College for Kids grows at Cuyamaca College
05/21/2013 - Forget your lazy days of summer. Hundreds of East County elementary and middle-schoolers will be busy engaging their minds and bodies while having fun at College for Kids classes at Cuyamaca College. The winning combination of fun and learning has proven so successful that 57 sections of classes – about 30 percent more than last year -- are now offered through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Continuing Education program for youths, ages 8 to14.
Grossmont College offers summer basketball camp for youths
05/21/2013 - Grossmont College is offering a four-day basketball camp Aug. 5-8 for boys and girls who will be entering 3rd through 9th grades in the fall. The $75 fee includes T-shirts, contest prizes and other giveaways, according to Doug Weber, the college's men's basketball coach.
Grossmont College to Cross-Study "Emperor of All Maladies"
05/20/2013 - English professor Tate Hurvitz will lead a common reading project on the Grossmont College campus for the third year in a row this upcoming Fall 2013 semester.. Students and faculty members from a variety of academic disciplines will read "Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Grossmont College hosts Bike to Work Day
05/16/2013 - Grossmont College is an official pit stop for “Bike to Work Day 2013,” a nationally recognized event celebrated on the third Friday of May.
College district provides customized workforce training to businesses
05/10/2013 - For employers looking to hone their workers’ skills, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District offers on-site, cost-effective training that can be uniquely tailored to fit employer schedules and needs.
East County citizens sought for bond oversight committee
05/02/2013 - East County residents in the business or construction fields are being sought to apply for a seat on the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, which will monitor spending on Proposition V, the college district’s $398 million bond measure passed by East County voters last November.
Congresswoman Susan Davis visits Grossmont College
05/01/2013 - Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) toured Grossmont College on Tuesday, praising the East County college for its strong support of student military veterans and the high-tech training it offers for aspiring nurses and other health professionals in the classrooms and labs of the Health and Sciences Complex.
Grossmont College hosts "A Photographer's Journey on the Border"
04/26/2013 - Grossmont College professor Paul Turounet will discuss his photographs of Mexico on May 2 at 2 p.m. in Building 26, Room 220.
Music festival, auto-tech competition rev up Cuyamaca College
04/26/2013 - The perfect combination of music and cars is in store Saturday, May 4, at Cuyamaca College, where a lively competition for high-school automotive students in the morning will be followed by an afternoon of live bands and entertainment at the Coyote Music Festival.
More courses this summer at Grossmont,Cuyamaca colleges
04/25/2013 - Students signing up for summer session classes at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges have more than three times the number of sections to choose from compared to last year, thanks to voters who passed a statewide tax measure last fall increasing education funding.
Grossmont College site of film festival showcasing cell-phone creations
04/24/2013 - The International Mobil Film Festival, a two-day event showcasing films shot only with cell phones, returns for its second year to Grossmont College from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, April 27, and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the Digital Arts Building.
Project SHINE sheds light on language, health needs of refugees
04/23/2013 - With East County as home to the second-highest Iraqi population in the United States, Cuyamaca College and the county of San Diego have partnered on a pilot program to address the basic language and health needs of recent immigrants.
Grossmont College dance program presents 'Entrances & Exits'
04/22/2013 - A faculty-choreographed dance concert will showcase the Grossmont College program’s diverse instruction, including salsa, tap, ballet, contemporary, modern and hip-hop. “Entrances & Exits” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 25, 26 and 27 at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre, 6611 University Ave., in San Diego. Admission is $10, pre-sale; $13 at the door – cash o
College district, Grossmont College win five statewide PR awards
04/19/2013 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and Grossmont College were honored Thursday with five PRO Awards from the Community College Public Relations Organization in recognition of exemplary marketing, communications, design and public relations efforts. CCPRO is a statewide professional development and service organization that seeks to promote excellence in California's community college public relations and related professions.
College district welcomes state's new student success scorecard
04/17/2013 - The Student Success Scorecard released last week by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office provides a new tool to clearly and concisely measure student performance at the state’s 112 community colleges, making the system one of the most transparent and accountable in the nation.
Grossmont College music instructors performing in fundraiser
04/17/2013 - The Grossmont music department’s fundraiser April 21 features pop and jazz standards from a talented group of musicians who teach at the college. Ken Anderson, vocals and piano, is an internationally-recognized gospel musician. He’s also the music director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir. Fred Benedetti began playing guitar at age 9 and in 1986, was chosen as one of 12 guitarists worldwide to perform in the master class of Andres Segovia at the University of Southern California. He’s performed all over the world, including with opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti and jazz artist Dave Brubeck.
Martha Barnette Brings Her Way With Words to Grossmont College
04/12/2013 - Martha Barnette, co-host of the public-radio show, "A Way With Words," will be speaking at Grossmont College at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18 in Building 26, Room 220.
Grossmont College Hosts Fundraising Walk-a-Thon
04/11/2013 - Walk or run for a good cause to support Grossmont College’s Office Professional Training program, which has trained more than 2,200 people in its 26-year history.
Spring Garden Festival marks 20th year at Cuyamaca College
04/08/2013 - With farmer’s markets, community gardens and urban farming growing ever popular among the health- and conservation-minded in East County, it’s no wonder the Spring Garden Festival at Cuyamaca College has become such a major draw.
Grossmont College student shines as 2013 Young Luminary; professor a finalist as Latino teacher of the year
04/05/2013 - Student Esau Cortez credits Grossmont College with changing his life, but he is the one making an impact in student government. Cortez was chosen as the 2013 Young Luminary during the second annual San Diego Latino Champion Awards Ceremony, sponsored by U-T San Diego.