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Grossmont College to host Fall Preview

Posted on: Oct 6, 2016 1:00:00 AM
In: Grossmont, District
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Contact: Lorena Ruggero (619) 644-7840 lorena.ruggero@gcccd.edu

Grossmont College, East County’s largest and oldest college, will host a Fall Preview event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, on the Grossmont College campus at 8800 Grossmont College Drive in El Cajon.

“While structured for students ready to finish their school years, this event is a perfect opportunity for anyone interested in attending our college,” said Grossmont College President Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh, Ed.D., who will welcome attendees at 10:30 a.m. in the Main Quad. “Whether it’s to start or continue their college journey, to improve their career skills or to learn a new language or maintain lifelong learning, Grossmont College is here for East County residents and their families.”

The Fall Preview will feature a showcase of the college’s more than 150 certificate and degree programs and the student services it offers to students and their families. It will also include workshops to help prospective students complete the college application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for federal and state financial aid.

Fall Preview guests will also enjoy musical entertainment provided by Music Department students, and campus tours will be offered every 30 minutes starting at 10:45 a.m. The event will have a fall festival theme; children are encouraged to wear costumes and family-friendly activities will be available.

The Fall Preview is free and open to guests of all ages, including high school seniors and their families, and other prospective students interested in attending in spring or fall 2017. Parking is also free.

About Grossmont College

Grossmont College lives its mission of “Changing Lives Through Education” and has served the diverse educational needs of San Diego’s East County since 1962. With a wide variety of certificate and associate’s degree programs, Grossmont College provides workforce training, career development and transferable college-level coursework to its more than 18,000 students. For more information, visit Grossmont.edu.

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