Community Education

CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

May 23, 2018 – Call us a house inclusive, not a house divided! However, it does cause challenges where branding is concerned when we all have different names for the college. The official acronym for Santa Fe College is “SF,” like the SF on our logo. But all around campus, you will also find faculty, … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: SF/SFC/SFCC

Jambo! Out of Africa Offered This Summer at CIED

May 22, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Community Education is now offering a new fun-filled weeklong program for students entering the fifth through ninth grades. The program is hosted in partnership with the Center for African Studies at the University of Florida and introduces the basics of African culture through Swahili language, music, dance, culture … Continue reading Jambo! Out of Africa Offered This Summer at CIED

Satellite image of hurricane in Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Season Starts Friday, June 1

May 18, 2018 – The Atlantic hurricane season will begin Friday, June 1, and experts say the time to start preparing is now. Last year was one of the busiest seasons on record with 17 named storms, 10 hurricanes and 6 major hurricanes. Overall, 2017 finished tied (along with 1936) for the fifth most active … Continue reading Hurricane Season Starts Friday, June 1

CCS Best Practices: Your Professional Email Signature

May 17, 2018 – Your email signature communicates important information. It lets people within the college know what area you work in and it lets people outside the college know what institution you represent. Between 2015-2016, a “No. 1 in the Nation” signature was released. That honor is passed on to a different college each year, … Continue reading CCS Best Practices: Your Professional Email Signature

Register Today for Summer Community Education Classes at Santa Fe College

May 17, 2018 – Registration is now open for summer 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 for the summer including Mosaic Art, Wine and Dine Gainesville Food Tour, Recreational Kayaking and Learning … Continue reading Register Today for Summer Community Education Classes at Santa Fe College

Santa Fe College Hosting STEM Summer Camp at Perry Center in Alachua

May 16, 2018 – Santa Fe College will be holding a STEM Summer Camp June 25 – 29, 2018 at the college’s Perry Center for Emerging Technologies in Alachua. The “Earth, Wind, Fire, Water” camp, is offered to students who will be heading into ninth grade in the fall in Alachua and Bradford counties. Students … Continue reading Santa Fe College Hosting STEM Summer Camp at Perry Center in Alachua

50+ Jobseekers Invited to Attend Workshops May 7-9

May 1, 2018 – BACK TO WORK 50+ jobseeker workshops will be held May 7-9 around Alachua County. The program helps older workers update job search strategies, practice for interviewing and networking, and enroll in training programs that employers value. To register for one of the upcoming sessions, call toll free (855) 850-2525, or just … Continue reading 50+ Jobseekers Invited to Attend Workshops May 7-9

Back To Work 50+ Jobseeker Event May 7-9

April 17, 2018 – Santa Fe College will be holding another series of jobseeker workshops for people 50 years of age and older. The BACK TO WORK 50+ program helps older workers update job search strategies, practice for interviewing and networking, and enroll in training programs that employers value. To register for one of the upcoming … Continue reading Back To Work 50+ Jobseeker Event May 7-9

49th Annual SF Spring Arts Festival Launches This Weekend

April 5, 2018 – For the 49th year, the Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival will be held in downtown Gainesville Saturday and Sunday, April 7-8, 2018. The event, which draws over 100,000 visitors annually to the streets of downtown Gainesville features artists and craftspeople from across the country and around the world working in … Continue reading 49th Annual SF Spring Arts Festival Launches This Weekend

CFK Space Challenge at Santa Fe College Featured on TV-20

March 29, 2018 – Santa Fe College hosted area elementary and middle school students during their spring break as a part of SF’s College for Kids Space Challenge. The program was featured during Wednesday evening’s newscast on WCJB TV-20. This year’s theme, “Black Holes and Beyond”, encouraged students in grades 4-8 to think outside the … Continue reading CFK Space Challenge at Santa Fe College Featured on TV-20

National Weather Service Map indicating elevated risk of severe thunderstorms especially between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Tornado Watch Issued Until 7 p.m.

March 20, 2018 – (UPDATED) The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a TORNADO WATCH for most of north and central Florida including Alachua and Bradford counties until 7 p.m. A tornado watch is issued when weather conditions are favorable for the development of supercell thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes. The NWS has indicated that … Continue reading Tornado Watch Issued Until 7 p.m.

Santa Fe College Announces the 2018 Women of Distinction and Women of Promise

March 20, 2018 – Every March, Santa Fe College celebrates Women’s History Month by holding an annual ceremony lauding the achievements of women in our community. “Women of Distinction” are women who have enriched the community through their contributions to the arts, business, education, social services, government, wellness or other philanthropic ventures in Alachua or … Continue reading Santa Fe College Announces the 2018 Women of Distinction and Women of Promise

Severe Weather to Impact Region Through Tuesday

March 19, 2018 – The National Weather Service (NWS) is monitoring severe storms expected to impact North Central Florida through Tuesday afternoon. Santa Fe College Emergency Management officials are in contact with the NWS and will provide updates and information as it becomes available. Storms entered the region early Monday morning with heavy rains and … Continue reading Severe Weather to Impact Region Through Tuesday

Jobseekers Workshops from BACK TO WORK 50+ This Week

March 12, 2018 – Start the next step of your job search with BACK TO WORK 50+ at Santa Fe College. Learn how to update job search strategies, practice interviewing and networking skills, and enroll in training programs that employers value. Call toll free (855) 850-2525 to register, or just show up to attend any … Continue reading Jobseekers Workshops from BACK TO WORK 50+ This Week

Reduced RTS Bus Service During Spring Break

March 1, 2018 – RTS bus service will be reduced during the collegiate spring break, March 3 through March 11.  Some routes will not be running and others will run on a reduced frequency schedule. Reduced service will begin on Saturday, March 3, and last through Sunday, March 11, 2018.  There will be no service … Continue reading Reduced RTS Bus Service During Spring Break

Registration for CFK Space Challenge Is Underway

February 28, 2018 – Santa Fe College Community Education is ready to launch its fifth College for Kids (CFK) Spring Break Space Challenge. This year’s theme is “Black Holes and Beyond”, and will run Monday, March 26, through Thursday, March 29, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Students in fourth through eighth grades will be … Continue reading Registration for CFK Space Challenge Is Underway

BACK TO WORK 50+ Holding Jobseeker Workshops March 13 – 15

February 27, 2018 – Job seekers 50 years of age and older are encouraged to attend the “Seven Smart Strategies for 50+ Jobseekers Workshop” March 13 – 15, 2018. The workshops are part of the BACK TO WORK 50+ program offered at Santa Fe College. Participants will get an AARP Foundation free job search guide, … Continue reading BACK TO WORK 50+ Holding Jobseeker Workshops March 13 – 15

ALERT – Emergency Notification System Testing Friday

February 15, 2018 – Santa Fe College will be testing the components of the Emergency Notification System (ENS) Friday, February 16, 2017. The testing will be conducted between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., and will test the ENS text, voicemail, computers, Safe Santa Fe app, social media and potentially audible sirens on campus. The Santa … Continue reading ALERT – Emergency Notification System Testing Friday

Fourth Annual State of the Strategic Plan Set for Feb. 16

February 6, 2018 – The fourth annual “State of the Strategic Plan” will be held Friday, Feb. 16, from 1:30 – 4 p.m. in Building R, Room 01. During this year’s college-wide workshop session, in addition to discussing progress toward achievement of the 2014-2019 strategic plan, we will: work in teams to identify and focus … Continue reading Fourth Annual State of the Strategic Plan Set for Feb. 16

Enjoy Pairings of Wine and Cheese with Community Education

November 2, 2017 – Santa Fe College’s Community Education Classes will offer a three-week series of wine classes at Downtown Wine and Cheese. The classes will take place Wednesday’s starting November 8. The classes will be A 101 of Wine, An Afternoon of Wine and The Science of Wine and will cover everything from the … Continue reading Enjoy Pairings of Wine and Cheese with Community Education