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December 12

Trio wins top award for college district's support staff

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 . ...read more


 
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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 .

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

New director at Heritage of the Americas Museum
11/28/2018 - Brittany Gardner was a student at Avocado Elementary School when she fell in love with the Heritage of the Americas Museum during a third-grade field trip. Less than 20 years after that excursion, Gardner was recently named the museum’s new executive director.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

July 2018

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.

June 2018

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.


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