|Donovan Higbee, from the office of Rep. Mimi Walters. ((Photo by Ana Venegas)|
South Orange County Community College District celebrates its golden anniversary
The South Orange County Community College District celebrated its 50th anniversary at the Board of Trustees meeting, Feb. 27, at Saddleback College.
The district – which oversees Saddleback and Irvine Valley Colleges – set up a presentation at the meeting that included historical photos, a timeline, and accomplishments by the district since 1967.In the article, much was made about "returns on investments":
• Students receive a 17.4 percent return on their investment of time and money.
• Taxpayers receive a 15.3 percent return on their investment, well above the four percent normally received from government organizations.
• SOCCCD provides a return investment of $4.78 per dollar appropriated.
|Rei Kamio, Saddleback student government VP (Photo by Ana Venegas)|
|Breaking ground in 1967.|