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Welcome to Parkland College’s 50th Anniversary Celebration!
As Parkland College continues to engage our community in learning, we invite you to celebrate with us and share in our achievements. During this year, we will recognize 50 years of student success. We hope you will be delighted to learn more about Parkland, our alumni, and our anniversary festivities as you navigate our 50th Anniversary web pages. Here's what you will find as you look around:
  • A special message from Parkland President Tom Ramage 
  • 50 notable alumni who have made a contribution or achieved notable success in their lives   
  • 50 facts you might not know about Parkland College
  • How Parkland will engage community members throughout District 505 at various events throughout the year  
  • The 50-Year Scholarship Challenge: To meet the most pressing needs for our students, we're seeking 50 new scholarships to help ease their financial burden and ensure their future success.
  • Our Gala celebration plans to raffle off a 1966 Ford Mustang in mint condition! 
We look forward to celebrating 50 years of excellence with you!

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