SF Foundation Scholarships Priority Date For Spring 2021 is October 15

September 25, 2020 – The Santa Fe College Foundation is currently accepting applications for scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. Anyone interested in applying for a scholarship from the SF Foundation must first be granted admission through the SF Admissions Office. Although scholarship applications are accepted year-round, the Spring 2021 term priority date is Thursday, Oct. 15. Applications … Continue reading SF Foundation Scholarships Priority Date For Spring 2021 is October 15

No Homecoming, No Problem – SF Will Still Be Closed October 2

September 23, 2020 – Although we have seen many changes to a “normal” fall term because of the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing that will not change at Santa Fe College is that Friday, Oct. 2, will remain a day off for students, faculty and staff. Because of changes to their academic schedules, both Alachua County … Continue reading No Homecoming, No Problem – SF Will Still Be Closed October 2

Quinten Eyman Named to National Advisory Council

September 23, 2020 – Quinten Eyman, Coordinator of Admissions for Recruitment and Orientation, has been named by Salesforce.org to its new Recruitment and Admissions Advisory Council. Salesforce.org, the higher education and non-profit unit of the Dow Jones-traded company Salesforce.com, specializes in constituent relationship management systems. Santa Fe College has been a Salesforce customer since 2014, … Continue reading Quinten Eyman Named to National Advisory Council

Flu Shots Available for SF Employees in Florida Blue Health Plans

September 22, 2020 – Even though there will not be a Benefits Fair on the Northwest Campus in advance of Open Enrollment, Santa Fe College employees can still get access to a free flu shot, if they are on any of the Florida Blue health care plans. In-network pharmacies, including Walgreens, Publix, Winn-Dixie and Walmart … Continue reading Flu Shots Available for SF Employees in Florida Blue Health Plans

SF Selects Dr. Dana Lindsey As Coordinator of the Disabilities Resource Center

September 21, 2020 – Dr. Dana Lindsey has been named the new Coordinator of Santa Fe College’s Disabilities Resource Center (DRC). In this role, Dr. Lindsey will support the college’s strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusiveness throughout the SF community as she leads the DRC in providing comprehensive information and reasonable accommodations for students … Continue reading SF Selects Dr. Dana Lindsey As Coordinator of the Disabilities Resource Center

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Cancels “Boo at the Zoo” for This Year

September 21, 2020 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo regretfully announces that their annual family-friendly trick-or-treat event “Boo at the Zoo” has been canceled due to concerns over the current health crisis. Each year Boo at the Zoo sees over 5,000 attendees in just a few hours. It would be exceptionally challenging to manage … Continue reading Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Cancels “Boo at the Zoo” for This Year

Grounds for Celebrating! Coffee 101 Reopens.

September 21, 2020 – Students, faculty and staff on the Northwest Campus can now get the extra fuel they need for the fall term. Coffee 101, located on the ground floor of the Lawrence W. Tyree Library, has reopened. Coffee, snacks and other goodies are available. What else is at the library? Wi-Fi! Students are … Continue reading Grounds for Celebrating! Coffee 101 Reopens.

Career Service Council Seeks Nominees for Parliamentarian

September 21, 2020 – A change in the bylaws of the Career Service Council has created a new elected position for a Parliamentarian. Under Article VI, Section 6 of the Career Service Council bylaws, the Parliamentarian “is responsible for working with the CSC President to ensure that all Council meetings, elections, and business are conducted … Continue reading Career Service Council Seeks Nominees for Parliamentarian

Santa Fe College Announces the Cancelation of the 2021 Spring Arts Festival

September 16, 2020 – Santa Fe College and the Santa Fe College Foundation regretfully announce that the 2021 Spring Arts Festival, scheduled for April 10-11, 2021, has been canceled. When making this difficult decision, college officials considered the health and safety of both the artists and attendees. Traditionally, the SF Spring Arts Festival has attracted … Continue reading Santa Fe College Announces the Cancelation of the 2021 Spring Arts Festival

Interested in HAM/Amateur Radio operations?

September 14, 2020 – Santa Fe College is looking for staff who have a background in HAM/amateur radio operations. Did you know that SF has a HAM radio room with communications equipment outside the athletic center, Building V, Room 17B? Are you an enthusiast who may be interested in evaluating or operating the equipment or mentoring students … Continue reading Interested in HAM/Amateur Radio operations?

SF Not Planning on Participating in Payroll Tax Deferral

September 8, 2020 – President Trump recently issued an executive order regarding the temporary deferral of an employee’s share of the Social Security tax. This order gives employers the option to place the employee’s obligation to pay the 6.2% Social Security tax on hold during the period from Sept. 1 – Dec. 31, 2020, then requires the repayment of that … Continue reading SF Not Planning on Participating in Payroll Tax Deferral

Message From the President on Climate Survey for Access and Inclusion

September 8, 2020 – Santa Fe College President Paul Broadie II, Ph.D., released the following message to the college community about a Campus Climate Survey that will begin Tuesday, Sept. 15. Dear Santa Fe Family, Understanding our campus’s climate is essential. Diversity and inclusion have been an integral focal point for Santa Fe College. As … Continue reading Message From the President on Climate Survey for Access and Inclusion

President Broadie Encourages SF Community to Complete the Census

September 8, 2020 – Santa Fe College President Paul Broadie II, Ph.D., released the following statement to the college community to encourage them, to make sure they complete the census. The last day to fill in census information is Wednesday, Sept. 30. For more information, please visit my2020census.gov. Dear Santa Fe Family, If you have not … Continue reading President Broadie Encourages SF Community to Complete the Census

September 30 is the Last Day to Complete the 2020 Census

September 8, 2020 – The 2020 Census ends Wednesday, Sept. 30.  If you have not already done so, please complete your Census questionnaire as soon as possible. Between now and 2030, over $675 billion will be distributed to all 50 states and 5 territories. With Florida being the third most populated state, Floridians stand to … Continue reading September 30 is the Last Day to Complete the 2020 Census

SF Has Four Staff Members Featured in Louis Stokes Regional Center of Excellence Newsletter

September 3, 2020 – Four Santa Fe College staff members were featured in the latest Florida-Caribbean Louis Stokes Regional Center of Excellence (FL-C LSRCE) newsletter. The FL-C LSRCE is a partnership between Santa Fe College and the University of the Virgin Islands and enables SF to be a center for science, technology, engineering and math … Continue reading SF Has Four Staff Members Featured in Louis Stokes Regional Center of Excellence Newsletter

SF Community Ed Offers Zoom Course on COVID-19 Pandemic

August 28, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s Community Education will hold a special two-hour course on the COVID-19 global pandemic Friday, Sept. 11, from 4 – 6 p.m. This online Zoom class will cover topics ranging from proper hand washing, use of face masks and will include live demonstrations and activities to help make sense … Continue reading SF Community Ed Offers Zoom Course on COVID-19 Pandemic

Santa Fe College 2020 Graduates Will Get Virtual Celebration

August 26, 2020 – In compliance with CDC recommendations, and to mitigate the risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Santa Fe College will celebrate the Fall 2020 graduates, as well as the Spring 2020 graduates, with virtual commencement ceremonies. SF will offer fully interactive ceremonies that: Recognize each graduate and the significance of this milestone … Continue reading Santa Fe College 2020 Graduates Will Get Virtual Celebration

Diversity Edu Training Now Available to All SF Employees

August 10, 2020 – Diversity Edu is an online professional development training offered by Santa Fe College that teaches faculty and staff skills for building an inclusive culture on campus. Diversity Edu offers engaging, practical content using evidence-based methodology. Learners who go through this course walk away with actionable insights and practical skills to help … Continue reading Diversity Edu Training Now Available to All SF Employees

Avoid Phishing Emails

August 5, 2020 – Santa Fe College employees should be constantly vigilant about potential phishing emails. SF’s Information Technology Services (ITS) has taken several steps to ensure the security of the campus email accounts. Emails from personal email accounts should be considered suspect, especially if you have never received any correspondence from that personal email account. Generally, … Continue reading Avoid Phishing Emails