Colleges and district trio net national recognition
03/06/2014 - A trio of faculty and staff from Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges and the district office are recipients of a national award recognizing community college teaching and leadership.
Cuyamaca College receives $350,000 clean energy grant
03/03/2014 - Cuyamaca College has been selected to lead a regional program funded by a $350,000 state grant that will improve and expand the training provided to students in the booming clean energy field so that they will be better equipped to find good-paying jobs.
Golf course expert to speak at sustainability seminar
02/28/2014 - A national expert in golf course environmental stewardship is a speaker for Cuyamaca College’s 6th Annual Sustainable Turf and Landscape Seminar set for Thursday, March 6.
'Artists for Healing' exhibit to benefit cancer research
02/27/2014 - Nearly 100 local artists, including Grossmont College art faculty, have donated their own artwork to “100 x 100 – Artists for Healing,” a benefit to raise money for the American Cancer Society that takes place from 7 – 9 p.m., March 14, in Hyde Art Gallery.
Grossmont College nets $108,000 AARP Foundation grant
02/26/2014 - The Office Professional Training (OPT) program at Grossmont College has received an AARP Foundation grant of nearly $108,000 to help unemployed women 50 and older obtain high-demand jobs.
Career, job skills workshops at Grossmont College
02/24/2014 - Grossmont College’s Adult Re-entry Seminars series continues 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, with “Train the Brain: Study Habits and Skills,” presented by counselor Theresa Ford.
Cuyamaca dean focuses on challenges facing black women in college leadership
02/19/2014 - As an African-American college dean, Marsha Gable knew she was taking a risk focusing on the touchy topic of race in her doctoral dissertation in 2011. But what resulted is a fascinating, intensely personal account of seven black women who managed to beat the odds to become CEOs in the state systems of public colleges and universities.
Financial Aid Awareness Week at Grossmont College
02/18/2014 - With the March 2 Cal Grant deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) looming, Grossmont College’s Financial Aid Department will host its first-ever Financial Aid Awareness Week, Feb. 24 – 28.
Colleges' foundation hosting homecoming event for retirees
02/12/2014 - The Foundation for Grossmont & Cuyamaca Colleges has its own take on the three R’s -- “Revisit, Reconnect, Rejuvenate.”
Local business leaders attend college district's launch of Global Corporate College
02/11/2014 - Business leaders from nearly a dozen local companies and organizations attended a recent launch of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s partnership with Global Corporate College, a higher education network ready to help corporations train their workforce to meet today’s needs.
Accreditation reaffirmed for Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges
02/07/2014 - Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges received the welcome word today that they earned the highest level of endorsement by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.
College district has its own Olympian achievement in decade of flawless audits
02/06/2014 - It’s a record that short-track speedster Apolo Ohno would envy. OK, so it isn’t the Sochi Olympics. But a decade run of spotless audits has Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District officials ready for a victory cartwheel, the signature move of alpine skier Tina Maze. The five separate audits presented last week to the Governing Board cover the district’s general audit; its part-time employees’ pension plan; the Foundation for Grossmont and Cuyamaca Colleges, the district’s auxiliary, and Proposition R, the construction bond fund approved by East County voters in 2002.
Diversity awareness remains a focus at Cuyamaca College
02/05/2014 - Diversity awareness continues to be a goal at Cuyamaca College, where Black History Month includes a forum on African-American women leaders, and the return of the semester-long workshop series, Diversity Dialogues.
Grossmont College celebrates Black History Month
02/02/2014 - To honor the movements, traditions and legacies of peoples of the African diaspora, Grossmont College will host a variety of educational and entertainment events throughout February as part of Black History Month.
Leaders, students urge legislators to support community colleges
01/30/2014 - It was a more upbeat mood than the past four years when representatives from community colleges in San Diego and Imperial counties met with state legislators this week to advocate for funding and programs benefitting the more than 140,000 students who attend the nine colleges in the region.
District payroll tech draws on experience as art grad to help students
01/28/2014 - With a penchant for costumes and a flair for adding panache to any event, payroll technician Yvette Macy is known for a well-honed sense of fun.
Region's colleges net $1.4 million Career Pathways grant from state
01/27/2014 - A coalition of community colleges in San Diego and Imperial counties has received a $1.4 million grant to better prepare students -- beginning at the middle school level -- for the hottest jobs of the future.
Colleges begin spring semester in growth mode
01/24/2014 - Spring semester begins Monday at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges with more class offerings, instructors and students than last year as the college district continues an upward trend, thanks to a slow, but steady growth in the state economy.
Ceramics Exhibition at Hyde Art Gallery
01/15/2014 - The Hyde Art Gallery at Grossmont College is pleased to announce “Cross Currents – Three Visions in Clay,” running Jan. 27 through Feb. 20.
College district receives clean energy funds
01/07/2014 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has received more than $600,000 in state funding that will be used to add more energy-efficient lighting at its two East County campuses.