Reaching Out to the World - (1974 - 1986)

1974

Marvin Knudson retires as President.

1975

David Ponitz becomes President.

 

One-mill levy is renewed.

 

The Physical Activities Center is completed.

1976

Ohio Fellows Program begins.

 

Nearly 50% of the students are between the ages of 20 and 30; nearly 32% are over 30.

1977

Underground parking facility is opened.

 

Sinclair's first All-American athlete is bowler Keith Kilozsi.

1978

Experience Based Education and College Without Walls Programs begin.

 

First word processing classes taught.

1979

TV Sinclair begins.

 

Collection of African Art donated toSinclair by Peter Capone, President of E. Durell Stone and Associates.

1981

Buildings Ten and Eleven completed.

 

First courses are offered at senior citizen centers and retirement homes.

1983

Sinclair has two disastrous floods.

 

Multi-story parking garage opens.

 

High Technology Institute is approved.

1984

Helen Peterson and Carl Schell are selected the first Professors Emerita.

1985

Corporate & Community Services is formed.

1986

Sinclair receives over $400,000 worth of excellence grants from the State of Ohio.

 

United Color Press Building purchased.

 

Expansion of the Child Care Center.

 

Expansion of the Automotive Technology building.