Archive for September 2nd, 2011

Sept. 9 olive tree planting will anticipate 10th anniversary of terror attacks on the U.S.

GROSSMONT COLLEGE –To mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and Flight 93, students at Grossmont College will plant an olive tree of remembrance.The tree planting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9 at a lawn area adjacent to building #53.

On Thursday, Sept. 8, the day before the tree planting, between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. students will have the opportunity to write their thoughts and feelings on small cards and then tie the cards with string to the branches of the olive tree, which will be located on that day along a walkway between classroom building #55 and the Learning Resource Technology Center (LTRC) building.

Grossmont College’s 9/11 memorial activities are being planned by the Grossmont College Student Affairs Office and the Associated Students of Grossmont College, Inc.

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Want to transfer to UCSD? New program may provide that opportunity if you act soon

GROSSMONT COLLEGE –If you are interested in transferring to UCSD to complete your four-year studies, the Transfer Center on the Grossmont Center has a deal that you should look into immediately.

Mary Rider, the counselor and professor at the TRansfer Center in Building 58D, said that the 2012 UCSD Transfer Admission Guarantee requires students to achieve a 3.5 UC GPA by the end of fall 2011.  “However,” she added,  “local community  college students have an opportunity to participate in the UCSD 2011-2012  TAG-UniversityLink Region X Transition Program if they fulfill the  following requirements: Complete English 120, English 124 and one UC transferable math course by the end of fall 2011;  Achieve a 3.0 UC GPA by the end of fall 2011;  Complete the IGETC by the end of spring 2012;  Earn 60 + UC transferable units by the end of spring 2012.”

Students interested in this opportunity must take one (1) of  the following steps to participate in this UCSD transfer option:

1. Come  into the University Transfer Center (Modular Village, 58-D) to obtain the  TAG-ULink agreement form to submit to UCSD by September 30, 2011

2. Make an appointment with a counselor to obtain the TAG-ULink agreement form to submit  to UCSD by September 30, 2011

3. Email to obtain the  TAG-ULink agreement form to submit to UCSD by September 30,  2011

Preceding material provided by the Grossmont College Transfer Center