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September 13

Grossmont to mark 40th anniversary of PSA Flight 182 crash

The 40th anniversary of the PSA Flight 182 crash in San Diego that killed 144 people and scattered wreckage and carnage across North Park will be remembered at an event Sept. 25 at Grossmont College. Family members of those who perished, as well as first responders and PSA workers, will share their memories following a free, public screening of the documentary film, “Return to Dwight and Nile,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Grossmont College’s Griffin Gate, Building 60. more

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September 2018

Three faculty at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges lauded by peers
09/17/2018 - Three instructors at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges have been selected by their peers as among the academic year’s best faculty members. The honorees were announced at fall convocations in recognition of their exemplary service to the two East County campuses.

Latinx Heritage Month at colleges
09/10/2018 - Food, music and dance at Cuyamaca College and a visit at Grossmont College by nationally acclaimed poet Yosimar Reyes will highlight a series of special events honoring Latinx Heritage Month at the two East County colleges from mid-September to Nov. 1.

Literary works celebrated at Grossmont College Fall Reading Series
09/07/2018 - A celebration of banned books, readings from former rock groupie Pamela Des Barres and a collection of poetry crafted by Grossmont College Professor Joe Medina are among the highlights in this year’s annual Fall Reading Series at Grossmont College that continues Sept. 12 with an Open Reading at the college library.

August 2018

Diversity Dialogues fall workshops at Cuyamaca College
08/31/2018 - Microaggressions and cultural misunderstandings are among the topics tackled this fall when Cuyamaca College launches its latest series of Diversity Dialogues with a Sept. 13 workshop focusing on latent biases.

Anonymous donation to fund future Auto Technology scholarships
08/28/2018 - An anonymous San Diego County couple motivated by a desire to give back to the community has pledged $100,000 to help students at Cuyamaca College’s award-winning Automotive Technology program fund their education.

District's bond program lauded for transparency
08/27/2018 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has received a perfect score on the transparency of its information about the Proposition V construction bond program.

Fall concert series begins at Cuyamaca College
08/23/2018 - A wide range of musical styles – from Korean folk to the soundtrack to Guardians of the Galaxy – is coming to Cuyamaca College’s Samuel M. Ciccati Theatre courtesy of the annual Fall Concert Series that launches Aug. 27.

Cuyamaca College's auto tech to start new degree program
08/08/2018 - Cuyamaca College’s Automotive Technology program and a coalition of independent repair shops are primed to launch a new associate degree program that will enhance paid hands-on training opportunities and lead to more jobs for graduates.

2018-19 Grossmont College Theatre Arts season gets underway
08/02/2018 - The critically acclaimed masterpiece “Arcadia,” an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Goloshes of Fortune,” and the dramatic comedy “She Kills Monsters” are among the classics headlining the Stagehouse Theatre’s 2018-19 season at Grossmont College.

July 2018

Grossmont College offers ironworkers' apprenticeship program
07/25/2018 - If joining the ranks of well-paid ironworkers piques your interest, Grossmont College is partnering with Ironworkers Local 229 to offer a two-week pre-apprenticeship program to introduce trainees to the field, after which they may be selected as paid apprentices with starting salaries and benefits  totaling nearly $30 an hour.

Cuyamaca College receives state diversity and equity award
07/17/2018 - Cuyamaca College is one of two community colleges statewide to be honored today with the 18th annual Dr. John W. Rice Diversity & Equity Award for its innovative program that facilitates timely completion of math and English classes.

Fall registration opens at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges
07/03/2018 - With the start of fall semester Aug. 20, open registration is just days away for almost 30,000 students working toward university transfer, training for high-skill jobs or expanding their horizons at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges.

Beauty and the Beast: A New Musical opens
07/02/2018 - Beauty and the Beast: A New Musical is coming to the Grossmont College Stagehouse Theatre from July 26 through Aug. 4 as part of the annual Grossmont College Summer Theatre Arts Conservatory.

June 2018

DJ travels from Rwanda to Grossmont College to share story
06/19/2018 - For three years, Olivier Ndacyayisenga, a DJ who lives in Rwanda, has been communicating by Skype with Grossmont College summer students about the culture and heartrending history of his African country. Now, with the help of two faculty members, Olivier will talk in person at Grossmont College about the Rwandan genocide and deliver a simple message: that hope exists even in the face unthinkable tragedy.

Records set by largest graduating classes at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges
06/11/2018 - Commencement day is always a day of celebration and promising futures as students take part in a time-honored processional, while families and friends cheer and beam with pride. This year’s graduation ceremonies at Cuyamaca and Grossmont colleges were ones for the record books as a highest-ever 2,500 graduates received more than 5,500 degrees and certificates on June 6 and 7. These numbers translate into a 23 percent increase in the number of graduates and a 20 percent hike in the number of degrees and certificates compared to 2017’s record-setting numbers.

May 2018

Conference to educate educators on teaching economics and personal finance
05/31/2018 - The San Diego Center for Economic Education at Cuyamaca College is co-hosting three-day course on economics and personal finance in late June that is designed for high school and community college instructors in building impactful lesson plans for their students.

Grossmont Theatre student makes professional debut at Cygnet Theatre
05/30/2018 - Grossmont College Theatre Arts student Demetrius Clayton has seen a bit of the world as a Marine Corps vet, but he describes his first professional role in the Cygnet Theatre production of “The Wind and the Breeze” as a real jaw-dropper.

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