Normandale - 1978-1988

1979- National competition of community college speech teams hosted by Normandale at the Radisson South.


Rex Gaskill and Mike Wartman

1980- Enrollment doubles again to 5,000, making Normandale the fourth largest college in Minnesota.

1981- Football team wins fourth state championship in 10 years.

1982- Normandale hosted the first annual 8k, 5k, 0.5mi Run/Wheel/Walk event for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


1984- Phi Theta Kappa chapter chartered.


1986- The Normandale catalog changes from a small page format (6" x 9") to a large page format (8" x 10.5").

1987- Enrollment reaches 8,000.