Local employers from law enforcement, healthcare, manufacturing and more will be sharing information about jobs and careers at a free public event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Grossmont College Main Quad. ...read more
Colleges hosting Emplyer Engagement Event open to public
10/25/2016 - Local employers from law enforcement, healthcare, manufacturing and more will be sharing information about jobs and careers at a free public event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Grossmont College Main Quad.
Study: College district contributes $1 billion to region's economy
10/24/2016 - A just-released analysis shows the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District annually generates more than $1 billion in increased economic activity in San Diego County, providing jobs to thousands and touching the lives of many as its impact ripples throughout the region.
Administrator named to prestigious institute mentoring African-American leaders
10/07/2016 - Scott W. Thayer, Cuyamaca College’s Vice President of Student Services, has been named one of 15 fellows with the Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership (Lakin Institute). The Lakin Institute is presented annually by the Presidents’ Round Table, a national association that helps prepare African-American community college leaders as chancellors, presidents, and chief executive officers.
NSF grant for Cuyamaca College's Water and Wastewater Technology program
10/03/2016 - Cuyamaca College has secured a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $900,000 for an innovative new program to improve and expand training of the next generation of water industry professionals ne
College district wins marketing, PR awards
09/30/2016 - The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Marketing and Communications Office took home one gold and two silver Medallion awards Thursday from a national marketing organization for two-year colleges.
Cuyamaca College awarded $6 million STEM grant for Hispanic students
09/29/2016 - Cuyamaca College has been awarded a five-year, federal grant totaling nearly $6 million to boost the number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduates who transfer to the California State University and University of California systems.
Cuyamaca College hosting political discussion series
09/28/2016 - With Election Day just around the corner, here’s an opportunity to get a historical perspective of voting in America. The Cuyamaca College Department of History, Social and Behavioral Sciences will present “Politics: Past and Present Series 2016,” through the month of October to focus on a variety of political discussion topics, including voter suppression, gender, foreign policy, local propositions, and the role of persuasion in politics.
New development director at college district foundation
09/22/2016 - Lori Schick, a 17-year philanthropy professional who has raised funds for causes as varied as education, regional theater and tropical forest conservation, is the new director of development for the Foundation for Grossmont and Cuyamaca Colleges.
Year's best faculty lauded at two colleges
09/16/2016 - – Five instructors at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges have been selected by their peers as the academic year’s best faculty members. The honorees were lauded at fall convocations for exemplary service to the East County campuses.
Scholarships awarded to 135 Grossmont and Cuyamaca College students
09/13/2016 - More than $81,000 in scholarships were awarded Saturday to 135 Grossmont and Cuyamaca College students who excelled academically while many of them overcame life-changing challenges.
Colleges celebrate Latino Heritage Month
09/12/2016 - The Grossmont College Latino Film Festival and a Cuyamaca College Latino Heritage Celebration highlight an array of special events honoring Hispanic Heritage Month at the two East County colleges, Sept. 15-Oct. 15. All of the events are free and open to the public.
New coordinator selected for East County Education Alliance
09/09/2016 - As a parent of two teenagers attending El Capitan High School in Lakeside, Amber Hughes has more than a professional stake in her new job as coordinator of the East County Education Alliance, a partnership between the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and the Grossmont Union High School District.
Colleges offering eight-week classes starting Oct. 17
09/02/2016 - Interested in earning college credit in just two months from Grossmont or Cuyamaca colleges? Eight-week courses beginning the week of Oct. 17 are a great way to pick up general education or subject-specialty classes in less time, but at the same affordable cost of regular semester-length classes. The classes ending Dec. 10 offer from one to five credits at a cost of $46 per unit. They consist of traditional, online and hybrid classes, which require both in-classroom and online attendance.
District receives national diversity award
09/01/2016 - For the second time, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award, a national honor recognizing colleges and universities for outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Cuyamaca College awarded $2.6 million grant to raise achievement for Hispanic students
08/30/2016 - Hispanic students at Cuyamaca College will soon see a significant boost in efforts aimed at guiding them toward obtaining certificates and degrees and transferring to four-year colleges and universities, thanks to a nearly $2.6-million, five-year federal grant.
College district chosen to train environmental health, safety techs
08/23/2016 - The San Diego Workforce Partnership has linked with the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District to provide free training this fall for entry-level positions in the environmental health and safety field.
Colleges welcoming students for fall semester
08/11/2016 - The new semester begins Aug. 22 for more than an anticipated 28,000 students at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges with a wealth of new class and program offerings at the two East County colleges.
Cuyamaca College to offer associate degree in Kumeyaay Studies
07/27/2016 - Cuyamaca College will break new ground this fall when it launches an associate degree in Kumeyaay studies program, becoming among the first community colleges in California to offer a degree program focusing on the language, culture and history of a specific Native American tribe.
District board approves $348 million bond measure
07/20/2016 - A $348 million bond measure was approved Tuesday by the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Governing Board, responding to community demands for a workforce center that will train East County’s future employees for critically-needed jobs.
Community colleges receive $2 million basic skills grant
07/19/2016 - A new $2 million grant will give area community colleges a larger role in helping many students get a successful start at San Diego State University and California State University San Marcos by sharpening their math and English skills.