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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…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on June 24, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
Scrambling for a place to send the kids during spring break? There’s still room at College for Kids at Cuyamaca College, an enrichment program for youth ages 8-14, set for April 14-17, 2014.
Offered through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Continuing Education division, College for Kids provides the perfect combination of fun and learning, with affordable classes and activities for youth ages 8-14. The program serves parents and kids alike by providing fun, safe and…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on April 2, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments
Winter Wonder Jam Takes On Special Groove
CUYAMACA COLLEGE -- If home-grown music is your thing, then the place to be this Friday night is the Cuyamaca College Performing Arts Theater, the venue for the always eclectic and entertaining Winter Wonder Jam, produced by students in the college’s Music Industry program.
Set for 7-10 p.m. Dec. 6, concert-goers will be treated to music ranging from rock,…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on December 4, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Cuyamaca College Gets State Green Award
CUYAMACA COLLEGE -- Cuyamaca College has been honored with a statewide award for its long-term commitment to keeping students at the forefront of the green movement.
The Rancho San Diego college was one of five community colleges across the state to receive a leadership award this month at a conference in Pasadena that brought together green-industry leaders and…Continue
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…Continue
And Now A Garden Goes To College
LA MESA -- With the snip of the scissors, an intergenerational garden at Cuyamaca College was officially dedicated Tuesday with a “vine-cutting” ceremony led by county, college and college district officials, who touted the site’s educational and health benefits to East County.
Funded in part by a…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on August 28, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
At College, Davis Praises Military Support
Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego), whose district includes La Mesa and Lake Murray, toured Grossmont College on Tuesday, praising the East County college for its strong support of student military veterans and the high-tech training it offers for aspiring nurses and other health professionals in the classrooms and labs of the Health and Sciences…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on May 1, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
When the little sprouts at Cuyamaca College’s Child Development Center sit down for lunch, they’ll soon be munching fruits and veggies from their very own garden, one they’ll cultivate with the help of local seniors.…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on April 1, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on March 6, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Cuyamaca College i s hosting its fifth annual Sustainable Landscape Conference Thursday, March 7, at the campus performing arts theater, with topics ranging from local resource-conservation efforts to the role of trees in ecological landscapes.
“We will examine sustainable landscaping as a regional issue and focus on the…
Added by Della Elliott on February 25, 2013 at 2:51pm — No Comments
Keeping It Green Fair, Symposium Planned
CUYAMACA COLLEGE -- Cuyamaca College, known throughout the state for its longtime commitment to the green movement, is hosting its third annual Sustainability Symposium Thursday, Dec. 13, at the college’s performing arts theater.…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on November 30, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Living In A Winter Wonder Jam
CUYAMACA COLLEGE -- Like the incessant sounds of a metronome, the clock is ticking for music students working behind the scenes on the Winter Wonder Jam -- Cuyamaca College’s answer to Lollapalooza -- set for Friday, Dec. 7, in the performing arts theater.…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on November 30, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
A collective sigh of relief was followed by resounding cheers Tuesday night among Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District students, officials and employees with the passage of Proposition V, the college district’s $398 million bond measure, and Proposition 30, a statewide tax measure that prevents further catastrophic cuts to education.
Paving the way
Voter approval of Pr…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on November 8, 2012 at 4:02pm — No Comments
Ever wonder how your car or smart phone is able to pinpoint your location through GPS navigation? Or how your local supermarket is able to track your purchases and knows what coupons to send you to entice future buys?
In celebration of GIS Day, a global event for users of Geographic Information Systems technology to highlight such real-world applications as mapping and marketing, Cuyamaca College and Helix Charter School in La Mesa are co-hosting a local demonstration event, “ GIS –…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on November 8, 2012 at 3:52pm — No Comments
In commemoration of National Disability Awareness Month, Cuyamaca College will host its 15th annual Wheelchair Basketball Game from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, this year preceded by a resource fair with nearly a dozen services and agencies for people with disabilities.
Both the game and fair, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. outside the gym, are free and open to the public. Anyone interested in playing is invited to join in by registering 15 minutes before the game. The five-on-five…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on October 25, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
If Cuyamaca College grant writers were members of a college sports team, they would be basking in the glory of a triple-season winning streak. You’ve heard of the Dream Team? Meet Cuyamaca’s Green Team.
Since June 2009, the crew has had every one of its 39 grant proposals funded for a total of $7.3 million to train hundreds of students for solid-paying, dependable jobs, including those in up-and-coming green industries. The grants have also funded pilot programs, which have since been…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on October 10, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
On the flight deck of the USS Midway Museum, a floating tribute to America’s past wars, the region’s community college leaders said dwindling budgets…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on October 4, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Cuyamaca and Grossmont 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.
The Associated Students of Cuyamaca College is sponsoring an on-campus display of 2,977 flags, with volunteers from the college, student leaders from Steele Canyon and Monte Vista high schools, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), area…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on September 10, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
The Governing Board of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District has unanimously passed a resolution opposing the use of long-term bonds, assuring East County residents that the district will seek bonds with a reasonable repayment rate should Proposition V be approved by voters in November.
The resolution approved by the district’s Governing Board Tuesday night promises to follow a policy set by…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on August 24, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on August 20, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments