Rain or shine, people have to go to work, even in
usually sunny Southern California.
So on Oct. 17, dark rain clouds over and around the
Grossmont College campus became an added teaching
point to Career Expo 2005.
By mid-morning the entire campus was drenched by
tropical rain accompanied by occasional claps of
The orchestra in the sky could not put a damper to
the carefully planned transfer day
events. Nancy Davis, Career Center coordinator, was
busy making sure that all went according to
plans—and they did.
The rainfall could not stop the 104 employers that
were expected to participate. A variety of employers
participated at the event. Students could find just
about any type of employer: the U.S. Government,
other government departments, the San Diego Police
Department, retail stores, the military, banks,
medical care providers and local organizations.
Keynote speaker Michael de Marco, member of the
Paralympics games, gave his presentation on Oct 18.
On Oct. 19 and 20, Nancy Davis of the sponsoring
Career Center, offered several workshops. Notable
among these was the workshop titled, “Finding
Success After 40.” Also, copies of the Career
Chronicle were on display.
The week long Career Expo rained a rainbow of job
opportunities for the students in search of their