Community Education

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

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

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