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Supply Drive for Farm-Worker Families

The Santa Fe College Office of Civic Engagement and Service is facilitating a supply drive for farm worker families. You may donate the following items: Long-sleeve button-down shirts Hats, bandanas, scarves, and sunglasses Children’s toys, games, and clothing Health and personal care supplies Vitamins and nutritional supplements Grocery store gift cards Please bring donations to […]

The Origins Of “April Fools’ Day”

The Origins Of “April Fools’ Day”

April Fools’ Day is celebrated every year on April 1st. People celebrate this occasion by playing jokes on other people around them. The purpose is to play a joke on someone and expose your prank by shouting ‘April fool’. In 1392 Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales” has the first recorded association between April 1st and […]

Santa Fe Professor Named President of Sigma Xi At UF

Santa Fe College Adjunct Professor, George H. Edwards, was installed as the President of the University of Florida Chapter of The Society of the Sigma Xi, the international research science honor society, at the Chapter’s annual meeting and banquet last Friday, March 25, 2016.  According to Edwards “This is the first time a Santa Fe College […]

Help Out In Your Community At Grace Marketplace

GRACE Marketplace is a local facility that supports area homeless by providing meals, showers, emergency shelter, and support services. This year, AFC’s Region II service project focuses on supporting GRACE Marketplace by promoting their work in the community. GRACE accepts help from the community through donations such as, supplies, services, land, or vehicles. Other services […]

Update to New Testing Center Policies

The following is a clarification to the previous Today item that went out earlier regarding the new policies at the Testing Center. The new exam proctoring policies requiring faculty to proctor their own tests have to do with WHOLE-GROUP testing.  If an instructor wishes all of his or her students to be at the testing center […]

From Navy Red Sea Rescue to a Career in Sports Management

From Colorado snow to Florida sunshine and from saving people from Somali pirates to studying sports management at the University of Florida, Patrick Burns found Santa Fe College to be an important steppingstone toward his chosen career. Burns joined the Navy in 2009 and one month after graduating from high school in Lakewood, Colorado, he […]

Check out theses baskets!

Check out theses baskets!

Want to take a peek at the March of Dimes silent auction baskets? http://www.sfcollege.edu/mod/events/baskets Bidding will be from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Oak Grove on Wednesday, March 23. Come on out and place your bid – just in time for Easter!

New International Student Counseling Group

A support group for international students and students born outside the US will be meeting Each Wednesday from 1 to 2 pm in Room 227. This group will be lead by The Counseling Center’s Yarelis Serrano. The group will assist students in finding a sense of belonging, expressing feelings associated with living in a new […]

Tools 4 You Monthly Webinars — April 2016

Our Employee Assistance Program offers great resources for everyday living! Did you miss a webinar you really wanted to attend? Is there a webinar you want to watch again or share with someone? Are you looking for slides from one of our webinars? You can find recorded presentations and powerpoint decks on your member website. […]

Policy changes at the Testing Center (BOL)

Beginning Summer 2016, in an effort to coordinate the ever changing dynamics of the Testing Center (BOL), there will be some necessary changes: Instructors who reserve lab space for scheduled whole-group testing (live courses, online and hybrid) will need to be present for testing. The Testing Center will no longer be able to proctor the […]