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Glenville State College


Feb 19, 1872

Glenville State started as Glenville Branch of State Normal School by act of legislature

Dec 26, 1872

Glenville State College began as branch of the State Normal School

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Jan 14, 1873

First session of Glenville State College started

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1873

Three acres of property was donated to the state and ready for use in the fall by Glenville State College

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1930

Glenville State college was authorized to begin granting four-year Bachelor of Arts degrees in education

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1931

Baccalaureate degrees were first granted to a class of nine at Glenville State College

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1937

Glenville State College received admission to the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education

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1943

Construction of the Science Hall at Glenville State College was completed

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1947

Harry B. Heflin became the third president of Glenville State College

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1950

Construction began on the Health and Physical Education Building at Glenville State College

1952

The Health and Physical Education Building at Glenville State College was dedicated

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1956

The state Board of Education authorized the construction of the student center, Pioneer Center, at Glenville State College

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1964

Harry B. Heflin retired as president of Glenville State College

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1972

Glenville State College celebrated its centennial

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1977

William K. Simmons became president of Glenville State College

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1990

The Glenville State College Pioneer Center was renamed the Heflin Center in honor of the president

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1998

William K. Simmons stepped down as president of Glenville State College

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2002

Reported 1,789 full-time equivalent (FTE) students enrolled at Glenville State College

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