75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee to be held Oct. 8

Diamond Jubilee graphic
By Greg MacDonald

September 23, 2021 - 01:18 PM

Hilmer Lodge StadiumMt. SAC is inviting its faculty, staff, students, and the neighboring communities to a Diamond Jubilee - a celebration of the College’s 75th anniversary on Friday, Oct. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the brand new Hilmer Lodge Stadium. 

1958 classroomOn September 16, 1946, Mt. San Antonio College opened for classes for the first time, leading the community in its recovery after World War II. Almost exactly 75 years later, Mt. SAC is again leading the community as they reopen classes and services through the pandemic.

Dr. William Scroggins

"Now, more than ever, it’s important that we take time to pause and celebrate this momentous occasion," said Mt. SAC President and CEO, Dr. William Scroggins.

Old Hilmer Lodge StadiumKicking off at 5:30 p.m. in the new Hilmer Lodge Stadium, the outdoor event allows attendees to play sports-themed carnival games, relax to some live music, enjoy the family-friendly movie “Book of Life” under the stars, and more.


Book of Life posterAdmission and activities are free, including the games, movie, cotton candy and popcorn. Additional food options will be available for purchase.

1958 Aeronautics classThe first 750 attendees will receive a free commemorative picnic blanket to use on the beautiful new football field while watching the movie. Visitors who sign up with the Mt. SAC Foundation at the event will also receive a stadium cushion.  For more information, please visit