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Articles by Della Elliot

Life is filled with pivotal moments, but for Cuyamaca College student Dani-Jo Hill, none more so than on a particular day in March 2011, when a chance encounter during a church-sponsored visit to Haiti forever altered her future path. 

EL CAJON — Grossmont College ceramics technician Al Ventura gets a thrill out of watching students discover the magic of creating art.
It brings back memories of his first turn at the potter’s wheel and the community college instructor who took him under his wings back in the 1970s.

As the ceramics tech at Grossmont College, Ventura is the go-to guy for mixing glazes, making stains, and firing, maintaining and repairing 11 electric and nine gas kilns.

EL CAJON – As summer vacation approaches, College for Kids at Cuyamaca College provides the perfect combination of fun and learning for elementary and middle-schoolers, with a wide assortment of low-cost classes and activities.

The program offered through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Continuing Education program is available for youths, ages 7 to14. Classes are offered from mid-July to mid-August at Cuyamaca College.

EL CAJON — Grossmont College ceramics technician Al Ventura gets a thrill out of watching students discover the magic of creating art.
It brings back memories of his first turn at the potter’s wheel and the community college instructor who took him under his wings back in the 1970s.

As the ceramics tech at Grossmont College, Ventura is the go-to guy for mixing glazes, making stains, and firing, maintaining and repairing 11 electric and nine gas kilns.