Al Rodda: “A Darn Good Student”

Albert S. Rodda, for whom Rodda North and South were named, died on Saturday, April 3, at the age of 97.

Al Rodda

Photo: Dick Schmidt / The Sacramento Bee

A Sacramento City College history and economics instructor and a California State Senator from 1958-1980, Rodda worked on educational issues at the capital, especially issues related to funding.

To read more about Rodda and the history of SCC, check out Celebrating 90 Years: Sacramento City College 1916-2006 (LD4785.S26 2006) or visit the SCC Special Collections room on the third floor of the Learning Resource Center.  Contact Patricia Zuccaro (558-2532) in Special Collections for more information.

According to Celebrating 90 Years, Rodda’s former teacher Howard Day remembered him as “a darn good student, one of the best.”

SCC will miss one of its best instructors and students.

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