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MAN OF VISION—Mr. C. C. Hughes in 1914 recommended to the City Board of Education that a college be established here. He was Superintendent of Schools then. DID YOU KNOW? Beneath the markings for each year a bronze capsule contains the year¬ book and other memorabilia of SCC events. The sidewalk area leads to the main entrance of the Administration Building. Mr. Carson Sheetz SCC—Since 1931 Miss Margaret Harrison English Dr. Howard C. Day Life Science SCC—Since 1930 SCC—Since 1938 4 kt i
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Founded 1916 Golden Jubilee Anniversary For Capital College A HAPPY MARRIAGE of fifty years duration between Sacramento’s community college and the Capital City. Founded in 1916 in a wing of Sacramento Senior High School at 18th and K Streets, the local two-year institution of higher learning, one of the oldest in the State and in the nation, moved to 34th and W Streets, location for six years of class instruction. In 1925, the cornerstone for the pres¬ ent campus on Freeport Blvd. was laid. And in 1961 the word " Junior” was dropped from its official name. As of July, 1965, Sacramento City College was incor¬ porated into the new legal entity of the Los Rios Junior College District, which embraces all or parts of three counties. No longer the " orphan” of a lar ge city school system, SCC now has the financial resources—as well as the human resources of excellent instructors—to meet the cur¬ rent and future challenges of great numbers of students, including returning military veterans and other adults bound for more higher education and vocational training. To help meet these needs, many physical changes are presently on the drawing boards calling for the razing of buildings and the construction of new structures on the 52 acre campus. Next fall the student body will number over 8000 in day and evening classes under the tutelage of about 250 instructors. Before inaugurating the next era of another fifty years of progress, SCC will pause to observe its Golden Jubilee with a civic program next fall. In the years ahead, City College will continue to serve the community and its thou¬ sands of students in many ways—culturally and vocational¬ ly—in the professions, in business, and in industry. HIGHLIGHTS OF SCC HISTORY 1916—Sacramento Junior College established as a department of Sacramento Senior High School at 18th and K Streets. Administrative heads: Edward Berringer and Belle Cooledge. 1923— Jeremiah Lillard first president of SJC. 1924— SHS and SJC moved to 34th and W Streets; SJC moved to present location. 1925— Cornerstone laid for Administration Build¬ ing. 1927—First graduating class. 1940—Richard Rutledge becomes president. 1942—Nicholas Ricardi becomes president. 1949—J. Paul Mohr becomes president. 1956—Dr. Harold H. Stephenson becomes presi¬ dent. 1961—Name changed to Sacramento City College. 1965—Became part of the Los Rios Junior College District. 1965—Bill J. Priest named first Superintendent, Los Rios JC District. 1965—Walter T. Coultas named Superintendent. DOOMED—Built in 1926, the second building on the campus, the Women’s Gym (formerly also an auditorium) will be demolished for new building. Distinguished Graduates Thomas J. McBride Federal judge Herb Caen Newspaper columnist
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P MfrAlb BIRD S EYE VIEW IN ’32—The campus that year had many open spaces. Hughes Stadium in the background remains part of the Sacramento City School System. Jeremiah Lillard First President Belle Cooledge Dean of Women Mow they used fo look l Mr. Stacy Smith Mr. Lloyd Bruno Miss Marie Erwin Mr. Robley Passalacqua Dr. Herbert F. Copeland Economics English Librarian Economics SCC—since 1927 SCC—Since 1929 SCC—Since 1928 SCC—Since 1928 SCC—Since 1931 5
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