Archive for October 1st, 2010

Veterans have a place of their own at Grossmont

By Alexis Jacquett

Alexis Jacquett

GROSSMONT COLLEGE–It looks like a quiet spacious living room accessorized with computers and a bookshelf.

This new quiet study location for military veterans is conveniently located in Building 21, room 253. The Student Veterans Organization wanted to create a resource for veterans students attending Grossmont College. This is the first program that Grossmont College has made available just for veterans.

The resource center anticipates that veterans will have many of the same general needs for college students, especially a quiet place to study, and do homework. In addition, however, this is a place to receive information regarding veterans benefits.  There are also programs on the computers that designed forstudents who have disabilities.

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Here’s a preview of the printed Summit newspaper

GROSSMONT COLLEGE — The Summit will be distributed every two weeks in a printed edition.  Here is a copy in PDF format (21MB) which was composed as a sample for printers’ bids.

The Summit is a 16-page, half-tabloid with a full-page cover and a feature story on its center pages.  News, commentary, reviews and sports are in sections for readers’ convenience.

White House Summit on Community Colleges to be streamed Oct. 5 to Room 220

GROSSMONT COLLEGE–Although the White House Summit on Community Colleges will be held in Washington on Tuesday, Oct. 5, the opening and closing sessions will be streamed in live video on campus in Room 220 in the Music and Fine Arts Building.

The opening session will begin at 9:15 am and the closing session is scheduled to convene at noon.  Grossmont President Dr. Sunita V. Cooke has  invited all faculty, staff, administrators and students who would like to stop by to share in this first-ever event.

Here is a link to the White House information sheet about the summit, which will be chaired by Dr. Jill Biden.

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Preceding provided by President Cooke