Grossmont Cuyamaca Community Colleges

Services / Types:
web development
creative design
responsive design
content management
cascade cms
higher ed
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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District in El Cajon California provides top-notch affordable education to East County through two colleges: Grossmont and Cuyamaca, serving about 27,000 students each semester.

Community College Sites

Beacon was engaged to provide a variety of services and ongoing support which includes:

  • Web design & development for both colleges using Cascade Server,
  • 4000+ content pages imported and implemented into the templates,
  • Design provided by a third party vendor and Beacon was responsible for the creation of a responsive design based on that layout,
  • "Buckets" for graphical display of content/images on any content page,
  • "Accordions" for expand/collapse functionality on any content page,
  • Documents directory template to display contents of folder,
  • Customized calendar with public “Submit an Event” form,
  • News filtered from District listings, based on school
  • Optional and automatically populated “Last Updated” date on interior content pages
  • Mega site menu that is administered in one location in Cascade and does not require full site publish to update
  • Several built-in emergency information templates
  • Editable and optional “Call to Action” buttons
  • Photo gallery template
  • Custom faculty profile pages
  • Grossmont College
  • Cuyamaca College
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