The South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
In honor of the occasion, SOCCCD went back in time and created a commemorative video
telling the story of how the region’s community colleges came to be. The
narrative, which includes historical photos and faculty interviews, recounts
the district’s history beginning with the groundbreaking of Saddleback College
in 1967, the establishment of Irvine Valley College in 1985, and the Advanced
Technology and Education Park (ATEP) in 2007.