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Santa Fe College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

February 15, 2019 — Santa Fe College is proud to be included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholars. Each year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international … Continue reading Santa Fe College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Santa Fe College Earns Highest Performance Rating from State

July 24, 2018 – Santa Fe College is leading its 27 peers in the Florida College System. With high graduation rates, a steadily increasing retention rate, and a job placement rate over 96 percent, SF earned the state’s highest “gold” performance rating and will receive nearly four million dollars of performance-based funding for the 2018-2019 … Continue reading Santa Fe College Earns Highest Performance Rating from State

CompTIA AITP Scholarship Award Winner Announced

August 22, 2019 – The Association of Information Technology Professionals, AITP is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to ethics and professionalism in the field of data processing. The local AITP chapter hosts presentations and discussions related to technology and management, social and networking events, hands-on training and education and tours of local and technological interest. Through … Continue reading CompTIA AITP Scholarship Award Winner Announced

Donald Martin – Sanctuary Exhibit Opens at Santa Fe College Gallery August 30, 2019

August 22, 2019  – Donald Martin-Sanctuary printmaking Exhibit opens with a free reception that the artist will attend from 7 – 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at the Santa Fe College Gallery, Building M, Room 47. The exhibit will remain on view through Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, from … Continue reading Donald Martin – Sanctuary Exhibit Opens at Santa Fe College Gallery August 30, 2019

SF Faculty and Staff Headshot Photos Scheduled for August 28 – 30

August 21, 2019 – Santa Fe College faculty and staff who would like a new professional headshot for the new academic year are invited to come to the photo studio at the Communications & Creative Services office in Building P, Room 238-B. Staff photographer, Matt Stamey, will be available at the following times: Wednesday, Aug. … Continue reading SF Faculty and Staff Headshot Photos Scheduled for August 28 – 30

SF’s College Night 2019 is Tuesday, Sept. 3

August 21, 2019 – Santa Fe College will be hosting its annual College Night, Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the SF gym on the Northwest Campus. More than 80 different colleges and universities from around the region and across the country will be attending, recruiting and giving interested students’ information. This … Continue reading SF’s College Night 2019 is Tuesday, Sept. 3

Combass and Sanborn Named Advising Award Winners at Convocation

August 20, 2019 – The winners of the Santa Fe College’s 2018 – 2019 Advising Awards were announced during fall convocation Monday morning. Sari Sanborn, Advising Specialist for the Emerging Technologies programs, received the Advisor of the Year Award. A two-time alum, Sari has served in various capacities at the college for many years. In … Continue reading Combass and Sanborn Named Advising Award Winners at Convocation

Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holds Welcome Back Breakfast Thursday, Sept. 5

August 19, 2019 – The Association of Black Faculty and Staff (ABFS) will hold a welcome breakfast and their first meeting of the new academic year at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in Building S, Room 29/30. The meeting is open to current members or anyone interested in joining or learning more about ABFS. The … Continue reading Association of Black Faculty and Staff Holds Welcome Back Breakfast Thursday, Sept. 5

2019 – 2020 Calendars Available Outside CCS Office

  August 19, 2019 – The new 2019 – 2020 Santa Fe College calendars were released to faculty and staff after fall convocation. This year’s calendar features the photography of CCS staff photographer, Matt Stamey. Any SF employee who wants a calendar, but was unable to get one at convocation can pick them up outside … Continue reading 2019 – 2020 Calendars Available Outside CCS Office

Santa Fe College Releases List of Presidential Semi-Finalists

August 19, 2019 – A diverse group of seven presidential candidates has been advanced as semi-finalists by Santa Fe College’s Presidential Search Committee. The semi-finalists will be given further consideration in the process. The committee hopes to submit a list of finalists to the District Board of Trustees in September. Current President, Dr. Jackson N. … Continue reading Santa Fe College Releases List of Presidential Semi-Finalists

Construction at Fine Arts Hall to Affect Staff Parking Spaces

August 19, 2019 – It’s not just the Building E Auditorium getting a renovation this fall, Santa Fe College’s Fine Arts Hall will also be getting a bit of a facelift during the fall term. The stucco around the building, completed in 2011, will be getting repaired where possible and replaced where necessary. SF employees … Continue reading Construction at Fine Arts Hall to Affect Staff Parking Spaces

SF Teaching Zoo Adjusts Admission Prices

August 15, 2019 – After keeping prices steady for the last several years, the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is making some adjustments to the admission prices. Starting Monday, September 1, the regular adult admission will increase from $6 to $8. All other daily admission rates will remain the same, including free admission for SF … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Adjusts Admission Prices

Members of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority during the 2018 East Gainesville Instruction Community Forum.

The Annual Community Forum for SF’s East Gainesville Instruction is September 19

August 14, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s East Gainesville Instruction (EGI) will host its annual Community Forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 2505 NE 8th Avenue in Gainesville. At the event, EGI will be presenting its annual report to community members. The report will include information about the educational outreach, parent empowerment, … Continue reading The Annual Community Forum for SF’s East Gainesville Instruction is September 19

SF Holds Annual State of the College Luncheon in Starke September 10

August 12, 2019 – Santa Fe College will hold the annual State of the College luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, starting at noon at the Charley Johns Conference Center, 1610 North Temple Avenue in Starke. Santa Fe College President Dr. Jackson N. Sasser will preside over his final State of the College address before retiring … Continue reading SF Holds Annual State of the College Luncheon in Starke September 10

Javan Brown, SF Brand Ambassador for July 2019posing with a plush Caesar mascot.

Congratulations to Javan Brown, SF Brand Ambassador for July 2019

August 1, 2019 – Every once in a while an individual comes along who is exploding with his own big ideas, and at the same time completely at ease with following institutional rules and staying within his budget. “You all are the experts,” is Javan Brown’s heart-felt mantra whenever he walks through the doors in … Continue reading Congratulations to Javan Brown, SF Brand Ambassador for July 2019

SF Featured in US News and World Report Article

July 25, 2019 – Santa Fe College received a little attention from US News and World Report recently. In an article published July 16, about bachelor’s programs and international students at community colleges, SF made the list of schools mentioned by the magazine specifically for the Early Childhood Education program. The article talked about the … Continue reading SF Featured in US News and World Report Article

Raul Villarreal speaks during a reception to recognize Spring Arts Festival poster artists on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 in Gainesville, Fla.

A Celebration of the Life of Raul Villarreal

July 22, 2019 – Raúl Villarreal, 55, died unexpectedly July 18, 2019, with his wife of 30 years by his side. Raúl was born in San Francisco de Paula, 10 miles east of Havana, Cuba, to René and Elpidia Villarreal. Raúl and his family emigrated from Cuba to Madrid, Spain in 1972. Two years later, … Continue reading A Celebration of the Life of Raul Villarreal

Santa Fe College Launches Building Safety Ambassador Program

July 17, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Police Department and Safety and Risk Management coordinated efforts during the spring and summer to train staff at the Northwest Campus and all SF centers to create the Building Safety Ambassador program. Although starting as a pilot program, vice presidents Chuck Clemons and Ginger Gibson gave final approval … Continue reading Santa Fe College Launches Building Safety Ambassador Program