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Transfer center offers…well, transfer options!

Mary Rider at Transfer Center (Photo: Christina Torres)

By Christina Torres

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—When it comes time to transfer, where will students go? That is a question that Grossmont officials recommend that students ask themselves long before they are ready to transfer.  The  Transfer Center on campus was established to help in this process.

According to Mary Rider, university transfer coordinator at Grossmont, the Transfer Center has racks filled with specialized information for transfer questions.  If a student is uncertain about  the process to follow, center staff  can provide information that would be hard to get at a 30-minute meeting with the Counseling office.

For the current semester,  many students were denied entrance to SDSU because they had problems in their supplementary application process.  Rider said 90% of Grossmont students didn’t attend an application workshop sponsored by the Transfer Center at which such problems could have been anticipated and resolved.

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UCSD representatives to meet with those seeking transfers

GROSSMONT COLLEGE — Thirty minute counseling appointments with a UCSD representative are available in the Grossmont Transfer Center, Modular Village 58-D, on

Students interested in seeing the UCSD representative must bring copies of any course work from other colleges that are not on file with Grossmont’s Admissions and Records office.

The Transfer Center said students should telephone (619) 644 7150  to make appointments with a UCSD representative for these times: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, and   1p.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Nov.29.   Workshops will be offered at 11 a.m., Nov. 16, and 3 p.m., Nov.29.  

Preceding was provided by the Transfer Center

Union-Tribune poll rates Grossmont best college or university in the county

 SAN DIEGO, August 30 — The San Diego Union-Tribune, based on a poll of its readers, rated Grossmont Community College the best college in San Diego, followed by UCSD and San Diego State University.

Other finalists, according to the newspaper, included California College San Diego, Cal State San Marcos, ITT Technical Institute of San Diego, Pt. Loma Nazarene University and the University of San Diego.

“Congratulations Grossmont College, we did it again,” Grossmont College President Sunita V. Cooke messaged in a campus-wide email. 

“Through your hard work, determination and unparalleled service to our students and comunity, we are San Diego’ Best Local College/ University for 2010!”:

The college president added: “If you look at the challenges we faced last year and look into the future–there is absolutely nothing we cannot overcome.  Keep up the GREAT WORK!”

Preceding based on releases from the Union-Tribune and an email from Grossmont President Sunita V. Cooke