,000 students at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges with a wealth of new class and program offerings at the two East County colleges.
Cuyamaca College to offer associate degree in Kumeyaay Studies
07/27/2016 - Cuyamaca College will break new ground this fall when it launches an associate degree in Kumeyaay studies program, becoming among the first community colleges in California to offer a degree program focusing on the language, culture and history of a specific Native American tribe.
College district student trustee ready for new lessons
07/25/2016 - By his own account, Grossmont College Student Trustee Sebastian Caparelli’s foray into district government was more accidental than planned.
Grossmont College wins Chet DeVore Award as most successful PCAC athletic program
07/21/2016 - For the second time in three years, Grossmont College has won the Chet DeVore Award for having the most successful men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic program in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
District board approves $348 million bond measure
07/20/2016 - A $348 million bond measure was approved Tuesday by the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Governing Board, responding to community demands for a workforce center that will train East County’s future employees for critically-needed jobs.
Community colleges receive $2 million basic skills grant
07/19/2016 - A new $2 million grant will give area community colleges a larger role in helping many students get a successful start at San Diego State University and California State University San Marcos by sharpening their math and English skills.
Summer Conservatory: '80 Days! A New Musical'
06/23/2016 - High school and college actors, actresses, costume designers and stagehands are preparing to team up once more for the 2016 version of Grossmont College’s Summer Conservatory program, which culminates with a musical adaptation of the Jules Verne classic, “Around the World in Eighty Days”.
New coordinator of Alliance eager to help teens launch futures
06/22/2016 - Jesse Enriquez, the new coordinator of an East County initiative to make the high school-to-college or career transition more seamless, understands the challenges facing teens as they venture into adulthood.
Colleges to offer 3 bachelor's degrees through PLNU
06/15/2016 - Starting in the fall, graduates of Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges can continue their education for bachelor’s degrees in three programs from Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) without ever leaving the East County community college campuses.
4,200 degrees and certificates awarded to Grossmont, Cuyamaca graduates
06/06/2016 - Two Iraqi refugees who succeeded academically through perseverance and strength of spirit, and a high-school dropout who’s now on her way to UC Berkeley, shared their inspirational stories at last week’s commencement ceremonies for Cuyamaca and Grossmont colleges.
Cuyamaca College takes the wheel to train auto tech students in EVs, hybrids
06/01/2016 - As hybrid and electric vehicles become more commonplace on San Diego County roads, Cuyamaca College is shifting gears to ensure its automotive technology program is on top of the trend.
East County college, high school district boards set Alliance priorities
05/24/2016 - – In their second joint meeting, the Governing Boards of East County’s college and high school districts set new priorities to expand and develop the East County Education Alliance, the 2-year-old partnership to better prepare high school students for college and a career.
Cuyamaca, Grossmont colleges to celebrate commencements
05/18/2016 - A busy academic year highlighted by new leadership at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges culminates with commencement ceremonies June 1 and 2, where more than 4,200 degrees and certificates will be awarded.
Cuyamaca College lands $1.5 million grant for student success programs
05/17/2016 - Cuyamaca College was awarded a $1.5 million state grant this week that expands on the college’s innovative programs to dramatically increase student success by reducing the remedial pipeline and better preparing students for college level coursework.
Grossmont and Cuyamaca College grads prove education is ageless
05/16/2016 - When Barbara Sue Adkins was born, FDR was president. When Hinsseenee Regassa entered the world, Bill Clinton occupied the White House. Generations may separate the two, but what the octogenarian and 17-year-old have in common is they are both part of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Class of 2016.
Cuyamaca College student earns State Department language scholarship
05/13/2016 - Rachel Becker didn’t know anything about the Arabic language until she became close friends with two Iraqi refugees who were classmates at Cuyamaca College. Now the 21-year-old Spring Valley resident is on her way to Jordan through a fully-funded, U.S. Department of State-sponsored immersion program to study the language while living with a host family over the summer.
Grossmont College student honored for volunteer work
05/09/2016 - Grossmont College student Tina Thornton was honored by the San Diego County Health & Human Services Agency for her volunteer work with foster youth.
Helicopter golf ball drop at Brad Daluiso Golf Classic
05/04/2016 - A shower of 2,000 golf balls is anticipated for the May 6 Brad Daluiso Golf Classic at the Sycuan Golf Resort, an annual fundraiser hosted by the former NFL kicker for the Grossmont College athletic program.