Historical Notes of Interest
1990 to 2002
Capital construction and renovations at the college from totaled in excess of $84.6 million.
The Arts Center main theater is used for the first time. The college's Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra conducts the first public cultural event in the center.
The Arts Center Complex opens. The first classes are held in the Art and Music Wings.
The Positive Retirement through Imaginative Education (Prime Time) is established and serves approximately 700 senior citizens annually with non-credit continuing education opportunities.
Raider men's basketball team won the National Junior College Basketball title. That same year the women's basketball team finished third in the nation.
The Robert L.F. Sikes Center opens in Crestview.
The Fort Walton Beach Campus opens effective Fall semester
The college received a gift of a collection of more than 350 pieces of art by Emil Holzhauer in The collection today is valued at approximately $8 million and is housed in the Art Center Galleries. The Galleries also house important Holzhauer memorabilia and resource materials.
Groundbreaking for the Fort Walton Beach Campus.
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