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Email: lorena.ruggero@gcccd.edu
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Faculty, staff lauded with top teaching, leadership awards

Two faculty members at Cuyamaca College and a team of professionals at Grossmont College are among the academic year’s rock stars at the two East County campuses. ...read more


 
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Five from college district earn national award for excellence
02/27/2019 - enter a summaryThree instructors and two managers from the East County community college district are recipients of a national award recognizing excellence in community college teaching and leadership. Cuyamaca College instructor Donald Jones, Grossmont College instructors Oralee Holder and Richard Uris, and District Services managers Linda Bertolucci and Jennifer Fujimoto were honored today at the 2019 Innovations Conference in New York City, which drew community college representatives from across the United States.

January 2019

College district's 15-year record of spotless audits remains intact
01/23/2019 - For the 15th year in a row, independent auditors who reviewed the finances of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and its Proposition V bond funding gave the highest opinion possible of the district’s fiscal practices.

Grossmont College's Theatre Arts Launches Spring Season
01/16/2019 - The Grossmont College Theatre Arts Department’s spring season gets under way Feb. 1 with the 14th annual Inside the Actors Process: Monsters, Magic, and Mischief, followed by original productions of Spring Awakening in March and Failure: A Love Story in May.

Scholarships awarded to students
01/14/2019 - Almost $118,000 in scholarships were awarded to 216 Grossmont and Cuyamaca College students on Saturday in a ceremony that highlighted the struggles many of the students have overcome and the bright futures ahead of them because of their education.

December 2018

Trio wins top award for college district's support staff
12/12/2018 - Cohesion and excellence are concepts often expressed in threes. The Three Musketeers. The Three Tenors. The Three Wise Men. The Triple Crown. The three Olympic medals. The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has a winning trio of its own – the winners of the 2018 Chancellor/Classified Senate Award -- who were lauded Tuesday night by the Governing Board in recognition of their exemplary work. The jobs of the winners – Rochelle Weiser from Grossmont College; Gwen Nix from Cuyamaca College and Gabriella Avila-Garcia from District Services, are varied, representing the broad expanse of tasks performed by non-instructional staff .

Grossmont College recognized as Champion of Higher Education
12/06/2018 - Grossmont College was recognized as a Champion of Higher Education by the Campaign for College Opportunity for its work to significantly increase the number of students earning an Associate Degree for Transfer, an associate degree that guarantees transfer to a California State University institution.

Open enrollment begins for spring 2019
12/05/2018 - Spring semester is just a calendar page away at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges and much is in store for the new year. Open enrollment begins Tuesday, Dec. 4, for the new semester, which starts Jan. 28 with new courses, first-time programs and more free textbooks used in classes. Tuesday is also the first day of open registration for intersession classes, offered Jan. 2-26.

November 2018

Rice Family Foundation wins Garrett civic leadership award
11/15/2018 - A foundation that has provided more than $1 million in donations to Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges has been honored with the second annual Bill and Judy Garrett Civic Leadership Award.

Theater under construction at Grossmont 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.

October 2018

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.

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.


Contact

Lorena Ruggero
Director, College and Community Relations
Email: lorena.ruggero@gcccd.edu
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday
Phone: 619-644-7840

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