History This Week @ Santa Fe

moon_phases_diagramMay 15, 1991 – SFCC trustees concerned about harm tuition hike may have.

May 15, 2003 – More than 100 people gather at SFCC to watch the moon move from silver to black to red during a lunar eclipse today. This is the first total lunar eclipse since 2001.

May 16, 1987 – 4,898 students attending classes at Santa Fe, up 237 over 1986.

May 16, 1999 – Gainesville Sun runs story on Rosewood traveling exhibit which begins stay at SFCC downtown center.

May 17, 1994 – SFCC approves $36 million budget.

May 17, 1994 – Dance Theatre of SFCC presents Elements of Style at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts today. This is an annual showcase of faculty-choreographed work. A 23-minute ballet “Quotations” by Alberto Alonso and Robert Brill memorializes the horror of Sept 11 and reflects on its aftermath.

May 18, 1969 – The Gainesville Sun runs a story on SFJC students who see a need for draft reform.

May 21, 1995 – Santa Fe Zoo to expand, improve, create larger reptile house.