Goal 8 - Grossmont College will provide and maintain an environment, including infrastructure, that is safe, functional, attractive, accessible, and ecologically sound.

  • Worked as a team with Grounds, Maintenance and District Maintenance departments to clean campus and grounds of fire debris in one and a half days.
  • Remodeled the 590 A, B, C, E, F, L, Q, R, S, T, 517 A, B, 582 A, B and EOPS offices; painted interiors of 500 North, East and South classrooms; and created an EOPS patio, and added office space.
  • Improved athletic facilities: outdoor weight training facility, drainage system on baseball field, scoreboard in main gym, repaired gym roof and skylights, and replaced pool plumbing.
  • Upgraded the Health Professions Computer Center to state-of-the-art technology; remodeled Room 363 to increase student capacity and access.
  • Remodeled the Astronomy lab to protect telescopes from the new LTRC lights; installed a walk-in freezer in Culinary Arts; installed a separate air system for the glaze area, and storage racks in Ceramics and Sculpture programs.
  • Supported over 400 special event on- and off-campus setups including multiple department graduations, staff development, career and clubs fairs, and choir and symphony deliveries in support of student oriented and instructional programs.
  • Completed 500 Complex lighting and energy conservation project which included: installing skylights, replacing ceiling grid and tiles, installing insulation in ceilings, installing motion detectors and light sensors.
  • Completed campus wide energy conservation project, which included installing motion sensors to office and classroom lighting systems, and vending misers on campus vending machines to reduce their consumption of electricity.
  • Completed accessibility projects which included: installation of accessible walkway (wheel chair ramp) leading from Parking Lot 4 to the 400 building complex; replaced doors, hardware, mats, and thresholds to provide accessibility to the main gym, installed handrails and non-slip coatings on the north east 400 buildings stairs.
  • Completed construction/demolition projects in rooms 556 and 534/535A to create larger more functional classrooms; and remodeled room 120 into new International Student Counseling Office.
  • Completed remodel of classrooms 356, 376, 523, 524, 525, 530, 531, 532, 533, and 571 classrooms, and 500 complex whiteboard replacement program.
  • Replaced carpet and painted Griffin Gate, Students Affairs, ASGC offices, and lobbies.
  • Replaced classroom desks in Rooms 523, 524, 525, 571, 356, and installed new furnishings in Financial Aid and Health Professions offices.
  • Completed IPP for 200 Complex Phase One Performance Theater; preliminary plans for the Digital Arts and Sculpture buildings; and construction of the new Main Quad and emergency vehicle road.
  • Initiated internal IPP preparations on the New Parking Structure, Life Safety Road, Student Services Complex, and 400 Building Complex remodel.
  • Completed geological testing for Parking Structure, Digital Arts Building, Student Services Complex, Performance Theater Building, and Science Lab Building.
  • Began Phase One of the new Science Lab Building construction, which included: the earthwork, demolition, site grading, and portions of the site utility work.