Sept. 17, 2017 – 4 p.m. Dear Santa Fe Family, The Santa Fe Family will meet again when we open tomorrow, Monday, September 18. I have waited days to confirm this good news. We have a tradition of meeting each other at specific points of need. We have rarely gathered together with as many divergent … Continue reading Special Message from the President, Dr. Jackson N. Sasser: College re-opens Monday, Sept. 18
September 14, 2017 – Vice President for Administrative Affairs/CFO, Ginger Gibson, has communicated that there should be no problems with staff being paid tomorrow, Sept. 15, as the bank received the electronic file before Hurricane Irma. There are about 45 physical pay checks that will be mailed today, Sept. 14. She also indicated that direct deposit has proven helpful … Continue reading Update: SF Payroll Stays on Schedule
September 14, 2017 – Dr. Naima Brown, Vice President for Student Affairs, released the following resource list for faculty and staff to share with students: I need food. Where should I go? The SF food pantry will re-open Monday, Sept. 18 from 8:00 a.m. to Noon (12:00 p.m.) in Building H, room 104. Canned goods … Continue reading SF Saints Resource List: After Irma FAQS
September 13, 2017 – Dr. Jackson Sasser sent a message to all Santa Fe College Students and Colleagues that Santa Fe College will continue to be closed Thursday and Friday, September 14 and 15. He stated that, “Many of our students and employees do not have power and travel has become more difficult. The high probability … Continue reading Message from Santa Fe College President: College will re-open Sept. 18
September 13, 2017 – If able, Santa Fe College exempt employees may return to the campus Friday, Sept. 15. As you return, please report facilities issues through the online work request system. All IT issues can be submitted to the Help Desk (and cc: Bill Penney through Sunday). Please use “Hurricane Irma” in your request description. All issues should revert to normal reporting … Continue reading SF Exempt Employees May Return to Campus Sept. 15
September 13, 2017 – Santa Fe College President, Jackson Sasser, shared with faculty/staff and students that the Florida Department of Transportation expects the Santa Fe River to crest late Wednesday evening, Sept. 13. Alachua County is currently making plans for mandatory evacuations of the flood areas. Please refer to the Florida Traffic and Commuter Information website to see the … Continue reading Urgent Notice: Santa Fe River Expected to Crest
September 13, 2017 – Santa Fe College reminds faculty/staff and students to use care when traveling back to the campus. Refer to the Florida Traffic and Commuter Information website for an up-to-date list of road closures.
September 9, 2017, Gainesville, FL – Santa Fe College announces that due to Hurricane Irma, Tuesday’s scheduled volleyball match against the College of Central Florida has been postponed until further notice. A make up date is to be determined. All Santa Fe College campuses will remain closed until Wednesday, September 13. For complete schedules, stats, … Continue reading Santa Fe College vs. College of Central Florida Sept. 12 Volleyball Match Postponed
September 9, 2017 – 12 p.m. Santa Fe College President, Dr. Jackson N. Sasser, sends message to Students and Employees that “Santa Fe College will be closed through Tuesday, Sept. 12. We anticipate debris removal will require an additional day.” He encourages students, faculty and staff to “Please remain diligent in our personal preparation for Irma … Continue reading Santa Fe College Closed through Tuesday, Sept. 12
September 8, 2017 – The SF Executive Committee for the Faculty Senate has canceled the Sept. 12 meeting. Art Grant writes “Hopefully we will only be the support for those dislocated from their homes instead of the ones being dislocated. Remember we are the Santa Fe family and this is our community. Prepare then to … Continue reading Executive Committee Meeting Canceled for Sept. 12
Santa Fe College Northwest Campus and SF Centers Preparation: Sept. 8, 2017 – Campus Access: For your safety while the college is officially closed, DO NOT return to any college property until official notification of clearance has been given via the college website. Please check sfcollege.edu/alerts for updates throughout the weekend. If you have been identified as “essential … Continue reading Campus Closed Sept. 8 – Last Minute Preparations
Sept. 7, 2017 – Santa Fe College President, Dr. Jackson N. Sasser, made the following announcement, “Our College is closed beginning at noon tomorrow, September 8, and will open Tuesday morning for normal operations. I have made this decision out of respect for students and employees who may want to travel to another location and/or may … Continue reading Santa Fe College Closes at noon, Sept. 8
September 7, 2017 – 9:15 p.m. Florida Governor Rick Scott is directing all public K-12 schools, state colleges and universities and state offices to close Friday and Monday. “Today, I am directing the closure of all public schools, state colleges, state universities and state offices for their normal activities effective Friday through Monday, to ensure … Continue reading Governor Scott orders all public K-12 schools, state colleges and universities and state offices to close Fri., Mon.
September 6, 2017 – The scheduled Santa Fe College volleyball game against Eastern Florida State College scheduled for Saturday, September 9 has been postponed until further notice due to Hurricane Irma. As of now there is no makeup date scheduled and it has yet to be determined when and if the game will take place. For … Continue reading Santa Fe College vs Eastern Florida Sept. 9 Volleyball Match Postponed
September 6, 2017 – Gainesville, FL – The Pasco Hernando State College Bobcats played some of their best volleyball of the season Wednesday evening in Gainesville, defeating Santa Fe College 3-0 at the SF Gym. The loss drops the Saints to 2-7 on the season. “Pasco was just terrific tonight in every phase of the … Continue reading SF Volleyball Pasco Hernando Defeats SF Saints, 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-19)
July 25, 2017 – Fall is right around the corner and opportunities abound as Santa Fe College marks a new academic year. One of the most important events is Fall Convocation. SF President Jackson Sasser said that this fall’s Convocation “may be the most provocative one in our college’s history. Special guests, including University of … Continue reading Santa Fe College Fall Convocation is August 18
July 14, 2017 – The Santa Fe College Student Conduct Office is looking for a few SF faculty or staff who wish to get involved in the student conduct process by serving as deputy conduct officers. This provides a unique opportunity to engage students in the learning process by focusing on behaviors that may depart from … Continue reading Student Conduct Office looking for Deputies
July 12, 2017 – Congratulations to Santa Fe College Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Naima Brown, who recently received the Business in Greater Gainesville 2017 Fierce Award! The award recognizes and applauds talented, transformative women in the community. Several staff were on hand to cheer her on as she accepted the award during the … Continue reading Dr. Naima Brown named recipient of 2017 Fierce Award
July 13, 2017 – The Santa Fe College Counseling Center offers guided meditation every Tuesday in building R-227, from 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Meditation benefits include: reduced stress; less anxiety; increased emotional health; enhanced self-awareness; lengthened attention span; reduced memory loss; feeling kindness toward others; reduced addictions; improved sleep; and more pain control. Open to students, faculty … Continue reading Science-Based Benefits of Meditation
July 12, 2017 – Santa Fe College Visual Arts Alumna, Paige Poupart (formerly Paige Broadbent), AA Art Studio 2009, will have her pilot episode, “Renovation Gap”, aired on HGTV on Saturday, July 22 at 2 p.m. EST. Along with her father, Doug, Paige founded The Masters Dallas (http://www.themastersdallas.com/about/), a construction and remodeling company in Dallas, … Continue reading SF Visual Arts Alumna to be on HGTV
July 11, 2017 – Santa Fe College is proud to host the 18th annual College for Kids. Monday, July 10, was the first day of Session 1 for College for Kids, with about 250 students on site. Campers will be enjoying some really fun new classes this year, such as: Minecraft: Castle Defense, Robotics: Battle Bots, Zombie … Continue reading First Day of College For Kids 2017!