Winter Wonder Jam -- Cuyamaca College’s early holiday gift to the community featuring homegrown bands and musicians playing an eclectic mix of music practically for free – is set for 7-10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the performing arts theater. ...read more
Time to jam at Cuyamaca College's annual winter music fest
11/25/2015 - Winter Wonder Jam -- Cuyamaca College’s early holiday gift to the community featuring homegrown bands and musicians playing an eclectic mix of music practically for free – is set for 7-10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the performing arts theater.
Cisco Networking Academy offering 16-week certification
11/24/2015 - The Cisco Networking Academy at Cuyamaca College is revising its curriculum to allow students to earn certification as a network technician in 16 weeks.
Register now for spring semester classes
11/23/2015 - From accounting to xeriscaping, East County’s community colleges offer a full spectrum of classes, and with the new semester starting Jan. 25, now is the time to register at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges.
Poinsettias for sale at Cuyamaca College
11/20/2015 - Santa has taken up residence in the mall, Christmas decorations are going up in local neighborhoods, and holiday marketing is in full swing. Which means just one thing: It’s time for the annual poinsettia sale at Cuyamaca College’s Ornamental Horticulture program.
College district receives $1.2 million grant to help foster youth achieve college success
11/18/2015 - Students coming from foster-care backgrounds struggling to get through college will get much needed help, thanks to a $1.2 million grant the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District will receive from the state starting next year.
Registration begins soon for 2016 intersession classes
11/10/2015 - Registration begins Nov. 16, 2015, for spring intersession classes at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges. Students attend classes Jan. 4-22 and can complete a course, including those satisfying general education requirements, in only 15 days.
El Cajon Elks Lodge honors Cuyamaca College veterans
11/06/2015 - About 30 military veterans, now students at Cuyamaca College, enjoyed a barbecue and received school supplies at a Veterans Week commemoration hosted on campus Wednesday by the El Cajon Elks Lodge.
Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges hosting events honoring veterans
10/30/2015 - From participating in a parade along Harbor Drive in San Diego to a “Bowling for SVO” fundraiser, both Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges plan a number of activities in commemoration of Veterans Day, Nov 11.
Doug Jenson appointed college district's new associate vice chancellor of business services
10/29/2015 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s newly appointed associate vice chancellor of business services may spend his days scrutinizing budget minutiae, but Doug Jenson finds satisfaction in taking the broader view of helping to mold students’ futures.
Inventive Grossmont College OTA students to put on show
10/26/2015 - Students in a Grossmont College Occupational Therapy Assistant class have become inventors, creating homemade adaptive devices to help make life a little easier for friends and family members with physical impairments.
Grossmont College Theatre Arts takes 'Martians' on elementary school tour
10/12/2015 - Thousands of East County elementary school students will be treated to an out-of-this-world adventure when the Grossmont College Theatre Arts Department launches the 19th season of the Fall Elementary School Tour with “Martians!,” an original look at Orson Welles’ 1938 Halloween night radio broadcast that spread public panic about an extraterrestrial invasion.
'Invisible' one-man show to be staged at Grossmont
10/08/2015 - Grossmont College Theatre Arts Department veteran Jerry Hager is staging a special performance of his one-man show, “Invisible,” on Oct. 16 & 17 to raise money for the college’s Summer Conservatory for high school and college students interested in exploring the theatre.
African American activist to speak at Cuyamaca College
10/05/2015 - Omali Yeshitela, founder of the African People’s Socialist Party and the African Socialist International, is the featured speaker at Cuyamaca College’s Diversity Dialogues workshop, “Day in Solidarity with African People: Reparations for Stolen Black Lives,” set for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, in the Performing Arts Center.
Free training workshop focuses on millennials in the workforce
10/02/2015 - The Employee Training Institute, the corporate training division of the region’s community colleges, including Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges in the East County, is offering “Retaining and Managing the Millennial Generation,” a free workshop for HR professionals and business managers, from 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the Corporate Education Center on the San Diego City College campus.
Scholarship to offer free year of community college for East County high school grads
09/30/2015 - Can college really be free? It can for East County high school students under a new scholarship program announced today in which all qualifying graduates of Grossmont Union High School District schools will be offered a free year of classes at Grossmont or Cuyamaca College.
Work progresses on Prop. V projects at two East County colleges
09/28/2015 - Energy conservation measures, parking lot and roadway repairs, and prep work for new facilities are among the projects completed or underway at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges that are being funded by the Proposition V construction bond.
Grossmont College awarded $2.62 million grant
09/25/2015 - Grossmont College has been awarded a five-year $2.62 million federal grant that will fund a proposed program aimed at helping Hispanic and low-income students succeed in their classes and progress toward graduation.
Cuyamaca College fall concert series begins Sept. 22
09/18/2015 - Musical styles from the Middle East to Indonesia and from classical to jazz will be featured when the annual Fall Concert Series returns to Cuyamaca College’s Performing Arts Theatre on Tuesday, Sept. 22.
Trio picked as year's best faculty at two colleges
09/17/2015 - – A chemistry professor, a counselor and an English instructor have been selected by their peers as the academic year’s best faculty members, honored with top awards recognizing exemplary service to the campuses. The coveted committee-selected plaudits from each college’s Academic Senate are announced at fall semester convocations.
Graduates of Cuyamaca College's GM-ASEP automotive program shift careers into overdrive
09/16/2015 - The Cuyamaca College students who graduated this week from an intensive, General Motors-sponsored training program have more than their associate degrees to show for their two solid years of classes and hands-on training – 100 percent employment as automotive technicians.