Historical Notes of Interest
Charles Kuralt visited OWJC.
Completion of the College Mall in Niceville
First graduation held in OWJC auditorium (the gymnasium). Congressman Bob Sikes gave the commencement address.
Dual Enrollment -- a state program enacted by the Florida Legislature in 1971 -- began at OWCC to enable high school students to earn college credits while still in high school.
OWJC receives a Citation from USA President Richard Nixon for support of inmate rehabilitation at the Eglin Federal Prison
Completion of the Home Economics Building and Child Care Center at the Niceville campus (P) and the Auto Mechanics building (M) in Niceville and the Chautauqua Center in DeFuniak Springs
OWJC received a federal HUD grant to establish the Chautauqua Neighborhood Center in DeFuniak Springs. Groundbreaking was September 4, 1970
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