Normandale- 1980's

The Japanese Garden

1980's

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.

1983- 

1984- Phi Theta Kappa chapter chartered.

1985- 

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.

1988- 

1989- Expansion includes new computer center and childcare center, classrooms and offices.