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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

Fitness Center Hours for July 1 – 5

June 25, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Fitness Center will have reduced hours for the week of Independence Day. The Fitness Center will be open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. July 1 – 5, with the exception of Thursday, July 4, when the Fitness Center, and the college, will be closed. Starting Monday, July … Continue reading Fitness Center Hours for July 1 – 5

Call for Volunteers for the 2019 Mindsets for STEM Institute

June 24, 2019 – The Florida-Caribbean Louis Stokes Regional Center of Excellence, a National Science Foundation collaboration between Santa Fe College and the University of Virgin Islands, is hosting its inaugural Mindsets for STEM Institute. This two-day institute will take place July 18-19, 2019, at the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College. The institute will … Continue reading Call for Volunteers for the 2019 Mindsets for STEM Institute

Board Approves Proposed Budget for 2019 – 2020

June 19, 2019 – The Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees approved the proposed budget for the 2019-2020 year during their meeting Tuesday afternoon. The approval includes pay increases and plans to allocate funding for building projects at the college. Based on the budget presentation President Jackson Sasser made to employees at the Fine … Continue reading Board Approves Proposed Budget for 2019 – 2020

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SFPD’s Pearson Honored at SKY VALOR Awards

  June 18, 2019 – Santa Fe College Police Officer Joel Pearson was honored at the fifth annual VALOR Awards, from local radio station 97.3 WSKY-FM. The ceremony recognizes first-responders in North Central Florida for their service to the community. Honorees were selected by their respective supervisors for outstanding job performance. Pearson, now a reserve … Continue reading SFPD’s Pearson Honored at SKY VALOR Awards

Retirement Representative from AXA Advisor Coming to Northwest Campus

June 14, 2019 – As a courtesy to our employees, all of SF’s retirement representatives are given the opportunity to meet with employees on campus upon their request. Here is the latest opportunity: AXA Advisor Retirement Planning Specialist, Kelsy Levee, will be on the Northwest Campus Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in the Human Resources Conference … Continue reading Retirement Representative from AXA Advisor Coming to Northwest Campus

The May 2019 Santa Fe College Brand Ambassador Jodi Long with a plush Caesar doll.

Congratulations to Jodi Long, SF Brand Ambassador for May 2019

June 3, 2019 – Keeping the college website both accurate and accessible is an enormous task that requires constant coordination between Communications & Creative Services (CCS) and an ever-changing network of content editors from all around the college. The past few years have brought big changes to this process, including implementing new standards for accessibility … Continue reading Congratulations to Jodi Long, SF Brand Ambassador for May 2019

SF Teaching Zoo Invites You to Take the Plastic Free EcoChallenge

May 30, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo wants your department to create a team, or join the SF Teaching Zoo Zero Wasters team in this year’s Plastic Free EcoChallenge. Inspired by the Australian-founded initiative, Plastic Free EcoChallenge is a 31-day international challenge to raise awareness about the problems with plastic; to provide … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Invites You to Take the Plastic Free EcoChallenge

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Expand SF’s CIED

 May 24, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.8 million grant to Santa Fe College, to help rebuild and expand the Santa Fe College Center for Innovation and Economic Development (CIED) at the Blount Center. The project, to be located in a … Continue reading U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Expand SF’s CIED

Carmen Suite Headlines the 2019-2020 SF Fine Arts Performance Season

May 23, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Fine Arts department invites you to the 2019-2020 season. Filled with favorites including the fall and spring plays, Holiday at Santa Fe, Jazz Up Spring and many more performances from SF students in music, dance, visual arts and theatre. The Fine Arts Hall will also host nationally and … Continue reading Carmen Suite Headlines the 2019-2020 SF Fine Arts Performance Season

SF faculty members standing outside the Blount Center with guitars they made as part of the Guitars, Rockets and Robots program at the college.

SF Faculty Train in Guitar, Rocket and Robot Building to Prepare for New Fall Course

May 22, 2019 – A group of Santa Fe College faculty and staff trained in guitar, rocket and robot building over the past month to prepare for an innovative new course that will premier in the fall. Wide World of Science (course ISC1006) is a hands-on, project-based class that uses guitar building, rocket launching, and … Continue reading SF Faculty Train in Guitar, Rocket and Robot Building to Prepare for New Fall Course

Summer 2019 Parking Reminder for Students, Faculty and Staff

May 21, 2019 – Even though there is less traffic on the Northwest Campus for summer term, the Santa Fe College Police Department (SFPD) would like to remind students, faculty and staff that the rules for parking remain in effect. If you have an employee parking decal, you may park in any designated parking area other … Continue reading Summer 2019 Parking Reminder for Students, Faculty and Staff

GRU Offers “Brighter Tomorrow” Scholarships for SF Students

May 13, 2019 – Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is offering four “Brighter Tomorrow” scholarships for current and prospective Santa Fe College students who have selected engineering (or an engineering-related field) as their program of study. The scholarships are valued at $1000 per year for up to four years. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 19, 2019. … Continue reading GRU Offers “Brighter Tomorrow” Scholarships for SF Students

Presidential Search Consultant Named and Search Committee Members Selected

April 4, 2019 – The District Board of Trustees of Santa Fe College has selected AGB Search to provide consulting services to assist the college in recruiting and selecting the next SF President following President Jackson Sasser’s announcement that he will be retiring in early 2020.  AGB Search has served as the presidential search consultant … Continue reading Presidential Search Consultant Named and Search Committee Members Selected

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First 200 SF Employees to Complete New Mandatory Training Will Receive a Free Gift

April 3, 2019 – Santa Fe College is rolling out two new online employee training courses: FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and Cybersecurity. These training courses are designed to give SF faculty and staff the information they need to protect student information, and provide a fundamental understanding of computer security and their roles … Continue reading First 200 SF Employees to Complete New Mandatory Training Will Receive a Free Gift

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Handicap Parking Reminder from the SFPD

March 29, 2019 – The Santa Fe College Police Department would like to remind you of the do’s and do not’s with regards to handicap parking. Handicap parking is only for those who have been issued a placard by the Department of Motor Vehicles. The placard is registered to the individual and not to the … Continue reading Handicap Parking Reminder from the SFPD