All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Grossmont College' (18)

Youth basketball camps at Cuyamaca, Grossmont colleges


EL CAJON – For parents looking for a way their kids could burn off energy in a fun, safe way, coaches at Cuyamaca and Grossmont colleges are leading coed basketball camps in July and August.

Rob Wojtkowski, head basketball coach at Cuyamaca College, is putting on summer basketball camps for youngsters to receive expert instruction in basketball, as well as individual character development. The camps are sponsored by the men’s basketball office at Cuyamaca…


Added by Della Elliott on June 24, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Farmer's Market

Students Give A Marketing Push

LA MESA -- Two students at Grossmont College -- Mark Maynard and Robert Wells -- working under the tutelage of instructor Bob Sly, produced a promotional video on Mesa's weekly Farmer's Market.

Organizers of the event are hoping distribution of the students…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 6, 2014 at 11:55am — 3 Comments

Grossmont College News

Remembering 9/11

LA MESA -- Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges are holding public remembrances of the Sept.11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people and triggered the global war on terror.

At Grossmont College, the 9/11 remembrance – open to the public -- kicks off at 8 a.m. in the Main Quad with the recitation of the victims’ names interspersed with six moments of…


Added by Della Elliott on September 6, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Education

Nancy Padilla of Grossmont College (middle) is flanked by Grossmont Healthcare District board members Gloria Chadwick (left) and Michael Emerson (right).…


Added by rick griffin on July 31, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Public Safety

Large "Live Fire" Drill At Grossmont

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Sounds of gunfire and police in battle gear swarming the campus will occur on campus this week as local police hone skills they hope to never use.

A sign of America's violent side, perhaps, but the San Diego Sheriff's Department…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 15, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Lavin

A Great Way To End A Week

LA MESA -- One of the unsung delights of life in La Mesa is a special way to end your work week a little early.

Every Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. the Sam Johnson…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 23, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Grossmont College News

She Has A Way With Words

LA MESA -- You may know what LOL means, but what about AFAIK or SALU2? You can be sure Martha Barnette, co-host of the public-radio show, “A Way with Words,” knows.

Barnette, who began her radio career in 2004, promises laughs along with learning at a Grossmont…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 15, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

College News

Student Honored For Leadership

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Student Esau Cortez (above) credits Grossmont College with changing his life, but he is the one making an impact in student government.

Cortez was chosen as the 2013 Young Luminary during the second annual San Diego Latino Champion…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 5, 2013 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

What to do with the kids over spring break? Send 'em to college!

College for Kids, a summer enrichment program a t Cuyamaca College, is now available during spring break, March 25-28, 2013.

Offered through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Continuing Education program, College for Kids provides the perfect combination of fun and learning, with low-cost classes and activities for youth ages 8-14. The…


Added by Della Elliott on March 6, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

On La Mesa

Just The Right Recipe For Higher Ed

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- In the wake of victories for both Propositions 30 and V, it was probably natural to see a party taking shape…


Added by Chris Lavin on November 8, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Celebrating The Art Of Commercial Photography

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The Grossmont College Hyde Art Gallery concludes its Fall season with its’ third exhibition “Create.Connect.Client”, curated by the Photography Program Faculty. This exhibition reveals the rich tradition of the professional…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 29, 2012 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Community College District

Amid Cuts, Grossmont, Cuyamaca Soldier On

GROSSMONT -- Fall semester begins Aug. 20 at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges, with faculty and staff committed to serving more than 25,000 students in 160 degree and certificate offerings, despite four years of state budget cuts and fewer students…


Added by Della Elliott on August 20, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Grossmont College News

College Promotion Makes The World Record Book

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Officials at Guinness World Records in London have confirmed that Grossmont College was successful in its bid to set a world record for the most signatures on a birthday card in one day.

The record was set at the…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 23, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Grossmont College Open House

Grossmont Going For Birthday Card Record

EL CAJON -- The secret is out!

Grossmont College, as part of its free 50th Anniversary Community Open House, has announced the …


Added by La Mesa Today on April 13, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Grossmont College Turns 50

Celebrating Grossmont With Smart Fun

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- A 50-year anniversary doesn’t happen every day, so Grossmont College will celebrate its golden moment in history with…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 12, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

Grossmont College

Finding Support For Students Beating The Odds

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- If you want to feel better about the youth of America -- or at least of East County -- stop by at one of the twice annual scholarship award ceremonies conducted by…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Getting Back To Basics

LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council met for almost four hours Tuesday night and, in many ways, it was a night of basic elements: Time, Water, Electricity, Sewer, and Horticulture.



Dr. Sunita Cooke, president of Grossmont…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 26, 2011 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Grossmont College In Renovation Mode

At Grossmont College in El Cajon, the interiors of the Griffin Student Center and the Administration/Student Services Building are being demolished. Following remodeling, the two buildings are scheduled to reopen in January 2012. The Proposition R bond measure approved by East County voters in November 2002 is financing the construction. Grossmont College President Sunny Cooke is sitting in a front-loader in the same location as her previous office… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on October 12, 2010 at 12:45pm — No Comments

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