All posts by Jay Anderson

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

Alachua County Heart Walk for the American Heart Association Goes Virtual

September 21, 2020 – The 2020 Alachua County Heart Walk will be held virtually Saturday, Sept. 26, beginning at 9 a.m. Although it has been held on Santa Fe College’s Northwest Campus for years, the COVID-19 global pandemic has converted this year’s walk benefitting the American Heart Association to an online event. The American Heart … Continue reading Alachua County Heart Walk for the American Heart Association Goes Virtual

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

College Senate Agenda for September 22, 2020

September 21, 2020 – The Santa Fe College Executive Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. on a Zoom call to practice social distancing. The agenda follows: CALL TO ORDER APPROVAL OF MINUTES – September 8, 2020 COMMUNICATION FROM COLLEGE PRESIDENT COMMUNICATION FROM SENATE PRESIDENT Covid-19 Protocol Questions Spring Break Preferred Pronouns for … Continue reading College Senate Agenda for September 22, 2020

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

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?

Faculty and Staff Headshot Photographs Scheduled for Friday, Sept. 18

September 14, 2020 – Santa Fe College Digital Photographer, Matt Stamey, will be available Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. until noon for any SF faculty or staff member who would like a new professional headshot photograph. In order to enhance safety, mitigate the risk of the COVID-19 global pandemic and for proper physical distancing, … Continue reading Faculty and Staff Headshot Photographs Scheduled for Friday, Sept. 18

Professor Mitch McKay’s Online Piano Concert Celebrates Music by Black Composers

September 14, 2020 – “Celebrating Music by Black Composers” is the title that Santa Fe College Associate Professor of Music Mitch McKay chose for his fall concert, which will be streamed online at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2020. McKay will record the music the week before the concert and then participate in a live question-and-answer … Continue reading Professor Mitch McKay’s Online Piano Concert Celebrates Music by Black Composers

Employer-Only Edition of Career Coffee Shop Showcases Hundreds of Job Opportunities

September 9, 2020 – Career Coffee Shop is a live, re-occurring show offering workforce, career and degree information as well as referral to resources at Santa Fe College and in our community. The goal is to provide a relaxed, open forum with hosts and guest speakers who truly care about your dreams and respect your … Continue reading Employer-Only Edition of Career Coffee Shop Showcases Hundreds of Job Opportunities

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

Sasser Ln street sign

New Street Sign Honoring Jackson and Layne Sasser Installed on the Northwest Campus

September 8, 2020 – Early in 2020, the Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees announced the renaming of both the Fine Arts Hall and Center Road in honor of retiring President, Dr. Jackson N. Sasser. Following the announcement, the Fine Arts Hall became the Jackson N. Sasser Fine Arts Hall and Center Road became … Continue reading New Street Sign Honoring Jackson and Layne Sasser Installed on the Northwest Campus

SFPD Offers Evening Safety Tips to Students, Faculty and Staff

September 8, 2020 – The Santa Fe College Police Department is committed to the safety of our students, faculty and staff. The SFPD wants you to be aware of your surroundings and not hesitate to contact them if you need help. For emergency calls, dial 352-395-5555 or 911. If it is not an emergency, please call 352-395-5519. … Continue reading SFPD Offers Evening Safety Tips to Students, Faculty and Staff