A celebration of black history that includes music, dance and theater performances at Cuyamaca College and an African-American Read-in at Grossmont College are among February’s Black History Month events. ...read more
Top talent on tap for Cuyamaca's Spring Concert Series
02/08/2016 - The 2016 Cuyamaca College Spring Concert Series gets under way Feb. 21 with a San Diego Early Music Society performance kicking off a season of productions covering styles ranging from Baroque and mariachi to jazz and rock ‘n’ roll
Diversity Dialogues return to Cuyamaca College
02/05/2016 - A new series of Diversity Dialogues, a program of free Cuyamaca College workshops aimed at fostering a greater understanding of diverse cultures and various social issues, launches Feb. 18 with a session on becoming mentors in promoting social justice and change.
Kids eating veggies and other health foods at Cuyamaca College -- and loving it!
02/05/2016 - Curried chicken salad. Roasted garlic and rosemary bean soup. Roasted turmeric cauliflower. Menu selections from a hot new restaurant? Guess again.
Contemporary Crafts art exhibit at Hyde Gallery
01/27/2016 - Grossmont College’s Hyde Gallery is presenting “Contemporary Crafts,” a two-person show that continues through March 3, featuring modern, vibrant quilts by artist Kathy Nida, and wood and metal sculptures of longtime San Diego artist and teacher James E. Watts.
Cuyamaca College Powwow returns for second year
01/26/2016 - Coral Bradley may be only barely a teen-ager, but when it comes to expressing her Native American heritage through dance, she is a seasoned veteran. The eighth-grader at Roosevelt Middle School in San Diego has been dancing at powwows from the time she learned to walk, and she is a featured dancer at Cuyamaca College’s second Annual Powwow, set for 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, in the front lawn of Building B, the Communication Arts Center.
District's winning streak of spotless audits remains intact
01/22/2016 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s string of spotless audits remains unbroken, with the Governing Board this week receiving unblemished audit reports for the 12th year in a row.
Classes still open for spring semester
01/14/2016 - As the Jan. 25 start of the new spring semester quickly approaches, Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges want to get out the word that there’s still time to register for classes, and help is available to guide students toward their educational goals. Schedules and registration links are available at www.gcccd.edu/now/ .At just $46 per unit, the colleges offer an affordable avenue for a high-quality education.
Spring productions set for Grossmont College's Stagehouse Theatre
01/12/2016 - Neil Simon’s classic The Odd Couple and the musical farce Lucky Stiff are among the spring and summer productions set for Grossmont College’s Stagehouse Theatre.
Trio picked for annual classified employee excellence award
12/15/2015 - A tutoring specialist, an audio-visual equipment tech and a campus parking staffer are this year’s picks as the top non-instructional employees in the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.
Bill Garrett returning as Governing Board president
12/09/2015 - Bill Garrett was unanimously selected Tuesday night to lead the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Governing Board for the ninth straight year.
District's parking cops give more than tickets
12/08/2015 - The Campus and Parking Services folks at the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District may not be known for spreading holiday cheer, given that, among other things, they’re the parking enforcers at the two East County campuses.
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.