All posts by Jay Anderson

SF Student Wins Award in the League For Innovation National Student Art Competition

November 24, 2020 – Santa Fe College student Stephanie Hall’s mixed media drawing, The Pursuit of Okayness, was selected as the Juror’s Choice Award in League for Innovation National Student Art Competition. The League for Innovation features the 19 board member institutions of the League for Innovation in the Community College. SF students have placed … Continue reading SF Student Wins Award in the League For Innovation National Student Art Competition

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#WhoCanYouCan Canned Food Drive Brings in 5337 Food Items

November 24, 2020 – Last month, in light of the many events being canceled across Santa Fe College because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the SF Teaching Zoo and SFPD teamed up with partners across the college and around the community to hold a month-long food drive. The #WhoCanYouCan canned food drive wrapped up with a … Continue reading #WhoCanYouCan Canned Food Drive Brings in 5337 Food Items

SF Ethics Bowl Team Wins Two-Year College Championship

November 23, 2020 – Over the weekend, Santa Fe College hosted the Ethics Bowl Two-Year College Championship. Using innovative methods to virtually host the event, SF competed against nine other schools from across the country. Teams recorded case presentations, which were submitted to a panel of judges earlier in the week, and the competition culminated … Continue reading SF Ethics Bowl Team Wins Two-Year College Championship

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Santa Fe College’s AFC Toys for Tots 2020 Campaign Kicks Off

November 23, 2020 – The Santa Fe College Chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Chapter has teamed up with Toys for Tots for their holiday service project. The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys each year, and distribute those toys as … Continue reading Santa Fe College’s AFC Toys for Tots 2020 Campaign Kicks Off

Crews from Parrish-McCall make progress on the expansion of the Blount Campus. Photos are courtesy of Parrish McCall, November 2020.

Progress Continues on Blount Center Expansion Project

November 20, 2020 – The building that once stood on the northwest corner of West University Avenue and North Sixth Street and was the home to Santa Fe College’s Center for Innovation and Economic Development (CIED) may no longer exist, but crews from Parrish-McCall have made significant progress on the new three-story 87,366 square-foot facility … Continue reading Progress Continues on Blount Center Expansion Project

Update on SF’s Annual United Way Campaign

November 19, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s annual fundraiser for the United Way of North Central Florida continues through Dec. 4. All proceeds raised will stay here in our community supporting organizations like including Catholic Charities, Child Advocacy Center, Girls Place, Peaceful Paths and St. Francis House. Contributing to the United Way of North Central … Continue reading Update on SF’s Annual United Way Campaign

Open Enrollment Prize Winners

November 19, 2020 – Six Santa Fe College employees picked up prizes as a part of Open Enrollment. Traditionally, employees eligible for the college’s Florida Blue health plans would register at the benefits fair. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a strictly digital event, with employees registering for the opportunity to win … Continue reading Open Enrollment Prize Winners

#WhoCanYouCan Partners Support SF’s Canned Food Drive

November 18, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s Sgt. Mark Barley and Christina Arnold were presented a $500 check from Campus USA Credit Union for the #WhoCanYouCan canned food drive. In addition to drop off boxes located across the Northwest Campus and many of SF’s centers in Alachua and Bradford counties, the college was able to … Continue reading #WhoCanYouCan Partners Support SF’s Canned Food Drive

SF’s Office for Advancement Email Has Changed

November 18, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s Office for Advancement has updated their contact email. Questions and comments can now be sent to advancement@sfcollege.edu. SF’s Office for Advancement is responsible for obtaining and managing activities associated with public, federal, state and private grants and gifts. Advancement carries out the college’s mission by supporting curriculum, career … Continue reading SF’s Office for Advancement Email Has Changed

Board of Trustees Bestows Emeritus Status to Trustee Robert Hudson

November 18, 2020 – The Santa Fe College District Board of Trustees honored outgoing Trustee Robert Hudson with the status of Trustee Emeritus at their meeting Tuesday afternoon. Hudson as served the college as a trustee for the last 11 years, and becomes just the second person to be named emeritus, joining Col. Arley McRae. … Continue reading Board of Trustees Bestows Emeritus Status to Trustee Robert Hudson

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Last Week of #WhoCanYouCan Canned Food Drive – Donate Today

November 17, 2020 – The #WhoCanYouCan canned food drive wraps up this week. The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo and Santa Fe College Police Department decided to team up last month to collect cans for to help food-insecure families in the community. Cans collected over the course of the event will be given to the … Continue reading Last Week of #WhoCanYouCan Canned Food Drive – Donate Today

Ethics Bowl Team Competed in Southeast Regional – Preparing for Two-Year College Championship

November 16, 2020 – Santa Fe College’s Ethics Bowl team, fresh off a first-place finish in the Mid-Atlantic Regional, competed in the Southeast Regional this past weekend. As was the case the week before, SF was the only two-year college in the competition. SF ended up winning two of the three rounds, defeating Georgia State … Continue reading Ethics Bowl Team Competed in Southeast Regional – Preparing for Two-Year College Championship

Pop Up Plant and Art Sale Nov. 21 at GROWHUB

November 16, 2020 – Beautiful organically grown plants, flowers, herbs, and more are available for sale at GROWHUB on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. until noon, sponsored by Santa Fe College Adult Education students. Art and crafts are also available. Enjoy the day on a 75-acre secret jewel at 2900 NE 8th Avenue and fulfill your horticulture therapy … Continue reading Pop Up Plant and Art Sale Nov. 21 at GROWHUB

SF’s Upward Bound Recognized by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated Wee Savers

November 13, 2020 – The Wee Savers Project is a National Project of the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated, to educate young people about how to use their personal finances. The program sponsors trips to financial institutions, seminars on finance and learning projects. The Gainesville Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho, Eta Phi Sigma Chapter has … Continue reading SF’s Upward Bound Recognized by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated Wee Savers

Santa Fe College Will Be Open Friday, Nov. 13 for All Normal College Operations

November 12, 2020 – Santa Fe College will be open Friday, Nov.13, for all student instruction and services and will resume all normal college operations. The college announced it would be closed Thursday in advance of Tropical Storm Eta. The storm passed over the SF service district of Alachua and Bradford counties in the early … Continue reading Santa Fe College Will Be Open Friday, Nov. 13 for All Normal College Operations

Santa Fe College Jazz and Winds Concert Series Online Performance Is Dec. 3, 2020

November 12, 2020 – The Santa Fe College (SF) Jazz Ensemble and the SF Winds Ensemble will each perform in the Jazz and Winds Concert Series free online performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. The video recording of the two bands will be streamed from the Santa Fe College Fine Arts Department’s website … Continue reading Santa Fe College Jazz and Winds Concert Series Online Performance Is Dec. 3, 2020

Message from SF President Broadie – SF Closed Thursday

November 11, 2020 – Santa Fe College President Paul Broadie II, Ph.D. announced that the college will be closed Thursday, Nov. 12. Below is his statement to the college community. Dear Santa Fe Family,   The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our primary concern. Therefore, due to the approach of Hurricane Eta, Santa … Continue reading Message from SF President Broadie – SF Closed Thursday

Eta Now a Hurricane – SF Emergency Management Team Meeting This Morning

November 11, 2020 – 10:04 a.m. – Eta has gained strength and become a hurricane. The storm is currently expected to weaken before making landfall on Florida’s west coast, but the storm is expected to have some impact on the Santa Fe College service district of Alachua and Bradford counties early Thursday morning. Currently, as … Continue reading Eta Now a Hurricane – SF Emergency Management Team Meeting This Morning