History This Week @ Santa Fe

August 21, 1995 – Dr. Tyree kicks off the start of the Fall term and the arrival of an expected 12,800 students in the annual State of the College address.

August 21, 2004 – According to the Gainesville Sun, President Sasser announced desire to help IF become a top research University by identifying talented SFCC students early.

August 22, 1980 – Budget request to put 44 million Allied Health Facility in fund category to be done in 3 years

August 22, 1991 – SFCC celebrates 25th Anniversary.

August 22, 2001 – SFCC begins enforcement of smoking policy today. SFCC Police will write tickets to students and staff who are caught smoking outside the designated areas on campus. Students will then have to attend a three-hour class hosted by the student activities office.

August 23, 1995 – SFCC observes the 75th anniversary of women’s voting rights with a panel discussion of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution.

August 23, 1996 – SFCC celebrates its 30th Anniversary.

August 23, 2004 – Archer Center opens, about 200 students enroll. T-shaped building 10,500 square feet, to serve SW Alachua County, but also draws from neighboring communities.

August 23, 2004 – SFCC attracting more students. Enrollment over 16, 000, 3% rise from 2003. Continue open door policy.

August 24, 2004 – SFCC adds Aviation and Internet Technology degrees, train students to be pro pilot, articulate to Embry-Riddle and Web design.

August 25, 1966 – The old Buchholz Junior High School is named the site for Santa Fe’s temporary home.

SFCC Old Building

August 25, 1995 – Richie Drew (disabled SFCC student) profiled.

August 27, 2003 – Fall classes begin at SFCC’s new Archer Center to help alleviate economic hardship and serve diverse students.

August 27, 2003 – The first community and continuing education courses begin at SFCC.