Community Education

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

SF Community Ed Course at Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

April 26, 2019 – Santa Fe College’s Community Education is having a special class held in the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium on the Northwest Campus. Celestial Navigation: Observing the Sun, Moon and Stars is a two-session course facilitated by James C. Albury, co-host of the nationally syndicated PBS program Star Gazers. The course teaches the … Continue reading SF Community Ed Course at Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

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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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

CCS Reminder: Make Sure You Are Using the Most Current Email Signatures

January 24, 2019 – Your friends at Communications & Creative Services (CCS) want to remind you to make sure your email signature is correct and up to date. Please visit the Email Signatures page and get the current email signatures. The new email signature communicates important information. It lets people within the college know what … Continue reading CCS Reminder: Make Sure You Are Using the Most Current Email Signatures

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A United Way Message From Dr. Sasser

October 12, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser released a message to SF employees about the current United Way fundraiser.   Dear Santa Fe College Family: Santa Fe College and United Way share a common mission – to serve, to educate and to build healthy communities. More simply, we are attached in our … Continue reading A United Way Message From Dr. Sasser

Nationwide Alert Test Scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3

October 3, 2018 – A national alert test is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The test is part of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts. In coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), mobile phone users should get an alert on their phones at 2:18 … Continue reading Nationwide Alert Test Scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3

Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Headshots Scheduled for Next Week

September 14, 2018 – If you need a new professional headshot photograph for the new academic year, be sure to stop by the photography studio in Building P, Room 238-B just outside the Communications & Creative Services office. Staff photographer, Matt Stamey, will be available to take pictures during the following times: Monday, Sept. 17 – … Continue reading Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Headshots Scheduled for Next Week

SF’s Community Education Classes Help Senior Citizens Connect to Technology

August 31, 2018 – Santa Fe College Community Education is offering three one-day workshops for seniors who want to learn about social media and technology.  These workshops are on Saturdays starting Sept. 15. The classes are: Social Media, Sept 15 Spotting Fake News, Sept. 22 Cloud Computing, Sept. 29 The complete SF Community Education catalog … Continue reading SF’s Community Education Classes Help Senior Citizens Connect to Technology

Email Reminder – Communication from SF Employees and Phishing Scams

August 30, 2018 – Santa Fe College employees should be constantly vigilant about potential phishing emails. SF’s Information Technology Services (ITS) has taken several steps to ensure the security of the campus email accounts. Emails from personal email accounts should be considered suspect, especially if you have never received any correspondence from that personal email … Continue reading Email Reminder – Communication from SF Employees and Phishing Scams

Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Headshots Scheduled for Sept. 17-21

August 28, 2018 – Communications & Creative Services will have the studio in Building P, room 238-B, set up for formal headshots during the following times: Monday, Sept. 17 – from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 – from 9 a.m. – noon Thursday, Sept. 20 – from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 – from 9 a.m. – noon Any … Continue reading Fall 2018 Faculty and Staff Headshots Scheduled for Sept. 17-21

Apply Now for the 2018 President’s Leadership Seminar

August 23, 2018 – Santa Fe College is hosting a President’s Leadership Seminar (PLS) to introduce individuals in all classifications at our college to leadership as it is best practiced in our nation’s colleges. The seminar will be led by President Jackson N. Sasser. “Santa Fe College’s success as the nation’s number one college is … Continue reading Apply Now for the 2018 President’s Leadership Seminar

Santa Fe College Board of Trustees To Approve $1000 Non-Recurring Supplement

August 21, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser announced that full-time salaried employees will be receiving a one-time non-recurring supplement of $1000 to their November 15 paychecks. Dr. Sasser said that the District Board of Trustees had discussed the option in their June board budget workshop if funding were available. Santa Fe College … Continue reading Santa Fe College Board of Trustees To Approve $1000 Non-Recurring Supplement

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Safe Santa Fe Week Begins Monday, August 27

August 22, 2018 – Santa Fe College Student Life, the SF Police Department and SF Counseling Center are teaming up to help SF students, faculty and staff have a safe start to the new fall term. Safe Santa Fe Week will run from Aug. 27-30 on the Northwest Campus and all SF Centers in Alachua … Continue reading Safe Santa Fe Week Begins Monday, August 27

Santa Fe College Community Ed Classes Starting Soon

August 22, 2018 – Fall A Community Education Classes at Santa Fe College start in less than two weeks, make sure you get the class you want by registering today. Classes are available on topics including computers, dance, health and fitness, outdoor adventures and many more. There are also new class offerings this fall including … Continue reading Santa Fe College Community Ed Classes Starting Soon

Santa Fe College Fall 2018 Convocation is Going on Now

August 21, 2018 – Santa Fe College Fall Convocation is underway at the SF Fine Arts Hall. SF President Jackson Sasser has taken the stage and is addressing the SF community ahead of the fall semester. If you are still at your desk and unable to get away, you can watch the Convocation here. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/santa-fe-college

Fall Convocation Set for Tuesday

August 17, 2018 – Fall term is just about to start and soon Santa Fe College will be filled with students working toward their degrees. SF President Jackson N. Sasser invites all SF faculty and staff to attend the Fall 2018 convocation, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in the SF Fine Arts Hall. President Sasser says … Continue reading Fall Convocation Set for Tuesday

Alachua and Bradford County Schools Start Monday – Increased Traffic on the Roads

August 10, 2018 – The 2018–2019 academic year is about to begin, and that means more congestion on area roadways. Both Alachua and Bradford county school students return to the classroom Monday, Aug. 13. You can avoid traffic headaches by leaving just a few minutes earlier than normal. The safety of area students is a … Continue reading Alachua and Bradford County Schools Start Monday – Increased Traffic on the Roads

BACK TO WORK 50+ Gets a Boost from Community Leaders

August 10, 2018 – Dr. Karen Cole-Smith, Executive Director of East Gainesville Instruction brought together Santa Fe College’s BACK TO WORK 50+ Project Coordinator Carolyn Das with several women who are community leaders to begin collaboration on reaching women who are 50+ years old and seeking employment. Representatives of the Central Florida Community Action Agency, … Continue reading BACK TO WORK 50+ Gets a Boost from Community Leaders

Registration is Open for SF Community Education Fall A Classes

August 8, 2018 – Registration is now open for Fall A Community Education Classes at Santa Fe College. Sign up for classes on Computers, Dance, Health and Fitness, Outdoor Adventures and so much more. There are also new class offerings that include Celestial Navigation, Football Fun Day Food Tour, Trail Riding and Become a Ham … Continue reading Registration is Open for SF Community Education Fall A Classes