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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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Something for everyone in summer session classes

This summer’s classes at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges offer something for everyone, from recent high school graduates to working adults or those looking to get into shape with a variety of health and fitness classes. ...read more


 
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September 2018

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Something for everyone in summer session classes
05/29/2018 - This summer’s classes at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges offer something for everyone, from recent high school graduates to working adults or those looking to get into shape with a variety of health and fitness classes.

Grossmont-Cuyamaca College Promise unveiled
05/25/2018 - The governing boards of two East County high school and college districts are making a promise to high school seniors: commit to your college success, and you will receive a free year of tuition at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges.

District signs agreement with Prague university
05/22/2018 - An agreement signed between the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and a Prague university will allow graduates who have earned a degree from one of the two East County colleges to continue their education in the Czech Republic.

Record number of Grossmont, Cuyamaca graduates to receive more than 5,500 degrees, certificates
05/21/2018 - A continuing focus on student success and a streamlined process for university transfer are yielding record numbers for Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges, where a highest-ever 2,500 graduates will receive more than 5,500 degrees and certificates on June 6 and 7.

Eighteen programs recognized for boosting graduates' careers
05/17/2018 - Eighteen workforce programs at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges have received state recognition for their success in boosting the salaries and careers of their graduates. The programs were recognized as Strong Workforce Stars, an annual recognition by the California Community Colleges honoring career education programs that show significant gains in factors that advance social mobility – a substantial increase in earnings, attainment of a living wage and a job closely matched with the graduate’s field of study.

Bike rides to honor Grossmont College professor
05/14/2018 - Two guided bike rides are being held at Grossmont College May 20 to honor the memory of Grossmont College political science professor Brian Jennings, an avid bicyclist who was killed April 17 while riding his bike in Flinn Springs.

April 2018

Grossmont College hosts 22nd annual Literary Arts Festival
04/11/2018 - Local author and host of the Southern California reading series, “Vermin on the Mount,” Jim Ruland will kick off Grossmont College’s Creative Writing Program’s 22nd annual Literary Arts Festival on April 23

Grossmont College student wins international broadcasting award
04/09/2018 - Grossmont College broadcast student Alan Perales knows a good story when he sees it. Accompanying his father on a hospital visit for a combat injury from the Vietnam War, Perales had the idea to chronicle the plight of injured veterans in a radio documentary for a Media Communications class. On Sunday, he picked up a first-place international broadcasting award in Las Vegas in the 2018 BEA Festival of Media Arts, billed as the world’s largest digital media and broadcast competition for students and faculty. The Broadcast Education Association is an international professional association for instructors, students and industry professionals in electronic media and multimedia enterprises.

March 2018

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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