All posts by Jay Anderson

Professional Development Scholarship Application Open Through April 17

March 26, 2020 – Santa Fe College offers Professional Development Scholarships to SF employees looking to earn a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree. Applications will be accepted beginning Monday, March 23, and will close at midnight Friday, April 17, 2020. The applications are available on the Professional Development Scholarship webpage or by going to the SF … Continue reading Professional Development Scholarship Application Open Through April 17

Nominate a Career Service STAR Today

March 26, 2020 – Nominations for Santa Fe College Career Service STAR Awards are due Wednesday, April 15, 2020. STAR Awards are presented to full-time Career Service employees who have been in their current position a minimum of one year. This Career Service staff member would have made a valuable and appreciated impact within the … Continue reading Nominate a Career Service STAR Today

As We Continue Working Remotely, What Happens Next?

March 25, 2020 – As Santa Fe College enters the first full week of both students and staff practicing social distancing and staying away from all SF locations, college executive leadership continues to meet and discuss how to best serve students and support employees as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement to the … Continue reading As We Continue Working Remotely, What Happens Next?

SF Reminder on Equal Access and Equal Opportunity

March 24, 2020 – Although Santa Fe College is temporarily operating online, this does not change the fact that the college is committed to maintaining a work and educational environment that embraces diversity and where no member of the college community is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subject to discrimination in … Continue reading SF Reminder on Equal Access and Equal Opportunity

Office for Finance Issues Procedures for Processing Travel Invoices

March 24, 2020 – The Santa Fe College Office for Finance is continuing to address the operational business needs of the college. The office has released important information regarding the processing of invoices and travel while college employees are working remotely. The Office for Finance has been very proactive about updating their webpage with the … Continue reading Office for Finance Issues Procedures for Processing Travel Invoices

Dr. Broadie’s March 23 Update to the College Community

March 23, 2020 – Monday afternoon, Santa Fe College President Paul Broadie II released the following statement to the college community. Dear Santa Fe College family, As I walked around our campus today, I could not help but reflect on how beautiful the college is; not because of the buildings and the landscaping, but because … Continue reading Dr. Broadie’s March 23 Update to the College Community

Survey Says: Graduation ceremony will be postponed

Graduation is the most sacred event at Santa Fe College, where we celebrate the momentous accomplishments of our students. It has been heartbreaking for our staff, with each passing announcement of elevated concern for our community’s and everyone’s safety, to realize that we cannot celebrate our graduates this spring as we had hoped and planned … Continue reading Survey Says: Graduation ceremony will be postponed

Workshops for online instruction still “Zooming” along

Join Jason Frank and Andy Shepherd as they teach and answer  questions about Zoom, a web-based conferencing tool that enables instructors and students to connect synchronously (in real time) over the Internet. These sessions can be recorded so you can reference them later. Access a schedule of upcoming professional development workshops, including these Zoom training … Continue reading Workshops for online instruction still “Zooming” along

Access Items From Your Office By Monday Afternoon

March 20, 2020 – As we end this week we are inspired by the adaptability demonstrated by faculty and staff moving all instruction and services online so quickly. Your cooperation and collaboration have been amazing. Should you require any additional equipment, files, supplies or other property to facilitate your work from remote locations, please note … Continue reading Access Items From Your Office By Monday Afternoon

We’ve got this. “Community” is our middle name.

March 20, 2020 –– With the college moving to online instruction and services, college photographer Matt Stamey is at home, helping to share official college responses with the combined 60,000 followers we have on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.  With Open House and high school tabling events canceled, Tom Mason from Construction and Technical Programs and … Continue reading We’ve got this. “Community” is our middle name.

SF Providing Services Remotely

March 19, 2020 – Santa Fe College began offering all services virtually Wednesday morning, just two days after moving all instruction online. Since then, you have received important communications from the President, Human Resources and the Today@SF (general communications). We encourage you to continue monitoring the Alerts Page and your email for daily updates. A few important … Continue reading SF Providing Services Remotely

College Senate Meeting for March 31 Has Been Canceled – Runoff Election Coming Soon

March 19, 2020 – Out of an abundance of caution, and in order to respect the health and safety of the members of the College Senate, the senate meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2020, has been canceled. The next few weeks may be a turbulent time, and the Senate believes that a meeting wouldn’t be … Continue reading College Senate Meeting for March 31 Has Been Canceled – Runoff Election Coming Soon

Forward Your Office Phone to Your Personal Phone While Working Remotely

March 18, 2020 – Just a quick follow up to see if everyone remembered to update their voice mail or forward their phones before leaving the college yesterday. Santa Fe College faculty and staff members who did not have the opportunity to forward their office phones before leaving yesterday can contact help.desk@sfcollege.edu for assistance with that process. Please provide … Continue reading Forward Your Office Phone to Your Personal Phone While Working Remotely

Message to SF Faculty and Staff About Employee Compensation

Hello to everyone in all of your new worksites. I want to commend each of you for your nimbleness in making this move so quickly.  As you know, the college has been extremely responsive, reacting swiftly and proactively to protect the safety and welfare of our SF community, as that is our primary concern. In … Continue reading Message to SF Faculty and Staff About Employee Compensation

President Broadie’s Message to SF Students

March 17, 2020 – The safety and welfare of our students, faculty and staff are always the college’s most important priority. Out of an abundance of caution, as of 4:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 17, until at least Monday, March 30, support services for students will be offered virtually. During this time, all college facilities … Continue reading President Broadie’s Message to SF Students

Faculty and Staff Adapt Quickly to Serve Our Students

March 17, 2020 ––  It may be rescheduled a few times before it actually happens, but President Broadie is planning an epic employee appreciation celebration. And have we ever earned it! Everywhere you look right now, someone is going above and beyond, making sure our campus is safe and our students’ needs are served. Our … Continue reading Faculty and Staff Adapt Quickly to Serve Our Students

SF Following CDC Guidelines – Promoting Social Distancing By Moving Classes Online

March 16, 2020 – Santa Fe College began presenting increased online courses as the new week began. Over the weekend, the college worked at moving 1,040 classes from in-person to online instruction. The college is prepared to continue online classes through at least March 30, 2020. The Northwest Campus and all SF centers will be … Continue reading SF Following CDC Guidelines – Promoting Social Distancing By Moving Classes Online

SF Faculty and Staff Making Final Preparations for the Start of Online Classes Monday, March 16

March 15, 2020 – Santa Fe College has been preparing all weekend to provide classes online beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. The online format of classes will continue through at least March 30, 2020. Each professor has been instructed to contact students in each of their classes by Monday, March 16. Faculty will explain that (with very … Continue reading SF Faculty and Staff Making Final Preparations for the Start of Online Classes Monday, March 16