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Grossmont College launches drone program with free piloting classes

Grossmont College’s much-anticipated Drone Technology Program launches Oct. 30, with grant-funded classes offering free, comprehensive instruction designed to train novices to become FAA-certified commercial drone pilots with skills to pursue jobs or to become self-employed. ...read more


 
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November 2018

Theater under construction at Grossmnt College reaches new heights
11/10/2018 - A construction milestone of the Grossmont College Performing and Visual Arts Center was celebrated Thursday by educators and officials autographing the last structural beam going up on what promises to be a landmark structure.

Student veterans to see expanded services, facilities
11/09/2018 - Just in time for Veterans Day, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has good news about expanded services and new facilities in store for its nearly 1,700 student veterans. The two colleges have each secured $200,000 in state grants to expand outreach and services to veterans and their dependents. In addition, both colleges have plans in place to nearly triple the size of their veterans resource centers, with construction at Cuyamaca College set to begin next spring.

Nov. 9 chamber music performance at Cuyamaca
11/05/2018 - Winds from the San Diego Symphony will join pianist Jessie Chang in a unique chamber music concert set for Friday, Nov. 9, at Cuyamaca College’s Samuel M. Ciccati Theatre.

October 2018

Oct. 18 renaming for Samuel M. Ciccati Performing Arts Center
10/12/2018 - New signage officially designating a Cuyamaca College cultural hub as the Samuel M. Ciccati Performing Arts Center and the Samuel M. Ciccati Performing Arts Theatre – in honor of the former college president for a $1 million gift – will be unveiled during an October 18 ceremony at the Rancho San Diego campus.

Grossmont College launches drone program with free piloting classes
10/11/2018 - Grossmont College’s much-anticipated Drone Technology Program launches Oct. 30, with grant-funded classes offering free, comprehensive instruction designed to train novices to become FAA-certified commercial drone pilots with skills to pursue jobs or to become self-employed.

Music reverberates with start of ECHO season
10/02/2018 - An assemblage of internationally-acclaimed musicians who have performed at symphony halls around the globe are lined up for the second season of the Cuyamaca College ECHO Chamber Music Series, which kicks off Oct. 11 with a 7:30 p.m. concert featuring a selection of Mozart violin sonatas.enter a summary

September 2018

Swing Under the Stars music fundraiser at Grossmont
09/28/2018 - The Grossmont College Music Department will host its first-ever Swing Under the Stars concert and student scholarship fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Main Quad of the East County community college.

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.


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