Black History Month at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges
01/27/2017 - Music, art, a poetry slam, and a discussion on black activism at Grossmont College and a Martin Luther King Jr. tribute, a panel of young African-American professionals, and a presentation on institutional slavery at Cuyamaca College are among February’s Black History Month events.
Grossmont College Nursing Students Earn Their Pins, Get Ready to Heal the World
12/16/2016 - Grossmont College nursing students earn their pins.
Governing Board officers selected
12/14/2016 - For the 10th year in a row, Bill Garrett was selected Tuesday night as president of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Governing Board, while Elena Adams joined the board that leads the two-college East County college district.
We the People at Grossmont College
12/13/2016 - More than 400 middle and high school students from throughout San Diego and Riverside counties will converge at Grossmont College Dec. 15 and 16 to compete in a series of simulated congressional hearings testing how well they know the Constitution.
Grossmont moving forward with drone technology program
12/05/2016 - Grossmont College is moving forward with developing a program in drone technology, due to a large turnout at Grossmont College’s recent workshop on careers in drone technology, along with the announcement of a $6 million federal workforce development grant that Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges were just awarded.
Open registration starts at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges
12/02/2016 - From anthropology to water technology, East County’s community colleges offer a full spectrum of classes for almost 30,000 students working toward a degree or interested in improving their skills and knowledge. Open enrollment begins Dec. 6 for the new semester beginning Jan. 30. The cost of the courses is $46 per unit, with most classes offering three units of college credit. Online registration for regular semester classes ends Jan. 29.
Register now for four-week intersession classes
11/23/2016 - Registration is now open for spring intersession classes at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges. Students attend classes Jan. 3-28 and can complete a course, including those satisfying general education requirements, in just four weeks.
Inventive Grossmont College OTA students put on a show
11/22/2016 - Sometimes, it’s the everyday problems that complicate the lives of the elderly and physically challenged. Like the simple act of pulling up a pair of slacks when dressing.
New $6 million federal grant funds free training at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges
11/21/2016 - Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges are partnering with industry leaders and others in creating an ambitious workforce development program in San Diego County and the Inland Empire to educate and train people from underserved populations at no cost for high-skilled, in-demand jobs, thanks to a new $6 million federal Department of Labor grant. “This grant will help us transform what we do as community colleges by creating high-wage, high-demand opportunities that target underserved populations,” said Javier Ayala, dean of Career and Technical Education and Workforce Development at Grossmont College.
Grossmont College sponsoring drone technology workshop
11/17/2016 - From package deliveries and aerial photographs to defense applications, the use of drones is expanding, opening up new careers in the technology behind the unmanned aircraft. Grossmont College wants to become the first community college in Southern California to develop a program in drone technology and is testing the waters with a workshop, “Regional Careers in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS),” noon-2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, in Griffin Gate in Building 60.
Basket Brigade links with Grossmont College to provide holiday meals
11/15/2016 - The Basket Brigade of San Diego, a local non-profit group that provides Thanksgiving Day food baskets to families in need, is partnering this year with Grossmont College to recruit volunteers and donors to bring a holiday meal to hundreds, including students at the community college and their loved ones.
El Cajon Elks honor Cuyamaca College vets
11/14/2016 - About 25 student veterans at Cuyamaca College were treated to a barbecue and a drawstring bag filled with school supplies at a Veterans Week commemoration on the grand lawn Thursday hosted by the El Cajon Elks Lodge.
District hosting job fair to hire 300 adjunct faculty
11/09/2016 - With an eye toward hiring 300 part-time instructors at both of its colleges for the upcoming spring semester, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District is holding its first Adjunct Recruiting Event from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Grossmont College Main Quad.
Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges hosting events to honor veterans
11/04/2016 - From participating in a parade along Harbor Drive in San Diego to a barbecue courtesy of the El Cajon Elks Lodge, both Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges plan a number of activities in commemoration of Veterans Week Nov. 7-10.
Grossmont College Theatre Arts Department presents 'These Shining Lives'
10/28/2016 - Grossmont College’s award-winning Theatre Arts Department is staging a production of the historical drama These Shining Lives, which recounts the true story of four women who landed a well-paying factory job in the 1920s adorning the hour markings on clocks and watches with glow-in-the-dark radium paint containing dangerously radioactive properties that are unknown by the workers and downplayed by their bosses.
Grossmont alum returns to home field to head athletics program
10/26/2016 - As a former student athlete and successful college coach, Thomas Armstrong knows a lot about executing winning game plans. As Grossmont College’s new associate dean of athletics, Armstrong is now diagramming x’s and o’s for a program that has in the past three years twice won honors as the most successful intercollegiate athletic program in the 10-college Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
Colleges hosting Employer Engagement Event open to public
10/25/2016 - Local employers from law enforcement, healthcare, manufacturing and more will be sharing information about jobs and careers at a free public event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Grossmont College Main Quad.
Study: College district contributes $1 billion to region's economy
10/24/2016 - A just-released analysis shows the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District annually generates more than $1 billion in increased economic activity in San Diego County, providing jobs to thousands and touching the lives of many as its impact ripples throughout the region.
Administrator named to prestigious institute mentoring African-American leaders
10/07/2016 - Scott W. Thayer, Cuyamaca College’s Vice President of Student Services, has been named one of 15 fellows with the Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership (Lakin Institute). The Lakin Institute is presented annually by the Presidents’ Round Table, a national association that helps prepare African-American community college leaders as chancellors, presidents, and chief executive officers.
Grossmont College to host Fall Preview
10/06/2016 - 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.”
NSF grant for Cuyamaca College's Water and Wastewater Technology program
10/03/2016 - Cuyamaca College has secured a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $900,000 for an innovative new program to improve and expand training of the next generation of water industry professionals ne
College district wins marketing, PR awards
09/30/2016 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Marketing and Communications Office took home one gold and two silver Medallion awards Thursday from a national marketing organization for two-year colleges.
Cuyamaca College awarded $6 million STEM grant for Hispanic students
09/29/2016 - Cuyamaca College has been awarded a five-year, federal grant totaling nearly $6 million to boost the number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduates who transfer to the California State University and University of California systems.
Cuyamaca College hosting political discussion series
09/28/2016 - With Election Day just around the corner, here’s an opportunity to get a historical perspective of voting in America. The Cuyamaca College Department of History, Social and Behavioral Sciences will present “Politics: Past and Present Series 2016,” through the month of October to focus on a variety of political discussion topics, including voter suppression, gender, foreign policy, local propositions, and the role of persuasion in politics.
Grossmont College 2016-17 theatre arts season gets underway
09/19/2016 - William Shakespeare’s classic comedy The Taming of the Shrew and a bilingual performance of Frederico Garcia Lorca’s once-banned Blood Wedding are among the productions set for the 2016-17 season at Grossmont College’s Stagehouse Theatre.
Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña kicks off Fall 2016 Reading Series
09/16/2016 - Banned Books/Banned Lives Reading featuring New York Times bestselling novelist Matt de la Peña, author of six young adult novels, including “Mexican WhiteBoy” and “We Were Here,” and the first Latino to win the Newbery Prize in literature. De la Peña’s “Mexican WhiteBoy” was banned from classrooms in Tucson, Arizona in January 2012, when a law targeting Mexican-American studies courses that were perceived as antiwhite, was enacted. This event will be hosted by English instructor Alan Traylor.
Year's best faculty lauded at two colleges
09/16/2016 - – Five instructors at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges have been selected by their peers as the academic year’s best faculty members. The honorees were lauded at fall convocations for exemplary service to the East County campuses.
Scholarships awarded to 135 Grossmont and Cuyamaca College students
09/13/2016 - More than $81,000 in scholarships were awarded Saturday to 135 Grossmont and Cuyamaca College students who excelled academically while many of them overcame life-changing challenges.
Colleges celebrate Latino Heritage Month
09/12/2016 - The Grossmont College Latino Film Festival and a Cuyamaca College Latino Heritage Celebration highlight an array of special events honoring Hispanic Heritage Month at the two East County colleges, Sept. 15-Oct. 15. All of the events are free and open to the public.
New coordinator selected for East County Education Alliance
09/09/2016 - As a parent of two teenagers attending El Capitan High School in Lakeside, Amber Hughes has more than a professional stake in her new job as coordinator of the East County Education Alliance, a partnership between the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and the Grossmont Union High School District.
La Mesa couple keeps the arts alive at Grossmont College
09/07/2016 - Bob and Laura Duggan of La Mesa have donated $20,000 to Grossmont College's Summer Conservatory program given by the Theatre Arts Department.
Grossmont College hosts free Latino Film Festival
09/06/2016 - As part of Latino Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), Grossmont College is presenting a Latino Film Festival, with free, public screenings of films that explore Latino/a culture and history at 7 p.m. every Tuesday evening Sept. 20-Oct. 11 in Rm 26-220.
Colleges offering eight-week classes starting Oct. 17
09/02/2016 - Interested in earning college credit in just two months from Grossmont or Cuyamaca colleges? Eight-week courses beginning the week of Oct. 17 are a great way to pick up general education or subject-specialty classes in less time, but at the same affordable cost of regular semester-length classes. The classes ending Dec. 10 offer from one to five credits at a cost of $46 per unit. They consist of traditional, online and hybrid classes, which require both in-classroom and online attendance.
District receives national diversity award
09/01/2016 - For the second time, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award, a national honor recognizing colleges and universities for outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Cuyamaca College awarded $2.6 million grant to raise achievement for Hispanic students
08/30/2016 - Hispanic students at Cuyamaca College will soon see a significant boost in efforts aimed at guiding them toward obtaining certificates and degrees and transferring to four-year colleges and universities, thanks to a nearly $2.6-million, five-year federal grant.
College district chosen to train environmental health, safety techs
08/23/2016 - The San Diego Workforce Partnership has linked with the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District to provide free training this fall for entry-level positions in the environmental health and safety field.
Grossmont College welcomes Lorenze Legaspi as newest VP
08/12/2016 - As Grossmont College’s senior leader in Administrative Services, Lorenze Legaspi’s job is to oversee the business end of operations at East County’s oldest community college. But the Bay Area native points out that beyond fiscal management and budgeting, the bottom line is serving students and ensuring that decisions are made with their success uppermost in mind.
Colleges welcoming students for fall semester
08/11/2016 - The new semester begins Aug. 22 for more than an anticipated 28,000 students at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges with a wealth of new class and program offerings at the two East County colleges.
Cuyamaca College to offer associate degree in Kumeyaay Studies
07/27/2016 - Cuyamaca College will break new ground this fall when it launches an associate degree in Kumeyaay studies program, becoming among the first community colleges in California to offer a degree program focusing on the language, culture and history of a specific Native American tribe.
College district student trustee ready for new lessons
07/25/2016 - By his own account, Grossmont College Student Trustee Sebastian Caparelli’s foray into district government was more accidental than planned.
Grossmont College wins Chet DeVore Award as most successful PCAC athletic program
07/21/2016 - For the second time in three years, Grossmont College has won the Chet DeVore Award for having the most successful men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic program in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
District board approves $348 million bond measure
07/20/2016 - A $348 million bond measure was approved Tuesday by the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Governing Board, responding to community demands for a workforce center that will train East County’s future employees for critically-needed jobs.
Community colleges receive $2 million basic skills grant
07/19/2016 - A new $2 million grant will give area community colleges a larger role in helping many students get a successful start at San Diego State University and California State University San Marcos by sharpening their math and English skills.
Summer Conservatory: '80 Days! A New Musical'
06/23/2016 - 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”.
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.
Cuyamaca College takes the wheel to train auto tech students in EVs, hybrids
06/01/2016 - As hybrid and electric vehicles become more commonplace on San Diego County roads, Cuyamaca College is shifting gears to ensure its automotive technology program is on top of the trend.
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, Grossmont colleges to celebrate commencements
05/18/2016 - A busy academic year highlighted by new leadership at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges culminates with commencement ceremonies June 1 and 2, where more than 4,200 degrees and certificates will be awarded.
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.
Grossmont and Cuyamaca College grads prove education is ageless
05/16/2016 - When Barbara Sue Adkins was born, FDR was president. When Hinsseenee Regassa entered the world, Bill Clinton occupied the White House. Generations may separate the two, but what the octogenarian and 17-year-old have in common is they are both part of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Class of 2016.
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.
PSA Flight 182 tragedy to be revisited at Grossmont College
05/03/2016 - Grossmont College history instructor Martin Ennis is presenting an evening of film, lecture and discussion 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, about PSA Flight 182, the Sept. 25, 1978 midair collision in San Diego that killed 144 people and scattered wreckage across North Park.
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.
Faculty and ivory: Grossmont piano faculty concert an eclectic mix
04/29/2016 - The Grossmont College Piano Faculty Ensemble Concert, an inaugural event featuring Ken Ard, Melonie Grinnell, Philip "Jay Jay" Lim, Marion Rodewald and Bryan Verhoye, is set for 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, in the Grossmont College Recital Hall (Building 26, Room 220).
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.
Hot wheels, cool competition, live bands at Auto Skills Day, Coyote Music Fest
04/27/2016 - Cuyamaca College is revving up its annual Automotive Skills Day set for 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 7, showcasing its automotive technology program with high school and college students turning wrenches in head-to-head competition.
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.
We're here for you this summer
04/25/2016 - Need extra college credits or want to learn new job skills? Check out the more than 400 classes being offered this summer at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges.
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.
East County Career Expo May 4 at Cuyamaca College
04/18/2016 - More than 50 employers from throughout the region will converge on Cuyamaca College May 4 to recruit applicants for an array of available jobs during the 2016 East County Career Expo.
Grossmont College hosting underwater robotics competition
04/11/2016 - The Grossmont College pool will be transformed into an underwater maze April 16 for the fifth annual SeaPerch San Diego’s Regional Qualifying Tournament.
Grossmont College launching 'Month of Service'
04/08/2016 - Starting in April, Grossmont College is launching its first-ever Grossmont Gives Back: Month of Service, a campuswide event in which students, faculty, staff are invited to participate in a series of volunteer projects on and off campus.
Cuyamaca College Spring Garden Festival set for April 23
04/05/2016 - Wondering why your roses aren’t blooming or considering xeriscaping your lawn? Get some tips and a lot more at Cuyamaca College’s Spring Garden Festival Saturday, April 23, a family-friendly community celebration of spring and a greener future. Like hummingbirds drawn to nectar, garden and landscape enthusiasts by the thousands flock each year to the popular event, set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
'Underwater Dreams' screening, panelists at Grossmont College
03/31/2016 - Grossmont College is hosting a free screening of “Underwater Dreams,” an inspirational documentary about the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants who built an underwater robot as Arizona high school students in 2004 and defeated engineering powerhouse MIT in an international competition.
East County Education Alliance wins national innovation award
03/28/2016 - A partnership between a college district and high school district in San Diego’s East County to provide a smoother path to college and a career has received a national Innovation of the Year Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College.
College district team wins national community college award
03/23/2016 - Three faculty members and an administrator from the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District are recipients of a national award recognizing community college teaching and leadership.
'Scheherazade' brings Arabian Nights to Cuyamaca College
03/22/2016 - For 1,001 nights, Scheherazade eluded an untimely death by weaving tales with cliffhanger endings, keeping a vengeful king at bay. Again and again her life was spared so the king could hear what happened next.
Suspicious device reported, removed from Grossmont College
03/15/2016 - A suspicious device was found on the Grossmont College campus at approximately 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 15, during a routine cleaning of student lockers located near Bldg. 26 and 27. Following campus procedure, an employee called campus security and notified local law enforcement.
Rain fails to dampen spirits at Community College AlumniFest
03/14/2016 - A torrential rain put the kibosh on the outdoor festivities planned for Friday night’s Community College AlumniFest, but the 2,300 tickets sold in advance for the post-event Gulls hockey game has sponsors vowing to bring back the event next year.
Cuyamaca College students earn top honors and academic praise
03/11/2016 - Two Cuyamaca College students have been named to the 2016 Phi Theta Kappa All-California Community College Academic Team – among the most prestigious honors for community college students in the state.
'Under Pressure' exhibit at Hyde Gallery
03/10/2016 - The craft of printmaking takes center stage when the Hyde Art Gallery at Grossmont College presents Under Pressure: printmaking today, an exhibit featuring works from 18 artists whose styles range from the traditional to the experimental.
Bond oversight committee releases annual report
03/03/2016 - A citizens committee charged with the oversight of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Proposition V construction program has released its 2015 Annual Report to the community.
Registration starts for eight-week classes at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges
03/02/2016 - In a hurry to earn college credits at Grossmont or Cuyamaca colleges? Eight-week courses beginning the week of March 28 are a great way to pick up general education or subject-specialty classes in less time, but at the same affordable cost of regular semester-length classes. The classes ending May 21 offer from one to five credits at a cost of $46 per unit. They consist of traditional, online and hybrid classes, which require both in-classroom and online attendance.
Community College AlumniFest: A ticket to celebrate
03/01/2016 - If you’re one of the vast numbers of community college alum in San Diego and Imperial counties, mark your calendar for an event tailor-made for you: the first-ever Community College AlumniFest set for Friday, March 11, featuring Gulls hockey and a pre-game bash for just $10.
Sustainable Turf and Landscape Seminar at Cuyamaca College
02/29/2016 - The Eighth Annual Sustainable Turf and Landscape Seminar set for March 10 at Cuyamaca College will focus on the value of landscaping in light of the drought that has plagued California.
'Paving the Way' production honors African-Americans
02/23/2016 - Black History Month celebrations at Cuyamaca College culminate with “Paving the Way,” a Feb. 26 event at the Performing Arts Theatre that melds music, theatre, dance, and poetry in saluting African Americans who were pioneers in their field
Scholarships awarded to 142 students at Cuyamaca and Grossmont colleges
02/22/2016 - More than $80,000 in scholarships was awarded to 142 students at Cuyamaca and Grossmont colleges in a joyful event Saturday that honored the students’ accomplishments and recognized the challenges they faced during their journey to academic excellence.
Dedication to students motto for award-winning faculty
02/11/2016 - Two instructors at Cuyamaca College and a counselor at Grossmont College have been honored for their contributions to their campuses and commitment to student success.
Black History Month at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges
02/10/2016 - 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.
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.