MISSION COLLEGE TO MARK
30TH ANNIVERSARY ON OCT. 1
Los Angeles Mission College
celebrates the 30th anniversary of its founding with a Dinner by the Fountain
on Saturday, October 1, 2005.
The outdoor event on the Quad at Mission College will feature a gourmet
meal prepared by the colleges award-winning Culinary Arts Institute.
The social hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner.
All former employees at Mission College, and the public, are invited to
There wont be a lot of speeches, said Mission College
President Adriana Barrera, who was recently appointed senior vice chancellor
of the Los Angeles Community College District. The emphasis will
be on having fun in a relaxed, scenic atmosphere.
Tickets are $30 per person. For ticket information, call (818) 364-7792.
Mission College was founded in 1975 as the ninth college in the Los Angeles
Community College District, and the 100th community college in the state.
For the first 16 years of its existence, it had no formal campus, operating
out of storefronts throughout the San Fernando area.
That changed in 1991 when the college moved to its permanent campus in
Sylmar, where it started out with just three buildings. The Learning Resource
Center and Library (1997) and the Guadalupe S. Ramirez Collaborative Studies
Building (2002) represent major additions to the college since.
Mission Colleges unique architecture, park-like campus and mountain
views rank it among the most scenic community colleges in the state. Currently
enrolling about 7,000 students, Mission College has served more than 150,000
students seeking educational and career advancement.
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