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Workers prepare for the demolition of the CIED building. Once demolition is completed, construction will begin on the expansion of the Blount Center.

Demolition Begins for the Blount Center Expansion Project

August 11, 2020 – Last October, Santa Fe College leaders held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the expansion of the Blount Center in downtown Gainesville. This week, the next major step in the project commenced as construction crews began the demolition of structures on the college’s property located at the northwest corner of West University Avenue … Continue reading Demolition Begins for the Blount Center Expansion Project

Santa Fe College to Host College Fair Online

August 11, 2020 – Santa Fe College will host College Night Online Monday, Aug. 31, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. High school and college students are welcomed to attend to meet representatives from more than 80 colleges and universities from across the country. The need for physical distancing because of the COVID-19 global pandemic has moved College … Continue reading Santa Fe College to Host College Fair Online

Diversity Edu Training Now Available to All SF Employees

August 10, 2020 – Diversity Edu is an online professional development training offered by Santa Fe College that teaches faculty and staff skills for building an inclusive culture on campus. Diversity Edu offers engaging, practical content using evidence-based methodology. Learners who go through this course walk away with actionable insights and practical skills to help … Continue reading Diversity Edu Training Now Available to All SF Employees

GRRATE Courses Available This Fall

August 7, 2020 – The Guitars, Rocketry, Robotics Advanced Technological Education Project (GRRATE) is recruiting students for our fall 2020 in-person courses at the centers. Select from the following courses: ISC1006 0K1 Rocketry at the Watson Center 8:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays ISC1006 0S1 Robotics at the Andrews Center 1-4 p.m. Fridays ISC1006 0R1 Guitar Building at … Continue reading GRRATE Courses Available This Fall

SF Teaching Zoo Zero Wasters Make a Big Impact During Plastic Free EcoChallenge!

August 7, 2020 – The past few months have been discouraging for those working to live a sustainable lifestyle. Due to the current health crisis, disposable face masks and gloves can be found littering parking lots, single-use plastics are on the rise and most businesses no longer accept reusable cups and containers for takeout. Thankfully, … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Zero Wasters Make a Big Impact During Plastic Free EcoChallenge!

SF Updates COVID-19 Safety Protocol on Exposure

August 6, 2020 – In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, Santa Fe College has updated the college’s COVID-19 Exposure Protocol. Earlier this week, the CDC provided clarification on quarantining, exposure and what constitutes close contact. SF has adjusted the language in the Exposure Protocol accordingly. Although the college community … Continue reading SF Updates COVID-19 Safety Protocol on Exposure

Avoid Phishing Emails

August 5, 2020 – 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 account. Generally, … Continue reading Avoid Phishing Emails

SF Leadership Releases Complete List From Wednesday’s Town Hall Q&A

August 4, 2020 – Following the July 29 Santa Fe College Town Hall, SF Executive Leadership and other panelists received the complete list of submitted questions. Knowing that they would not be able to answer every question, President Paul Broadie and the college vice presidents wanted to make sure to address the concerns of the … Continue reading SF Leadership Releases Complete List From Wednesday’s Town Hall Q&A

Canvas Holding Extended Hours for Fall Semester

August 3, 2020 – In order to better assist students and faculty, Canvas Help offers extended hours of operation at the start of both the fall and spring terms. This fall, because of the expanded number of online and hybrid courses, Canvas Help is offering additional extended hours. Beginning Monday, Aug. 10, and running through … Continue reading Canvas Holding Extended Hours for Fall Semester

EXTRA Shuttle Service for Santa Fe College students

Santa Fe College to Offer EXTRA Transportation Shuttle for Rural Students

July 31, 2020 – Santa Fe College and MV Transportation are partnering again to provide rural students who lack transportation with access to SF’s Northwest Campus via the EXTRA Shuttle for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. The EXTRA Shuttle will provide daily round-trip service from three rural communities to the Northwest Campus each morning and … Continue reading Santa Fe College to Offer EXTRA Transportation Shuttle for Rural Students

Recorded Version of Wednesday’s Town Hall Now Available

July 31, 2020 – The administration at Santa Fe College thanked the college community for their participation in the town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon. The presentations from leadership, as well as the question and answer session that followed, have been captioned for accessibility and are now available. More questions were submitted than time allowed, and … Continue reading Recorded Version of Wednesday’s Town Hall Now Available

COVID-19 Testing Opportunity at SF August 17

July 29, 2020 – Santa Fe College is partnering with the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County to provide another free, voluntary COVID-19 testing site for all full-time and part-time faculty and staff. TempForce talent as well as staff from the SF Food Court, SF Bookstore, and Coffee 101 Café are also welcome to test. Testing will be offered on … Continue reading COVID-19 Testing Opportunity at SF August 17

SF Releases Return to Campus Guide in Advance of Wednesday’s Town Hall

July 28, 2020 – Santa Fe College released their Return to Campus Guide Tuesday afternoon. The guide explains the five-level system the college is using in the phased return of employees and instructs all students, faculty and staff on how to prepare for a return to any SF property. There is also information on the … Continue reading SF Releases Return to Campus Guide in Advance of Wednesday’s Town Hall

Adelaide, a tree kangaroo at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo.

SF Teaching Zoo Working With Health Officials Before Determining Opening Date

July 28, 2020 – As the closures and restrictions from the COVID-19 global pandemic stretch past the four-month mark, many of us are longing to participate in the activities that bring us joy. The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo prides itself on being an enriching, educational resource for our community. As a spacious outdoor zoo, … Continue reading SF Teaching Zoo Working With Health Officials Before Determining Opening Date

SF Faculty, Staff and Administrators Invited to Participate in Professional Development Series

July 27, 2020 – The Florida-Caribbean Louis Stokes Regional Center of Excellence is proud to announce our second Professional Development Virtual Series “Cultural Competency and Inclusion.” This four-part series will be facilitated by Dr. Miguel Hernandez, of the University of California Irvine, via Zoom. It will give faculty, staff and administrators the opportunity to (re)think … Continue reading SF Faculty, Staff and Administrators Invited to Participate in Professional Development Series

President Broadie Presents Return to Campus Plan to the College Community

July 24, 2020 – Santa Fe College President Paul Broadie II addressed the college community Friday afternoon about safety measures taken in advance of the fall term. Since moving all instruction and student services online in mid-March, the college has implemented numerous safety measures in advance of the return to onsite operations in the fall … Continue reading President Broadie Presents Return to Campus Plan to the College Community

SF’s Newly Renovated Lyceum Among New Classroom Spaces

July 23, 2020 – Last August, Santa Fe College began a full renovation of the Building E Auditorium. The facility, built in 1975, had served as the center of the college’s artistic and community activities until the opening of the Fine Arts Hall in 2011. Being one of the original buildings on Northwest Campus, and … Continue reading SF’s Newly Renovated Lyceum Among New Classroom Spaces

Faculty and Staff Can Access COVID-19 Professional Development Training Module on SF COVID-19 Webpages

July 22, 2020 – The college-approved COVID-19 professional development training module is now available to all SF faculty and staff on the college’s COVID-19 webpages. The training, Safe Santa Fe: COVID-19 Employee, is designed to provide information about COVID-19 and how it spreads. You will also learn steps you can take to protect yourself, make … Continue reading Faculty and Staff Can Access COVID-19 Professional Development Training Module on SF COVID-19 Webpages