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New coordinator of Alliance eager to help teens launch futures

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. ...read more


 
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June 2016

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.

May 2016

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 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.

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.

ASL Interpreters at "The Odd Couple" performance
05/02/2016 - American Sign Language interpreters will join the production at a May 14 performance of the Neil Simon classic The Odd Couple at Grossmont College’s Stagehouse Theatre.

April 2016

Grossmont College Summer Conservatory teaches theater skills
04/28/2016 - 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.

District selected as finalist for safety planning award from American Association of Community Colleges
04/26/2016 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has been selected as one of four national finalists for an Award of Excellence from the American Association of Community Colleges for its comprehensive system to keep its two colleges safe and prepared for emergencies.

Coyote Music Festival returns to Cuyamaca College May 7
04/19/2016 - Six local bands with styles ranging from flamenco jazz to country rock will be featured at the 2016 Coyote Music Festival on the afternoon of Saturday, May 7, at Cuyamaca College.


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