To celebrate the $85 million transformation of Seminole State College of Florida’s Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, the College is sponsoring a weekend of events focused on music, theater, the planetarium, art and a 5K race.
“You’ve probably heard about all that’s going on at Seminole State, with our new name and major new construction,” said Dr. E. Ann McGee, president of the college.
“We’ve created an ‘Academic Village,’ with pedestrian walkways throughout the core of the campus, and driving and parking along the outer edges. The idea is to promote an environment conducive to walking, talking and learning. Now we’d like to invite the community to see it all firsthand, and to enjoy all that your new state college has to offer.”
On Friday, March 26, the community is invited to attend these free events:
Rounding out the weekend will be these events:
General race pricing is:
Seminole State students, faculty and staff are eligible for a discounted registration price of $15 through Friday, March 19. For more information, call 407.708.2090.
To sign up at the regular rate, visit the Front Running Sports Web site.
The weekend celebration kicks off with the dedication of new Partnership Center at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 26. Officials from Seminole State and the University of Central Florida will attend, and members of the community are welcome as well.
In three years, Seminole State has completed an $85 million makeover of its first and largest campus. The makeover includes three new buildings, more than 2,000 new parking spaces, and a roundabout and roadway to connect the south side of campus.
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