History This Week @ Santa Fe College

 

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Santa Fe College’s Watson Center, Keystone Heights, FL.

October 16, 2003 – Al Watson was honored on his 89th Birthday, Keystone philanthropist donated $2.4 million to build campus in Keystone Heights.

October 16, 2005 – Starke Fall festival was just one part of Santa Fe College Campus presence there; the college’s festival marked the 20th year in Starke.

October 17, 1997 – $1.4 million program got under way to find jobs for welfare recipients under way at Santa Fe College.

October 19, 1976 – Vietnam Vets enrolled under Santa Fe GI bill.

October 20, 1992 – General Motors gave Santa Fe College a pickup truck for classroom training.

October 20, 2005 – Santa Fe College received $1.1 million federal job training grant.

October 21, 1971 – According to the Gainesville Sun, Santa Fe Colleges informal atmosphere and student oriented faculty were the two most popular reasons for grads recommending the college.