Saint John’s River State College
St. Johns River State College is a state college located in Northeast Florida with campuses in Palatka, St. Augustine, and Orange Park.
The institution was founded in 1958 with the creation of a Palatka facility, the school later expanded with campuses in Orange Park and St. Augustine in order to serve Putnam, St. Johns, and Clay Counties. Prior to 2011 it was known as St. Johns River Community College. The adoption of its current name coincided with its designation as a state college that can offer a greater number of bachelor degrees to its academic programs. The current president of the college is Joe Pickens. He took over from Dr Robert L. McLendon, Jr., who had served as president of the college from 1972ï¿½2008.
The College reserves the right to change any of its policies, courses, regulations, and calendar of events without notice when it is considered in the best interest of the College. In the event such changes occur, the College will provide notification to students, faculty, and staff via announcements on bulletin boards and in College publications. All students are responsible for observing all regulations and being aware of the information in the College Catalog, Student Handbook, official announcements posted on bulletin boards, and other applicable documents such as registration forms. College regulations and student standards of conduct, as listed under "Student Rights and Responsibilities", apply to all areas under the jurisdiction of St. Johns River State College including areas where activities are sponsored by the college and areas where students of the college community are guests. As guests, students will make themselves familiar with any additional regulation of the host institution.
Ed Hickox Current Major League Baseball umpire Howie Kendrick Current Major League Baseball second baseman Lake Ray Current member of the Florida House of Representatives Bill Swaggerty Former Major League Baseball pitcher Rick Surhoff Former Major League Baseball pitcher Pat McMahon Former College Baseball coach at Mississippi State and Florida
Palatka Campus 93 Acres (0.38 Km2) St. Augustine Campus 165.2 Acres (0.669 Km2) Orange Park Campus 95.68 Acres (0.3872 Km2) Total: 353.88 Acres (1.4321 Km2)