All posts by Jay Anderson

New Process to Facilities Work Order Requests Begins Monday

July 29, 2021 – Beginning Monday, August 2, Santa Fe College will change how employees submit work order request to the Facilities Services. All work orders will require employees to use Single Sign On (SSO) using their SF ID and password used for SF’s Office 365 email accounts.   All other steps will remain the same … Continue reading New Process to Facilities Work Order Requests Begins Monday

Santa Fe College student Lisa Manley photographed outside the Blount Center’s General Classroom building for the Saints of SF series on July 21, 2021

Saints of Santa Fe College – Lisa Manley

“Being from a rural town, transportation is a critical barrier to attending college. I grew up in Keystone Heights and didn’t have transportation; how could I ever go to college? Luckily, a year before high school graduation, the Santa Fe College Watson Center opened. It was a dangerous 25-minute walk from my house, so I … Continue reading Saints of Santa Fe College – Lisa Manley

US Olympians Meet with College for Kids Students

July 23, 2021 – Students in Santa Fe College’s College for Kids (CFK) program have had the opportunity to meet virtually with two Olympians this summer. Students in the World of Sports camp have met with U.S. Olympians Taylor Manson and Grant Holloway on Zoom calls during the first two weeks of the camp. Organizers … Continue reading US Olympians Meet with College for Kids Students

SF’s Thomas Beckwith Wins “Best of State” Advising Award

July 22, 2021 – Santa Fe College Coordinator of the Academic Advisement Center, Thomas Beckwith, was honored as a “Best of State” winner by the Florida Academic Advising Association (FLACADA) for his session at the 2021 FLACADA conference entitled “The Benefits and Challenges of Being a Black Male Academic Advisor in an era where Black … Continue reading SF’s Thomas Beckwith Wins “Best of State” Advising Award

SF Little School Has Openings for SF Students Needing Child Care

July 22, 2021 – The Santa Fe College Little School has Fall 2021 openings for two- and three-year-olds, for SF students with children who need child care. There are also scholarships available for both full- and part-time SF students. SF faculty are encouraged to make sure students are aware of this opportunity. For additional information … Continue reading SF Little School Has Openings for SF Students Needing Child Care

Michael M. Goldwire Named Chair of SF District Board of Trustees, Robert L. Woody Named Vice Chair

July 22, 2021 – During the Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Michael M. Goldwire was named the new Chair, replacing G.W. “Blake” Fletcher who served in that capacity for the last two years. Trustee Robert L. Woody was selected to serve as Vice Chair. During the meeting, SF President Paul Broadie … Continue reading Michael M. Goldwire Named Chair of SF District Board of Trustees, Robert L. Woody Named Vice Chair

SF’s Adult Education/Project SAINT To Be Featured at Upcoming Conferences

July 21, 2021 – Among the 19 Florida colleges and universities with approved comprehensive transition programs for students with unique abilities, Santa Fe College’s Project SAINT (Student Access and Inclusion Together) was selected by the Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities (FCSUA) as the exemplary program to present alongside the FCSUAon the topic of job preparation and outcomes at two esteemed upcoming conferences.  … Continue reading SF’s Adult Education/Project SAINT To Be Featured at Upcoming Conferences

Changes Coming to Facilities Work Order Request System

July 19, 2021 – Santa Fe College will soon be changing how employees submit work order request to the Facilities Services. Beginning Monday, August 2, any work orders submitted will require employees to use Single Sign-On (SSO) using their SF ID and password used for SF’s Office 365 email accounts.   All other steps will remain … Continue reading Changes Coming to Facilities Work Order Request System

Professional Development Scholarship Application Open Through August 16

July 16, 2021 – 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 Friday, July 16, and will close at midnight Sunday, Aug. 16, 2021. The applications are available on the Professional Development Scholarship webpage or by going to the SF … Continue reading Professional Development Scholarship Application Open Through August 16

College Senate Agenda for July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021 – The Santa Fe College Executive Council will meet Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 3:30 p.m. on a Zoom call to practice social distancing. The agenda follows: CALL TO ORDER APPROVAL OF MINUTES – June 8, 2021 COMMUNICATION FROM COLLEGE PRESIDENT COMMUNICATION FROM SENATE PRESIDENTHB233 Faculty Guidance Feedback ANNOUNCEMENTSExecutive Council Calendar – Corbin … Continue reading College Senate Agenda for July 13, 2021

Student Affairs Award Nomination Forms Now Available

July 12, 2021 – The charge of Student Affairs professionals is to help students thrive during their time at Santa Fe College and beyond. The division of Student Affairs values each staff member’s unique contributions to our students and we appreciate this opportunity to celebrate extraordinary contributions. The Student Affairs Staff Awards call attention to … Continue reading Student Affairs Award Nomination Forms Now Available

Santa Fe College Earns 2021 Military Times Best for Vets Colleges Recognition

July 9, 2021 – Military Times unveiled its Best for Vets: Colleges 2021 rankings, and Santa Fe College once again earned a spot on the list as one of the best two-year college options for veterans. Every year, Military Times sends surveys to colleges and universities across the country about programs for veterans and their … Continue reading Santa Fe College Earns 2021 Military Times Best for Vets Colleges Recognition

SF Fitness Center Open for Students, Faculty, Staff and Retirees

July 9, 2021 – The Santa Fe College Fitness Center is now open for students, faculty, staff, and retirees. Last month, the SF Fitness Center removed the appointment requirement and masks at the college became optional. The college is still following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which recommends that anyone … Continue reading SF Fitness Center Open for Students, Faculty, Staff and Retirees

SF Faculty and Staff Headshot Portraits Scheduled for July 14-16

July 9, 2021 – Any Santa Fe College faculty or staff member who would like to get a new professional headshot portrait can schedule an appointment with SF Digital Photographer Matt Stamey. Matt will be available at Wednesday, July 14, from 1-4 p.m., Thursday, July 15, from 9 a.m. until noon and Friday, July 16, … Continue reading SF Faculty and Staff Headshot Portraits Scheduled for July 14-16

Projected map of Tropical Storm Elsa as of 8 a.m. July 4, 2021

Tropical Storm Elsa Remains Potential Threat to SF Service District

July 4, 2021, 9:40 a.m. – Despite a slight weakening of Tropical Storm Elsa over the last 24 hours, officials at Santa Fe College are continuing to track the path of the storm. As of the National Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. report July 4, Tropical Storm Elsa has sustained winds of 65 mph and is tracking … Continue reading Tropical Storm Elsa Remains Potential Threat to SF Service District

Join the SF Teaching Zoo this July for the Plastic Free EcoChallenge

June 30, 2021 – Inspired by an Australian-founded initiative, Plastic Free EcoChallenge is a 31-day international challenge to raise awareness about the problems with plastic, to provide opportunities to learn about reducing and refusing plastics where possible, and to encourage individuals to create small changes that have a huge impact. Throughout July, participants use the … Continue reading Join the SF Teaching Zoo this July for the Plastic Free EcoChallenge