History This Week @ Santa Fe College

October 30, 1971 – Fire Science to be taught

October 30, 2005 – According to the Gainesville Sun, Santa Fe College choreographer A. Alonso was back in Moscow, staging his famous version of Carmen, along with Santa Fe College crew filming documentary about his life.

October 31, 1991 – Santa Fe College and AC school board’s new tech prep program got started.

October 31, 2001 – “Boo at the Zoo” saw more than 6, 000 visitors and collected more than 4,000 canned goods and handed out more than 82,000 pieces of candy.

October 31, 2002 – “Gator Day” was hosted for Santa Fe students planning to attend UF.

November 1, 1999 – Santa Fe College Archer branch delayed at least 2-3 years.

November 1, 2001 – The Saint Bernard mascot made its debut at the first basketball game of the season. Santa Fe Student Government purchased the costume for $1,546.

November 2, 1995 – Santa Fe College’s new law enforcement training academy to be formally opened. The $3.6 million center trained 800 law enforcement and corrections officers from Santa Fe College’s Alachua and Bradford County service district, including those from the Gainesville Police Department and Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.  screen-shot-2016-11-01-at-9-57-16-am

November 2, 2005 – Introduction of new Hybrid course mix class time, online instruction.

November 3, 1966 – According to the Bradford Telegraph, there were 1099 students in the first term, 87% from Alachua and Bradford County.