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Santa Fe College Baseball Players Named to National All-Star Team

July 17, 2018 – Santa Fe Saints baseball players Brock Edge and Devin Hemingway have been selected to the NJCAA National All-Star team this summer and will compete in the prestigious National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas. The 26-man roster will compete against some the nation’s best from August 1-11.  Edge and Hemenway … Continue reading Santa Fe College Baseball Players Named to National All-Star Team

Birds in the new Aviary Exhibit at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

Aviary Opening a Success at SF Teaching Zoo

July 16, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo’s new walk-through aviary opened to the public Sunday. The new attraction is filled with native birds and allows visitors two options for viewing. They can view the birds from the covered Conservation Pavillion, or they can enter the enclosure, walking along a path inside the … Continue reading Aviary Opening a Success at SF Teaching Zoo

College Emergency Management Readiness Session Tuesday July 31

July 16, 2018 – Santa Fe College staff are welcome and encouraged to attend, with supervisor approval, an emergency management readiness session Tuesday, July 31, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Attendees will receive information about SF & Alachua County emergency readiness. SF staff can come anytime starting at 9 a.m. but … Continue reading College Emergency Management Readiness Session Tuesday July 31

SF Counseling Center’s “Striking Down Stress” Sessions Continue July 19

July 16, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Counseling Center is continuing its series of workshops this summer on “Striking Down Stress.” These one-hour sessions, held Thursday afternoons in July and August from 1 – 2 p.m., will focus on developing skills to navigate through stressful situations that come up during the course of the … Continue reading SF Counseling Center’s “Striking Down Stress” Sessions Continue July 19

Santa Fe College Students Produce Show for Amazon Prime

July 13, 2018 – Santa Fe College students working toward their degree in SF’s Digital Media Technology program have created a web series currently available on Amazon. The series, “Weird U”, is described by professor Marc Shahboz as a “horror/weird tales anthology that takes place in the Lovecraft universe” filled with odd creatures and mythical … Continue reading Santa Fe College Students Produce Show for Amazon Prime

BACK TO WORK 50+ to Hold Five Jobseeker Workshops in August

July 12, 2018 – BACK TO WORK 50+ at Santa Fe College will be holding a series of workshops for jobseekers 50 years of age and older. The Seven Smart Strategies For 50+ Jobseekers Workshop will give participants the opportunity to get help on updating job search strategies, interview techniques and networking opportunities. Call toll-free … Continue reading BACK TO WORK 50+ to Hold Five Jobseeker Workshops in August

UF@SF Center Closed for Repairs

July 11, 2018 – A number of technical issues impacting phone service and computers at the Building H Annex including the UF@SF Center (HA-132) and Gator Design Den (HA-105) have caused the office to close while repairs are being made. UF@SF Coordinator Julie Crosby is working out of Building A, Room 215 while the Building … Continue reading UF@SF Center Closed for Repairs

Santa Fe College to Host College Night 2018 August 29

July 11, 2018 – Santa Fe College will be hosting College Night 2018, Wednesday, Aug. 29 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the SF Gymnasium. Over 80 different colleges and universities from across the country will be in attendance, recruiting and giving interested students information about the programs available. This event is open to both … Continue reading Santa Fe College to Host College Night 2018 August 29

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

Brighter Tomorrow Scholarships Available for SF engineering students

July 10, 2018 – Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is offering two “Brighter Tomorrow” scholarships for current and prospective Santa Fe College students who have selected engineering as their program of study. The scholarships are valued at $1000 per year for up to four years. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 20, 2018. The first … Continue reading Brighter Tomorrow Scholarships Available for SF engineering students

Professional Development Scholarship Funds Available

July 9, 2018 – Santa Fe College offers Professional Development Scholarships to SF employees looking to earn a bachelor’s, masters or doctorate degree. Applications will be accepted beginning Monday, July 9, and will close at midnight Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. The applications are available by clicking the Professional Development Scholarship link above, or by going … Continue reading Professional Development Scholarship Funds Available

Law Enforcement Scholarships Available Through the Santa Fe College Foundation

July 9, 2018 – Law Enforcement Scholarships are now available through the Santa Fe College Foundation. These scholarships are provided to assist students entering one of the following certificate programs: Law Enforcement or Crossover Correction Officer to Law Enforcement at SF’s Institute of Public Safety at the Kirkpatrick Center. Apply online at the SF Foundation … Continue reading Law Enforcement Scholarships Available Through the Santa Fe College Foundation

Changes Made to Santa Fe College’s Wi-Fi Network

July 9, 2018 – Santa Fe College’s Information Technology Services (ITS) has been upgrading the Wi-Fi on the Northwest Campus and all college centers. SF students, faculty, staff and visitors can connect their devices to the Wi-Fi network through one of two separate Wi-Fi network names. The first, SF Guest, is available to be used … Continue reading Changes Made to Santa Fe College’s Wi-Fi Network

Voter Registration Deadline for 2018 Primary Elections is July 30

July 9, 2018 – The voter registration deadline for the upcoming 2018 Primary Election is Monday, July 30. Florida law dictates that eligible voters must be registered 30 days in advance of an election. The Florida Primary Election is Tuesday, Aug. 28. Anyone who is not registered, or registered voters who wish to change party … Continue reading Voter Registration Deadline for 2018 Primary Elections is July 30

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

Santa Fe College Pays Respects to Manny Hernandez

July 3, 2018 – A memorial service for Santa Fe College alumnus Emanuel “Manny” Hernandez Jr. was held Tuesday afternoon in the SF Gymnasium. About 400 family, friends and colleagues attended the service to pay their respects. Hernandez was preparing to attend Daytona State College in 2006 on a baseball scholarship when he suffered a … Continue reading Santa Fe College Pays Respects to Manny Hernandez

SFPD Work Study Student Wins $1000 Scholarship

July 3, 2018 – Philip Papendick, a work-study student at the Santa Fe College Police Department, was the recipient of a $1000 scholarship from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). Although Papendick was notified in May about the scholarship, the official announcement was made during the IACLEA conference in Orlando last week. … Continue reading SFPD Work Study Student Wins $1000 Scholarship

Santa Fe College Police Train on Treating Opioid Overdoses

July 2, 2018 – The Santa Fe College Police Department is undergoing additional training on dealing with potential opioid overdoses. The SFPD received a donation of Narcan nasal spray, an emergency medication that can be used to treat individuals experiencing an opioid overdose. Narcan can be used to revive a person who is suspected of … Continue reading Santa Fe College Police Train on Treating Opioid Overdoses

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

SFPD’s Joseph Buckland Presented VALOR Award from WSKY Radio

June 19, 2018 – Santa Fe College Police Officer Joseph Buckland is being recognized for his service to the community and is a recipient of the VALOR Award presented by WSKY 97.3 FM radio. Officer Buckland has been with the SFPD since 2013 and has been instrumental in helping the department on innovative police tactics … Continue reading SFPD’s Joseph Buckland Presented VALOR Award from WSKY Radio