Community Education

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

Applications for President’s Leadership Seminar Due September 18

  August 3, 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 … Continue reading Applications for President’s Leadership Seminar Due September 18

President's Leadership Seminar 2018 with SF Seal

Special Notice to President’s Leadership Seminar Applicants

July 26, 2018 – Anyone who has submitted an online application for the upcoming President’s Leadership Seminar needs to contact Cheryl Farrell at cheryl.farrell@sfcollege.edu or 352-395-5181 to confirm your application was completely submitted. The President’s Leadership Seminar will be Oct. 24-26, and all applications are due Tuesday, Sept. 18. Approximately 25 SF employees will be … Continue reading Special Notice to President’s Leadership Seminar Applicants

Santa Fe College Earns Highest Performance Rating from State

July 24, 2018 – Santa Fe College is leading its 27 peers in the Florida College System. With high graduation rates, a steadily increasing retention rate, and a job placement rate over 96 percent, SF earned the state’s highest “gold” performance rating and will receive nearly four million dollars of performance-based funding for the 2018-2019 … Continue reading Santa Fe College Earns Highest Performance Rating from State

New Traffic Pattern on NW 39th Avenue During Construction Project

July 11, 2018 – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be closing all traffic lanes of NW 39th Avenue just west of Main Street to rebuild the railroad crossing. The project is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. Thursday, July 12, and end by 6 p.m. Friday, July 20. The FDOT recommends using NW … Continue reading New Traffic Pattern on NW 39th Avenue During Construction Project

FDOT Construction May Impact Commute for SF Employees

July 6, 2018 – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be closing all traffic lanes of NW 39th Avenue just west of Main Street to rebuild the railroad crossing. The project is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. Thursday, July 12, and end by 6 p.m. Friday, July 20. The FDOT recommends using NW … Continue reading FDOT Construction May Impact Commute for SF Employees

President’s Leadership Seminar Seeks Applicants

July 5, 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 President’s Leadership Seminar Seeks Applicants

SF’s BACK TO WORK 50+ and Focus on the Future Programs Featured on WUFT News

June 22, 2018 – Two programs at Santa Fe College designed to help improve job prospects for women were featured on WUFT news recently. BACK TO WORK 50+ and Focus on the Future help people develop the job skills they need to succeed in today’s workplace. BACK TO WORK 50+ is designed to help job … Continue reading SF’s BACK TO WORK 50+ and Focus on the Future Programs Featured on WUFT News

District Board of Trustees Approves Budget for 2018-19 Year

June 21, 2018 – The District Board of Trustees approved the proposed budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year which beings July 1. The budget, which Santa Fe College President Jackson N. Sasser presented to employees Monday, covers expenditures for employee salaries and benefits, current operating expenses, and capital outlay. Full-time, hourly employees will see the … Continue reading District Board of Trustees Approves Budget for 2018-19 Year

Students Enjoying New “Jambo! Summer Camp” at SF

June 20, 2018 – Area school students preparing to enter the fifth through ninth grade are enjoying the latest summer program at Santa Fe College. “Jambo! Out of Africa” camp has students learning about African food, culture, language and people. This week, campers learned how to create bows and earrings, danced to music, picked out … Continue reading Students Enjoying New “Jambo! Summer Camp” at SF

SF President Sasser Reveals Budget Plan to Employees

June 19, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Jackson N. Sasser offered SF employees a view of the 2018-19 proposed budget at the SF Fine Arts Hall Monday afternoon. Sasser said that the budget was designed with the focus on students and faculty needs. The proposal lays out expenditures for the upcoming year and plans … Continue reading SF President Sasser Reveals Budget Plan to Employees

Dr. Sasser Announces College-Wide Budget Meeting June 18

June 11, 2018 – Santa Fe College President Dr. Jackson N. Sasser has called a college-wide meeting for Monday, June 18, 2018, at 2 p.m. His full message is below.   Santa Fe College Family: As part of my commitment to keep you informed fully, I have scheduled a college-wide meeting to discuss SF’s 2018-2019 … Continue reading Dr. Sasser Announces College-Wide Budget Meeting June 18

Weeklong Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies Starts June 1

May 31, 2018 – The Florida Legislature approved a weeklong sales tax holiday for hurricane and emergency preparedness supplies beginning Friday, June 1, which is also the first day of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters are expecting a slightly busier-than-average season this year. Last year, Santa Fe College was closed for over a week … Continue reading Weeklong Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Supplies Starts June 1

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